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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
358 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK DRY FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. BREEZY
AND GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUNDAY
NIGHT...KEEPING THE AREA DRY THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE NEXT
CHANCE FOR RAIN WILL COME WITH A COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY.

&&

WVZ042-250930-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
358 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           64           46           67           
MAX/MIN RH %          91           44           91           33           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  3         LGT/VAR      W  8         W  7         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  8         W  7         NW  9        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                                                           
PRECIP BEGIN                                                              
PRECIP END                                                                
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3120                      4050         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 15                      NW 25        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46800                     101250       
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          5            4            2            4            
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  45 GEN GOOD  68 GOOD      
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD  15 GEN POOR  73 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

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


 

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