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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
240 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2024

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure over the southeast will provide sunny and warm
conditions to the region today. Southwesterly winds will continue
to gust up to 20 to 30 mph through this evening, diminishing after
sunset. Min RH values will be around 30 percent this afternoon.

RH values increase by Tuesday in advance of a southward moving
front. Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible with the 
passage of this front. The front lifts back north as a warm front
on Tuesday in advance of the next low pressure system expected to
approach the region by the middle of the week, which may bring
more showers and thunderstorms.

NCZ005-150815-
Rockingham-
Including the city of Eden
240 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2024

                      Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue          

Cloud Cover           Clear        Mclear       Pcldy        Mcldy        
Precip Type           None         None         Tstms        Tstms        
Chance Precip (%)     0            0            30           20           
Min/Max Temp          53           85           57           82           
Max/Min RH %          84           35           93           42           
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW  6        W  5         W  4         NE  4        
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW  4        W  7         Lgt/Var      E  4         
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.01         
Precip Duration                                 1            1            
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         8 AM         
Precip End                                      12 AM        Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl)                 6390                      4610         
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 14                      E  3         
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 89460                     13830        
Dispersion            Fair                      Poor                      
Max ADI Early         90 Good      45 Gen Good  77 Good      31 Fair      
Max ADI Late          4 Very Poor  100 Good     2 Very Poor  30 Fair      
Max LVORI Early       2            3            3            5            
Max LVORI Late        3            1            4            2            
LAL                   1            3            3            2            
Haines Index          5            4            4            3            

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper
70s. Minimum RH 45 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
mid 80s. Minimum RH 32 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 36 percent. North
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 31 percent. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 38 percent. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

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