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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
336 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WITH MORE COLD AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY...
THEN WEDGE DOWN THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. 
WARMER AIR STARTS TO RETURN SUNDAY AND MONDAY. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR RAIN ALONG WITH A BRIEF WINTRY MIX TO THE AREA 
LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. MORE WET WEATHER IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
AHEAD OF A MUCH STRONGER COLD FRONT.  

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WVZ044-280915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
336 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW         SNOW/RAIN    
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          3            29           18           40           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           55           92           69           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         LGT/VAR      SE  3        S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  3        SE  3        S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2310                      1650         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  5                      S 10         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 11550                     16500        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       8 POOR       6 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  9 POOR       6 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            6            4            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN...WARMER. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS AROUND
11. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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