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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
924 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...

...Dry weather through the weekend to give way to widespread
rainfall early next week... 

A large area of high pressure will remain over the eastern part
of the country this week before slowly sliding off the coast on
Saturday. This will keep skies mostly sunny and allow
temperatures to warm to above normal levels. Early next week, a
strong cold front and deep upper trough will approach from the
Midwest bringing widespread rain showers followed by much cooler 
temperatures.

Minimum relative humidity values will be near 30 percent through
the end of the week before moisture starts to increase over the 
weekend. Light transport winds and a relatively shallow mixing height
will create poor dispersion and ventilation conditions into the 
weekend.

VAZ018-200915-
Craig-
Including the city of New Castle
924 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat          

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear        MClear       
Precip type           None         None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          40           74           46           74           
Max/Min RH %          95           41           91           42           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)W  3         NW  3        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW  4        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  3        
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                                           
Precip begin                                                              
Precip end                                                                
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 4500                      4010         
Transport wnd (mph)                NW  3                     S  7         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 13500                     28070        
Dispersion(evening)   POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          5            4            2            4            
ADI early             18 GEN POOR  17 GEN POOR  7 POOR       20 GEN POOR  
ADI late              4 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       3            5            4            6            
Max LVORI late        4            2            5            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 50 percent. South winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum
RH 75 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 63 percent.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum
RH 53 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 49 percent. West winds
5 to 10 mph.

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