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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


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 

Alleghany VA-
Including the cities of Clifton Forge and Covington
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          22           47           25           50           
Max/Min RH %          87           35           82           40           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)W 10G27      W  8G21      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) W  9G24      W  7G19      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)                 3430                      2440         
Transport wnd (mph)                W 21                      SW  9        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 72030                     21960        
Dispersion(evening)   FAIR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            3            4            4            
ADI early             45 GEN GOOD  56 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       4 VERY POOR  
ADI late              39 FAIR      55 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  
Max LVORI early       2            4            3            4            
Max LVORI late        3            1            3            2            


.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 64 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH
57 percent. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Cooler.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH
29 percent. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.
Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 43 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 62 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

Temperatures above normal.  Precipitation above normal.