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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for SW VA...SE WV and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
309 AM EST Sun Nov 29 2020

.DISCUSSION...
Dry today, then a strong storm system arrives tonight and Monday,
bringing a decent wetting rain to the area. Colder air follows
late Monday into Tuesday, with dry weather midweek.

NCZ019-292115-
Wilkes-
Including the city of Wilkesboro
309 AM EST Sun Nov 29 2020

                      Today        Tonight      Mon          

Cloud cover           Pcldy        Cloudy       Pcldy        
Precip type           None         Showers      Showers      
Chance precip (%)     0            100          70           
Min/Max Temp          56           43           58           
Max/Min RH %          59           100          60           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W  5         
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SE  3        NE  3        W  8G19      
Precip amount         0.00         1.12         0.22         
Precip duration                    9            5            
Precip begin                       7 PM         Continuing   
Precip end                         Continuing   Continuing   
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2840                      4420         
Transport wnd (mph)   S 10                      W 25         
Vent rate (mph-ft)    29390                     111830       
Dispersion(evening)                VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            3            3            
ADI early             9 POOR       12 POOR      79 GOOD      
ADI late              24 FAIR      8 POOR       90 GOOD      
Max LVORI early       6            6            5            
Max LVORI late        3            9            3            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs
in the upper 30s. Minimum RH 49 percent. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the upper 40s. Minimum RH 36 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
20s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 46 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. Minimum RH 60 percent.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. Minimum RH 58 percent. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.

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