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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

VAZ096-222100-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

DATE             WED 03/22/17            THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17
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                      52          25          48          28          65
TEMP             47 50 50 51 42 35 31 27 26 43 46 47 34 29 28 29 31 46 58 62 49
DEWPT            41 32 26 21 20 19 19 18 18 16 14 14 20 21 21 23 27 33 38 41 44
MIN/MAX RH                   30          71          26          85          45
RH               78 51 39 30 41 52 61 68 71 33 27 26 56 72 76 78 85 61 48 47 85
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     35 00 35 35 01 01 01 01 02 03 05 07 11 14 15 18 20 21 22 22 21
WIND SPD          8 16 14 13  8  8  5  5  6  9  8  5  3  3  3  2  3 10 11 11  6
CLOUDS           OV B2 CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 78  5  5  0  0  6  2  9  0  0  0  4  8 12 12 15 23 35 37 33
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                                     
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              4000  4500  2000   800  3100  3000   600   300  2300  2600
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N    NE    NE    SE     S    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             25    21    14    13    11     4     5     2    18    20
SMOKE DISP             GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR
ADI                    77    71    11    12    35    17     3     4    52    54
MAX LVORI               3     2     3     3     2     3     4     6     4     4
STABILITY               E     C     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C
CEILING              8900 30000 30000 26600 30000 26600 30000 23500 10800  8900
PRESSURE            30.07 30.23 30.38 30.47 30.59 30.55 30.57 30.54 30.51 30.38


DATE          SAT 03/25/17 SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17
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          49    72    52    70    52    68    48    66
TEMP          49 52 69 64 56 54 68 63 56 54 66 60 52 50 64 59
DEWPT         47 48 51 51 51 50 52 52 51 51 52 50 49 47 52 49
MAX/MIN RH       98    49    90    53    93    56    96    59
RH            95 88 53 63 83 86 57 67 83 90 62 70 89 89 66 71
WIND DIR      SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  N NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD       6  5  9  5  5  3  8  4  4  3  5  4  4  4  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          5     5    10    30    40    30    20    40
RAIN SHWRS                       S  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                               C                        

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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