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Experimental...Fire Weather Planning Forecast for VA Natl Forests
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Blacksburg VA
256 PM EST Mon Dec 6 2021

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will sweep across the area this evening
associated with clouds and showers. Temperatures will fall
abruptly with its passage along with gusty west to northwest 
winds. High pressure will return briefly on Tuesday, winds 
diminishing, before another low pressure system brings 
a chance for light precipitation across the Mid-Atlantic on 
Wednesday.

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JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST Central Zone-
INCLUDING Warm Springs, James River, Glenwood, and Pedlar
256 PM EST Mon Dec 6 2021

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed          

Cloud cover           Pcldy        Pcldy        Mcldy        Mcldy        
Precip type           None         None         Snow         Snow/Fz Ra   
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           40           
Min/Max Temp          24           42           28           40           
Max/Min RH %          84           32           70           51           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)NW 13G34     Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) NW  8G27     Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01         
Precip duration                                 1            2            
Precip begin                                    1 AM         Continuing   
Precip end                                      Continuing   6 PM         
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)                 3330                      3870         
Transport wnd (mph)                W  6                      NW 17        
Vent rate (mph-ft)                 19150                     66760        
Dispersion(evening)   GOOD                      VERY POOR                 
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            4            3            2            
ADI early             42 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  
ADI late              29 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       3            3            2            3            
Max LVORI late        2            2            3            2            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid
20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Minimum RH 52 percent. South winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Warmer. Lows in the
lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 74 percent.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH
75 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Rain showers likely.
Cooler. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum RH
53 percent. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 40 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 

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

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