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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
404 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP OUR WEATHER DRY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.
AFTER THAT...THE FORECAST IS A LITTLE MORE CHALLENGING BUT OVERALL
THE WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE COMBINED WITH A COASTAL FRONT AND LOW
PRESSURE WILL PUSH CLOUDS AND POTENTIAL FOR RAIN BACK INTO OUR
REGION WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THE BETTER
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL BE ACROSS THE PIEDMONT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
IN THURSDAY NIGHT AND WILL KEEP THE ARE DRY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

NCZ005-232130-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
404 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           50           72           
MIN/MAX RH %          47           84           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  5        NE  3        N  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  5        NE  5        NE  7        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3070                      3780         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 13                     NE 24        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    39910                     90720        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            4            3            
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      8 POOR       65 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH PATCHY
DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
68 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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