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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
319 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN AND KEEP US IN 
A RATHER STAGNANT PATTERN WITH A CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDWEEK. A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN 
IS NOT EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. VENTILATION AND DISPERSION 
WILL CONTINUE TO BE HAMPERED BY RELATIVELY LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS. 
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL GENERALLY REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT
THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

VAZ044-010915-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DANVILLE
319 PM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           89           67           90           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          49           100          51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION       0                                      2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   6 AM         
PRECIP END            9 PM                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5140                      5420         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  2                      E  1         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10280                     5420         
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  11 POOR      
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  11 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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