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

.DISCUSSION...

Warm weather pattern will persist today with scattered showers
along and west of the Blue Ridge. Shower chances will increase 
areawide later in the week as a cold front approaches the area 
from the northwest.

WVZ042-212115-
Mercer-
Including the cities of Bluefield and Flat Top
424 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Thu          

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           Tstms        Showers      Showers      
Chance precip (%)     30           40           50           
Min/Max Temp          72           55           69           
Max/Min RH %          59           98           66           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)S  6         S  4         S  6         
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SW  9G19     S  3         SW  6        
Precip amount         0.06         0.02         0.11         
Precip duration       1            2            2            
Precip begin          11 AM        Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4280                      4200         
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 20                     W 23         
Vent rate (mph-ft)    85600                     96600        
Dispersion(evening)                POOR                      
LAL                   2            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            
ADI early             43 GEN GOOD  14 GEN POOR  47 GEN GOOD  
ADI late              61 GOOD      11 POOR      53 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       6            4            6            
Max LVORI late        1            7            3            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH
65 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH
67 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH
66 percent. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
49 percent. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 44 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph.

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