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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
258 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

A cold front will move through the region overnight into Wednesday
morning bringing measurable snow to the area. High pressure will build
into the region through the weekend, along with dry weather and milder
temperatures. A potent cold front will cross the area on Monday,
bringing a line of moderate to heavy rain showers, some with very
gusty winds.

Including the city of Blacksburg
258 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu          

Cloud cover           Cloudy       PCldy        MClear       MClear       
Precip type           Snow         Snow         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     70           40           0            0            
Min/Max Temp          16           25           11           40           
Max/Min RH %          86           43           73           29           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      NW  7        NW 11G20     W 11G23      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW  5        NW 10G20     NW 11G21     W  9G20      
Precip amount         0.03         0.01         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration       6            1                                      
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing                             
Precip end            Continuing   11 AM                                  
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2690                      2060         
Transport wnd (mph)                NW 21                     W 22         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 56490                     45320        
Dispersion(evening)   VERY POOR                 FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            4            4            5            
ADI early             17 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      34 FAIR      32 FAIR      
ADI late              20 GEN POOR  47 GEN GOOD  17 GEN POOR  49 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       6            3            3            3            
Max LVORI late        4            1            3            1            


.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Clear. Lows around 19. Highs in the
upper 40s. Minimum RH 30 percent. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 50 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 61 percent. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH
71 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s.
Minimum RH 44 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Temperatures above normal.  Precipitation above normal.