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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
426 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE UPPER MIDWEST WILL GRADUALLY BUILD EAST
ACROSS THE AREA RESULTING IN OVERALL DRY WEATHER THROUGH FRIDAY.
PERIODS OF MID/UPPER LEVEL CLOUDINESS...HOWEVER...WILL SKIRT
THE FORECAST AREA PER MOISTURE FESTERING OVER TEXAS. AN AREA 
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EVENTUALLY DEVELOP OVER TEXAS BY FRIDAY...
MOVING NORTHEAST AND PROVIDING THE MID ATLANTIC REGION A WINTRY 
MIX OF PRECIPITATION FOR THE WEEKEND.

&&

WVZ044-180915-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...UNION
426 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SPRINKLES    SPRINKLES    NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          23           40           26           40           
MAX/MIN RH %          88           49           72           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  8G21      W  5         NW  3        NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  7G21      W  6         NW  3        NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2430                      2520         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 14                      NW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 34020                     35280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            2            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      30 FAIR      10 POOR      41 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      28 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW...SLEET AND
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 81 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 81 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
76 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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