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Experimental...Fire Weather Planning forecast for VA Natl Forests
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Blacksburg VA
621 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.DISCUSSION...
 
Low pressure was along the Mid Atlantic and Southeast Coast this 
morning and will drift northeast today and tonight. Arctic high 
pressure over the Central and Southern Plains will move into the 
Gulf Coast region by late Thursday. Temperatures will moderate over 
the weekend ahead of the next low pressure system approaching the 
eastern United States on Monday.

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JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST East Zone-
INCLUDING Deerfield, Glenwood, and Pedlar
621 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Thu          

Cloud cover           MCldy        MClear       MClear       
Precip type           Snow         None         None         
Chance precip (%)     60           0            0            
Min/Max Temp          29           12           37           
Max/Min RH %          43           67           32           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NW  5        NW  8G20     W 11G28      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW  6        NW  9G25     W 10G23      
Precip amount         0.05         0.00         0.00         
Precip duration       3                                      
Precip begin          6 AM                                   
Precip end            5 PM                                   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    3520                      1940         
Transport wnd (mph)   N  9                      W 21         
Vent rate (mph-ft)    31680                     40740        
Dispersion(evening)                FAIR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            4            5            
ADI early             18 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      
ADI late              26 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      
Max LVORI early       3            2            2            
Max LVORI late        2            3            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs
in the mid 40s. Minimum RH 34 percent. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 44 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 63 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum
RH 69 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH
44 percent. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 

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

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