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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
648 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LOW OVER WEST VIRGINIA WILL SLOWLY LIFT NORTHEAST 
TONIGHT AND REACH WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA BY LATE MONDAY. 
THIS SYSTEM WILL CREATE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR OUR REGION. A 
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM THE OHIO VALLEY BY 
WEDNESDAY...THEN STALL AND LIFT BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT LATE IN 
THE WEEK...AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST 
STATES. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE 
FRONT. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES EARLY IN THE WEEK WILL MODERATE TO 
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES BY THE END OF THE WEEK. MINIMUM RELATIVE 
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE ABOVE 50 PERCENT FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

VAZ044-060930-
PITTSYLVANIA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DANVILLE
648 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           50           30           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           84           66           92           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           59           100          42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  4        LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.55         0.20         0.06         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       8            2            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5060                      5920         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 14                     W 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 70840                     71040        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   4            2            2            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      35 FAIR      26 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            9            6            10           
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            9            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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