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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
356 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT NORTHEAST ALONG THE NEW ENGLAND COAST 
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. AN UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL DROP SOUTHEAST INTO THE 
APPALACHIANS TODAY. MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST
INTO OUR REGION ON WEDNESDAY. 

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WVZ042-272115-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
356 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          30           13           34           
MIN/MAX RH %          46           80           37           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  7        NW  9G23     NW  6        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  8G20     NW  7G18     NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1                         
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3450                      2890         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 23                     NW 10        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    79350                     28900        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      62 GOOD      24 FAIR      
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  33 FAIR      32 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.


 

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