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Experimental...Fire Weather Planning Forecast for VA Natl Forests
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Blacksburg VA
933 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure builds in today with a dry and slightly cooler 
end to the weekend. Our next cold front crosses the region 
Monday bringing with it mountain showers and gusty winds Monday 
afternoon.

Another storm system will bring precipitation to the 
Mid Atlantic states and Carolinas Tuesday and Wednesday.

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JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST Eastern Divide Zone-
INCLUDING Blacksburg and New Castle
933 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

                      Today        Tonight      Mon          

Cloud cover           Pcldy        Pcldy        Mcldy        
Precip type           None         Showers      Showers      
Chance precip (%)     0            20           60           
Min/Max Temp          52           40           65           
Max/Min RH %          37           100          58           
Wnd20ft2min/Early(mph)SE  6G22     SE  6G20     SW  6G23     
Wnd20ft2min/Late(mph) SE  8G22     S  6G18      W  8G24      
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.16         
Precip duration                    0            3            
Precip begin                       3 AM         Continuing   
Precip end                         Continuing   6 PM         
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    2750                      3060         
Transport wnd (mph)   SE 21                     W 28         
Vent rate (mph-ft)    56930                     84460        
Dispersion(evening)                POOR                      
LAL                   1            1            1            
Haines Index          2            3            3            
ADI early             41 GEN GOOD  13 GEN POOR  38 FAIR      
ADI late              43 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       54 GEN GOOD  
Max LVORI early       4            3            7            
Max LVORI late        1            6            3            

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
Highs in the lower 40s. Minimum RH 44 percent. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Cloudy with rain, snow, freezing
rain likely and a chance of sleet. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs
in the upper 30s. Minimum RH 80 percent. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
20s. Highs in the lower 40s. Minimum RH 57 percent. South winds
10 to 15 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs around 50. Minimum RH 66 percent. South winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain.
Warmer. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH
66 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 

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

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