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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SW VA...SE WV AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
343 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WE WILL REMAIN IN A MUGGY AND VERY WARM AIRMASS THROUGH THE
WEEK...DESPITE A COUPLE OF WEAK FRONTS MOVING ACROSS. THERE WILL
BE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY.

WVZ042-020915-
MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
343 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            50           50           0            
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           85           64           84           
MAX/MIN RH %          85           51           94           51           
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  4        SW  4        W  3         LGT/VAR      
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        W  7         LGT/VAR      NW  4        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.10         0.08         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION                    3            2                         
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 AM         CONTINUING                
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   6 AM                      
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6670                      7000         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 20                      W  5         
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 133400                    35000        
DISPERSION (EVENING)  POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   2            3            3            1            
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3            
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  62 GOOD      25 FAIR      
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  62 GOOD      9 POOR       33 FAIR      
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            6            
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

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


 

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