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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
352 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018


High pressure over the Mississippi River Valley will move east 
tonight through Friday night. Low pressure will develop in the 
Central Plains friday night and track southeast into the Tennessee 
Valley by Sunday morning. A wedge of high pressure will remain over 
the Mid Atlantic region Sunday and Monday. The wet pattern continues 
for the next 7 to 10 days days but temperatures will be gradually 

Alleghany VA-
Including the cities of Clifton Forge and Covington
352 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat          

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       MCldy        
Precip type           None         None         None         Snow         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            80           
Min/Max Temp          22           49           24           35           
Max/Min RH %          74           37           83           62           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NW  7G27     NW  6G21     NW  6G23     N  3         
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW  5G21     NW  9G24     NW  3        E  4         
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.28         
Precip duration                                              5            
Precip begin                                                 8 AM         
Precip end                                                   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 6130                      3410         
Transport wnd (mph)                NW 25                     SE  9        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 153250                    30690        
Dispersion(evening)   FAIR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            3            4            3            
ADI early             69 GOOD      66 GOOD      93 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  
ADI late              14 GEN POOR  88 GOOD      7 POOR       19 GEN POOR  
Max LVORI early       2            4            2            5            
Max LVORI late        3            1            3            4            


.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Snow. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs
in the upper 30s. Minimum RH 56 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the lower 40s. Minimum RH 61 percent. East winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH 60 percent. South winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
70 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 68 percent. West winds
10 to 15 mph.

Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation above normal.