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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
705 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY ALONG THE
BLUE RIDGE

.DISCUSSION...

Much colder air on strong northwest winds will continue to work
into the region overnight. The winds will be gusting as high as 
45 to 55 mph, mainly in the mountains. Will see accumulating snow
showers persist across the western slopes from West Virginia, to 
the North Carolina mountains tonight. Weak high 
pressure builds in by Wednesday afternoon causing winds to weaken.
Another weaker clipper moves in by late Wednesday night into 
Thursday with another round of mountain snow showers and flurries.
Drier weather should follow for the end of the week before another
system brings rain showers for Sunday into early Monday.

Overall, below normal temperatures will keep fire danger low 
through the end of the week.

NCZ001-130915-
Ashe-
Including the city of West Jefferson
705 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu          

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy        PCldy        
Precip type           Snow Showers None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     40           0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          9            31           23           38           
Max/Min RH %          89           34           90           55           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NW 19G42     NW 13G39     SW 11G31     NW 15G38     
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW 18G42     W  8G20      W 15G37      NW  8G23     
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration       2                                                   
Precip begin          6 PM                                                
Precip end            3 AM                                                
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3240                      3360         
Transport wnd (mph)                NW 26                     NW 13        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 84240                     43680        
Dispersion(evening)   GOOD                      GOOD                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            4            3            2            
ADI early             59 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      72 GOOD      
ADI late              59 GEN GOOD  38 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       2            2            2            3            
Max LVORI late        2            2            3            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the mid 30s. Minimum RH 62 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the lower 40s. Minimum RH 41 percent. West winds 15 to
20 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum
RH 51 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain
showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH
63 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 62 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph.

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