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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
754 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT TO THE SOUTH WILL LIFT BACK NORTH THROUGH
THE REGION AS A WARM FRONT OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. THIS 
WILL BRING INCREASING MOISTURE LEVELS BACK INTO THE AREA ALONG WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR A FEW BANDS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS OVERNIGHT. 

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL OVER THE WEEKEND INTO NEXT
WEEK WITH AFTERNOON SHOWERS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
AS DEEPER MOISTURE WORKS NORTHWARD AROUND THE UPPER RIDGE. THE BEST 
CHANCES FOR RAINFALL WILL BE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

NCZ005-300915-
ROCKINGHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EDEN
754 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            30           
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           90           68           90           
MAX/MIN RH %          100          46           98           53           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  3         LGT/VAR      SW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      1            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   2 PM         
PRECIP END            2 AM                                   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5120                      4650         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      S 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46080                     65100        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            2            1            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            3            
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      7 POOR       26 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              0 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            4            9            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WIND.

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


 

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