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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

VAZ096-242100-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE             FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      72          44          72          49          74
TEMP             53 66 72 72 57 50 47 45 46 67 72 72 58 53 51 50 51 68 73 74 59
DEWPT            43 42 41 43 46 45 44 44 44 44 44 45 47 47 46 46 46 46 45 45 44
MIN/MAX RH                   31         100          35          87          34
RH               69 42 33 35 67 83 89 96 93 43 37 39 67 82 83 87 84 45 37 35 57
WIND DIR         NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW  W NW NW  W NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     31 32 30 29 27 27 26 31 31 31 27 25 21 23 24 28 30 30 29 31 31
WIND SPD          5  9  9  5  3  2  2  2  2  4  5  8  3  3  4  5  6  8 10 10  8
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        15 17 18 18 18 17 16 13 10 11 12 13 14 17 20 15  9  7  5  5  5
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           0           0           0           0
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                  3     4     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              3000  3000   300   300  2600  2600   300   300  2500  2500
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    NW    NW     W    SW     W    NW     W
T WIND SPD             14    11     3     4     6     6     5     5    11     9
SMOKE DISP             FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    53    47     4     2    24    26     4     4    35    26
MAX LVORI               3     3     7    10     4     3     5     6     3     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C
CEILING             23500 20800 18200 17100 23500 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.96 29.92 29.92 29.92 29.94 29.85 29.85 29.82 29.84 29.84


DATE          MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          46    74    50    76    54    76    55    72
TEMP          49 48 70 61 54 53 71 63 58 56 74 65 59 57 70 61
DEWPT         44 45 46 47 47 49 54 56 56 56 58 58 57 56 55 53
MAX/MIN RH       93    36    93    49   100    51   100    51
RH            84 89 42 60 78 86 55 78 94100 58 78 93 97 59 76
WIND DIR      NW  N SE SE  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  N  N NE
WIND SPD       4  4  3  3  2  2  6  3  3  3 10  3  3  4  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0     0     5     5    10    30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                         C  C  S  S

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VAZ098-242100-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
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