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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
417 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...

DRY HIGH PRESSURE WEDGED ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE TODAY BEFORE SLIDING TO THE
SOUTH TONIGHT. THIS WILL MAINTAIN MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ALONG WITH
SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES AGAIN TODAY. WARMER
TEMPERATURES AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR A WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN WILL BE
SUNDAY.

NCZ005-272130-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
417 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU          

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           60           91           
MIN/MAX RH %          37           98           43           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  3        LGT/VAR      NW  3        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3680                      5810         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      NW  3        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    29440                     17430        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      7 POOR       8 POOR       
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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