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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
344 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...

BACK DOOR FRONT SINKS SOUTH INTO THE CAROLINAS TONIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL AGAIN WEDGE SOUTH ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH THURSDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT ARRIVES LATER
FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER AIR FOR THE WEEKEND. THIS FRONT WILL
BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.

NCZ005-020915-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
344 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20           
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           82           57           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           48           93           52           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION                                              1            
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM         
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5960                      5250         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  5                      SW 20        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 29800                     105000       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4            
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  10 POOR      7 POOR       25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              0 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      0 VERY POOR  61 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           4            8            
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            6            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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