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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA TODAY...THEN STALL ACROSS
THE CAROLINAS WEDNESDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO
FORM ALONG THE FRONT THURSDAY AND MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MID
ATLANTIC REGION FRIDAY. 

THE BEST CHANCE FOR WETTING SHOWERS THIS WEEK WILL BE THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY...ASSOCIATED WITH THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE. 

&&

NCZ005-042130-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...EDEN
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           67           93           
MIN/MAX RH %          42           94           42           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        NW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        S  3         NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.01         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            0            
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6380                      6870         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     W 12         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    82940                     82440        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            2            2            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      37 FAIR      27 FAIR      
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM
RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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