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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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VAZ014-282130-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLACKSBURG
351 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          35           23           50           
MIN/MAX RH %          44           80           49           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8        LGT/VAR      SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         LGT/VAR      SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            9 AM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3530                      2290         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 16                     SW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    56480                     32060        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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