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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.

&&

NCZ004-260915-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANBURY
422 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SNOW/RAIN    SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          50           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           42           30           47           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           79           98           46           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      N  5         LGT/VAR      W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  5         NW  3        LGT/VAR      NW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.51         0.46         0.10         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       9            9            2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2790                      5160         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  7                     NW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 19530                     67080        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       42 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  67 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            8            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            5            8            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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