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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

VAZ096-070900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
520 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

DATE           02/06/16      SUN 02/07/16            MON 02/08/16            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      31          47          33          50          33
TEMP             40 36 34 33 32 40 45 45 41 38 36 35 34 42 48 48 42 38 36 34 35
DEWPT            28 28 28 28 28 31 31 31 32 31 30 30 29 32 34 33 35 36 36 34 33
MAX/MIN RH                   86          52          85          52         100
RH               62 73 78 82 86 71 58 57 69 76 80 82 81 68 57 56 77 92 99100 92
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  S  S  S  S SW SW  W
WIND DIR DEG     06 03 03 03 02 02 03 02 01 00 35 34 31 28 19 18 16 18 21 23 26
WIND SPD          3  3  3  4  6 10 13 14 14 13 11 10  5  5  4  5  6  5  5  5  5
CLOUDS           SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        34 57 74 81 95100 97100 99 92 73 45 41 30 63 76 93 96 92 91 78
VSBY                                                                           
POP 12HR                     10          40          30          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06        0.01           0        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                C  C  C  C                                 
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  C  C  C  C   
SNOWSHWRS                                                               C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     3     3
MIX HGT               400   300  1800  1700  1200   600  2200  3500   900  1200
T WIND DIR             NE     N    NE     N     N    NW    NW    SW     S     W
T WIND SPD              3     6    19    24    26    17     8     9    10    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     2    11    45    46    25    22    16    30    12    14
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     3     3     4     4     4     8     8
STABILITY               B     D     D     D     D     D     F     C     C     D
CEILING             20800  8900 10100  9400  9200 10800 12100 11700  4700  1000
PRESSURE            30.28 30.25 30.07 29.96 29.78 29.71 29.77 29.69 29.62 29.51


DATE           02/09 WED 02/10/16 THU 02/11/16 FRI 02/12/16 SAT 02/13/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          40    28    41    25    39    26    45    30    41
TEMP          40 35 31 29 39 34 28 26 37 33 29 28 43 38 33 31 40 32
DEWPT         32 28 26 24 21 19 16 13 14 16 18 18 23 25 27 24 23 20
MIN/MAX RH       63    85    43    61    35    68    43    80    46
RH            72 75 82 81 49 55 61 57 38 49 63 67 45 60 79 77 50 61
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD      10  8  9  8 12 10 10 10 11  5  3  3  4  4  6  8  9  9
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    20    20     5     5     5     5    20     5
RAIN SHWRS                    S                                    
SNOWSHWRS      C  C  S  S  S  S                          S  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