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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
503 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE NEAR KANSAS CITY THIS MORNING WILL MOVE EAST TODAY
AND TONIGHT AND WILL BE CENTERED NEAR PITTSBURGH BY DAYBREAK MONDAY
BEFORE MOVING OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST MONDAY AFTERNOON. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL TRAIL SOUTH FROM THE LOW...SWEEPING ACROSS THE MID
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY...INTO THE OHIO AND TENNESSEE VALLEYS 
TONIGHT...CROSSING THE APPALACHIANS MOUNTAINS EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL ACCOMPANY THIS STORM SYSTEM WITH
PRIMARILY RAIN FOR OUR REGION. RAIN AMOUNTS OF FOUR TENTHS /0.40/ TO
EIGHT TENTHS /0.80/ OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.  WINDS WILL SHIFT AND
INCREASE FOLLOWING THE FRONTAL PASSAGE MONDAY. 

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NCZ005-012145-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
503 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            100          70           
MAX/MIN TEMP          52           46           50           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           84           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  6         SW  9G18     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         S  8G18      NW 13G20     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.34         0.09         
PRECIP DURATION                    7            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   12 PM        
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2960                      5690         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 22                      W 30         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    65120                     170700       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            2            3            
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      76 GOOD      
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR  97 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY...COLDER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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