National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

VAZ081-282100-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE             MON 07/28/14            TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14
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                      90          63          82          60          84
TEMP             77 84 88 88 80 72 68 65 67 76 80 81 74 67 64 61 65 76 82 82 76
DEWPT            71 66 59 59 61 60 59 59 58 56 53 54 55 55 55 57 58 57 56 58 59
MIN/MAX RH                   33          80          36          87          38
RH               82 55 37 37 52 66 72 79 71 49 39 39 51 65 73 87 78 52 41 44 56
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NE NE  E NE NW  N SW SW SE
WIND DIR DEG     26 27 27 28 30 32 34 35 35 35 33 33 03 06 08 02 33 02 23 24 14
WIND SPD          9 13 14 12  6  5  3  4  5  8  5  6  1  0  0  1  2  2  3  3  0
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        51 38 44 36 36 34 31 32 32 31 30 29 28 22 15 17 18 29 39 36 33
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5          10
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                  4     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              5800  5600   600   800  5400  5300   800   300  5000  4900
T WIND DIR              W     W    NW     N    NW    NW     N    NW    NW     W
T WIND SPD             23    24    16    13    12    12     6     3     6     5
SMOKE DISP             VG    VG    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    79    78    15     7    64    65     9     2    34    32
MAX LVORI               3     2     3     4     3     2     3     6     3     3
STABILITY               E     B     B     F     F     B     A     F     F     A
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000  5500 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.57 29.59 29.67 29.77 29.85 29.82 29.88 29.92 29.96 29.94


DATE          THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14
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          62    86    63    85    65    85    67    85
TEMP          66 67 83 77 67 68 83 77 69 69 83 78 70 71 83 78
DEWPT         59 61 57 60 61 63 61 63 63 65 64 64 65 66 66 66
MAX/MIN RH       91    37    93    44    93    47    92    50
RH            78 82 41 56 81 84 47 62 81 87 53 62 83 83 56 67
WIND DIR       S SW SE  E SE  N NE  E  E NE  E  E  E NE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  2  2
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10    10    10    10    20    20    20    30
RAIN SHWRS                             S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                                        S  S  S  S  C  C

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VAZ096-282100-
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