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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
919 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHEAST CANADA WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT EAST ACROSS 
THE REGION OVERNIGHT...THEN TO THE EAST ON THURSDAY. COLDER AIR BEHIND
THE FRONT WILL RESULT IN A TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET TONIGHT...THEN TO SNOW EARLY THURSDAY. SNOW AND SLEET WILL CONTINUE
INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON THEN TAPER OFF THURSDAY NIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
TOTALS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 460 WILL BE GENERALLY FROM ONE INCH TO UP TO 6 
INCHES ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 8 INCHES 
ARE POSSIBLE IN GREENBRIER AND BATH COUNTIES. DRY HIGH PRESSURE ARRIVES ON 
FRIDAY...AND CONTINUES THROUGH THE START OF THE WEEKEND. 

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NCZ020-050915-
YADKIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YADKINVILLE
919 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY        CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SLEET/RAIN   SNOW         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           100          70           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           44           22           39           
MAX/MIN RH %          90           60           83           30           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  6        N  5         N  7         NE  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         N  7         N  5         LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.14         0.51         0.05         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       5            12           1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   9 PM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2890                      3300         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 23                     W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66470                     16500        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      38 FAIR      
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      19 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            3            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            4            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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