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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

VAZ099-250900-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE           10/24/14      SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            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                      49          68          55          70          54
TEMP             58 55 52 50 51 64 67 66 61 60 58 58 58 67 69 68 61 61 58 56 56
DEWPT            48 46 43 43 43 45 46 47 49 49 48 47 46 42 39 40 41 45 48 48 47
MAX/MIN RH                   80          44          70          31          74
RH               69 72 71 80 77 49 47 51 65 67 69 67 64 41 33 36 48 56 69 74 73
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     30 31 32 32 31 31 28 25 25 26 27 29 30 30 30 30 31 31 32 32 32
WIND SPD         11 11 11 10  9  9  9 11 11 11 11 13 14 16 16 16 12 11 11 11 11
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        25 25 25 18 11 11 11 14 16 19 23 15  7  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
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                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIX HGT               300   300  1700  1500   300   300  2800  2700  1000   300
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             17    16    11    14    19    18    25    23    19    16
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    17    17    24    19    18    24    55    56    19    17
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     4
STABILITY               E     E     B     C     E     E     C     D     E     E
CEILING             20800 20800 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.90 29.92 29.93 29.85 29.81 29.76 29.79 29.81 29.92 29.97


DATE           10/27 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14
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          66    60    70    64    70    58    64    57    64
TEMP          66 64 62 61 69 67 65 65 69 64 61 59 63 60 58 57 63 59
DEWPT         48 48 56 57 59 61 59 59 58 56 52 50 50 50 52 52 51 49
MIN/MAX RH       47    87    66    83    63    78    58    83    59
RH            50 56 82 86 71 80 81 81 69 76 73 72 62 70 79 83 65 69
WIND DIR       W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N NW  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       5  4  9 10 12 13 14 14 13 10  8 12 10  6  6  6  5  9
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0     0     5    10    20    20    10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  S  S  S            

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VAZ081-250900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
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