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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...UPDATED
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1145 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017


...Dry weather tonight into Sunday to give way to widespread
rainfall early next week... 

High pressure will control our weather tonight into Sunday. A strong 
cold front will approach Sunday night and then cross the region 
Monday through Tuesday, bringing good coverage of showers and some 
gusty winds. High pressure returns to the area by the latter half of 
the upcoming week.

Minimum relative humidity values will steadily increase to well above 
50 percent by Monday. Light transport winds and a relatively shallow 
mixing heights will create poor dispersion and ventilation conditions 
into Sunday, but improving conditions are expected as winds increase 
ahead of the approaching cold front. Rainfall amounts of one half inch 
east of the Blue Ridge to two inches in the mountains are possible from 
early Monday into Tuesday.

Including the city of Stuart
1145 PM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon          

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy        Cloudy       
Precip type           None         None         Showers      Showers      
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           100          
Min/Max Temp          49           75           57           67           
Max/Min RH %          90           50           92           77           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  4         SE  4        
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) Lgt/Var      S  4         SE  4        SE  6G17     
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.59         
Precip duration                                 1            5            
Precip begin                                    8 PM         Continuing   
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 4060                      3990         
Transport wnd (mph)                S 12                      S 36         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 48720                     143640       
Dispersion(evening)   VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            4            3            2            
ADI early             21 FAIR      27 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  30 FAIR      
ADI late              2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  96 GOOD      
Max LVORI early       4            8            3            8            
Max LVORI late        6            3            6            4            


.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Showers and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum
RH 61 percent. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 51 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 48 percent. West winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs
in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 54 percent. Southwest winds around
5 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 63 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation above normal.