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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU JUN 22 2017

VAZ081-230900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 PM EDT THU JUN 22 2017

DATE           06/22/17      FRI 06/23/17            SAT 06/24/17            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                      75          92          76          89          67
TEMP             83 80 77 76 76 84 90 91 86 81 79 77 79 84 87 88 81 74 71 68 71
DEWPT            71 72 71 71 72 73 74 72 71 72 73 71 72 74 72 72 71 67 63 63 64
MAX/MIN RH                   87          55          82          57          83
RH               67 76 83 84 88 70 60 55 61 74 82 82 79 72 61 59 72 79 75 83 78
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N
WIND DIR DEG     21 23 23 24 22 23 24 25 20 21 22 21 20 22 25 25 25 28 31 33 34
WIND SPD          4  4  5  6  8 10 12 14  8  8 10 10 11 14 12  9  3  3  3  3  5
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        57 64 75 92 90 87 59 74 74 60 66 72 80 79 68 69 65 57 47 39 39
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  3  3  3  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     40          40          60          60           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03        0.07        0.10           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  S  C  C  C  S  C  L  L  L  C  C               
TSTMS                         S  S  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C               
LAL                     1     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1400   300  4100  4100  1400  1300  4200  4600  1600   700
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SW     W     W     N    NE
T WIND SPD             14     9    19    26    20    23    17    11     9     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    12    10    69    74    26    37    40    36     7     4
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     1     3     3     3     3     4     5
STABILITY               B     D     D     C     B     D     D     C     B     F
CEILING             17100  8900  6300  9800 30000 13900  1700  4000  4700  5500
PRESSURE            29.85 29.84 29.80 29.72 29.67 29.59 29.68 29.67 29.79 29.89


DATE           06/25 MON 06/26/17 TUE 06/27/17 WED 06/28/17 THU 06/29/17
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          85    63    83    62    78    58    81    60    84
TEMP          83 77 67 68 81 75 66 66 76 71 62 63 79 73 64 66 82 77
DEWPT         59 62 58 60 56 63 59 59 55 58 54 57 54 61 56 61 57 63
MIN/MAX RH       43    86    42    88    47    90    42    93    42
RH            44 61 74 77 42 64 79 80 48 65 75 82 42 66 75 83 42 63
WIND DIR       W  W NW  N SW SW NW  N NW NW NW NW  W SE  S  W SW  S
WIND SPD       3  2  3  3  3  2  2  4  3  1  2  3  1  2  3  3  3  4
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR          5     5    20    20    20    20     5     5     5
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  S  S     S  S                     
TSTMS                         S  S        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