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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
315 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL MAINTAIN A VERY WARM AND HUMID AIRMASS
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY INTO SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE WEEKEND...BEFORE PUSHING SOUTH OF
THE AREA BY MONDAY...RESULTING IN MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON. COOLER WEATHER
UNDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. 

WINDS WILL BE WEAK WITH POOR MIXING ASIDE FROM ANY THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH SUNDAY. BEHIND THE FRONT SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL 
TURN TO THE EAST. THE MOST LIKELY DRY DAYS WILL BE WEDNESDAY THROUGH 
FRIDAY. 

&&

NCZ005-302115-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
315 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           30           
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           64           87           
MIN/MAX RH %          44           99           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         LGT/VAR      SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06         
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   8 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7030                      6970         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      SW 18        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    91390                     125460       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      38 FAIR      37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
80. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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