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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
911 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

Area of low pressure responsible for light to moderate 
accumulating snowfall will continue to move eastward off the 
Atlantic seaboard overnight. Much colder temperatures and gusty 
northwest winds up to 30 mph can be expected through tonight as 
the system departs. Breezy conditions and RH values between 30-35 
percent are expected on Thursday, with full sun helping to melt 
leftover snow. Warming temperature trend Friday into the weekend 
with temperatures trending above normal. No significant 
precipitation is expected through the weekend as high pressure 
associated with the milder temperatures becomes established.

Including the city of Amherst
911 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri          

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear        Clear        
Precip type           None         None         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0            
Min/Max Temp          9            40           24           51           
Max/Min RH %          86           32           52           31           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)N  4         W  7G24      W  7G22      W  6G21      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW  5G18     W  9G23      W  6G21      W  6         
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration                                                           
Precip begin                                                              
Precip end                                                                
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 2160                      2480         
Transport wnd (mph)                W 20                      W 16         
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 43200                     39680        
Dispersion(evening)   POOR                      POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          4            4            4            4            
ADI early             11 POOR      22 FAIR      8 POOR       25 FAIR      
ADI late              8 POOR       36 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       3            2            2            2            
Max LVORI late        3            2            2            2            


.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 45 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 61 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
66 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs around 50. Minimum RH 43 percent. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.
Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 0 percent. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.

Temperatures above normal.  Precipitation above normal.