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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1016 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure will remain over the area into Tuesday resulting 
in overall continued dry but hot weather into Tuesday afternoon. 
A cold front will approach from the north by Tuesday night 
before drifting into and just south of the area for mid and late
week. This should result in increasing coverage of showers 
and thunderstorms from late Tuesday into Thursday.

NCZ005-190915-
Rockingham-
Including the city of Eden
1016 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed          

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy        PCldy        
Precip type           Tstms        None         None         Tstms        
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0            40           
Min/Max Temp          71           97           72           93           
Max/Min RH %          99           40           91           49           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)SW  3        Lgt/Var      W  3         Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) Lgt/Var      W  4         Lgt/Var      W  4         
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.06         
Precip duration       1                                      1            
Precip begin          6 PM                                   2 PM         
Precip end            9 PM                                   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 8020                      7290         
Transport wnd (mph)                W 13                      W  9         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 104260                    65610        
Dispersion(evening)   VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            2            3            
Haines Index          4            5            4            4            
ADI early             25 FAIR      36 FAIR      31 FAIR      29 FAIR      
ADI late              2 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       3            9            3            6            
Max LVORI late        9            1            6            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous
showers and scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs
in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 56 percent. Northwest winds around
5 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with numerous showers
and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in
the mid 80s. Minimum RH 60 percent. East winds around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 60 percent. Southeast winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Minimum RH 51 percent. South winds around 5 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the lower 90s.
Minimum RH 53 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

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