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Experimental...Fire Weather Planning forecast for VA Natl Forests
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Blacksburg VA
444 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure will remain off the Southeast coast into this
weekend maintaining above normal temperatures. A backdoor 
cold front passed through areas east of the Appalachians last
night bringing a wind shift and slightly cooler air. This front 
will return north as a warm front tonight. A stronger cold front
will move through the region from the Ohio Valley this weekend 
bringing a better chance for showers Sunday.

VAZ018>020-WVZ044-232100-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST Central Zone-
INCLUDING Warm Springs, James River, and New Castle
444 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat          

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           Showers      Showers      Showers      
Chance precip (%)     40           30           50           
Min/Max Temp          63           51           71           
Max/Min RH %          69           95           56           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      SW  5        SW  5        
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) S  7G19      SW  6        S  6         
Precip amount         0.01         0.02         0.11         
Precip duration       2            2            3            
Precip begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2220                      4640         
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 16                     SW 28        
Vent rate (mph-ft)    35520                     129920       
Dispersion(evening)                POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            
ADI early             10 POOR      12 POOR      26 FAIR      
ADI late              27 FAIR      9 POOR       72 GOOD      
Max LVORI early       6            5            6            
Max LVORI late        4            6            3            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs
around 70. Minimum RH 45 percent. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Cooler. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
38 percent. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 39 percent. West winds 15 to
20 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
55 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum
RH 58 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph. 

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

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