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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

VAZ098-272100-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

DATE             SAT 05/27/17            SUN 05/28/17            MON 05/29/17
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                      83          67          74          66          85
TEMP             65 76 82 78 72 70 69 68 69 73 73 70 68 66 67 67 70 77 80 77 73
DEWPT            59 60 60 62 63 64 66 65 65 65 65 63 65 65 65 67 68 69 69 69 68
MIN/MAX RH                   47          91          76         100          70
RH               81 59 47 58 74 83 90 90 86 77 77 80 91 96 96100 94 77 70 76 84
WIND DIR          W SW  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  S
WIND DIR DEG     26 21 17 16 24 22 23 28 33 02 04 05 05 09 15 17 20 23 23 23 18
WIND SPD          4  5  8  9  5  6  5  3  4  6  8  6  5  5  6  8  8  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS           FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)         8 11 29 53 80 80 80 71 60 59 47 45 59 69 81 68 66 44 69 75 78
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     40          50           5          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.11           0        0.05        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  C                    C  C  C  C        C  C  C
TSTMS                      S  C  C                    C  C  S  S        C  C  C
LAL                     1     3     3     1     1     3     3     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              3400  3100   800   300   800   900   300   300  2200  2100
T WIND DIR              S    SE     S     S     N    NE    SE     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD              3     9     9     3     5     5     5    10     8     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    24    26     9     5     8     8     9    11    19    20
MAX LVORI               4     4     6     7     5     7     9     8     6     6
STABILITY               F     B     C     F     E     B     B     E     E     B
CEILING             17100  5500  4700   300   300 30000   300   300 20800  4700
PRESSURE            29.94 29.87 29.85 29.81 29.87 29.88 29.92 29.87 29.88 29.88


DATE          TUE 05/30/17 WED 05/31/17 THU 06/01/17 FRI 06/02/17
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          69    78    66    79    67    79    67    77
TEMP          70 72 77 74 68 69 78 75 69 70 78 75 69 69 76 73
DEWPT         68 66 65 65 65 64 62 64 63 64 62 64 64 64 63 62
MAX/MIN RH       92    63    92    56    86    58    88    61
RH            92 81 66 74 89 84 57 67 80 81 58 69 85 85 63 69
WIND DIR       W SW SE  S SW  W SW  S SW  W  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       3  3  3  5  6  5  5  6  5  6  5  9  9  9  8 10
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    30    10    10    20    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C              S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C     C  C              S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C

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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