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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
330 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST INTO THE ATLANTIC TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY. 
THEN...A STORM SYSTEM MOVING NORTHWARD THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI 
VALLEY WILL PUSH A WARM FRONT INTO THE APPALACHIANS AND CENTRAL MID 
ATLANTIC REGION...BRINGING WET AND WINDY CONDITIONS TO THE AREA BY 
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. RAIN CONTINUES INTO SUNDAY NIGHT WITH THE HIGHEST
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS. 
WARM AND BREEZY BUT GENERALLY DRY FOR MONDAY...BEFORE A COLD 
FRONT MOVES THROUGH TUESDAY...RETURNING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL 
FOR THE REST OF NEXT WEEK.

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VAZ015-230915-
GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...
VOLNEY
330 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            90           100          30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           51           48           64           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           61           100          61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         S  6G21      SE 15G38     SW 12G28     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         SE 11G29     S 11G35      SW 14G30     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.28         0.42         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                    7            8            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2520                      5780         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 37                      N 33         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 93240                     190740       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            2            2            3            
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      40 FAIR      65 GOOD      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  69 GOOD      29 FAIR      111 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            5            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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