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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
919 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHEAST CANADA WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT EAST ACROSS 
THE REGION OVERNIGHT...THEN TO THE EAST ON THURSDAY. COLDER AIR BEHIND
THE FRONT WILL RESULT IN A TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET TONIGHT...THEN TO SNOW EARLY THURSDAY. SNOW AND SLEET WILL CONTINUE
INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON THEN TAPER OFF THURSDAY NIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
TOTALS NORTH OF HIGHWAY 460 WILL BE GENERALLY FROM ONE INCH TO UP TO 6 
INCHES ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 8 INCHES 
ARE POSSIBLE IN GREENBRIER AND BATH COUNTIES. DRY HIGH PRESSURE ARRIVES ON 
FRIDAY...AND CONTINUES THROUGH THE START OF THE WEEKEND. 

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VAZ020-050915-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS
919 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SLEET/RAIN   SNOW         SNOW         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          60           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          27           32           2            29           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          73           88           45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  4        NW  5        NW  7G19     W  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        NW  6        NW  5        SW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.57         0.64         0.02         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       12           11           1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   9 PM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3070                      3480         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 15                      W  7         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46050                     24360        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            4            
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  15 GEN POOR  8 POOR       
ADI LATE              18 GEN POOR  29 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            4            4            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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