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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
326 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR
SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE. 

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT FOR
NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

.DISCUSSION...

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS INTO THIS EVENING...

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST IN THE WAKE OF A PASSING COLD
FRONT INTO LATE THIS EVENING. WIND GUSTS TO 45 TO 55 MPH WILL
OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND AROUND 40 MPH EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
INTO THE FOOTHILLS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS OUR REGION ON
SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WHICH WILL MOVE
FROM OKLAHOMA SUNDAY...TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST MONDAY.

&&

VAZ059-310915-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEYSVILLE
326 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          19           43           26           52           
MAX/MIN RH %          54           23           73           35           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7G18     W  4         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  6        W  3         LGT/VAR      S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2950                      3390         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 10                      S 18         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 29500                     61020        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  33 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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