National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

VAZ098-222100-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

DATE             WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14
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                      61          50          64          50          69
TEMP             57 59 59 59 59 58 55 53 52 58 63 64 59 56 53 52 52 61 65 67 63
DEWPT            51 51 52 49 49 47 45 44 43 43 44 44 46 45 44 44 43 44 43 43 46
MIN/MAX RH                   60          75          47          76          40
RH               76 67 67 65 72 72 71 74 71 57 51 49 61 66 71 75 73 52 45 42 54
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     31 31 32 33 31 32 31 31 31 31 30 30 31 32 31 31 31 32 31 31 31
WIND SPD         10 13 16 18 20 20 19 18 18 19 19 17 14 16 14 12 12 16 13 11 10
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        99100 89 88 81 69 58 53 47 56 64 50 43 35 27 21 14 16 18 18 17
VSBY              4  4  4  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     60          30          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.01           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        L  L  L  C  C  C                                             
TSTMS                                                                          
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     4     5
MIX HGT              3000  3200  1300  1200  3400  3300  1300   500  2100  2100
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W
T WIND SPD             14    33    28    24    25    25    24    20    18    14
SMOKE DISP             GD    GD    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    71    85    31    38    64    65    26    23    32    31
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     2
STABILITY               C     D     D     D     D     D     D     E     C     C
CEILING              1700  1000  2000  4700 30000  4900  4700 30000 20800 17100
PRESSURE            29.82 29.80 29.84 29.84 29.86 29.79 29.84 29.85 29.89 29.87


DATE          SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14
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          55    68    57    67    56    71    58    71
TEMP          58 57 66 62 59 58 66 61 58 58 69 64 60 60 69 65
DEWPT         48 49 47 49 49 50 48 51 50 50 50 53 54 55 56 58
MAX/MIN RH       75    47    75    51    77    48    86    59
RH            70 74 50 63 71 75 53 68 75 75 52 66 81 84 63 78
WIND DIR      NW NW  W SW  W NW NW NW NW  N NE SE  S SW SW  S
WIND SPD       8  9  9  8 10 12 11 11 11 10  3  5  5  5  6  5
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5     5     5     5     5     0     5    10

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NCZ014-222100-
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