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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1006 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure will remain off the Southeast coast, promoting 
above normal temperatures. A backdoor cold front moving south
from northern Virginia, will enter the region this evening
bringing a wind shift, then return north as a warm front late
Friday. A stronger front will move through the region from the
Ohio Valley this weekend.

NCZ006-222115-
Caswell-
Including the city of Yanceyville
1006 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri          

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           None         Showers      Rain         
Chance precip (%)     0            20           20           
Min/Max Temp          77           50           61           
Max/Min RH %          58           100          72           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)SW  5        SW  3        E  3         
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SW  8        NE  4        Lgt/Var      
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                    1            0            
Precip begin                       9 PM         Continuing   
Precip end                         Continuing   10 AM        
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3570                      2330         
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 21                     E  3         
Vent rate (mph-ft)    74970                     6990         
Dispersion(evening)                VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            2            
ADI early             38 FAIR      7 POOR       19 GEN POOR  
ADI late              59 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       12 POOR      
Max LVORI early       6            7            5            
Max LVORI late        3            9            4            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 57 percent. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 59 percent.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Minimum RH 54 percent. North winds around 5 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs around 60. Minimum RH 39 percent. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 53 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation near normal.