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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
420 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW INDUCED BY A PERSISTENT BERMUDA HIGH WILL 
MAINTAIN WARM AND MUGGY CONDITIONS THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK. 
SERIES OF SHORTWAVES WILL CREATE PERIODIC CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE PASSING ACROSS THE REGION 
ON TUESDAY WILL RESULT IN MORE WIDESPREAD WETTING RAINFALL. WINDS WILL 
REMAIN LIGHT...AND AFTERNOON RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 
40 PERCENT MOST LOCATIONS THROUGH MIDWEEK.

VAZ044-012130-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
420 AM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          92           65           93           
MIN/MAX RH %          45           99           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            0            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   4 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 PM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6590                      6370         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      SW 14        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    105440                    89180        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              72 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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