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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
318 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT LIGHT WINDS AND POOR VENTILATION FOR SUNDAY AND INTO MONDAY 
AS HIGH PRESSURE WEDGES DOWN THE EASTERN SEABOARD. WE WILL GET A BREAK 
IN THE PRECIPITATION TOMORROW...BUT ANOTHER WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE 
MOVING UP THE COAST WILL BRING PRECIPITATION BACK TO OUR FORECAST FOR 
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. AFTER A BRIEF BREAK ON TUESDAY...A VERY STRONG 
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY...BRINGING RAIN AND
GUSTY WINDS TO THE AREA FOR CHRISTMAS EVE.

&&

VAZ058-210930-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
318 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          28           48           33           40           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           55           90           74           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  3        N  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.21         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            8            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3160                      1700         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  2                      NE 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 6320                      22100        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2            2            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  12 POOR      7 POOR       21 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            4            5            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH
82 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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