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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
446 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS NORTHEAST AND DEEPEN ALONG THE COAST THIS MORNING
BEFORE MOVING EAST OF THE VIRGINIA CAPES THIS AFTERNOON. THIS SYSTEM WILL
BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN EAST OF THE MOUNTAINS AND ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE 
MOUNTAINS INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. 

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE FOLLOWING THIS SYSTEM COULD RESULT 
IN ANOTHER PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY 
BEFORE MUCH DRIER AND WARMER AIR ARRIVES OVER THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY 
NEXT WEEK. THE NEXT WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE
AREA BY THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

&&

VAZ032-262130-
PATRICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STUART
446 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SNOW/FZ RA   SNOW/RAIN    
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          60           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          43           31           46           
MIN/MAX RH %          79           100          53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  6         LGT/VAR      W  4         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  5        LGT/VAR      NW  8        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.56         0.05         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       7            2            4            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         9 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            6 PM         CONTINUING   5 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2420                      6070         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 17                      NW 21        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    41140                     127470       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  75 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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