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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
347 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SNOW SHOWERS WILL PASS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING...CHANGING TO 
RAIN IN THE WARMER AIR OVER THE SOUTHSIDE...AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 
PASSES ACROSS THE APPALACHIANS FOR THE COAST DURING THE MORNING AND 
AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIGHT. GUSTY 
WEST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM 
WITH GUSTS RANGING FROM 20 TO 25 MPH...POSSIBLY A FEW 30 MPH GUSTS. 
UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY IN THE WEST...AND 
WILL END FRIDAY MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE PASSES OVERHEAD. SOUTHERLY 
WINDS WILL RETURN FOR SATURDAY...BRINGING A WARM UP FOR THE WEEKEND. 

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VAZ044-272130-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
347 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          47           25           42           
MIN/MAX RH %          51           75           39           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         NW  8        NW  5        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  8        NW  6        W  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                                   
PRECIP END            2 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4470                      3620         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 22                     NW 10        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    98340                     36200        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR  48 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              72 GOOD      8 POOR       42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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