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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
832 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE OHIO VALLEY WILL BRING
DRIER AIR INTO THE AREA OVERNIGHT. THIS HIGH WILL 
CONTROL OUR WEATHER INTO THE WEEKEND. NEXT WEATHER MAKER
ARRIVES FROM OUR SOUTH MONDAY OR TUESDAY NEXT WEEK
WILL BRING MAINLY RAIN BUT COULD START AS A WINTRY MIX.

WILDFIRE CONCERNS SHOULD STAY LOW FOR SEVERAL DAYS.


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VAZ044-060930-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
832 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW         NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          17           34           18           52           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           38           78           32           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  7         NE  5        LGT/VAR      SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                                   
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                                
PRECIP END            10 PM                                               
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3050                      2980         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  3                      SW 17        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 9150                      50660        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             60 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  8 POOR       20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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