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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016

VAZ098-270900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016

DATE           06/26/16      MON 06/27/16            TUE 06/28/16            WED
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      66          80          72          80          72
TEMP             71 69 67 66 71 77 79 79 75 74 73 72 74 77 78 76 75 75 73 72 75
DEWPT            67 67 67 66 69 68 69 68 69 69 69 70 70 72 72 72 71 71 70 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                  100          69          93          81          93
RH               88 93100100 92 73 70 70 79 85 90 93 87 84 81 86 87 87 90 93 85
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     08 09 13 15 18 15 13 14 16 17 19 20 20 19 18 18 16 19 23 25 28
WIND SPD          9  5  3  3  3  6 10 11 10 10  9  9  9 10 10 10 10  8  5  6  6
CLOUDS           SC SC SC FW SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        32 30 35 16 30 43 23 35 34 53 81 82 92 92 86 87 81 77 67 55 65
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                      0          10          50          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.11        0.49        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                S  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                     S  C  S  S  S  S  L  L  C  C  S  S   
OBVIS                     PF                                                   
LAL                     1     1     1     2     3     2     4     4     3     2
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     3     3     3     3     4
MIX HGT               400   400  2600  2500   800   600  2100  2000   800   900
T WIND DIR              E     S     S     S     S     S    SW    NE    SE    NW
T WIND SPD              9     8     9    17    16    13    12     8    10     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     6    10    34    37    17    16    22    14    14    12
MAX LVORI               9     9     5     4     5     5     4     6     6     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     C     D     D     C     B     E
CEILING             30000  2200 26600 30000  5200  2400  1000 12700  4000  4700
PRESSURE            30.11 30.10   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0


DATE           06/29 THU 06/30/16 FRI 07/01/16 SAT 07/02/16 SUN 07/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          80    71    81    72    83    73    84    73    82
TEMP          79 77 73 74 80 78 74 75 82 79 75 76 83 80 75 75 81 78
DEWPT         71 69 68 67 68 68 70 71 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 70 70
MIN/MAX RH       74    87    64    94    68    94    68    93    67
RH            75 76 83 78 66 72 88 87 71 78 89 87 70 77 90 87 70 75
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  S SE  S SW SW  S  S SW SW NE  S
WIND SPD       6  4  3  4  8  8  4  5  6  6  5  5  6  8  9  8  8  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30    20    20    30    30    30    40    40    50
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  S  S     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  S        S        C  C        C  C  C  C  C  C

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