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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
351 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST TODAY BRINGING 
DRIER AIR ALONG WITH DIMINISHING NORTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON. AS
THE HIGH SLIDES TO THE COAST AND OFFSHORE DURING THE WEEKEND...
WINDS WILL TURN MORE SOUTHWEST AND GRADUALLY INCREASE ESPECIALLY
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HUMIDITY LEVELS SHOULD REMAIN LOW INTO SATURDAY
BEFORE SLOWLY INCREASING SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
SLIDING IN FROM THE NORTHWEST. THIS FRONT LOOKS TO BRING THE
NEXT CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MONDAY OR TUESDAY.

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NCZ005-282130-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
351 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          42           26           52           
MIN/MAX RH %          33           75           40           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  5        LGT/VAR      SW  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         LGT/VAR      SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3270                      2280         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  7                     SW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    22890                     45600        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              30 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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