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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1153 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL BRING STRONG LIFT AND ABUNDANT MOISTURE TO 
THE REGION TODAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL 
ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA INTO THIS EVENING. SOUTHEAST WINDS 
WILL ALSO BE INCREASING AND GUSTS OVER 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AT 
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS FROM THE BLUE RIDGE WEST AND ESPECIALLY 
ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE 
THROUGH ON MONDAY AND BRING MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO 
THE REGION...WITH SOME STORMS EXPECTED TO APPROACH SEVERE 
LEVELS. DRIER AND COOLER CONDITIONS WILL THEN ARRIVE FOR 
MIDWEEK...THOUGH THERE WILL BE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS 
AND SOME STORMS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE ON WEDNESDAY.
 
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NCZ005-192115-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
1153 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          40           
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           60           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          74           91           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  3         E  6         SW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  7         SW  4        SW  9G17     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.65         0.94         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       9            7            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   11 AM        
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM         CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1860                      7530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 18                      SW 35        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    33480                     263550       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  45 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      9 POOR       118 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            7            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

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


 

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