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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
445 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Arctic air encompasses the region this morning. Strong 
northwest winds will persist early this morning before
diminishing. Another clipper will cross the Great Lakes and Ohio
Valley tonight and early Thursday with another round of elevated
wind speeds, although temperatures will slowly moderate
for the second half of the week.

VAZ023-132115-
Botetourt-
Including the city of Fincastle
445 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu          

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy        
Precip type           None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          36           28           44           
Max/Min RH %          26           66           39           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)W 10G34      SW  7G26     NW 12G34     
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SW  8G23     W 13G34      NW  6G18     
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                              
Precip begin                                                 
Precip end                                                   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3390                      3940         
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 29                     NW 13        
Vent rate (mph-ft)    98310                     51220        
Dispersion(evening)                FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            2            
ADI early             68 GOOD      25 FAIR      64 GOOD      
ADI late              45 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       1            2            1            
Max LVORI late        1            2            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the upper 30s. Minimum RH 51 percent. South winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH 35 percent. West winds 15 to
20 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs
in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 47 percent. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50. Minimum RH
59 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 50. Minimum RH 53 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

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