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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

VAZ081-292100-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

DATE             SAT 04/29/17            SUN 04/30/17            MON 05/01/17
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                      93          71          88          68          84
TEMP             75 86 92 92 84 77 74 72 75 83 87 87 81 74 70 69 71 79 83 83 77
DEWPT            70 71 71 70 71 70 69 68 68 68 66 66 66 66 65 64 66 65 65 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   49          87          48          84          52
RH               84 61 51 49 65 79 84 87 80 61 50 50 60 77 83 83 82 61 54 55 67
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     22 22 22 22 20 20 20 21 21 21 21 21 20 20 19 20 20 20 20 20 19
WIND SPD          6 10 10 10  6  5  4  5  6  8 10 10  6  8  8  9 10 14 16 16 12
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        63 41 29 17 17 14 11 28 39 28 23 27 37 33 39 51 63 65 69 86 89
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                           S  C  C  L
TSTMS                                                                S  C  C  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     4
HAINES                  4     5     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4
MIX HGT              4600  4600  1100   500  4500  4500  1500   300  4200  4200
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             16    20    11    10    13    18    12    19    25    29
SMOKE DISP             GD    GD    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    GD    VG
ADI                    54    75    12     8    57    66    10    26    76    82
MAX LVORI               3     3     5     5     3     3     4     4     3     1
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     D     D
CEILING             30000 30000 28900 30000 26600 26600 23500 23500  2400 30000
PRESSURE            30.01 29.96 29.96   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0


DATE          TUE 05/02/17 WED 05/03/17 THU 05/04/17 FRI 05/05/17
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          63    79    56    79    58    75    56    69
TEMP          66 66 78 73 61 60 76 71 62 61 73 68 60 58 68 62
DEWPT         63 56 46 47 48 52 48 53 52 56 58 59 56 57 52 54
MAX/MIN RH       90    31    80    36    87    56   100    57
RH            90 70 32 40 62 75 38 53 71 84 61 73 89 96 57 75
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  E SE SW NW  W
WIND SPD      11  8 11  5  3  3  8  3  3  3  5  6  5  5  8  9
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         70    10     5    10    20    50    60    60
RAIN SHWRS     L  C                    S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L
TSTMS          L                             C  C  L  L  L  L

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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