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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
323 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018


High pressure will remain off the Southeast coast into this
weekend keeping above normal temperatures in place. A backdoor 
cold front moving south from northern Virginia, will enter the 
region this evening bringing a wind shift and slightly cooler air
to parts of the area Friday, before returning north as a warm 
front Friday night. A stronger cold front will move through the 
region from the Ohio Valley this weekend bringing a better chance 
for more in the way of widespread showers Sunday. Brief drying 
along with cooler weather returns as high pressure builds in early
next week.

Including the city of Appomattox
323 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat          

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        PCldy        
Precip type           Showers      Showers      None         Showers      
Chance precip (%)     40           40           0            20           
Min/Max Temp          42           56           51           75           
Max/Min RH %          94           80           100          67           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NE  5        NE  3        SW  3        SW  5        
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NE  5        SW  3        SW  4        SW  7        
Precip amount         0.05         0.06         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration       2            2                         1            
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing                1 PM         
Precip end            Continuing   4 PM                      Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 1720                      3630         
Transport wnd (mph)                W  2                      SW 16        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 3440                      58080        
Dispersion(evening)   POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            2            2            3            
ADI early             12 POOR      8 POOR       6 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      
ADI late              7 POOR       10 POOR      4 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       5            6            7            9            
Max LVORI late        6            6            9            3            


.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH
62 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH
49 percent. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 40 percent. West winds around
5 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 54 percent. Southwest
winds around 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 60. Minimum RH
60 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation near normal.