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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1009 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH OVER US THIS AFTERNOON WITH LITTLE PRECIPITATION.
WINDS ALOFT INCREASE FROM THE WEST WHICH WILL BRING WARMER
TEMPERATURES. A COMPLEX OF STORMS WILL FORM ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY THIS EVENING AND MOVE TOWARD OUR MOUNTAINS BY SUNDAY
MORNING. SUNDAY WILL BE ACTIVE WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING IN TOWARD
THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS WITH GOOD COVERAGE OF STORMS OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND SHENANDOAH VALLEY. THE FRONT WILL USHER IN COOLER
WEATHER AFTER MONDAY.

WVZ042-262115-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
1009 AM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            40           60           
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           64           85           
MIN/MAX RH %          43           94           50           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      W  5         W  5         
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         W  4         SW  9G18     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.49         
PRECIP DURATION                    1            8            
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6080                      4940         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW 36        
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54720                     177840       
DISPERSION (EVENING)               POOR                      
LAL                   1            3            4            
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      32 FAIR      32 FAIR      
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      7 POOR       93 GOOD      
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            5            
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

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


 

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