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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST TODAY BRINGING 
DRIER AIR ALONG WITH DIMINISHING NORTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON. AS
THE HIGH SLIDES TO THE COAST AND OFFSHORE DURING THE WEEKEND...
WINDS WILL TURN MORE SOUTHWEST AND GRADUALLY INCREASE ESPECIALLY
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY LEVELS SHOULD REMAIN LOW INTO SATURDAY
BEFORE SLOWLY INCREASING SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
SLIDING IN FROM THE NORTHWEST. THIS FRONT LOOKS TO BRING THE
NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MONDAY OR TUESDAY.

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NCZ018-282130-
WATAUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONE
351 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          36           24           52           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           75           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  9        W  3         W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         W  3         SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3400                      3190         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  9                     SW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    30600                     41470        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 68 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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