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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A FAST MOVING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING MORE PRECIPITATION
TO THE REGION TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW...MAINLY IN THE FORM OF SNOW
WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE AND RAIN TO THE EAST. UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS
WILL THEN CONTINUE ALONG THE FAR WESTERN SLOPES OF THE RIDGE
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN...BRINGING
QUIET WEATHER TO THE FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST AND BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BACK TO
THE FORECAST AS WE CLOSE OUT THE WEEKEND AND HEAD INTO THE NEW
WORKWEEK.

&&

WVZ043-270930-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
351 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW SHOWERS NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           50           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          29           39           20           37           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           65           85           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  5         NW  8        NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  8         NW  7        W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.11         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       3            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5380                      3450         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 24                     NW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 129120                    41400        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            3            
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR      36 FAIR      
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  71 GOOD      31 FAIR      25 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           8            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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