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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST TUE DEC 12 2017

VAZ096-130900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
520 PM EST TUE DEC 12 2017

DATE           12/12/17      WED 12/13/17            THU 12/14/17            FRI
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                      22          37          28          50          29
TEMP             41 34 29 26 24 30 36 36 32 31 31 30 29 40 48 47 39 35 33 32 30
DEWPT            30 22 13 12 10 10  8 11 16 19 21 23 25 27 29 29 30 27 26 27 27
MAX/MIN RH                   66          30          84          45          87
RH               65 61 51 55 54 42 30 34 50 59 66 75 85 59 48 50 72 72 75 82 87
WIND DIR         NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     29 30 29 29 29 29 28 27 24 22 22 23 23 25 26 27 00 00 03 03 05
WIND SPD         12 11 10 10 10 13 12 10  5  6  5  6  6 10 10  5  3  3  3  3  2
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        51 33  7 10  2  2  1 27 53 51 49 42 34 29 24 25 32 32 43 47 64
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     20           0          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S                                                            
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     4
MIX HGT              5500  5400  4900  4500   900   400  3300  4000  1400   400
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    SW    SW    SW     W    NW     N    NE
T WIND SPD             34    31    25    18    17    17    18    12     8     3
SMOKE DISP             EX    EX    VG    GD    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    47    90    86    60    16    16    49    63     4     3
MAX LVORI               2     2     1     2     3     4     4     3     4     6
STABILITY               C     E     E     C     C     F     F     C     B     F
CEILING              4700 30000 30000 23500  8900 30000 20800 23500 23500 18200
PRESSURE            29.65 29.78 29.89 29.84 29.79 29.67 29.73 29.82 30.01 30.05


DATE           12/15 SAT 12/16/17 SUN 12/17/17 MON 12/18/17 TUE 12/19/17
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          47    30    47    32    55    41    57    40    57
TEMP          45 38 33 31 45 39 35 33 52 47 44 42 55 48 43 41 55 48
DEWPT         35 33 27 24 23 27 28 30 35 39 38 41 46 44 38 40 42 41
MIN/MAX RH       60    85    40    90    49    95    64    96    57
RH            68 82 78 75 41 63 76 90 52 74 80 95 72 86 82 96 61 78
WIND DIR      NE NW NW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       2  3  6  4  6  4  4  3  6  5  5  4  4  4  5  5  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10     5     0     5    20    40    40    20    20
RAIN                                   S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S

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VAZ098-130900-
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