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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
430 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TODAY. A WARM FRONT 
WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE REGION THIS EVENING. LOW PRESSURE OVER THE 
CENTRAL PLAINS WILL TRACK INTO SOUTHEAST CANADA AND WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT 
INTO THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY. 

THERE IS A CHANCE LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN TODAY. TEMPERATURES WILL 
WARM TONIGHT AND THE PROBABILITY OF RAIN INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MODERATE 
TO HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. 

COLDER AIR BEHIND THE FRONT WILL ALLOW FOR A TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO SNOW 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY.

DRY HIGH PRESSURE ARRIVES ON FRIDAY...AND CONTINUES THROUGH THE START
OF THE WEEKEND. 

&&

NCZ005-032145-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
430 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           50           40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          38           36           68           
MIN/MAX RH %          52           100          65           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        SW  9G19     
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         SW  6        SW  9G20     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.04         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1770                      2210         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 12                      SW 22        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    21240                     48620        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  11 POOR      29 FAIR      
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  11 POOR      42 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        5            5            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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