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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

VAZ098-010900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

DATE           08/31/14      MON 09/01/14            TUE 09/02/14            WED
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                      76          89          75          89          76
TEMP             82 81 79 78 79 86 89 89 83 79 78 76 77 84 88 88 83 80 78 77 77
DEWPT            73 73 72 72 72 72 71 70 72 71 71 70 70 69 67 69 70 72 73 73 73
MAX/MIN RH                   85          51          83          47          88
RH               75 77 78 81 81 63 56 54 69 78 81 83 79 60 50 53 66 77 84 88 86
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     17 19 20 21 22 22 20 20 19 21 22 23 24 24 21 19 19 21 22 25 27
WIND SPD         10 10 10  9 10  9  9 10  9  9  9  9  9  5  5  9  9 10 11  9  6
CLOUDS           SC FW FW SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        30 25 20 36 52 43 51 49 47 42 37 27 17 17 17 24 31 33 35 46 57
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S                                 
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S                                 
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     3
MIX HGT               300   300  1500  1100   300   300  1100   800   300  1200
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             18    16    16    12     8    12    10    10    13    16
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    17    18    38    30     9    17    16    11    16    16
MAX LVORI               4     5     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     7
STABILITY               E     E     B     B     F     F     B     B     E     E
CEILING             25300  7200 20800 13800  9800 14800  6300 30000 26600  5500
PRESSURE            30.03 30.04 30.05  30.0 29.97 29.98  30.0 29.95 29.92 29.93


DATE           09/03 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14
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          85    73    82    73    82    74    83    72    78
TEMP          84 80 76 75 81 78 75 75 81 79 76 76 82 78 74 73 77 73
DEWPT         71 71 71 71 69 70 70 70 69 69 70 71 70 70 70 69 68 67
MIN/MAX RH       59    90    62    88    61    88    62    92    68
RH            65 74 86 87 67 75 84 84 66 73 82 84 67 76 88 89 74 80
WIND DIR      NE SE  S NE  E SE  S  S SE  S SW SW  S  S  W  N NE NE
WIND SPD       3  3  2  4  9  8  4  2  9  9  8  8  6 10  6  8 11 11
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    20    20    20    10    10    20    30    30
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S  S  S                 S  S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS             S  S        S  S                 S  S  S        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