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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

VAZ081-042100-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
520 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE             SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      49          42          55          42          49
TEMP             35 43 48 48 45 44 44 43 43 49 54 53 48 45 44 43 42 46 48 48 46
DEWPT            29 32 32 34 35 38 39 41 41 43 43 42 40 40 39 39 39 43 47 47 46
MIN/MAX RH                   54          94          62          92          89
RH               78 65 54 58 69 78 83 94 94 80 66 67 76 82 84 86 92 92 96 97100
WIND DIR         NW  N NW SE SE  S  S  S  S NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  N  E
WIND DIR DEG     32 02 31 13 13 16 16 17 16 30 35 02 02 02 03 03 05 06 08 34 07
WIND SPD          2  3  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  5  4  3  3  3  3  4  6  6  5  5
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        83 86 89 93 97100 94 87 81 59 37 42 47 55 64 77 96 96 96 96 70
VSBY              7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4  4  4  4  6
POP 12HR                     60          70          20         100         100
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.21           0        0.08        0.76
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                       S  L  L  L  L  S  S              C  C  D  D  D  D  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     2     2     3     4     4     4     3     2
MIX HGT              2900  2800   700   500  2200  2400   400   300  1000   900
T WIND DIR              E     S     S     S     W     N    NE    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD              3     2     5     4     6     8     4     6    11    13
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     7     5     6     3    24    25     3     9    18    17
MAX LVORI               4     3     5     8     6     4     5     6     5     8
STABILITY               D     B     D     D     F     C     B     F     D     C
CEILING             12400  8900  4700  2400  4700 26600 20800 13800  5500  1000
PRESSURE            30.23 30.17 30.11 30.01  30.0 29.98 30.06 30.06 30.01 29.79


DATE          WED 12/07/16 THU 12/08/16 FRI 12/09/16 SAT 12/10/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          43    56    42    54    27    40    22    41
TEMP          45 44 54 48 45 43 53 39 32 28 39 30 26 23 39 32
DEWPT         43 42 46 44 39 38 40 33 24 17 12 13 12 13 13 17
MAX/MIN RH      100    67    85    54    80    31    63    33
RH            94 94 73 84 81 84 60 78 71 64 33 48 56 65 34 53
WIND DIR       W NW NW  N  N  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD       4  3  5  3  3  3  8  8  6  6 11  8  5  4  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         70    10    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN           L  S              S  S                        

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VAZ096-042100-
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