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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
358 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER NEW ENGLAND WILL WEDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD TODAY. THIS WILL BRING US SOME PATCHY FOG...DRIZZLE
AND LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. THIS HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
EVENTUALLY BRING DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION ON SATURDAY. A FAST
MOVING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY. DRY
AND COOL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

WVZ042-192115-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
358 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            
MAX/MIN TEMP          71           55           78           
MIN/MAX RH %          58           98           47           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  3        SE  5        SE  4        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  7        SE  5        SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       1                                      
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM                                   
PRECIP END            6 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4190                      6410         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 17                     S  8         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    71230                     51280        
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR      
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      40 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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