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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

VAZ096-302100-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
520 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

DATE             FRI 01/30/15            SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      45          21          39          26          49
TEMP             36 40 44 43 34 29 26 24 22 31 37 37 33 30 29 27 28 38 46 47 44
DEWPT            30 27 21 16 16 14 11 11 10  8  6 10 13 15 17 20 22 24 26 29 32
MIN/MAX RH                   33          58          24          74          44
RH               79 58 39 33 47 52 52 58 58 37 27 32 43 53 60 74 78 57 44 49 62
WIND DIR          W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  S
WIND DIR DEG     28 31 31 31 31 31 32 31 31 32 31 30 27 23 22 22 22 23 25 21 16
WIND SPD          9 13 17 17 10 11 10  9  6 10 10  6  2  3  3  3  3  4  6  5  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        87 72 56 31  6  8 10  6  2  5  7 14 21 39 56 66 76 83 89 92 95
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1      
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4      
MIX HGT              5200  5700  1900  1600  3100  3100   600   300  4100      
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W     S    SW     W      
T WIND SPD             25    32    28    20    18    10     3     5     5      
SMOKE DISP             VG    EX    FR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR      
ADI                    90   104    59    17    44    47     3     3    21      
MAX LVORI               3     1     2     2     2     2     3     3     3      
STABILITY               D     D     C     F     E     B     B     F     F      
CEILING              5900  4700 30000 30000 30000 23500 18200 13800  8600      
PRESSURE            29.90 29.95 30.11 30.19 30.26 30.25 30.26 30.23 30.21      


DATE          MON 02/02/15 TUE 02/03/15 WED 02/04/15 THU 02/05/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          39    41    20    37    28    47    32    41
TEMP          41 39 41 31 24 21 35 33 30 30 45 40 35 33 40 34
DEWPT         34 36 32 22 14 11 13 17 20 26 37 39 35 32 27 23
MAX/MIN RH       89    55    68    36    88    67   100    52
RH            76 89 69 69 65 64 40 51 66 85 74 95100 96 59 64
WIND DIR       S SW  N  N NW  N NW  S  S NE  W  N NW  N NW NW
WIND SPD       6  5 14 11 10  8  3  1  2  0  3  2  1  3  4  3
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         70    70    20     5    10    40    50    20
RAIN                                         C  C  C  C      
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  C                                    
SNOW                                               C  C  S  S
SNOWSHWRS                  S                                 

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