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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...

WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES PASSING ALONG A COLD FRONT TO THE
SOUTH WILL TRIGGER A FEW SHOWERS...AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS...
THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE A COOL WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES
IN FROM THE NORTH EARLY WEDNESDAY. COOL AIR WRAPPING AROUND THE 
HIGH WILL MAINTAIN RH VALUES HIGHER THAN 50 PERCENT THROUGH 
WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WILL STRENGTHEN TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION 
THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK...KEEPING RATHER COOL BUT OVERALL DRY 
WEATHER IN PLACE.

VAZ044-170930-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
405 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           70           55           76           
MAX/MIN RH %          93           66           98           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  3        NE  4        LGT/VAR      NE  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.02         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3320                      4600         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  8                     N  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 26560                     23000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       21 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              11 POOR      20 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            7            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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