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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

VAZ098-062100-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

DATE             MON 07/06/15            TUE 07/07/15            WED 07/08/15
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                      84          74          87          76          90
TEMP             77 82 83 83 80 77 75 74 77 83 86 85 81 79 78 76 79 85 88 87 83
DEWPT            72 72 71 71 71 70 70 70 71 71 70 70 71 71 71 71 72 73 72 73 73
MIN/MAX RH                   67          86          59          85          60
RH               85 73 68 68 75 79 84 86 82 68 60 61 70 77 80 85 79 66 60 63 72
WIND DIR         SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     21 19 16 17 17 19 20 21 21 20 18 19 19 20 21 22 23 22 22 21 20
WIND SPD          6  6 10 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 10 10 10 10  9  9  9
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        69 58 60 56 52 52 52 51 51 47 48 52 41 32 22 23 25 24 23 31 39
VSBY             10 10  3  3  6  6 10 10 10 10  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.15        0.03        0.05        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C              C  C  C                       S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C              C  C  C                       S
LAL                     3     3     3     1     3     3     3     1     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              3700  3600  1000   700  3700  3500   800   500  3600  3400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             12    14    17    20    14    16    14    20    18    17
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR
ADI                    42    41    16    24    48    48    17    24    61    60
MAX LVORI               4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     3     4
STABILITY               E     C     C     D     E     B     B     E     E     B
CEILING              3300  6600 15900 10800  9800  3200 30000 30000 11400 30000
PRESSURE            30.10 30.07 30.04 30.04 30.06 30.04 30.01 30.04 30.06 30.04


DATE          THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15
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          76    88    75    87    76    86    76    86
TEMP          78 79 87 84 78 78 86 83 78 78 85 82 78 78 85 82
DEWPT         73 72 73 72 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 72
MAX/MIN RH       88    60    87    61    82    62    84    62
RH            85 79 62 69 82 81 63 70 79 79 64 69 80 79 64 72
WIND DIR      SW  W NW  S SW  W NW SE SE  N NE  S SW NW SW  S
WIND SPD       8  4  5  6  8  6  5  3  3  3  3  5  3  3  4  5
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    20    20    20    20    20    20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S        S  S        S  S        S  S        S
TSTMS          S        S  S        S  S        S  S        S

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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