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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
337 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST
MONDAY

.DISCUSSION...

VERY POOR BURNING CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL TODAY AS A WARM FRONT
SPREADS WETTING RAIN NORTHWARD THROUGH THE AREA BY EARLY THIS 
AFTERNOON. IT WILL ALSO BECOME QUITE WINDY AS SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS 
GUSTS TO NEAR 50MPH ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE REGION OF VIRGINIA...
AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WEST OF
THE BLUE RIDGE. CONTINUED WINDY ON MONDAY AS WINDS BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
AND HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN WITH COOLER WEATHER FOR MIDWEEK.

&&

VAZ046-232130-
APPOMATTOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX
337 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           100          30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          53           46           71           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           100          63           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         SE  7        S 12G24      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  5        S 10G18      SW 15G28     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.72         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       4            9            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   9 AM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1190                      3100         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 12                     S 33         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    14280                     102300       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  11 POOR      39 FAIR      
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  75 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY.
COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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