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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
343 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST INTO THE REGION FOR TODAY AND
TONIGHT BRINGING DRY WEATHER FOR THE END THE WEEK. THIS HIGH WILL
TRACK SOUTH OF US SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. A FRONT MOVES ACROSS BY
SUNDAY NIGHT. THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT CHANCE OF WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION
WILL BE ON TUESDAY. 

WILDFIRE CONCERNS SHOULD STAY LOW FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

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WVZ042-062115-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
343 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          30           19           44           
MIN/MAX RH %          39           69           41           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  3         W  6         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  3         W  4         W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                              
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 
PRECIP END                                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3750                      3120         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  9                      W 28         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    33750                     87360        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       10 POOR      46 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      12 POOR      78 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            2            3            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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