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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.

&&

VAZ047-262130-
BUCKINGHAM-
446 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN     
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          40           50           
MAX/MIN TEMP          41           29           44           
MIN/MAX RH %          84           100          67           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  8         W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.66         0.04         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       10           1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1730                      2910         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 15                      NW  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    25950                     8730         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           9            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            9            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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