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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

VAZ098-230900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2017

DATE           09/22/17      SAT 09/23/17            SUN 09/24/17            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      67          81          69          81          70
TEMP             74 70 69 68 69 80 81 79 74 71 70 70 72 80 81 80 75 72 71 71 72
DEWPT            67 66 66 66 66 66 66 66 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 68 69
MAX/MIN RH                   95          61          90          63          91
RH               78 89 90 95 90 63 61 64 78 85 89 90 84 66 63 66 77 84 87 90 89
WIND DIR          N  S SW  W NW  N NE NE  E  E NW NW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     01 19 24 29 33 01 03 04 07 07 33 31 33 01 03 05 05 06 04 04 04
WIND SPD          2  3  3  4  5  6  6  4  3  3  2  3  5  8  8  8  6  5  6  8 10
CLOUDS           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        31 21 10 18 20 23 20 20 20 19 18 17 17 20 23 25 32 35 38 42 47
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           5           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                  5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4
MIX HGT               300   300  2500  2500   500   300  2000  2300   300   300
T WIND DIR             SW     W     N     N    NE    NW     N    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              4     5    10     9     5     5    11     9     5    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     3     5    33    33     3     5    33    32     4    15
MAX LVORI               6     8     5     4     7     7     4     4     6     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             15900 23400 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.01  30.0 30.04 30.02 30.05 30.02 30.04  30.0 29.98 29.95


DATE           09/25 TUE 09/26/17 WED 09/27/17 THU 09/28/17 FRI 09/29/17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          80    71    76    72    76    72    79    67    72
TEMP          80 75 72 72 75 74 73 73 76 74 73 73 78 73 69 68 72 69
DEWPT         70 68 69 69 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 69 69 67 61 58 56 57
MIN/MAX RH       70    93    82    94    82    92    68    81    57
RH            72 80 90 91 84 86 90 90 83 87 89 88 73 80 76 69 58 65
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      11 10 10 12 13 14 16 18 18 16 16 14 16 12 16 12 10  8
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC
POP 12HR         10    10    20    30    30    10     5     5     5
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  C  C  C  C                        

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NCZ014-230900-
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