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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
349 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN ALBERTA CLIPPER WILL TRACK OVER THE REGION TODAY AND BECOME A
COASTAL LOW TONIGHT...THEN A STRONG NOR-EASTER BY TUESDAY NIGHT.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS OF SNOW AND RAIN TO MUCH OF THE
REGION INTO TONIGHT. STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW SHOULD FOLLOW THIS
FEATURE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

 
&&

VAZ047-262115-
BUCKINGHAM-
349 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW SHOWERS 
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          60           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          41           28           39           
MIN/MAX RH %          78           99           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      N  5         N  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  5         N  4         NW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.04         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       11           4            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1720                      3300         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  8                     NW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    13760                     42900        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      14 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 28 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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