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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
325 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN ALBERTA CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE WEST BY EARLY 
THIS EVENING...BEFORE MOVING ACROSS THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS
OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS OF SNOW AND
RAIN TO MUCH OF THE REGION LATER TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. STRONG
NORTHWEST FLOW SHOULD FOLLOW THIS FEATURE MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE REGION THURSDAY 
RESULTING IN ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW AS WELL AS 
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS TO END THE WEEK.
 
&&

VAZ044-260915-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
325 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           70           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           47           28           41           
MAX/MIN RH %          94           66           89           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         LGT/VAR      NW  7        NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  4         NW  8        NW  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.08         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            5                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          10 PM        CONTINUING                             
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2780                      3890         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  6                      NW 18        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 16680                     70020        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2            3            
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       4 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      67 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            5            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            4            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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