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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

VAZ098-040900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

DATE           12/03/16      SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      41          50          46          54          48
TEMP             46 44 43 42 42 47 49 49 48 47 47 47 46 50 53 53 51 50 50 49 49
DEWPT            34 37 36 36 36 38 38 39 40 41 43 45 45 48 49 47 47 47 46 47 47
MAX/MIN RH                   81          64          97          80          92
RH               64 75 76 79 82 72 66 68 74 78 86 92 97 91 86 82 85 88 85 92 92
WIND DIR         NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S SE NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE  E
WIND DIR DEG     33 34 35 35 00 01 00 35 08 13 16 13 06 03 00 00 01 02 04 05 07
WIND SPD         10 10 10 10  9  8  4  3  3  3  5  4  5  8 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        39 50 57 75 81 82 83 85 92100100100100 91 83 77 69 76 86100100
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4
POP 12HR                      0           5          80          50          90
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.35        0.08        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                      C  C  D  D  C  C        S  S  C  C  D
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     2     2     2     3     4     3
MIX HGT              1500   900  2800  2800  1300   900  2100  2200   800   800
T WIND DIR             NW     N     N     W    SE     E    NE     N    NE     E
T WIND SPD             17    16    10     2    11    10    18    18    13    16
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    19    19    22     8    13    16    51    50    14    23
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     4     6     5     5     5     5
STABILITY               C     D     D     B     D     D     D     C     C     D
CEILING             20800 15900 12700  9800  6300  2400  1700 23500 20800 13800
PRESSURE            30.26 30.28 30.29 30.26 30.21 30.09 30.03 30.01 30.11 30.11


DATE           12/06 WED 12/07/16 THU 12/08/16 FRI 12/09/16 SAT 12/10/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          59    51    58    47    56    33    42    28    40
TEMP          58 54 52 51 57 52 49 47 55 44 38 33 41 34 31 29 39 36
DEWPT         53 54 52 50 50 48 47 45 45 40 32 27 24 23 22 21 22 23
MIN/MAX RH       83    99    74    93    62    88    47    73    47
RH            84 97 97 97 77 86 92 91 69 85 79 75 50 63 69 73 49 58
WIND DIR       E  E  N NW NW  N  N  W  W  W  W NW  W  W NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD      14 11  8 13 12  9  6  4 10 12 16 18 20 19 19 16 13 10
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         90    70    30    20    30    30    10    10    10
RAIN           D  D  L  L                                          
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  S  S  S  S  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