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

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure will remain off the Southeast coast, promoting 
above normal temperatures. A backdoor cold front moving south
from northern Virginia, will enter the region this evening
bringing a wind shift, then return north as a warm front late
Friday. A stronger front will move through the region from the
Ohio Valley this weekend.

WVZ043-222145-
Summers-
Including the cities of Hinton and Hix
446 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri          

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Tstms        
Chance precip (%)     40           40           20           
Min/Max Temp          74           52           69           
Max/Min RH %          57           93           55           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)S  5G19      Lgt/Var      SE  5        
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) W  8G21      SE  3        S  5         
Precip amount         0.02         0.03         0.00         
Precip duration       2            2            1            
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    4970                      3750         
Transport wnd (mph)   W 24                      SW 16        
Vent rate (mph-ft)    119280                    60000        
Dispersion(evening)                VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            
ADI early             49 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       37 FAIR      
ADI late              74 GOOD      7 POOR       38 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       6            6            5            
Max LVORI late        2            6            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH
64 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs
in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 49 percent. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 50 percent. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 57 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.

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