National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Fire Weather Forecast Banner for Henry County


Print This Forecast (Printer-Friendly)

FNUS51 KRNK 162038
FWFRNK

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure will build across the Southeast U.S. tonight and
Sunday. Lows pressure over the Southern Plains will move
northeast toward the Ohio Valley and weaken tonight and Sunday.  
Another low over the Southern Plains and lower Mississippi
Valley on Wednesday will move east through the end of the week.

VAZ043-170915-
Henry-
Including the city of Martinsville
338 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon          

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        
Precip type           None         None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          27           53           37           60           
Max/Min RH %          82           37           86           56           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) Lgt/Var      S  3         Lgt/Var      SW  3        
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                                           
Precip begin                                                              
Precip end                                                                
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2050                      2710         
Transport wnd (mph)                SW 15                     W  9         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 30750                     24390        
Dispersion(evening)   VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          4            4            2            3            
ADI early             8 POOR       3 VERY POOR  12 POOR      29 FAIR      
ADI late              1 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       3            5            3            7            
Max LVORI late        4            2            5            3            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs
in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 53 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Cooler. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH
42 percent. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH
51 percent. East winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 58 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH
63 percent. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures near normal.  Precipitation above normal.