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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
328 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER NEW ENGLAND...AND WEDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD. THIS WILL BRING SOME MORNING FOG AND DRIZZLE
FRIDAY MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS INTO THE AREA SATURDAY WITH
A RETURN TO SUNSHINE. A COLD FRONT SLIDES ACROSS SUNDAY WITH A FEW
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. DRY AND COOLER WEATHER RETURNS FOR
NEXT WEEK.

WVZ042-190915-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
328 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           71           54           77           
MAX/MIN RH %          99           55           98           48           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SE  3        SE  6        SE  3        
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  7        SE  4        S  5         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    0                                      
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM                                   
PRECIP END                         4 PM                                   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4030                      5670         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 15                     S 14         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60450                     79380        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  56 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            8            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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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