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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
245 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION TONIGHT
BEFORE SLIDING OFFSHORE SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. A COMPLEX
STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST 
SUNDAY...MOVING THROUGH THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY
BRINGING WIDESPREAD RAINFALL. STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE POSSIBLE 
FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE WEST SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

UNSEASONABLY WARM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY IN THE WAKE OF 
THIS SYSTEM BEFORE A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH TUESDAY...RETURNING 
TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL LEVELS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 
THANKSGIVING WEEK.

&&

VAZ044-220915-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
245 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            80           
MIN/MAX TEMP          18           53           29           52           
MAX/MIN RH %          72           24           84           61           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         S  3         S  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  5         S  3         SE  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.16         
PRECIP DURATION                                              3            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 10 AM        
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2190                      1520         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 12                     SE 16        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 26280                     24320        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            2            
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  7 POOR       
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            5            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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