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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW HUMIDITY THIS EVENING...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST AND 
OFFSHORE BY MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WAS DEVELOPING OVER THE CENTRAL 
ROCKIES AND WILL TRACK INTO THE OHIO VALLEY SUNDAY NIGHT THEN OFF 
THE NEW JERSEY COAST ON MONDAY. A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS EXPECTED 
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. ONE QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN 
INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. 

THIS SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT THROUGH OUR REGION ON SUNDAY NIGHT
...WHICH WILL BE FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. STRONG 
GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY ON MONDAY. WINDS WILL DIMINISH MONDAY NIGHT AND 
TUESDAY. 

&&

VAZ044-010915-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
340 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            100          70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          24           50           43           53           
MAX/MIN RH %          77           41           96           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  4         W  7G17      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  5         SW  7        W 14G24      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.27         0.09         
PRECIP DURATION                                 7            3            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   1 PM         
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2920                      4900         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 26                     W 29         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 75920                     142100       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            2            4            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  24 FAIR      56 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  12 POOR      90 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 27 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY...COLDER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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