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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

VAZ096-212100-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 AM EDT SAT OCT 21 2017

DATE             SAT 10/21/17            SUN 10/22/17            MON 10/23/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      78          53          77          56          78
TEMP             53 71 77 76 61 56 55 54 55 73 77 75 63 60 58 57 58 73 77 76 66
DEWPT            51 58 52 53 53 54 54 54 54 59 59 60 61 60 58 57 58 62 63 63 64
MIN/MAX RH                   42         100          54         100          61
RH               93 63 42 45 76 93 97100 96 62 54 60 93100100100100 68 62 64 93
WIND DIR         NW NE NE  E  E  E NE SE NW  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     32 03 06 09 11 11 06 11 31 09 13 14 11 13 15 14 13 14 15 15 15
WIND SPD          2  3  2  3  1  1  0  0  0  2  3  5  3  3  3  2  1  4  6  8  5
CLOUDS           FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        13  4  2  8 17 20 21 30 37 26 31 38 39 36 46 47 55 51 57 61 63
VSBY              1  7  7  7  7  7  2  2  2  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
OBVIS            PF                 F  F  F                                    
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     4     4     4     5     4     4     4     5
MIX HGT              3900  3900   300   300  3900  3800   500   300  4200  4100
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    NE     E    SE     E    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              4     4     2     2     3     9     4     2     5    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    22    22     1     2    21    27     4     2    21    28
MAX LVORI               5     4    10    10     6     6    10    10     6     6
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 28900 26600 18500 30000 30000  1000      
PRESSURE            30.28 30.26 30.30 30.30 30.34 30.28 30.29 30.26 30.25 30.10


DATE          TUE 10/24/17 WED 10/25/17 THU 10/26/17 FRI 10/27/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          64    75    53    66    47    65    46    69
TEMP          64 65 74 63 57 55 65 56 51 49 63 55 50 49 66 63
DEWPT         64 64 63 61 52 49 47 46 43 42 48 46 43 44 49 51
MAX/MIN RH      100    64    95    50    81    53    89    51
RH           100 96 69 93 82 79 52 70 75 78 59 72 78 83 54 65
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD       6 10 16 10  4  4  8  3  4  6  8  3  4  4  9  6
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW
POP 12HR         30    70    30    20    20    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  L  C     S  S  S  S                  
TSTMS                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