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

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY FOR THE BLUE 
RIDGE FROM ROANOKE SOUTH TO BOONE

.DISCUSSION...

Strong front moves across the area this morning with gusty
northwest winds and much colder air moving in behind it. The winds
will be gusting as high as 40 to 55 mph, mainly in the mountains.
Will see accumulating snow showers across the western slopes from
West Virginia, to the North Carolina mountains. Weak high pressure
builds in by Wednesday afternoon causing winds to weaken. Another
weaker clipper moves in by late Wednesday night into Thursday.

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

NCZ003-122130-
Surry-
Including the city of Dobson
402 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Wed          

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear       
Precip type           None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          45           16           37           
Max/Min RH %          41           67           27           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)W  7G21      NW 10G29     W  6G18      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW 12G27     W  8G23      SW  7        
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                              
Precip begin                                                 
Precip end                                                   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    5300                      3330         
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 36                     SW 14        
Vent rate (mph-ft)    190800                    46620        
Dispersion(evening)                FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            2            3            
ADI early             72 GOOD      50 GEN GOOD  46 GEN GOOD  
ADI late              111 VERY GOOD22 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       8            2            2            
Max LVORI late        1            2            1            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH 51 percent. Northwest winds
15 to 20 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs
around 40. Minimum RH 57 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH 41 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 52 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 52 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph.

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