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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
349 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018


Low pressure over the central Plains will cross east over the 
Tennessee Valley and central Appalachians on Tuesday. The low 
will then deepen off the coast and track northeast Wednesday and
Thursday. This will result in widespread rain across southwest 
Virginia, northwest North Carolina and southeast West Virginia 
tonight and Tuesday morning. Rainfall amounts of 0.75 to 1.50 
inches will be common across the area. Locally higher amounts 
are possible along the southern Blue Ridge. Rain will gradually 
change to snow Tuesday. Light to moderate snow is expected in 
the mountains. 

High pressure will cover much of the eastern United 
States on Friday. Thursday and Friday will be a break in the 
precipitation then another low pressure system will bring 
more rain to the area by the end of the week.

Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
349 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed          

Cloud cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        Cloudy       
Precip type           Rain         Rain         Snow/rain    Snow         
Chance precip (%)     100          90           90           80           
Min/Max Temp          36           43           26           34           
Max/Min RH %          93           77           99           86           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)SE  8G27     E 10G27      E  9G24      NW  3        
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SE 12G28     SE  9G22     E  5         NW  7G20     
Precip amount         0.55         0.29         0.35         0.20         
Precip duration       10           7            12           12           
Precip begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2220                      3710         
Transport wnd (mph)                E 21                      NW 26        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 46620                     96460        
Dispersion(evening)   FAIR                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            2            2            2            
ADI early             19 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      35 FAIR      36 FAIR      
ADI late              24 FAIR      35 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  70 GOOD      
Max LVORI early       4            5            4            6            
Max LVORI late        5            4            5            4            


.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Lows
around 20. Highs in the mid 30s. Minimum RH 59 percent. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s. Minimum RH 57 percent. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow and rain
likely. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 40. Minimum RH
67 percent. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 40s. Minimum RH
66 percent. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain
and snow. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Minimum
RH 65 percent. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Temperatures near normal.  Precipitation above normal.