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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
653 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ITS POSITION OFF THE COAST OF THE 
SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED 
SURFACE COLD FRONT WILL MAKE GRADUAL PROGRESSION TOWARD OUR REGION 
FROM THE CENTRAL PART OF THE COUNTRY. THIS SCENARIO WILL PROVIDE FOR 
WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS...WITH INCREASING CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND 
STORMS THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.

&&

VAZ044-260915-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
653 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           84           65           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          92           52           99           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  3         SW  4        S  5         SW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  6        S  5         SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.07         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 AM        CONTINUING   8 AM         
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4940                      5160         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 17                      SW 17        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 83980                     87720        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            2            3            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             59 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      34 FAIR      21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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