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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY AND
KEEP US IN A RATHER STAGNANT PATTERN WITH ISOLATED AFTERNOON AND
EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A
WIDESPREAD WETTING RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
VENTILATION AND DISPERSION WILL CONTINUE TO BE HAMPERED BY
RELATIVELY LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL GENERALLY REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT THROUGH THE PERIOD.

&&

NCZ005-012115-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...EDEN
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           
MAX/MIN TEMP          90           67           92           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           99           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                    11 AM        
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4940                      5570         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  1                      N  1         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    4940                      5570         
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            2            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  10 POOR      
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  11 POOR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

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


 

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