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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

VAZ096-262100-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE             SUN 04/26/15            MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      55          44          67          45          68
TEMP             49 49 50 52 53 46 46 45 50 61 65 65 58 49 48 46 50 61 66 67 61
DEWPT            47 46 46 44 44 43 42 42 43 41 40 37 39 39 39 40 41 42 43 40 45
MIN/MAX RH                   71          90          35          79          37
RH               93 89 85 75 70 89 87 90 77 47 40 35 48 68 72 79 71 49 43 37 57
WIND DIR         NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     03 02 02 01 01 34 31 31 32 32 32 32 32 31 30 32 33 35 00 01 02
WIND SPD          6  8  9  8  5  4  3  4  6  9 10  9  6  8  9  9 10 10 10  6  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)       100100100 95 90 61 32 39 47 55 63 60 58 48 38 31 23 29 35 35 34
VSBY              6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     80          10          10          10           0
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              D  D  C  S                                                   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              2100  2400  1000   300  5200  5900  1700   600  3300  3600
T WIND DIR             NE     N     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             16     9     3     2    13    16     6    12    13     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    34    32     2     2    65    56    13    19    31    35
MAX LVORI               5     3     7     7     3     2     4     4     2     2
STABILITY               D     D     B     F     E     B     B     F     E     B
CEILING              1000  4000  9800 30000 30000  4700  6300 30000 30000  4000
PRESSURE            29.60 29.65 29.67 29.69 29.75 29.76 29.84 29.87 29.92 29.90


DATE          WED 04/29/15 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15
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          48    64    50    68    49    70    50    74
TEMP          50 51 62 59 53 53 66 61 53 53 68 62 54 54 71 66
DEWPT         46 47 48 48 49 50 50 49 48 47 46 46 47 47 48 49
MAX/MIN RH       89    56    93    52    89    42    86    40
RH            86 86 60 67 86 89 56 65 83 80 45 56 77 77 44 54
WIND DIR      SW NW SW SE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  W  W SW
WIND SPD       3  2  1  2  2  6  9  8  9 10  6  3  4  6  3  1
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0    20    40    40    20    10    10    10
RAIN                 S  S  C  C  C  C                        
RAIN SHWRS                             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