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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

VAZ098-282100-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

DATE             SUN 08/28/16            MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      82          75          82          75          85
TEMP             78 81 82 80 77 76 76 76 78 80 81 81 78 77 76 75 77 82 84 83 78
DEWPT            74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 74 74 73 73 72 72 72 73
MIN/MAX RH                   77          94          77          93          67
RH               89 78 77 81 91 92 94 92 89 82 77 78 87 90 91 93 87 71 67 70 84
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E
WIND DIR DEG     05 04 04 05 06 07 07 05 04 04 05 06 07 08 08 05 04 05 06 07 08
WIND SPD          9 11 12 10  9  6  5  5  8 10 10 10  9  6  5  5  8 10 10  9  8
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        70 63 50 50 53 56 57 67 71 70 59 66 54 50 46 47 49 38 39 38 42
VSBY              6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S              S  S  S  S                          S
TSTMS                                           S  S                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     3     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT              2400  2400   900   500  3100  3100   600   500  2500  2400
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD             13    13    11     9    11     9     5     3     6     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    29    35    11    12    26    25     7     4    15    20
MAX LVORI               4     5     6     6     4     5     7     7     4     5
STABILITY               D     C     B     E     D     C     B     F     F     B
CEILING               300 13100  8900   300  8400  6600 11700  9700 18200 14400
PRESSURE            30.15 30.13 30.10 30.09 30.09 30.05 30.03 30.02 30.04 30.01


DATE          WED 08/31/16 THU 09/01/16 FRI 09/02/16 SAT 09/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          74    85    74    84    72    81    70    80
TEMP          75 77 84 80 76 76 83 79 74 74 80 76 72 72 79 76
DEWPT         72 73 73 72 73 72 72 69 69 65 64 62 62 63 63 64
MAX/MIN RH       94    67    92    65    85    54    77    56
RH            91 88 70 76 89 87 70 73 85 74 57 61 72 74 58 65
WIND DIR       S  W SE  S SW  W  N NE  N  N  N NE NE  N NE  E
WIND SPD       5  3  6  6  6  4  8  6  9 11 12  9  6  9  9  5
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20    20    20    20    20    10     5    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S                  
TSTMS                S  S  S  S  S  S                        

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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