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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
243 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure will build into the area tonight bringing a return
of gusty northwest winds and drier air. The high should remain
over the region through much of the weekend resulting in dry
weather including a warming trend into Sunday. Moisture returns 
by Sunday night as a weak disturbance slides northeast toward the 
area, followed by spotty mainly mountain showers into early next 
week.

VAZ011-160915-
Giles-
Including the city of Pearisburg
243 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear       MCldy        
Precip type           None         None         None         Showers      
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            20           
Min/Max Temp          21           47           26           50           
Max/Min RH %          91           38           81           41           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NW 12G33     W  9G23      W  4         Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) W 11G29      W  7G20      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                              1            
Precip begin                                                 1 PM         
Precip end                                                   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3110                      3140         
Transport wnd (mph)                W 20                      W 13         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 62200                     40820        
Dispersion(evening)   GOOD                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            3            4            4            
ADI early             44 GEN GOOD  49 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       3 VERY POOR  
ADI late              41 GEN GOOD  49 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       2            4            3            4            
Max LVORI late        4            1            3            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
70 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
67 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH 33 percent. Northwest
winds 20 to 25 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 47 percent. South winds
5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 66 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

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