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Today it is scattered clouds in Ashburn

7 Day Forecast In Ashburn

  • 00:00
    scattered clouds - 6°
    Humidity - 48%
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  • 01:00
    scattered clouds - 4°
    Humidity - 62%
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  • 02:00
    scattered clouds - 3°
    Humidity - 74%
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  • 03:00
    scattered clouds - 2°
    Humidity - 82%
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  • 04:00
    scattered clouds - 0°
    Humidity - 88%
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  • 05:00
    few clouds - -1°
    Humidity - 90%
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  • 06:00
    few clouds - -2°
    Humidity - 89%
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  • 07:00
    clear sky - -3°
    Humidity - 88%
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  • 08:00
    clear sky - -3°
    Humidity - 87%
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  • 09:00
    clear sky - -3°
    Humidity - 86%
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  • 10:00
    clear sky - -4°
    Humidity - 84%
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  • 11:00
    clear sky - -4°
    Humidity - 83%
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  • 12:00
    clear sky - -4°
    Humidity - 81%
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  • 13:00
    clear sky - -3°
    Humidity - 77%
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  • 14:00
    clear sky - -2°
    Humidity - 75%
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  • 15:00
    clear sky - 0°
    Humidity - 73%
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  • 16:00
    clear sky - 1°
    Humidity - 66%
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  • 17:00
    clear sky - 3°
    Humidity - 60%
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  • 18:00
    clear sky - 4°
    Humidity - 56%
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  • 19:00
    clear sky - 5°
    Humidity - 53%
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  • 20:00
    clear sky - 6°
    Humidity - 51%
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  • 21:00
    clear sky - 6°
    Humidity - 51%
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  • 22:00
    clear sky - 6°
    Humidity - 56%
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  • 23:00
    clear sky - 2°
    Humidity - 67%
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  • 00:00
    clear sky - 2°
    Humidity - 69%
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  • 01:00
    clear sky - 1°
    Humidity - 73%
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  • 02:00
    clear sky - 1°
    Humidity - 77%
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  • 03:00
    clear sky - 0°
    Humidity - 82%
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  • 04:00
    clear sky - 0°
    Humidity - 86%
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  • 05:00
    clear sky - 0°
    Humidity - 87%
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  • 06:00
    clear sky - 0°
    Humidity - 90%
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  • 07:00
    clear sky - -1°
    Humidity - 93%
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  • 08:00
    clear sky - -1°
    Humidity - 93%
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  • 09:00
    clear sky - -1°
    Humidity - 92%
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  • 10:00
    clear sky - -1°
    Humidity - 92%
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  • 11:00
    clear sky - -1°
    Humidity - 91%
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  • 12:00
    clear sky - -1°
    Humidity - 91%
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  • 13:00
    clear sky - 1°
    Humidity - 78%
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  • 14:00
    clear sky - 5°
    Humidity - 60%
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  • 15:00
    clear sky - 7°
    Humidity - 51%
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  • 16:00
    clear sky - 9°
    Humidity - 47%
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  • 17:00
    clear sky - 10°
    Humidity - 44%
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  • 18:00
    clear sky - 12°
    Humidity - 41%
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  • 19:00
    clear sky - 12°
    Humidity - 40%
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  • 20:00
    clear sky - 12°
    Humidity - 41%
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  • 21:00
    clear sky - 12°
    Humidity - 45%
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  • 22:00
    clear sky - 10°
    Humidity - 55%
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  • 23:00
    clear sky - 7°
    Humidity - 60%
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Aim:

To visually assess pitch for match readiness and carry out minor remedial work necessary to make fit for play.

Method:

By visual inspection while walking the pitch. Identify:

  • Stones/Broken Glass, Needles
  • Loose divots/other surface damage
  • Hard surface due to ice/drought
  • Waterlogged surface.
  • Surface levels (unfilled divots or sunken drainage trenches)
  • Dog faeces

Timing:

Immediately prior to match (Should allow min of 45 mins to complete task and 3/4 people).

Effects of Incorrect Procedure:

  • Delay to start of match to allow remedial action.
  • Match postponed by officials.
  • Player injury.
  • Poor playability.
  • Reputational damage to club and volunteer groundstaff.
  • Potential damage to machinery or injury to groundstaff and volunteers.

Equipment:

  • Gloves.
  • Fork.
  • Waste bag.

Practical Tips:

  • Best completed by 2 to 4 people. Sharing task ensures more detailed coverage and sufficient resources to complete task in time.
  • Keep team/match officials informed of any issues.