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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
333 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST WILL GRADUALLY BUILD EAST
ACROSS THE AREA RESULTING IN OVERALL DRY WEATHER THROUGH FRIDAY.
HOWEVER PASSING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL RESULT IN PERIODS OF 
MID AND HIGH CLOUDINESS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. A WEAK AREA 
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EVENTUALLY DEVELOP ALONG THE GULF COAST STATES 
LATER FRIDAY AND MOVE EAST...PERHAPS BRINGING A PERIOD OF LIGHT
WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM
THE NORTH SHOULD RESULT IN SOME BRIEF DRYING ON SUNDAY BEFORE MOISTURE
RETURNS EARLY NEXT WEEK AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT SET TO CROSS
THE REGION LATER TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

&&

VAZ046-182130-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
333 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          46           27           46           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           79           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2590                      3250         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  7                      W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    18130                     16250        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF SLEET. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 74 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SLEET. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
68 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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