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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

VAZ081-130900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
520 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

DATE           02/12/16      SAT 02/13/16            SUN 02/14/16            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      19          29          12          27          18
TEMP             26 28 26 24 19 26 27 28 24 22 18 15 13 22 26 27 22 22 21 20 19
DEWPT            19 21 15 11  5 -1 -5 -6 -1 -2 -3 -2 -3 -3 -3 -1  0  2  4  9 13
MAX/MIN RH                   76          22          48          27          70
RH               73 76 62 57 54 30 24 22 33 34 38 46 48 32 27 29 37 41 47 62 77
WIND DIR          S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW  W SE SE SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     19 22 28 30 31 32 31 31 31 31 31 32 33 35 33 28 13 14 15 14 12
WIND SPD          3  3  6  9 10 16 16 13  6  6  5  4  3  6  3  2  2  3  3  3  2
CLOUDS           OV B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        90 77 39 28 17 18 19 17 14 13 12  8  4 15 25 41 57 68 79 83 88
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  2  2  2
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
SNOW                                                                    C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT               400  3200  6200  6300  4900  3200  3700  3400  1500   400
T WIND DIR             SW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     N     N    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              6    18    27    26    23    19    12     2     8     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    GD    VG    VG    VG    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     5    76    88    89    16    54    51    17     7     7
MAX LVORI               4     3     1     2     2     2     2     2     2     4
STABILITY               B     F     D     C     B     F     F     B     B     D
CEILING              3200 30000  4700 10300 30000 30000 20800 12900  7500  4000
PRESSURE            29.92 29.93 30.11 30.17 30.29 30.36 30.43 30.39 30.39 30.34


DATE           02/15 TUE 02/16/16 WED 02/17/16 THU 02/18/16 FRI 02/19/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          36    31    56    32    52    29    45    30    53
TEMP          32 34 38 42 53 45 37 34 49 42 34 30 43 38 33 32 50 49
DEWPT         25 33 36 40 49 40 30 29 35 34 29 24 22 24 22 23 29 35
MIN/MAX RH       71   100    70    85    50    82    40    69    43
RH            75 97 92 93 87 82 75 82 58 73 82 78 42 57 63 69 44 58
WIND DIR       E  E  S  S  S  W  W SW  W  W NW  N NW  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD       3  3  9 11  4 10  5  4 10  5  3  3  4  3  3  3  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60    80    80    20    10     5     5     5     5
RAIN                 L  D  D  L                                    
RAIN SHWRS                       S                                 
SLEET             L                                                
SNOW           C  L                                                

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