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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1109 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT

.DISCUSSION...

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS INTO THIS EVENING...

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST IN THE WAKE OF A PASSING
COLD FRONT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING. WIND
GUSTS TO 50 OR 55 MPH WILL OCCUR OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND AROUND 
40 MPH EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS
OUR REGION TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WHICH WILL MOVE FROM TEXAS SUNDAY...TO THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST BY MONDAY.

&&

VAZ019-302115-
ALLEGHANY VA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON
1109 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          32           12           38           
MIN/MAX RH %          42           63           30           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 16G35     NW 12G32     W  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 17G35     W  7G23      W  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4650                      2990         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 37                     W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    172050                    44850        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            
ADI EARLY             94 GOOD      42 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR      
ADI LATE              100 GOOD     16 GEN POOR  43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            2            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            2            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

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

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


 

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