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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. THE 
RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING AND EARLY TONIGHT.
IT WILL ALSO BECOME QUITE WINDY AS SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS 
GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE REGION OF VIRGINIA...
AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WEST OF
THE BLUE RIDGE. CONTINUED WINDY ON MONDAY AS WINDS BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
WITH A MILD AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT INTO 
TUESDAY...RETURNING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL FOR THE REST OF THE 
WEEK. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A COASTAL STORM TO IMPACT PARTS OF 
THE MID ATLANTIC FOR MID WEEK.

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VAZ020-240915-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS
351 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           30           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           66           31           48           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           43           87           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  7G18     S 11G26      SW 12G24     W 11G22      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  8G22      SW 14G27     W 11G23      W  9G18      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.51         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       7            1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6710                      4210         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 39                     W 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 261690                    63150        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  67 GOOD      28 FAIR      62 GOOD      
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  130 VERY GOOD32 FAIR      56 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            2            2            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            2            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SLEET. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 54 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 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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