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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

VAZ081-310900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

DATE           07/30/15      FRI 07/31/15            SAT 08/01/15            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                      71          91          67          92          70
TEMP             82 77 76 72 74 84 90 90 80 71 69 68 73 87 91 91 83 73 72 71 74
DEWPT            76 73 70 68 66 63 60 62 64 63 63 64 65 64 63 65 66 66 66 67 67
MAX/MIN RH                   90          37          87          40          87
RH               79 87 87 87 76 49 37 39 58 77 81 87 76 46 40 42 57 79 81 86 79
WIND DIR         SW SW NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     24 22 31 34 00 00 33 31 26 20 21 20 22 23 22 21 20 20 30 31 31
WIND SPD          1  2  2  4  6  8  4  4  2  2  3  2  2  3  5  6  3  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        67 62 52 37 21 18 15 14 13 14 14 13 11 16 21 25 29 34 39 30 20
VSBY              6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     40           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                   0.21           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  C  S                                                   
TSTMS             C  C  C  S                                                   
LAL                     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     6     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT               600   300  4800  5100   700   300  5300  5300   900   300
T WIND DIR             SW     N     N    NW    SW     S    SW    SW     W    NW
T WIND SPD              2     9    10     5     3     2     5    11    11     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     2     8    35    34     2     2    41    43     7     7
MAX LVORI               7     6     3     3     5     6     3     3     5     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     A     A     F     F     B     A     F
CEILING              4000  4700  5500 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.68 29.73 29.80 29.77 29.75 29.77 29.77 29.72 29.68 29.76


DATE           08/02 MON 08/03/15 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15
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          91    71    92    72    95    72    92    72    91
TEMP          90 83 75 75 90 84 76 77 93 86 76 76 90 84 76 76 89 84
DEWPT         64 68 68 70 66 69 69 71 67 69 69 69 66 69 67 69 68 70
MIN/MAX RH       42    90    43    90    40    87    43    84    48
RH            42 61 79 84 45 61 79 82 43 57 79 79 45 60 75 79 51 64
WIND DIR      SW  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  W  S  E
WIND SPD       3  2  2  2  4  4  3  4  8  4  3  3  5  3  2  1  5  1
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    10    20    20    20    20    20    20    30
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S        S  S        S  S     C  C
TSTMS                         S  S        S  S        S  S     C  C

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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