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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

VAZ096-250900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

DATE           06/24/17      SUN 06/25/17            MON 06/26/17            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
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                      72          88          63          84          61
TEMP             86 79 75 73 76 82 86 87 79 71 67 64 68 77 82 83 76 68 65 62 65
DEWPT            73 74 73 72 70 67 64 63 65 64 61 60 61 59 58 56 61 61 60 59 60
MAX/MIN RH                   97          43          87          40          90
RH               64 85 95 97 83 61 48 45 62 79 82 87 78 54 44 40 60 78 84 90 84
WIND DIR          W SW SW  W NW  N NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  W  W  W SW  W NW  N
WIND DIR DEG     24 21 23 28 31 34 30 27 25 31 31 33 35 34 25 25 25 21 25 32 35
WIND SPD          2  3  3  3  4  4  3  4  1  3  2  2  3  3  3  5  3  2  3  4  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        76 83 61 53 45 36 47 44 41 39 37 35 33 33 33 25 16 33 50 48 46
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     40           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  S  S  S                                                  C
TSTMS             C  S  S  S                                                   
LAL                     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     5     6     6     5     5     5
MIX HGT              2300  2100  5500  6400  2000  1300  6800  6900  1700   400
T WIND DIR             SW     W    NW     W     W    NW    NW     W     W    NW
T WIND SPD              8     8     9    11     8     6     6    13     4     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    GD    PR    PR
ADI                     5    21    55    67     4    15    46    71     5     9
MAX LVORI               8     8     3     3     5     6     3     3     6     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     A     A     F     F     B     A     F
CEILING              8000  3200 20800  4700  8500 11700 30000 30000  6300 30000
PRESSURE            29.86 29.90 29.95 29.93 29.97  30.0 30.04 29.97 29.96  30.0


DATE           06/27 WED 06/28/17 THU 06/29/17 FRI 06/30/17 SAT 07/01/17
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          79    60    81    62    86    67    88    70    89
TEMP          77 72 64 65 79 74 66 68 84 79 71 72 86 82 74 74 87 83
DEWPT         55 56 56 57 54 58 59 62 61 63 62 64 66 67 67 68 70 70
MIN/MAX RH       42    87    39    93    45    85    48    90    54
RH            47 56 75 75 42 57 78 82 46 58 73 77 51 61 79 83 57 65
WIND DIR      NW  W NW  N NW SE  S SW SW  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD       3  2  2  3  2  2  3  3  6  5  8  6  8  6  8  8  9  8
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         30    20     5     5     5     5    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S                                      S  S
TSTMS             C                                            S  S

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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