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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU NOV 23 2017

VAZ098-240900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST THU NOV 23 2017

DATE           11/23/17      FRI 11/24/17            SAT 11/25/17            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      35          56          45          63          46
TEMP             41 40 39 37 36 47 54 54 50 49 48 47 46 55 61 60 54 50 48 47 46
DEWPT            31 34 33 33 34 37 38 39 42 44 45 43 44 43 45 45 47 45 46 43 42
MAX/MIN RH                   90          52          94          53          92
RH               69 80 80 85 91 68 53 55 72 83 91 87 94 65 56 59 77 85 92 86 86
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     35 35 35 02 04 06 06 06 05 06 28 27 25 23 23 23 25 27 31 32 33
WIND SPD          4  4  3  6  8  8  5  5  3  3  2  3  4  8 10  9  8  9 10 13 14
CLOUDS           SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        43 37 31 22 13 13 12 13 14 26 37 39 40 34 28 40 57 73 56 23 17
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     3     4
MIX HGT              1300   900  2200  2100  1000   400  1700  2000  1700  2000
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    SE     W    SW    SW     W     N
T WIND SPD              6    10     9     6     3     5    11    14    10    23
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                     5    12    20    19     3     5    28    34    13    50
MAX LVORI               5     7     4     3     8     7     5     4     5     5
STABILITY               C     F     F     C     B     F     F     C     C     E
CEILING             23500 26600 26600 30000 30000 30000 26600 20800 18200  4000
PRESSURE            30.09 30.07 30.09 30.02 30.01 29.94 29.93 29.84 29.89 29.96


DATE           11/26 MON 11/27/17 TUE 11/28/17 WED 11/29/17 THU 11/30/17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          52    40    55    44    61    51    64    50    60
TEMP          51 46 42 41 53 49 46 45 59 55 53 52 63 56 53 50 57 53
DEWPT         36 35 32 37 37 38 39 40 43 49 50 50 50 50 47 47 46 47
MIN/MAX RH       52    78    50    81    56    94    60    86    66
RH            55 65 69 85 54 64 75 81 56 77 92 93 63 79 82 89 66 80
WIND DIR      NW NW SW  W NW  S SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W NW  N NE NE
WIND SPD      13  9  6  6  3  3  5  5  9  8  8  8  8  5  8  8  9  6
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
POP 12HR          5     0     0     0     0     5     5     5    10

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NCZ014-240900-
BUCKLAND ELEMENTARY-GATES NC
36.37N  76.76W ELEV. 25 FT
EXPERIMENTAL ONLY...THIS PRODUCT IS FOR PLANNING AND REVIEW PURPOSES ONLY AND
IS NOT TO BE SUBSTITUTED FOR AN OFFICIAL FIRE WEATHER SPOT
FORECAST.
BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT.
(NOTE...WINDS DO NOT REFLECT LOCAL TERRAIN EFFECTS.)

DAY 1 THROUGH 3...
MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE
TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE
DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMIDITY
RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND DIR DEG(DEGREES)...............20 FT. WIND DIRECTION IN TENS OF DEGREES
                                    RELATIVE TO DUE NORTH.
     EXAMPLE: 09 = 90 DEGREES = EAST; 18 = 180 DEGREES = SOUTH;
              27 = 270 DEGREES = WEST; 36 = 360 DEGREES = NORTH
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
WIND GUST(MPH)......................20 FT. WIND GUST
WIND CHILL..........................WIND CHILL TEMPERATURE
HEAT INDX...........................HEAT INDEX
CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
     EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED;
              B1 = MOSTLY CLOUDY; B2 = CONSIDERABLE CLOUDS; OV = OVERCAST
CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE
VSBY................................VISIBILITY VALUE IN STATUTE MILES
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
QPF 12HR(IN)........................LIQUID EQUIVALENT PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
WEATHER...
     TYPE...
       RAIN...........RAIN
       RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS
       TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS
       DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE
       SNOW...........SNOW
       SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS
       SLEET..........SLEET
       FLURRIES.......FLURRIES
       FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN
       FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE
     COVERAGE...
       S..............SLIGHT CHANCE
       C..............CHANCE
       L..............LIKELY
       O..............OCCASIONAL
       D..............DEFINITE
       AR.............AREAS
       PA.............PATCHY
OBVIS...............................OBSTRUCTION TO VISIBILITY
     TYPE...
       F..............FOG
       PF.............PATCHY FOG
       F+.............DENSE FOG
       H..............HAZE
       BS.............BLOWING SNOW
       K..............SMOKE
       BD.............BLOWING DUST
       AF.............VOLCANIC ASHFALL
LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL
HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX
MIX HGT(FT AGL).....................MIXING HEIGHT
T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION
T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED
SMOKE DISPERSION....................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY
     VALUES: VP = VERY POOR; PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD
ADI (INDEX).........................ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX
CEILING (FT)........................CEILING
PRESSURE (INCHES MERCURY)...........STATION PRESSURE
MAX LVORI (INDEX)...................LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX
STABILITY (CAT).....................PASQUILL TURNER STABILITY
WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY...
     EXAMPLE: W = WARNING; Y = ADVISORY; A = WATCH
     IN EFFECT FOR THE INDICATED HOUR 

DAY 4 THROUGH 7...
MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE
TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE
DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WIND DIR............................20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
AVG CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS