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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
336 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED AGAINST THE EASTERN FACE OF THE APPALACHIANS 
WILL RESULT IN POOR VENTILATION AND DISPERSION CONDITIONS THROUGH 
TUESDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN HIGH WITH DRIZZLE AND 
FOG...AND MORE IN THE WAY OF TANGIBLE WETTING PRECIPITATION TONIGHT.

WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY NIGHT AS A DEEP LOW 
PRESSURE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHWARD FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO. THE LOW 
WILL DRAG A VERY STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY 
EVENING...BRINGING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS TO THE AREA.  
HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES WITH 
FAIR AND SEASONABLE WEATHER THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

VAZ058-230915-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
336 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           40           100          100          
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           42           39           67           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           91           100          75           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  6         NE  3        LGT/VAR      S  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  9G17      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.07         0.65         0.47         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            10           12           
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 970                       1570         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  5                      S 22         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 4850                      34540        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       5 VERY POOR  1 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              7 POOR       1 VERY POOR  1 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            10           10           9            
MAX LVORI LATE        8            10           10           5            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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