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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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NCZ002-240915-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
351 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           30           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           61           31           50           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           50           77           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE 12G23     SW 12G24     W 11G21      W  9G17      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S 11G24      SW 13G26     W 11G19      W  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.65         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       7            1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5100                      3220         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 26                     W 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 132600                    32200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      60 GEN GOOD  17 GEN POOR  40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      76 GOOD      23 FAIR      38 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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