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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
350 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT EST
MONDAY NIGHT

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE OVER ILLINOIS THIS AFTERNOON WILL MOVE EAST TONIGHT
...REACHING PITTSBURGH BY MONDAY MORNING AND MOVING OFF THE MASSACHUSETTS
COAST MONDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL TRAILED FROM THE LOW INTO THE 
LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. THIS FRONT WILL CROSS THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC 
REGION EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL ACCOMPANY THIS STORM SYSTEM WITH PRIMARILY RAIN 
FOR OUR REGION. RAIN AMOUNTS OF 0.40 TO 0.80 OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS 
WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST FOLLOWING THE FRONTAL PASSAGE MONDAY WITH SUSTAINED 
WINDS FROM 20 TO 35 MPH. GUST UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED...WITH THE WINDS PEAKING 
ON MONDAY AFTERNOON. 

COLDER AIR COMES IN BEHIND THE FRONT FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. EXPECT 
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ON WEST FACING SLOPES UNTIL MONDAY EVENING. THE WEATHER
WILL DRY OUT ON TUESDAY AND WINDS WILL DIMINISH AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS
THE AREA. 

&&

VAZ046-020930-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
350 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          90           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           52           20           40           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          34           54           27           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         SW  8G18     W  7G20      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  7         W 11G22      LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.39         0.18         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       6            3                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 PM                                  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6300                      3010         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 36                      SW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 226800                    36120        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      90 GOOD      42 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      
ADI LATE              18 GEN POOR  115 VERY GOOD10 POOR      40 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            5            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 26 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.


 

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