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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
312 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL OVER THE WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT
WEEK WITH AFTERNOON SHOWERS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY ON SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
AS MOISTURE WORKS NORTHWARD AROUND THE UPPER RIDGE. THE BEST CHANCES FOR 
RAINFALL WILL BE OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

WVZ042-300915-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
312 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS        
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            60           
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           86           64           82           
MAX/MIN RH %          98           48           95           60           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  4        LGT/VAR      S  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         SW  5        LGT/VAR      W  7         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.20         
PRECIP DURATION       1            1                         4            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                8 AM         
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM                      CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6270                      5280         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 12                      W 13         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 75240                     68640        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            2            2            3            
HAINES INDEX          3            5            4            3            
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      32 FAIR      24 FAIR      21 FAIR      
ADI LATE              7 POOR       52 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            3            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            6            3            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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