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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
400 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...

NO MAJOR WEATHER SYSTEMS WILL AFFECT OUR REGION FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS AS HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC COAST REMAINS
IN CONTROL OF OUR WEATHER. THIS WILL BRING A WARMING TREND WITH
INCREASING HEAT AND HUMIDITY THROUGHOUT THE HOLIDAY  WEEKEND...
WITH JUST A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A LATE DAY SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM 
OVER THE MOUNTAINS BY MONDAY OR TUESDAY. AS THE HIGH MOVES FURTHER
TO THE EAST...CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE ON THE INCREASE 
TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. DAYTIME MIXING AND DISPERSION
WILL GENERALLY BE GOOD INTO THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

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WVZ042-232115-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
400 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           52           79           
MIN/MAX RH %          33           73           36           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  3         S  4         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6760                      6930         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  8                     S  6         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54080                     41580        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  10 POOR      20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
80. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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