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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

VAZ096-110900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
520 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

DATE           12/10/16      SUN 12/11/16            MON 12/12/16            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                      20          48          41          58          43
TEMP             30 26 23 22 22 40 47 48 43 41 45 50 49 50 57 55 51 49 47 45 45
DEWPT            18 18 17 17 18 24 25 28 32 36 42 49 48 47 50 50 49 47 45 44 42
MAX/MIN RH                   88          41         100          77          95
RH               60 70 77 81 87 51 41 46 65 82 91 98 97 89 77 83 93 91 94 95 90
WIND DIR          W  W  W NW  N  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     27 28 29 32 01 10 15 15 15 15 18 20 21 24 23 25 26 26 31 03 05
WIND SPD          3  1  1  1  2  3  4  4  4  4  6  9  9 10  9  8  6  5  3  3  3
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)         7 11 27 39 34 34 29 30 63 89 90 92 88 89 92 86 78 68 60 69 72
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  7  7  7  6  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0          60          60          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.19           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                         S  L  C  C  C  L  C              S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     2
MIX HGT               800   300  2600  2400   300   300   600   600   300   300
T WIND DIR             NW     N     E    SE    SE     S    SW     W    SW     W
T WIND SPD              2     2     8     9     5     9    11     8     2     2
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     1     2    30    29     7    10    15    10     3     2
MAX LVORI               4     6     4     3     6     8     6     7     8     8
STABILITY               B     F     F     C     C     D     D     C     C     F
CEILING             17100 10800 13800 17300  4000  1700   300  1000  6300  4700
PRESSURE            30.48 30.48  30.5 30.38 30.28 30.11 30.04 29.97 30.01 30.03


DATE           12/13 WED 12/14/16 THU 12/15/16 FRI 12/16/16 SAT 12/17/16
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          55    39    52    30    41    23    39    28    54
TEMP          55 50 42 40 51 40 34 31 40 31 27 24 37 33 30 29 51 49
DEWPT         45 42 39 38 41 39 33 27 20 18 16 16 19 23 27 29 41 43
MIN/MAX RH       69    93    62    99    41    70    46   100    65
RH            69 75 89 93 69 95 95 85 44 58 62 70 47 65 87100 70 80
WIND DIR      NE  N  N  N NE  N NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  S SW  S
WIND SPD       3  3  3  3  3  3  5  8 10  6  6  4  5  3  4  5  5  8
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    10    30    40    10     5    10    30    40
RAIN           S  S        S  C  C  C                          C  C
SLEET                               C                              
SNOW                                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