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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
455 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A SLOW MOVING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING WIDESPREAD WETTING 
RAINFALL TO THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE UNSETTLED WEATHER 
WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE REGION FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...
KEEPING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST 
THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK...AS TEMPERATURES BEGIN A 
GRADUAL WARMING TREND. THE COMBINATION OF RELATIVELY LOW MIXING 
HEIGHTS AND LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS WILL CREATE FAIR TO POOR 
VENTILATION AND DISPERSION THROUGH THE PERIOD. MINIMUM RELATIVE 
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE ABOVE 50 PERCENT FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

&&

NCZ005-052130-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
455 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           70           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           68           84           
MIN/MAX RH %          59           99           58           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.27         0.40         0.15         
PRECIP DURATION       4            6            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4760                      4880         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     SW 13        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    47600                     63440        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      34 FAIR      
ADI LATE              36 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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