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


A strong cold front will lurch eastward into the western 
Appalachians by early Sunday morning, not fully clearing the 
forecast area until Monday. Front will serve as focus for wet 
weather chances, with best chances for towns along or west of the 
Blue Ridge on Sunday and south/east of the Ridge Sunday night into
Monday. Dry conditions with slightly cooler temps for Tuesday 
before trending wet again through mid to late week.

Including the city of Stuart
345 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon          

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           Showers      Tstms        Showers      Showers      
Chance precip (%)     20           80           70           50           
Min/Max Temp          57           68           48           58           
Max/Min RH %          94           71           89           57           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)SW  6G22     SW  8G24     W  4         N  3         
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SW  7G27     SW  7G18     NW  3        N  3         
Precip amount         0.02         0.15         0.18         0.09         
Precip duration       1            8            9            2            
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   6 PM         
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2680                      4200         
Transport wnd (mph)                SW 25                     N  8         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 67000                     33600        
Dispersion(evening)   POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   2            2            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            3            
ADI early             10 POOR      46 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       22 FAIR      
ADI late              16 GEN POOR  51 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       5            4            4            5            
Max LVORI late        5            4            4            3            


.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 42 percent. Southeast winds
around 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH
69 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 40s.
Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 69 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. A chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
51 percent. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 46 percent. Northwest
winds 15 to 25 mph.

Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation near normal.