National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

VAZ098-232100-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

DATE             THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17            SAT 03/25/17
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                      42          35          58          51          67
TEMP             36 40 41 41 37 35 36 36 38 50 56 57 54 54 53 53 54 62 66 66 60
DEWPT            20 21 20 21 23 24 26 29 33 37 40 43 45 47 47 48 48 50 49 50 50
MIN/MAX RH                   42          79          55          83          55
RH               52 45 43 43 56 64 69 75 82 60 57 60 70 77 81 83 83 64 55 56 70
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
WIND DIR DEG     02 01 02 04 07 10 12 14 17 20 20 20 20 21 22 22 22 22 22 20 18
WIND SPD         12 11 10  8  5  5  6  5  4  9 10 11 10 10 10 10  9 10 10 10  9
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         3  2  0  0  5  6 11  9 19 26 32 36 39 37 35 32 28 36 43 41 40
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
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     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIX HGT              2400  1900   300   300  2200  2100   300   300  2800  2700
T WIND DIR              N    NE     E    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW     S
T WIND SPD             14     6     6     9    13    14    13    11    13    12
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    32    22     7     7    31    31    13    12    33    31
MAX LVORI               2     3     3     5     4     4     5     5     4     4
STABILITY               E     B     B     F     F     C     C     E     E     C
CEILING             30000 30000 18200 30000 23500  9800  9800 15900 26600  3200
PRESSURE            30.61 30.60 30.60 30.59 30.54 30.43 30.40 30.36 30.37 30.29


DATE          SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17 WED 03/29/17
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          52    62    51    64    50    62    50    58
TEMP          56 55 61 58 54 53 62 58 52 51 60 58 53 52 58 56
DEWPT         51 51 51 50 51 51 51 49 49 50 50 53 52 51 46 44
MAX/MIN RH       88    65    94    61    97    67    96    62
RH            81 86 68 74 90 93 67 72 89 95 69 84 96 94 64 66
WIND DIR      SW SW SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  W  N  N NE
WIND SPD       8  3  6  8  9  9  9  4  4  3  4  4  4  4  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    20    30    30    20    30    30    10
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C      

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NCZ014-232100-
BUCKLAND ELEMENTARY-GATES NC
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