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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
322 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

ANOTHER UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE APPALACHIANS TONIGHT 
AND OFFSHORE EARLY WEDNESDAY. MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS OR FLURRIES ALONG WITH 
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD EAST INTO OUR REGION ON WEDNESDAY RESULTING IN CONTINUED VERY DRY WEATHER
UNDER DIMINISHING WINDS. A FAST MOVING CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL DRAG A TRAILING COLD
FRONT THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY BRINGING THE NEXT SHOT AT MEASURABLE LIGHT
PRECIPITATION INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. MUCH COLDER AIR BEHIND THIS FRONT SHOULD AGAIN
RESULT IN STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS IN ON SATURDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE STORM SYSTEM LOOKS TO AFFECT THE REGION
BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND WITH MORE IN THE WAY OF WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION. 

&&

NCZ006-280930-
CASWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YANCEYVILLE
322 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          22           45           24           49           
MAX/MIN RH %          64           26           70           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7G17     NW  5        LGT/VAR      S  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        NW  4        LGT/VAR      S  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              0            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 3 PM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      2820         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     SW 25        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 32400                     70500        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  43 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  38 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            1            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            2            2            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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