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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
407 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM EST FRIDAY FOR
SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE. 

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
EST FRIDAY NIGHT FOR NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

.DISCUSSION...

...BECOMING VERY WINDY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EAST ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY THIS
EVENING AND INTO NEW ENGLAND BY FRIDAY MORNING. A SURFACE COLD
FRONT WILL TRAIL SOUTH FROM THE LOW...AND WILL SWEEP SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...THEN THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC
REGION FRIDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD ACROSS THE
REGION FOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WHICH WILL MOVE FROM TEXAS SUNDAY...TO THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST BY MONDAY.

&&

VAZ014-300930-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLACKSBURG
407 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM EST FRIDAY...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      FLURRIES     NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          29           33           16           42           
MAX/MIN RH %          75           42           63           30           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  7        NW 15G30     NW 12G27     W  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 11G24     NW 15G31     NW  8G21     W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   3 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4920                      3460         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 43                     W 17         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 211560                    58820        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            4            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      120 VERY GOOD49 GEN GOOD  51 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  117 VERY GOOD32 FAIR      55 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            1            1            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            2            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS
IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

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


 

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