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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
308 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...

An unseasonably warm pattern will persist through tonight with a
few showers possible along and west of the Blue Ridge. East 
winds during Thursday should bring cooler air with increasing 
moisture for along and east of the Blue Ridge. Chances of 
showers will increase later in the week as a cold front
approaches from the west, which should cross overhead by Sunday.

VAZ033-220915-
Franklin-
Including the city of Rocky Mount
308 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri          

Cloud cover           PCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           Showers      Rain         Rain         Showers      
Chance precip (%)     20           50           50           20           
Min/Max Temp          59           61           49           61           
Max/Min RH %          100          84           100          72           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)SW  4        S  5         S  3         S  3         
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) S  4         S  7         Lgt/Var      SW  5        
Precip amount         0.01         0.08         0.02         0.00         
Precip duration       1            2            2            1            
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   6 PM         
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 830                       2340         
Transport wnd (mph)                S 12                      SW 15        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 9960                      35100        
Dispersion(evening)   POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            3            
ADI early             13 GEN POOR  11 POOR      5 VERY POOR  9 POOR       
ADI late              13 GEN POOR  11 POOR      4 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       4            8            9            8            
Max LVORI late        5            8            9            4            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH
72 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum
RH 61 percent. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 52 percent. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 45 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 55 percent. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.

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