National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

VAZ098-312100-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE             FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14
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                      62          51          61          48          57
TEMP             52 60 61 60 55 53 53 53 54 58 60 59 54 53 52 51 49 56 57 55 50
DEWPT            42 43 44 44 47 47 48 47 48 50 49 49 48 46 42 40 37 35 32 32 32
MIN/MAX RH                   49          83          64          80          37
RH               71 52 52 56 72 80 81 82 80 75 68 68 80 77 70 66 64 46 39 41 50
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     02 04 04 03 02 01 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 35 34 33 32 32 32 32 32
WIND SPD         10 11 12 14 13 12 13 10 10 12 16 18 25 26 27 26 21 21 20 19 14
CLOUDS           SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)        43 54 80 77 71 68 65 68 71 84 97 97 96 94 92 68 44 31 18  9  0
VSBY             10 10  6  6 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     30          10          80          50           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.24        0.14           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                    C  C              C  C  D  D  C  C  C  C               
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     5
MIX HGT              3400  3200  2000  2100  2800  2700  2400  2300  3800  4300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     N     N     N     N     N    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             14    17    18    17    13    21    44    41    33    29
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    GD    VG    VG
ADI                    41    43    33    26    33    65    77    61    86    89
MAX LVORI               3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     1     2
STABILITY               E     D     C     D     D     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING             14800  1700  2400  3500  4700  3900  1700  1700  1700 30000
PRESSURE            29.92 29.82 29.76 29.67 29.61 29.57 29.57 29.69 29.94 30.05


DATE          MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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          43    57    42    66    52    68    56    67
TEMP          46 44 55 49 45 44 63 59 55 53 66 62 58 57 66 60
DEWPT         33 33 33 34 37 38 40 43 46 49 50 53 54 54 53 52
MAX/MIN RH       66    38    81    38    83    51    90    58
RH            60 66 42 56 71 78 43 56 72 85 55 72 85 90 63 75
WIND DIR      NW NW NW SW SW  W SW  S SW SW SW  S SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD      14 11  8  9  8  5 10  9  9  9 10  8  9  8 11 10
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC
POP 12HR          0     0     0     0     5    10    20    10
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S      

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NCZ014-312100-
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