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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
501 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ABUNDANT SUNSHINE TODAY AND NORTHWESTERLY DOWNSLOPE WINDFLOW WILL 
ALLOW AFTERNOON RH VALUES TO FALL BETWEEN 25 AND 35 PERCENT. 
WIND SPEEDS WILL NOT BE AS STRONG AS THOSE OF RECENT DAYS HOWEVER 
AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES ACROSS THE REGION. 

A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY...KEEPING THE AREA DRY
THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH
A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

NCZ005-242130-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
501 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          72           36           73           
MIN/MAX RH %          28           94           35           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         LGT/VAR      W  3         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3940                      3740         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  9                      W  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35460                     22440        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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