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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
423 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS SOUTHEAST TODAY...THEN MOVES OFF THE
SOUTHEAST COAST BY SATURDAY. THE DRY AIR WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS
THE FLOW TURNS MORE SOUTHWEST SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY AHEAD OF THE
NEXT STORM SYSTEM. THIS NEXT FRONT SHOULD PROVIDE A SHARP CHANGE
IN AIRMASS NEXT WEEK. AHEAD OF IT THOUGH...THE SYSTEM WILL BRING A
GOOD THREAT OF STORMS TO THE REGION SUNDAY...AND POSSIBLY MONDAY
BEFORE THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH.

NCZ005-252130-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
423 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           66           91           
MIN/MAX RH %          50           100          44           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  3         LGT/VAR      SW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5640                      5340         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  3                     W 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    16920                     69420        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  40 FAIR      
ADI LATE              29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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