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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

VAZ096-290900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            THU
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                      65          82          61          84          63
TEMP             81 73 69 66 69 78 81 82 73 65 62 61 66 81 84 83 75 67 65 63 68
DEWPT            63 62 61 61 61 59 58 58 58 58 58 59 60 58 57 59 61 61 61 62 63
MAX/MIN RH                   84          42          94          38          97
RH               54 69 76 84 76 52 46 44 60 79 88 94 82 46 40 44 61 81 87 97 84
WIND DIR          W  W  N NW  N  N  N  N  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  E SE SE  S  S SW
WIND DIR DEG     26 28 35 32 35 01 01 02 07 07 07 03 00 01 01 11 13 15 16 18 21
WIND SPD          4  2  5  2  3  6  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  4  1  2  3  3  3  3  2
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        35 38 40 35 30 38 45 37 28 22 16 16 15 24 32 27 22 23 23 21 18
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1100   300  5500  5500   700   300  5100  5300   400   300
T WIND DIR             NW     N    NW    NW     E    NW     W    SW     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     9     9     8     3     4     6     8     5     3
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     4    13    37    40     3     7    49    46     4     2
MAX LVORI               4     5     3     3     7     8     3     3     6     8
STABILITY               F     F     B     B     F     F     A     A     F     F
CEILING              8900 30000  9800  9800 30000  5500 30000  4700  4000 11700
PRESSURE            29.71 29.80 29.86 29.85 29.87 29.90 29.95 29.92 29.93 29.97


DATE           07/31 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14
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          87    65    83    67    84    70    84    70    86
TEMP          85 79 69 69 81 77 70 71 82 79 73 73 83 79 73 73 84 80
DEWPT         60 58 60 62 59 62 64 65 65 65 67 68 68 68 67 68 70 70
MIN/MAX RH       38    84    41    89    48    90    54    90    54
RH            43 49 73 78 47 60 81 81 56 62 81 84 61 69 81 84 63 72
WIND DIR       E SE  E NE  E  E NE  N NE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  3  3  3  9  5  2  3  4  3  0  2  4  3  3  3  5  4
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    10    20    20    30    30    40    40    40
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  S  S  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                      S  S  S     C  C  C     C  C  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