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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1120 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACKDOOR FRONT NEAR THE VIRGINIA/NORTH CAROLINA BORDER IS
FORECAST TO DRIFT INTO NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA OVERNIGHT
AND STALL. THIS FRONT WILL THEN BEGIN TO LIFT BACK NORTH AS
A WARM FRONT LATE FRIDAY.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE FRONT. 

A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS/STORMS IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY... 
COURTESY OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM THAT WILL CROSS THE 
AREA FROM THE SOUTHWEST.

VAZ044-291000-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
1120 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            20           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           85           65           88           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           54           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  3        E  5         LGT/VAR      S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0                         1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      7 PM                      
PRECIP END            10 PM                     1 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4010                      4550         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  6                     S  9         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 24060                     40950        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            3            
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      22 FAIR      7 POOR       
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            7            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            9            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WIND.

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


 

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