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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
312 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...

No major fire weather concerns for the next few days, as 
we stay in a moist pattern, with threats for showers arriving
over the next few days. It will stay unseasonably warm during the
next several days as well.

NCZ019-210915-
Wilkes-
Including the city of Wilkesboro
312 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu          

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           Rain         Showers      Showers      Showers      
Chance precip (%)     20           30           50           30           
Min/Max Temp          54           71           60           71           
Max/Min RH %          100          74           93           68           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      SW  5        S  3         S  5         
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) S  3         SW  5        S  3         SW  5        
Precip amount         0.01         0.04         0.06         0.08         
Precip duration       1            5            3            2            
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2870                      3600         
Transport wnd (mph)                SW 16                     SW 12        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 45920                     43200        
Dispersion(evening)   VERY POOR                 POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            3            
ADI early             9 POOR       37 FAIR      10 POOR      36 FAIR      
ADI late              5 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      9 POOR       31 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       6            9            5            5            
Max LVORI late        9            4            5            4            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Cloudy with a chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 71 percent.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 70 percent. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH
62 percent. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH
50 percent. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs around 60. Minimum RH 45 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

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