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

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR
SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE. 

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT FOR
NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

.DISCUSSION...

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

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST IN THE WAKE OF A PASSING COLD
FRONT INTO LATE THIS EVENING. WIND GUSTS TO 45 TO 55 MPH WILL
OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND AROUND 40 MPH EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE
INTO THE FOOTHILLS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS OUR REGION ON
SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WHICH WILL MOVE
FROM OKLAHOMA SUNDAY...TO THE MID ATLANTIC COAST MONDAY.

&&

NCZ004-310915-
STOKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANBURY
326 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          20           46           28           51           
MAX/MIN RH %          54           18           71           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8G21     W  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  4        W  4         LGT/VAR      S  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3320                      3150         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 12                      SW 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 39840                     69300        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  7 POOR       17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              8 POOR       35 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            2            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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