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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
422 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...BECOMING VERY WINDY THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...

A FAST MOVING ALBERTA CLIPPER WILL SWING A COLD FRONT THROUGH
THE REGION THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  THE FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH
THE AREA MAINLY DRY...BUT SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP IN NORTHWEST 
FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT WITH SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATION ALONG THE 
FAR WESTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

THE NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL INCREASE THURSDAY 
EVENING AND BECOME VERY STRONG AND GUSTY. GUSTS OVER 40 MPH 
CAN BE EXPECTED AT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS FROM THE BLUE RIDGE 
WEST THROUGH FRIDAY...BEFORE THE WINDS SUBSIDE FRIDAY NIGHT.

THE NEXT APPRECIABLE CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN/SNOW WILL COME 
WITH A STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTHWEST
LATE IN THE WEEKEND. 

&&

VAZ058-290930-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
422 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          20           49           31           44           
MAX/MIN RH %          74           32           73           31           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  5        NW  9G23     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  7         W  6         NW 12G23     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2980                      5410         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 18                     NW 32        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53640                     173120       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  23 FAIR      82 GOOD      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  22 FAIR      96 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 25 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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