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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
FAIR WITH A WARMING TREND THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE 
WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...BEFORE SLIPPING 
OFF TO OUR SOUTHEAST. MAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERN IS INCREASING 
SOUTHWEST WIND BECOMING GUSTY BY SUNDAY...MAINLY AT THE HIGHER 
ELEVATIONS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL 
THEN MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT...BRINGING 
PRECIPITATION AND A BRIEF COOL DOWN FOR TUESDAY...FOLLOWED BY 
SEASONABLE WEATHER BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

WVZ044-290915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
340 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          24           48           34           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          78           52           98           57           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  4        SW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  5         SW  4        SW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2660                      3480         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 16                      W 29         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 42560                     100920       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            2            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  9 POOR       51 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  71 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND FREEZING RAIN. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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