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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
346 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STAY DRAPED IN OUR REGION FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
DAYS. THIS WILL KEEP A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST 
INTO THE WEEKEND. THEREFORE...FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL STAY LOW. 

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VAZ044-020930-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
346 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           60           70           70           
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           83           64           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          96           61           100          62           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.30         0.35         0.20         
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            5            5            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4270                      4200         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  2                     SE  8        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 8540                      33600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            4            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  8 POOR       23 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            5            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            9            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST 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 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY 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.

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


 

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