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

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST
THURSDAY ALONG AND ADJACENT TO THE BLUE RIDGE

.DISCUSSION...

A low pressure clipper system will pass just north of the region
overnight with a trailing cold front crossing the area from the
west by early Thursday. This front will bring another round of
mountain snow showers including gusty winds later tonight into
Thursday morning. Weak high pressure will follow this system
resulting in lighter winds and a slow moderation in temperature
into the weekend. A weak system passing across the southeast
states may bring the next chance for rain showers by early next
week.

VAZ033-140930-
Franklin-
Including the city of Rocky Mount
316 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri          

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        
Precip type           None         None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          28           45           23           40           
Max/Min RH %          77           33           83           47           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)SW  7        NW  8G22     Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) W  9G24      NW  6G20     Lgt/Var      SW  3        
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                                           
Precip begin                                                              
Precip end                                                                
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3450                      0            
Transport wnd (mph)                NW 15                     E  2         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 51750                     0            
Dispersion(evening)   POOR                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            3            
ADI early             31 FAIR      64 GOOD      8 POOR       2 VERY POOR  
ADI late              14 GEN POOR  55 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  
Max LVORI early       2            4            3            5            
Max LVORI late        3            1            4            3            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 37 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain
showers. Lows around 30. Highs around 50. Minimum RH 48 percent.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
63 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 59 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 46 percent. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

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