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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
422 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPING OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL
MOVE NORTHEAST AND INTENSIFY ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST LATE TONIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE
MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...WITH A COLD
RAIN OR RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW WITH LITTLE TO NO SNOWFALL 
ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE PIEDMONT.

ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE FOLLOWING THIS SYSTEM COULD RESULT 
IN ANOTHER PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY 
BEFORE MUCH DRIER AND WARMER AIR ARRIVES OVER THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY 
NEXT WEEK.

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WVZ044-260915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
422 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          60           60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           38           27           40           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           81           98           61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  9         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         0.43         0.06         0.06         
PRECIP DURATION       5            10           3            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          9 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3780                      5190         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 14                     NW 24        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 52920                     124560       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  67 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            7            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            4            8            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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