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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
330 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. GUSTY SOUTHWEST 
WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. WIND WILL DIMINISH 
TONIGHT BEHIND THE COLD FRONT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. HOWEVER...NORTHWEST 
FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BRING COLDER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY INTO 
WEDNESDAY. A STORM SYSTEM MOVING UP ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST WILL 
BRING THE NEXT ROUND OF PRECIPITATION FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

&&

VAZ043-250915-
HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARTINSVILLE
330 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            90           90           
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           58           37           39           
MAX/MIN RH %          77           39           86           77           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  8G23     W  3         LGT/VAR      N  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  4         LGT/VAR      N  4         NW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.23         0.38         
PRECIP DURATION                                 6            11           
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2830                      1860         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  3                     NW 12        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 8490                      22320        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            5            6            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 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 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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