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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.

&&

VAZ058-262130-
HALIFAX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH BOSTON
446 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          50           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          44           33           47           
MIN/MAX RH %          90           100          59           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N 10G18      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        LGT/VAR      NW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.61         0.05         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION       10           2            4            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1980                      3920         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 17                      NW  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    33660                     31360        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           7            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
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 LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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