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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
504 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018


A strong cold front will slowly approach the Appalachians and 
central mid Atlantic region from the west resulting in an 
increasing threat for showers this weekend. Until the front
crosses the area Sunday, temperatures will remain well above 

Including the city of Hot Springs
504 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun          

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      
Chance precip (%)     80           50           80           
Min/Max Temp          69           53           69           
Max/Min RH %          66           100          51           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      SW  5        SW 11G28     
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SW  7G20     S  6G17      W 11G28      
Precip amount         0.13         0.05         0.16         
Precip duration       6            2            7            
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   6 PM         
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4210                      4690         
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 23                     W 24         
Vent rate (mph-ft)    96830                     112560       
Dispersion(evening)                POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            
ADI early             12 POOR      18 GEN POOR  71 GOOD      
ADI late              56 GEN GOOD  12 POOR      90 GOOD      
Max LVORI early       9            5            5            
Max LVORI late        4            7            1            


.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 40 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 36 percent. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
64 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers
likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH
63 percent. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Lows around
40. Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 57 percent. West winds
15 to 25 mph.

Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation near normal.