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 Fire Weather Planning Forecast
 National Weather Service Charleston WV
 1234 PM EST Sun Jan 24 2021
 
 .DISCUSSION...
 A weak wave crosses today, bringing light snow midday and early this 
 afternoon. The snow will transition to rain across southern and 
 central West Virginia, northeast Kentucky and southwest Virginia 
 this afternoon. Farther north, and over the southern and central 
 mountains, there could be a wintry mix including light freezing rain.
 
 Precipitation will transition to drizzle and freezing drizzle 
 tonight, from west to east, as the wave exits.
 
 Unsettled weather continues into early next week, as a stronger 
 storm system spreads mainly rain back into the region. Some wintry 
 precipitation will mix in at times across parts of southeast Ohio, 
 northern West Virginia and in the West Virginia mountains, and the 
 rain may be heavy at times across southern West Virginia 
 northeast Kentucky and southwest Virginia on Monday.
 
 
 Northwest Pocahontas-
 Including the city of Snowshoe
 1235 PM EST Sun Jan 24 2021
 
                       Tonight      Mon          Mon Night    Tue          
 
 Cloud cover           Mcldy        Cloudy       Mcldy        Pcldy        
 Precip type           Snow/Fz Ra   Frz Rain     Frz Rain     Showers      
 Chance precip (%)     70           100          100          40           
 Min/Max TEMP          27           37           30           47           
 Max/Min RH %          100          90           100          79           
 20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)                Lgt/Var                   SW  8 G23    
 20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   W  8 G19     SE  5        SE  7 G19    W  9 G25     
 Precip amount         0.13         0.66         0.67         0.04         
 Precip duration       6            6            10           1            
 Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
 Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   3 PM         
 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)             1020                      3280         
 Transport wnd (mph)                SE  7                     W 13         
 Vent rate (kt-ft)                  5220                      38100        
 Dispersion            FAIR                      POOR                      
 LAL                   1            1            1            1            
 Haines Index          2            2            2            3            
 ADI early             10 POOR      6 VERY POOR                            
 ADI late              9 POOR       6 VERY POOR                            
 Max LVORI early       5            8                                      
 Max LVORI late        7            8                                      
 
 REMARKS...None.
 
 .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
 mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph. 
 .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely and a chance
 of rain showers. Colder. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower
 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
 .FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs in the mid 30s.
 West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
 .SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. 
 .SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows in
 the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
 15 mph.