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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
951 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST ALONG THE NEW ENGLAND COAST 
THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. AN UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTHEAST
THROUGH THE APPALACHIANS BY THIS EVENING. MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS AND 
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD EAST INTO OUR REGION ON WEDNESDAY. 

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WVZ043-272115-
SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HINTON...HIX
951 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          28           13           35           
MIN/MAX RH %          54           79           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  5        NW  9G22     NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  8G21     NW  7G18     NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    1                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM                      
PRECIP END                         5 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3680                      2860         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 23                     NW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    84640                     34320        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      64 GOOD      28 FAIR      
ADI LATE              55 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      34 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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