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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
845 PM EDT Tue Aug 3 2021

.DISCUSSION...
A stationary front will remain positioned across the southeast 
U.S. for the remainder of this week. High pressure will be
situated from New England into the Central Appalachians. Our 
forecast area will remain sandwiched between these two features 
with periods of cloud cover and a chance for showers, though 
rainfall chances will be low.

WVZ042-040915-
Mercer-
Including the cities of Bluefield and Flat Top
845 PM EDT Tue Aug 3 2021

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu          

Cloud cover           Pcldy        Pcldy        Pcldy        Mclear       
Precip type           Tstms        None         Showers      Tstms        
Chance precip (%)     30           0            20           20           
Min/Max Temp          57           77           57           81           
Max/Min RH %          87           47           99           44           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)SE  3        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) Lgt/Var      E  4         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip amount         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration       1                         1            0            
Precip begin          6 PM                      7 PM         2 PM         
Precip end            10 PM                     3 AM         6 PM         
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 5190                      7150         
Transport wnd (mph)                E 12                      SE  7        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 59690                     49330        
Dispersion(evening)   VERY POOR                 VERY POOR                 
LAL                   3            1            2            2            
Haines Index          3            4            4            5            
ADI early             31 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR      
ADI late              4 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       4            5            4            8            
Max LVORI late        5            1            7            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 45 percent. South winds around
5 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Minimum RH 55 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 48 percent. West winds around
5 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 46 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly clear. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum
RH 49 percent. West winds around 5 mph.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures above normal.  Precipitation above normal.