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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
407 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM EST FRIDAY FOR
SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE. 

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT FOR NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

.DISCUSSION...

...BECOMING VERY WINDY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EAST ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY THIS
EVENING AND INTO NEW ENGLAND BY FRIDAY MORNING. A SURFACE COLD
FRONT WILL TRAIL SOUTH FROM THE LOW...AND WILL SWEEP SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...THEN THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC
REGION FRIDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE
REGION FOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WHICH WILL MOVE FROM TEXAS SUNDAY...TO THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST BY MONDAY.

&&

NCZ001-300930-
ASHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON
407 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT EST
FRIDAY NIGHT...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           50           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          25           30           16           39           
MAX/MIN RH %          77           40           59           24           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  9G24      NW 19G40     NW 15G42     NW  8G19     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 14G35     NW 18G41     NW 12G27     W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       7            4                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3650                      2980         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 46                     W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 167900                    44700        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            4            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      112 VERY GOOD47 GEN GOOD  25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              63 GOOD      110 VERY GOOD31 FAIR      35 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            1            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            2            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH
40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 30. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM
RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

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


 

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