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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1257 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT BRINGING
AN END TO THE EARLIER HEAVIER RAINFALL. BEHIND THE FRONT...WINDS
WILL REMAIN GUSTY ON MONDAY AS WINDS BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
WITH A MILD AFTERNOON IN STORE. 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.

&&

VAZ022-250600-
ROANOKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROANOKE...SALEM
1257 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SLEET/RAIN   SNOW/RAIN    
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30           80           
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           54           30           39           
MAX/MIN RH %          74           38           84           71           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 10G19      W  8         NW  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  9         W  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.20         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            6            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4390                                   
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 13                      N/A          
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 57070                                  
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A          
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3                         
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      71 GOOD                                
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  56 GEN GOOD                            
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            2                                      
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1                                      

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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