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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
934 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL MAINTAIN A MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW ACROSS
THE REGION TODAY INTO THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEKEND BEFORE DIPPING SOUTH OF THE
AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
STORMS LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. COOLER AND DRIER CONDITIONS WILL
THEN BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. MINIMUM 
RH VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. MIXING HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN FAVORABLE BUT RELATIVELY LIGHT 
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL HINDER VENTILATION RATES.

&&

VAZ044-292115-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
934 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           63           88           
MIN/MAX RH %          52           95           45           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  4         LGT/VAR      S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.02         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       2            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6020                      7020         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     S 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54180                     98280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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