National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

VAZ098-260900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

DATE           05/25/15      TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15            THU
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                      65          79          67          77          68
TEMP             71 68 67 66 69 76 78 78 74 70 69 68 70 75 77 75 72 70 69 69 71
DEWPT            59 60 60 62 63 63 62 63 63 64 65 65 65 65 65 65 64 64 64 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                   87          58          90          67          87
RH               66 76 78 87 80 63 58 61 70 81 87 90 84 72 67 70 75 81 83 87 81
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     17 18 19 19 20 18 16 16 17 18 19 19 19 18 16 16 17 18 19 19 19
WIND SPD         13 10  8  6  6  6 12 13 12 11  9  8  8 10 11 14 13 11  9  9  8
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)         5  4  2  5  8 14 20 20 20 25 30 31 32 34 36 32 27 33 39 51 62
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           5           5          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     5     4     4     5     5     5     3     3
MIX HGT               500   400  2200  2000   500   400  2600  2500   300   300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11    10    13    18    16    14    14    20    14    12
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    13    11    34    35    16    12    38    47    16    11
MAX LVORI               4     6     4     3     5     5     4     4     4     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     E     E     C     B     E
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 18200 28500 30000 26600 23500 22600  4000
PRESSURE            30.27 30.28 30.32 30.28 30.23 30.26 30.27 30.23 30.19 30.19


DATE           05/28 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15
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          79    68    77    69    79    70    80    70    79
TEMP          78 75 70 70 76 74 70 71 78 76 72 72 79 76 72 72 78 76
DEWPT         65 64 64 64 64 65 66 66 66 66 67 66 67 67 67 67 68 66
MIN/MAX RH       63    85    66    90    65    88    65    88    68
RH            65 69 82 82 68 74 86 84 67 72 85 82 67 73 85 85 70 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SE  S  S SW SE  S  S  S SE  S
WIND SPD      11 11 10  5 10 11  9  6 12 13 11 10 11 12 10  9 12 13
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20    20    10    20    10     5    20    20    30
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S        S                 S  S  S  S  C  C
TSTMS             S  S           S                 S  S  S  S  C  C

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NCZ014-260900-
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