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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
319 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure is centered along the Southeast U.S. Atlantic
Coast. Low pressure over the Mid-Mississippi Valley was moving
northeast toward the Ohio Valley. Clouds will be on the increase
today with the potential for some light rain across the
mountains west of the Blue Ridge during the late afternoon and
evening. Little or no meaningful rainfall is expected, amounts
less than a tenth of an inch.

VAZ010-172130-
Bland-
Including the city of Bland
319 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Mon          

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        
Precip type           Rain         Rain         None         
Chance precip (%)     20           20           0            
Min/Max Temp          46           36           53           
Max/Min RH %          42           99           64           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      SW  4        W  6G18      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SW  4        W  5         W  8G20      
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration       1            1                         
Precip begin          1 PM         Continuing                
Precip end            Continuing   6 AM                      
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    1500                      2750         
Transport wnd (mph)   S 13                      W 25         
Vent rate (mph-ft)    19500                     68750        
Dispersion(evening)                POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          4            2            2            
ADI early             4 VERY POOR  10 POOR      50 GEN GOOD  
ADI late              20 GEN POOR  11 POOR      55 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       3            4            6            
Max LVORI late        2            7            3            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 61 percent. West winds 15 to
20 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH 47 percent. Northwest winds
15 to 20 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH
59 percent. South winds around 5 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH
64 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH 64 percent.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.

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