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

.DISCUSSION...
FAIR WITH A WARMING TREND THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE 
WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY...BEFORE SLIPPING 
OFF TO OUR SOUTHEAST. MAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERN IS INCREASING 
SOUTHWEST WIND BECOMING GUSTY BY SUNDAY...MAINLY AT THE HIGHER 
ELEVATIONS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL 
THEN MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT...BRINGING 
PRECIPITATION AND A BRIEF COOL DOWN FOR TUESDAY...FOLLOWED BY 
SEASONABLE WEATHER BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

VAZ009-290915-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
340 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          26           50           35           60           
MAX/MIN RH %          70           45           95           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        SW  4        W  7G19      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  7        SW  5        W  9G20      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3170                      3540         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 17                     SW 26        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53890                     92040        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            2            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  7 POOR       57 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       59 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
71 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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