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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
416 AM EST Wed Feb 1 2023

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front shifts south into the southeast U.S. today into
Thursday. Precipitation ends this morning with dry weather
into this evening. Another wave of low pressure brings
more rain Thursday before an arctic front enters Friday
with colder and drier air for the weekend.

NCZ018-012130-
Watauga-
Including the city of Boone
416 AM EST Wed Feb 1 2023

                      Today        Tonight      Thu          

Cloud Cover           Mcldy        Mcldy        Cloudy       
Precip Type           Frz Rain     Rain         Rain         
Chance Precip (%)     30           40           90           
Max/Min Temp          44           33           42           
Min/Max RH %          75           100          80           
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  NW  7 G17    SW  3        SW  4        
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   NW  5        S  3         W  5         
Precip Amount         0.00         0.02         0.28         
Precip Duration       1            1            10           
Precip Begin          6 AM         1 AM         Continuing   
Precip End            10 AM        Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(ft-AGL)    1920                      1780         
Transport Wnd (mph)   NW  8                     W 13         
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    15360                     23140        
Dispersion            4                         5            
Max ADI Early         13 Gen Poor  4 Very Poor  14 Gen Poor  
Max ADI Late          14 Gen Poor  5 Very Poor  24 Fair      
Max LVORI Early       6            7            8            
Max LVORI Late        4            9            4            
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            2            

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and a chance of snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 30s. Minimum RH 38 percent.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 16. Highs in the mid 30s.
Minimum RH 36 percent. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Minimum RH 36 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.
Minimum RH 44 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. Minimum RH 44 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

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