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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
344 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST WILL GRADUALLY BUILD SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE AREA RESULTING IN OVERALL DRY WEATHER TODAY THROUGH EARLY
TONIGHT. A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG
THE GULF COAST STATES LATE TONIGHT AND MOVE EAST OVER THE SOUTHEAST
STATES ON SATURDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A PERIOD OF
LIGHT PRECIPITATION TO MAINLY SOUTHERN AND WESTERN AREAS SATURDAY MORNING
BEFORE TAPERING OFF SATURDAY AFTERNOON. DRY WEATHER BRIEFLY RETURNS ON 
SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR WETTING RAINFALL MONDAY
AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT WILL
USHER IN MUCH DRIER AIR ALONG WITH WINDY CONDITIONS FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.
&&

VAZ059-192115-
CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEYSVILLE
344 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW/RAIN    
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          48           28           40           
MIN/MAX RH %          36           84           61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 AM         
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3680                      2420         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  5                      SW  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    18400                     7260         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  7 POOR       
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  8 POOR       
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SLEET
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
67 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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