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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
250 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 especially this evening. 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.

VAZ017-130930-
Floyd-
Including the city of Floyd
250 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           None         None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          12           31           24           37           
Max/Min RH %          68           36           88           54           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NW 17G40     W 12G38      SW 10G22     W 12G24      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW 17G40     W  9G18      W 11G24      NW  9G19     
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                                           
Precip begin                                                              
Precip end                                                                
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2480                      3110         
Transport wnd (mph)                W 25                      NW 20        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 62000                     62200        
Dispersion(evening)   GOOD                      FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            3            3            2            
ADI early             57 GEN GOOD  56 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR      69 GOOD      
ADI late              57 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD  17 GEN POOR  52 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       1            2            2            4            
Max LVORI late        1            2            4            1            

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 59 percent. South winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower
20s. Highs around 40. Minimum RH 40 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs
in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 49 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 56 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph.

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