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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

VAZ096-220900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
520 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

DATE           11/21/14      SAT 11/22/14            SUN 11/23/14            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
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                      22          51          34          61          58
TEMP             36 29 26 24 23 46 50 51 41 38 35 36 37 55 59 60 59 58 58 58 59
DEWPT            13 14 14 15 16 17 17 21 24 26 28 31 36 42 47 52 55 57 58 58 58
MAX/MIN RH                   77          25          89          56         100
RH               38 54 61 69 74 30 27 30 52 63 74 82 94 61 65 74 88 96100100 96
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE SE SW  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     34 35 35 02 05 13 21 20 19 20 22 20 18 18 17 16 14 16 18 19 20
WIND SPD          4  3  1  1  0  3  5  4  3  4  5  4  3  4  6  8  9 10 10 10  9
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)         0  0  0  3  5  7  8 11 14 25 35 48 61 73 85 93100100100 92 84
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          50          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.09        0.79
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                        C  C  D  D  L  L   
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     3     4
MIX HGT              1300   300  1900  1700   300   300  1500  1500   400   300
T WIND DIR              N    NW    SW     S     S    SW     S    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD              4     2     5     8     3     2     5    10    23    18
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     3     2    23    23     2     3     8    16    24    22
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     2     4     8     5     5     5     5
STABILITY               F     F     B     C     F     F     C     C     D     D
CEILING             30000 30000 24500 23500 26600 26600 20800  9800  1000   300
PRESSURE            30.51 30.53 30.51 30.42 30.34 30.29 30.25 30.12  30.0 29.68


DATE           11/24 TUE 11/25/14 WED 11/26/14 THU 11/27/14 FRI 11/28/14
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          75    52    62    42    50    33    49    33    49
TEMP          73 69 56 53 61 51 46 42 49 41 36 34 47 40 36 34 47 40
DEWPT         64 62 55 50 43 43 41 39 38 37 33 32 34 34 34 29 29 27
MIN/MAX RH       65    96    46    87    60    91    53    91    42
RH            73 78 96 89 50 74 83 90 66 85 88 91 60 78 91 81 49 60
WIND DIR      SW SW SW NW  W NE NE  N  N  N NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD      13 10  5  3  4  1  0  1  6  3  3  2  4  1  3  3  9  4
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         20    20    20    30    50    20    20    10     5
RAIN                             C  C  C  C  S                     
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S                    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