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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED AGAINST THE EASTERN FACE OF THE APPALACHIANS 
WILL MAINTAIN A SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST FLOW OF AIR ACROSS THE REGION INTO 
THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL BRING BANDS OF PRECIPITATION INTO THE AREA
FROM THE SOUTH EARLY THIS MORNING AND ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION INTO AT
LEAST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. MUCH OF THIS WILL FALL AS SLEET AND 
FREEZING RAIN FOR MOST OF THE FORECAST REGION. LIQUID EQUIVALENT AMOUNTS 
WILL RANGE FROM ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH ESPECIALLY ALONG AND EAST
OF THE BLUE RIDGE. 

WARM AIR WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST LATER TODAY...CAUSING AFTERNOON 
TEMPERATURES TO WARM INTO THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S...WITH PRECIPITATION 
CHANGING OVER TO RAIN. 

RAIN CHANCES WILL DIMINISH FROM EAST TO WEST SUNDAY EVENING AS A COLD 
FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. EXPECT A PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER MONDAY AND 
MONDAY NIGHT. MORE WET WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY ALONG A 
MUCH STRONGER COLD FRONT THAT IS FORECAST TO WORK ITS WAY ACROSS THE 
REGION. DRIER BUT COLDER WEATHER RETURNS BY FRIDAY AS COLD HIGH PRESSURE 
BUILDS IN BEHIND THE EXITING FRONT.  

&&

VAZ045-012115-
CAMPBELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LYNCHBURG
340 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SLEET/RAIN   NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          34           33           48           
MIN/MAX RH %          68           100          41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  4        NW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       9                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1240                      3690         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  2                      NW  9        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    2480                      33210        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        9            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN SHOWERS. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SHOWERS...COLDER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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