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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
501 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A STRONG COLD FRONT EXTENDED FROM THE DELMARVA COAST...THROUGH THE
CAROLINAS AND INTO THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE THIS MORNING. THIS FRONT
WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST TODAY AND TONIGHT. SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED 
THIS MORNING. UPSLOPE RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT AND 
SATURDAY MORNING IN THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS. MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATION
IS POSSIBLE AT THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS TONIGHT. 

HIGH PRESSURE WILL COVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.
A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA ON SUNDAY NIGHT WITH STRONG GUSTY
WINDS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY BEHIND THE FRONT. 

&&

VAZ045-272200-
CAMPBELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LYNCHBURG
501 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS 
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          51           29           44           
MIN/MAX RH %          54           72           29           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         LGT/VAR      NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  3        NW  8        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.34         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       8            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   7 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         11 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4990                      6530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  6                     NW 18        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    29940                     117540       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  65 GOOD      
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  94 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 24 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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