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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
853 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...

...Dry weather expected to continue through the weekend...

A large area of high pressure will remain over the eastern part
of the country before slowly sliding off the coast this weekend. 
This will bring us pleasant fall weather through the weekend. Our
chances for rain will then start to increase on Monday as a 
strong cold front approaches from the west.

Minimum relative humidity values will be near 30 percent through
the end of the week before moisture starts to increase over the 
weekend. Light transport winds and a relatively shallow mixing height
will create poor dispersion and ventilation conditions through Friday.

NCZ001-190915-
Ashe-
Including the city of West Jefferson
853 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri          

Cloud cover           MClear       Clear        Clear        Clear        
Precip type           None         None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          36           68           39           71           
Max/Min RH %          73           32           75           34           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      NW  3        NW  3        Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) Lgt/Var      W  4         NW  3        Lgt/Var      
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                                           
Precip begin                                                              
Precip end                                                                
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2930                      4060         
Transport wnd (mph)                NW  5                     NE  2        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 14650                     8120         
Dispersion(evening)   VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          5            4            5            5            
ADI early             18 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  9 POOR       3 VERY POOR  
ADI late              1 VERY POOR  12 POOR      2 VERY POOR  7 POOR       
Max LVORI early       3            3            3            3            
Max LVORI late        3            2            3            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 44 percent. South winds around
5 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 54 percent. South winds
around 5 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH
74 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Lows
around 50. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 67 percent. West
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs around 50. Minimum RH 58 percent. Northwest winds
15 to 20 mph.

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