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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

VAZ081-262100-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

DATE             TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU 07/28/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      96          76          94          75          94
TEMP             81 90 94 94 87 81 79 77 80 88 92 93 87 81 79 76 79 88 92 93 87
DEWPT            75 76 75 75 76 76 75 75 75 75 74 74 75 74 73 73 75 76 74 74 75
MIN/MAX RH                   53          94          53          94          53
RH               82 64 54 54 70 85 88 93 85 66 56 54 68 79 82 90 88 67 56 54 68
WIND DIR          W NW NW  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NW NE SE SE SE SW  N  S SW  S SE
WIND DIR DEG     25 32 31 16 16 19 21 27 32 34 31 04 12 12 13 22 01 20 21 17 13
WIND SPD          3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  1  2  3  3  3
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        39 40 63 74 88 89 79 64 59 55 65 66 64 63 61 71 53 60 65 77 75
VSBY              7  7  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  4  4  6  6  6  6  4  4  4
POP 12HR                     40          30          40          30          40
QPF 12HR                   0.14        0.07        0.09        0.11        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                   S  C  C  C  S  S        C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     2     3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              3700  3600  1500   500  3900  3800  1500   500  3700  3700
T WIND DIR             NW     W     W     W    NW     W     S     S    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              4     6     5     5     8     4     2     1     5     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    16    24     4     5    38    33     1     1    27    22
MAX LVORI               3     3     6     7     4     3     5     8     4     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             30000  4000  4700  4700  5500  4700 11400  6300  7200  4700
PRESSURE            29.85 29.82 29.82 29.80 29.84 29.81 29.81 29.80 29.82 29.76


DATE          FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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          75    94    75    93    74    92    74    87
TEMP          79 79 92 87 79 79 91 86 78 78 90 85 78 77 86 82
DEWPT         74 75 72 73 72 73 72 72 71 72 71 72 72 72 70 71
MAX/MIN RH       94    51    90    52    89    51    90    57
RH            85 87 54 64 79 83 55 64 78 81 54 65 82 84 59 69
WIND DIR       S SW SW  S SW  W SW  S SW SW SW  W SW  N NW SE
WIND SPD       2  3  4  3  2  3  5  3  2  3  5  3  3  3  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    40    40    30    30    40    40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  S  C  C  C  S  C  C  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