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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
334 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...

...LOW HUMIDITY TONIGHT AND SUNDAY BUT WINDS DIMINISHING...

THE WIND WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE COVERS THE AREA. 

THE HIGH PUSHES OFFSHORE SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALLOWING FOR SOUTHERLY
FLOW TO SETUP AHEAD OF NEXT FRONT. 

THIS FRONT SHOULD CROSS THE AREA EARLY MONDAY. WINDS 
WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY SUNDAY NIGHT AND STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE 
BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION ON
MONDAY WITH THE FRONT. THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT CHANCE OF RAIN LOOKS TO BE THURSDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY. 

&&

VAZ044-290915-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
334 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          19           54           36           65           
MAX/MIN RH %          66           20           71           32           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  6        LGT/VAR      S  4         SW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        LGT/VAR      SW  6        W  8         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 0            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   10 AM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4480                      5460         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     W 18         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 40320                     98280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             90 GOOD      21 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              9 POOR       42 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR      77 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            2            2            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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