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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. THE 
RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING AND EARLY TONIGHT.
IT WILL ALSO BECOME QUITE WINDY AS SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS 
GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE REGION OF VIRGINIA...
AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WEST OF
THE BLUE RIDGE. CONTINUED WINDY ON MONDAY AS WINDS BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
WITH A MILD AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT INTO 
TUESDAY...RETURNING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL FOR THE REST OF THE 
WEEK. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A COASTAL STORM TO IMPACT PARTS OF 
THE MID ATLANTIC FOR MID WEEK.

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WVZ043-240915-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
351 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           30           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           65           33           48           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          42           86           44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE 13G28     S 11G26      W 11G22      W  9         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  9G21      SW 13G28     W 10         W  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       6            1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6680                      4110         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 39                     W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 260520                    61650        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR      67 GOOD      
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  134 VERY GOOD33 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM
RH 69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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