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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW HUMIDITY THIS EVENING...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST AND 
OFFSHORE BY MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WAS DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL 
ROCKIES AND WILL TRACK INTO THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY NIGHT THEN OFF 
THE NEW JERSEY COAST ON MONDAY. A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS EXPECTED 
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. ONE QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN 
INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. 

THIS SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH OUR REGION ON SUNDAY NIGHT
...WHICH WILL BE FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. STRONG 
GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY ON MONDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH MONDAY NIGHT AND 
TUESDAY. 

&&

VAZ020-010915-
BATH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOT SPRINGS
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SLEET        SNOW/RAIN    SNOW         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           100          50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          19           42           30           40           
MAX/MIN RH %          86           44           100          48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        LGT/VAR      SE  3        W  8G24      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  4         LGT/VAR      W 15G41      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.31         0.05         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            9            3            
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2840                      3790         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 14                      W 35         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 39760                     132650       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       7 POOR       15 GEN POOR  55 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      7 POOR       85 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            4            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 25 TO
30 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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