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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
314 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017


...Widespread Wetting Rain Today...

Significant rainfall is moving through the region ahead of a
strong cold front. Observed rain has been moderate to heavy at
times. Some locations have already reported in excess of 2-3
inches since midnight.

Conditions will cool down by midweek behind the cold front with a
warming trend beginning toward the end of the week. Another front
will bring another opportunity for rain this weekend.

Including the city of Galax
314 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed          

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy        PCldy        
Precip type           Showers      None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     100          0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          45           61           35           53           
Max/Min RH %          100          54           77           47           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)S  9G23      SW  4        NW  9G22     NW  6G17     
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) W  4         SW  7        NW  8G22     W  9G17      
Precip amount         0.82         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration       4                                                   
Precip begin          6 PM                                                
Precip end            1 AM                                                
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6200                      6630         
Transport wnd (mph)                W 10                      W 14         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 62000                     92820        
Dispersion(evening)   FAIR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   2            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            4            3            4            
ADI early             18 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      28 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  
ADI late              11 POOR      54 GEN GOOD  13 GEN POOR  46 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       6            6            3            3            
Max LVORI late        6            2            3            1            


.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 43 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs
in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 51 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH
63 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50. Minimum RH
52 percent. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 44 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph.

Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation below normal.