National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

VAZ098-280900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

DATE           11/27/14      FRI 11/28/14            SAT 11/29/14            SUN
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                      34          42          30          52          44
TEMP             41 40 39 36 35 38 41 40 35 32 33 33 33 46 50 51 47 44 44 45 46
DEWPT            37 34 31 27 24 23 22 22 23 23 24 24 25 23 26 29 30 33 36 38 40
MAX/MIN RH                   84          44          72          37          79
RH               84 80 74 70 65 54 47 48 62 69 69 70 72 41 39 42 51 66 72 76 79
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     33 32 32 32 32 32 33 32 32 32 32 31 28 22 19 19 19 20 21 21 22
WIND SPD         11 13 16 17 17 17 14 10  6  5  5  4  4  6 10 11 11 11 12 12 11
CLOUDS           B2 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        70 50 32 23 14  5 11 24 26 42 57 61 64 51 38 32 26 20 14 13 12
VSBY              5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S                                                            
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1700  1700  4400  4200  1300   700  2000  1900   400   400
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW     W     W    SW     S    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             20    25    24    12     9     8    11    17    17    14
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    24    49    66    49     9     9    36    36    18    18
MAX LVORI               4     3     1     3     3     3     3     2     3     4
STABILITY               D     D     D     C     F     E     C     C     E     E
CEILING              4700 30000 30000 29500 10800  8000  8900 11700 26600 26600
PRESSURE            30.07 30.15 30.25 30.25 30.29 30.29 30.30 30.26 30.26 30.22


DATE           11/30 MON 12/01/14 TUE 12/02/14 WED 12/03/14 THU 12/04/14
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          63    50    62    48    54    50    59    47    52
TEMP          60 56 53 51 61 55 51 48 53 52 51 50 58 53 49 47 51 49
DEWPT         41 45 47 47 49 49 46 43 43 45 49 49 50 50 46 45 41 41
MIN/MAX RH       45    87    59    86    64    96    69    94    64
RH            49 65 81 86 65 80 83 82 69 78 94 95 76 90 88 91 68 73
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N NE NE  E SW SW SW NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD      12 11 11 10 10  5 12 12 12  8  3  2  5  4  4  5  8  2
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR          0     5    10    20    20    20    30    30    20
RAIN                             S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S

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NCZ014-280900-
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