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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

VAZ081-230900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

DATE           10/22/14      THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14            SAT
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                      45          65          44          70          46
TEMP             51 50 48 46 46 56 62 64 56 52 48 46 46 62 69 70 56 54 50 48 48
DEWPT            46 43 41 40 40 41 41 41 43 42 40 40 41 42 41 40 45 45 44 44 43
MAX/MIN RH                   84          41          82          32          86
RH               84 78 77 79 79 57 46 43 62 69 75 79 85 48 36 33 66 71 80 86 83
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW  W
WIND DIR DEG     32 32 31 30 30 30 30 29 31 30 30 30 31 31 29 28 27 26 29 32 28
WIND SPD         10 10  8  8  8 11 12 10  5  6  5  5  4  6  5  4  2  2  1  1  2
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        80 62 44 42 41 38 35 29 24 22 22 14  6 12 17 18 18 16 15 12 10
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
DRIZZLE                                                                        
RAIN                                                                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     3     3     4     4     5     5     3
MIX HGT              1000   600  3800  3600  1100   400  2700  2700   400   300
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             21    17    18    21    18    11    11     6     2     2
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    23    17    53    52    14     8    31    31     1     1
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     2     4     4     3     3     4     6
STABILITY               D     F     C     C     F     F     B     B     F     F
CEILING              3200 23500 30000  8900  4700 30000 20800 14800 26600  4700
PRESSURE            29.78 29.81 29.81 29.76 29.81 29.82 29.84 29.79 29.80 29.79


DATE           10/25 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14
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          71    47    69    44    73    47    74    51    74
TEMP          70 59 52 49 67 56 49 47 70 59 52 50 71 62 55 53 71 62
DEWPT         44 46 44 44 45 45 42 42 44 47 45 45 50 52 51 51 52 53
MIN/MAX RH       37    86    39    89    36    89    42    97    44
RH            39 62 75 83 44 66 77 83 39 64 77 83 47 70 86 94 51 72
WIND DIR       W SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W  S  S  S SW  S  S SW SW  W
WIND SPD       5  3  4  4 10  3  3  2  3  2  3  3  8  3  3  2  5  2
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     5     5     5     0     5     5    10    10

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VAZ096-230900-
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