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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

VAZ096-230900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

DATE           08/22/14      SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      70          83          68          81          62
TEMP             79 73 71 70 72 80 83 82 74 71 70 69 71 78 81 80 71 67 65 63 65
DEWPT            69 70 70 69 71 70 69 65 65 66 67 65 65 64 63 59 61 61 61 62 63
MAX/MIN RH                   99          54          92          46          99
RH               72 90 97 97 97 72 64 56 73 86 92 89 83 62 54 48 71 83 89 99 93
WIND DIR          E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     08 02 06 05 04 05 06 06 05 05 04 04 03 05 05 05 05 04 04 03 03
WIND SPD          2  2  1  3  4  8  9  9  6  5  4  5  6 10 11 10  8  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        89 89 89 87 85 80 75 82 89 88 87 79 71 56 40 31 21 22 22 28 34
VSBY              6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     40          30          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.12        0.05           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  S  S                                 
TSTMS             C  C              C  C                                       
LAL                     3     1     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     4     5     5     4
MIX HGT               600   300  3400  3300   400   300  4400  4200   300   300
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE     E     E    NE    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD              8     6     9    11    12    14    17    18    12     2
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                     5    10    23    28    12    19    53    53    10     3
MAX LVORI               8     8     5     3     6     6     3     3     6    10
STABILITY               D     D     C     C     D     D     C     B     F     F
CEILING              3200  5500  6300  3200  6300  1700  4700 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.85 29.86 29.86 29.87 29.89 29.92 29.97  30.0 30.01 30.03


DATE           08/25 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14 FRI 08/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          81    65    82    66    84    68    86    70    85
TEMP          80 74 68 68 80 75 69 69 82 77 71 71 84 79 73 73 83 78
DEWPT         63 61 62 65 65 65 64 65 67 68 66 68 67 68 68 68 67 68
MIN/MAX RH       50    91    54    93    54    93    51    91    52
RH            56 64 81 88 60 71 84 87 61 74 84 90 57 69 84 86 59 71
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  W  W SW  S SW  W NW  E
WIND SPD      10  5  2  3  4  5  4  6  5  4  3  3  4  3  4  2  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5    10    10    10    10    20    20    30
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  C  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