National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

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JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE           10/30/14      FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            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                      39          61          42          53          37
TEMP             53 47 44 40 39 56 61 61 49 45 44 44 44 53 53 53 47 44 42 41 40
DEWPT            41 40 38 36 36 38 38 38 41 41 40 41 42 41 41 40 39 36 33 31 29
MAX/MIN RH                   86          46          89          70          83
RH               64 75 79 84 88 51 43 43 76 85 86 89 91 65 65 62 74 73 70 67 64
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     02 02 01 35 35 04 03 04 02 01 00 02 01 02 00 35 35 35 35 33 32
WIND SPD          3  1  1  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  4  8 10 12 13 12 11 10  8
CLOUDS           FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC CL
CLOUDS(%)        12  6  0  5 11 25 40 41 42 59 76 84 92 90 87 83 79 68 57 31  5
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          60          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                            S  S  C  C  L  L               
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     2
MIX HGT               300   300  4200  4400  1000   900  2100  1900   600   300
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              3     2     5     4     6    11    16     8    24    28
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     3     4    24    25     4    13    36    23    28    26
MAX LVORI               5     6     4     4     5     6     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     F     B     B     F     D     C     C     D     E
CEILING             21600  4700 30000  4000  3900  3200  4700  1700  2400 23500
PRESSURE            29.89 29.88 29.84 29.71 29.68 29.59 29.59 29.54 29.67 29.80


DATE           11/02 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
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          52    32    58    33    67    43    71    48    68
TEMP          50 41 36 34 56 45 38 36 63 54 48 45 68 59 53 50 66 56
DEWPT         23 24 25 25 26 30 30 30 32 37 39 42 48 49 48 48 51 49
MIN/MAX RH       38    73    35    85    41    91    46    96    53
RH            34 50 64 69 31 55 73 79 32 52 73 91 49 69 83 93 59 78
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  S SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD      13  5  1  1  4  1  2  2  8  3  3  3  6  4  2  2  9  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR          0     0     0     0     0     5    10    20    10
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S      

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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