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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

VAZ096-260900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

DATE           05/25/16      THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT
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                      62          89          66          86          63
TEMP             77 69 66 63 70 82 87 88 80 73 70 67 70 79 84 85 77 70 67 64 67
DEWPT            61 61 62 61 63 64 62 62 64 63 62 63 64 65 62 62 62 62 62 63 64
MAX/MIN RH                   97          41          87          45          96
RH               58 76 87 93 78 55 43 42 58 71 76 87 81 61 48 46 59 75 82 96 89
WIND DIR         SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SE SE  S SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     12 17 20 22 22 23 22 19 17 18 19 20 21 19 17 15 15 16 15 14 11
WIND SPD          4  3  3  3  4  5  6  6  5  8  5  5  5  5  8  9  6  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         2  1  0  4  8 10 33 34 28 27 27 26 25 27 30 34 39 35 31 38 46
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0          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     5     5     4     4     3     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT               900   300  4700  4900   900   300  4100  4100   600   300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              5     9     8     9    13     9     6    13     8     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     4     7    32    33    10     8    30    50     6     6
MAX LVORI               6     6     3     3     4     6     3     2     5     8
STABILITY               A     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             30000  4700 30000 30000  4700  4700 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.09 30.10 30.10 30.02 30.01 30.04 30.05 30.01 30.05 30.07


DATE           05/28 SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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          83    66    82    65    80    65    81    65    81
TEMP          81 77 69 69 80 76 68 68 78 74 68 68 79 75 68 68 79 75
DEWPT         64 66 65 66 68 67 65 66 68 66 65 66 66 66 64 65 66 66
MIN/MAX RH       53    94    61    97    65    97    60    97    60
RH            56 69 87 90 67 74 90 93 70 76 90 93 65 73 87 90 65 74
WIND DIR       E SE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  E  E
WIND SPD       8  4  3  2  4  4  3  3  5  4  3  3  5  4  3  2  3  4
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    20    40    40    40    30    40    20    30
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS             S  S     C  C  C     C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C

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VAZ098-260900-
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