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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
330 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. GUSTY SOUTHWEST 
WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. WIND WILL DIMINISH 
TONIGHT BEHIND THE COLD FRONT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. HOWEVER...NORTHWEST 
FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BRING COLDER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY INTO 
WEDNESDAY. A STORM SYSTEM MOVING UP ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST WILL 
BRING THE NEXT ROUND OF PRECIPITATION FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

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VAZ009-250915-
SMYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION
330 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            70           80           
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           52           31           40           
MAX/MIN RH %          77           42           84           65           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 12G28      W  8G17      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 10G21      W  6         LGT/VAR      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.12         0.15         
PRECIP DURATION                                 3            7            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    9 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3500                      3710         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  8                      W 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 28000                     48230        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      40 FAIR      9 POOR       36 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            4            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM
RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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