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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
436 AM EDT Sun Mar 18 2018


As a cold front moves south of our area, dry weather
will prevail today with light winds. Minimum relative humidity values
will generally range from 30 to 50 percent.

A complex storm system will impact our area by Monday into Tuesday,
bringing a widespread setting rain initially, with the potential 
for wintry precipitation Tuesday into Wednesday.

Including the city of Martinsville
436 AM EDT Sun Mar 18 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Mon          

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        Cloudy       
Precip type           None         None         Rain         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            60           
Min/Max Temp          59           39           52           
Max/Min RH %          37           83           72           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NE  4        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  3        
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.13         
Precip duration                                 4            
Precip begin                                    7 AM         
Precip end                                      Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3830                      2330         
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  1                     S  9         
Vent rate (mph-ft)    3830                      20970        
Dispersion(evening)                VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            4            3            
ADI early             32 FAIR      9 POOR       9 POOR       
ADI late              31 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  
Max LVORI early       4            3            4            
Max LVORI late        2            5            4            


.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in
the mid 40s. Minimum RH 79 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain or snow likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 30s. Minimum RH
70 percent. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain or snow
likely. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH
40 percent. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs around 50. Minimum RH 34 percent. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH
47 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation above normal.