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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

VAZ096-290900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

DATE           05/28/15      FRI 05/29/15            SAT 05/30/15            SUN
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                      66          88          65          88          67
TEMP             80 73 70 67 71 81 86 87 79 72 69 66 70 80 86 87 80 74 71 68 72
DEWPT            68 67 65 66 67 66 66 66 66 67 68 66 68 67 67 66 66 66 67 67 68
MAX/MIN RH                   98          48         100          48         100
RH               67 80 85 97 88 61 51 50 64 84 97100 92 65 53 50 62 76 87 97 87
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     15 17 17 18 19 16 15 14 13 15 16 16 17 17 16 15 15 16 18 19 20
WIND SPD          3  3  3  3  3  3  5  8  5  3  3  3  3  4  6  9  6  3  3  2  3
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        52 52 52 52 52 40 26 31 42 36 29 31 33 22 28 28 22 23 23 26 28
VSBY              6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  C                                      S  S  S  S         
TSTMS             C  C                                      S  S  S  S         
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  3     3     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT               300   300  3700  4000   700   300  3600  3600   500   300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             13    10     6    11     8     6     9    13    11     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    11     8    33    38     8     7    37    45     7     3
MAX LVORI               5     8     4     3     8     9     4     3     6    10
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING              3900  3300 13100 14800 15900 17100 18200 30000 30000  4700
PRESSURE            30.14 30.18 30.20 30.19 30.15 30.17 30.17 30.12 30.05 30.07


DATE           05/31 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15 THU 06/04/15
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          89    68    82    65    78    63    79    64    82
TEMP          87 81 72 71 81 76 68 68 77 72 66 66 77 73 67 68 80 75
DEWPT         68 67 66 66 67 66 64 66 66 65 63 64 64 64 63 65 64 65
MIN/MAX RH       50    90    60    97    67   100    60    98    55
RH            53 63 81 84 64 72 88 93 69 79 90 93 64 73 87 90 58 71
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW NE  E  E  S NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE  E SE
WIND SPD       6  5  3  1  2  3  3  2  5  6  4  5  8  5  3  4  5  5
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5    30    40    40    40    30    20    10     5
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S               
TSTMS                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