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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
200 PM EST Fri Feb 26 2021

.DISCUSSION...

Fire weather concerns will be low through the period.

A multiday rain event is expected today through Sunday. There
is even the potential for some light accumulating snow and ice
in the mountains through tonight. Saturday through Sunday
night, rainfall amounts over parts of the region could total
two to three inches.

NCZ005-271000-
Rockingham-
Including the city of Eden
200 PM EST Fri Feb 26 2021

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          

Cloud cover           Cloudy       Mcldy        Mcldy        Mcldy        
Precip type           Rain         Rain         Rain         Rain         
Chance precip (%)     90           60           30           30           
Min/Max Temp          37           62           51           73           
Max/Min RH %          97           69           100          59           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NE  5        SW  3        Lgt/Var      SW  5G19     
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) N  3         SW  6        Lgt/Var      SW 11G21     
Precip amount         0.44         0.02         0.03         0.01         
Precip duration       8            2            1            2            
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 1630                      2960         
Transport wnd (mph)                SW 20                     SW 31        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 31870                     91910        
Dispersion(evening)   POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            2            2            4            
ADI early             25 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  11 POOR      41 GEN GOOD  
ADI late              8 POOR       32 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  68 GOOD      
Max LVORI early       6            9            6            9            
Max LVORI late        8            4            9            3            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Rain. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs
around 60. Minimum RH 42 percent. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 32 percent.
Northeast winds around 5 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH
59 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs around 60. Minimum RH 44 percent. Northwest winds
around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 41 percent. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.

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