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

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL COVER MUCH OF THE EASTERN UNITED
STATES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEKEND...THEN SOUTH OF THE AREA BY
MONDAY...RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
INTO TUESDAY. COOLER WEATHER WITH HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

WINDS WILL BE WEAK WITH POOR MIXING ASIDE FROM ANY THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH SUNDAY. BEHIND THE FRONT SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL 
TURN TO THE EAST. THE MOST LIKELY DRY DAYS WILL BE WEDNESDAY THROUGH 
FRIDAY. 

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VAZ044-300915-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
353 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           0            0            40           
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           87           65           86           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          45           95           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR      S  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.06         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   8 AM         
PRECIP END            10 PM                                  CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7120                      6610         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 14                      S 15         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 99680                     99150        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            1            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      35 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 61 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
60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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