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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1257 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT BRINGING
AN END TO THE EARLIER HEAVIER RAINFALL. BEHIND THE FRONT...WINDS
WILL REMAIN GUSTY ON MONDAY AS WINDS BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
WITH A MILD AFTERNOON IN STORE. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT INTO 
TUESDAY...RETURNING TEMPERATURES TO BELOW NORMAL FOR THE REST OF THE 
WEEK. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A COASTAL STORM TO IMPACT PARTS OF 
THE MID ATLANTIC FOR MID WEEK.

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WVZ042-250600-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
1257 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         SLEET        SNOW         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            20           50           
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           47           29           36           
MAX/MIN RH %          82           43           84           66           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 11G21      W  9         NW  3        LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 10         W  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.09         
PRECIP DURATION       1                         1            2            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      1 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            1 AM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3790                                   
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      N/A          
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60640                                  
DISPERSION (EVENING)  GOOD                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A          
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2                         
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      62 GOOD                                
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      54 GEN GOOD                            
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3                                      
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1                                      

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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