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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

VAZ096-212100-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
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                      75          50          63          47          66
TEMP             54 71 74 74 63 57 53 51 52 61 63 63 58 54 50 48 47 60 64 65 57
DEWPT            50 52 49 50 51 51 50 48 48 49 48 47 46 44 42 42 42 42 42 42 45
MIN/MAX RH                   38          92          53          83          41
RH               86 52 41 43 66 80 91 91 88 65 58 56 64 69 74 80 83 51 45 43 64
WIND DIR         SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     21 23 25 25 29 31 31 30 30 32 32 32 32 32 32 31 30 31 29 29 29
WIND SPD          2  4  6  5  4  4  3  5  5 10 13 13 10 11 10  9  8 11 12 10  6
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        52 27 35 56 69 77 71 78 85 86 81 75 65 47 44 26 26 29 49 43 13
VSBY             10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
MIX HGT              4600  4500   500   500  2400  2600  1500   500  4000  3900
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W
T WIND SPD             11    12    10    10    19    21    16    13    24    19
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    GD    GD
ADI                    58    59    11     9    46    56    23    10    49    52
MAX LVORI               3     3     6     6     4     2     3     4     3     2
STABILITY               F     C     C     E     D     C     C     F     E     C
CEILING              8900  4800  4000  1000  1000  1700  3200  3200 30000  3200
PRESSURE            900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0


DATE          FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
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          47    70    49    71    50    72    51    72
TEMP          50 48 67 59 53 52 69 60 54 53 70 61 55 54 70 61
DEWPT         44 44 45 47 46 46 47 49 48 48 50 51 49 50 53 54
MAX/MIN RH       87    41    83    43    86    47    89    52
RH            80 86 45 64 77 80 46 68 80 83 49 70 80 86 55 78
WIND DIR      NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  E
WIND SPD       5  5  8  3  4  3  5  3  3  4  6  3  3  3  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5     5     5     5     5     5    10     5

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VAZ098-212100-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH 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