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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1109 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT

.DISCUSSION...

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS INTO THIS EVENING...

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST IN THE WAKE OF A PASSING
COLD FRONT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING. WIND
GUSTS TO 50 OR 55 MPH WILL OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND AROUND 
40 MPH EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS
OUR REGION TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WHICH WILL MOVE FROM TEXAS SUNDAY...TO THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST BY MONDAY.

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NCZ002-302115-
ALLEGHANY NC-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA
1109 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           FLURRIES     NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          32           17           39           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           54           24           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 19G40     NW 16G33     NW  9G21     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 19G40     NW 13G29     W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3710                      2530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 46                     W 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    170660                    35420        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            
ADI EARLY             109 VERY GOOD50 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              107 VERY GOOD32 FAIR      33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            1            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            2            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

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


 

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