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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

VAZ081-232100-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
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                      93          73          87          69          87
TEMP             74 87 92 92 84 78 75 74 75 80 85 83 78 72 71 70 72 79 85 84 77
DEWPT            73 69 67 68 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 68 70 69 69 68 68 66 63 63 64
MIN/MAX RH                   42          90          52          94          45
RH               92 57 45 44 61 79 87 90 82 65 59 57 77 88 94 94 87 60 48 48 62
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E
WIND DIR DEG     24 21 21 22 21 21 22 24 26 30 34 32 01 00 34 35 01 01 02 06 11
WIND SPD          3  4  4  9  5  4  4  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  5  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        40 39 29 40 52 66 80 82 85 88 90 88 87 86 85 75 65 51 34 31 21
VSBY              2 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          30          60          50          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.28        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C                     
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C                     
OBVIS            PF                                                            
LAL                     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              4000  4000   900   300  3500  3500   800   400  4900  5100
T WIND DIR              W    SW    SW     N     N    NW     N     N     N     W
T WIND SPD              5    10    12     8     6     6     8    11     8     2
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    22    35    18     8    18    19     8     9    20    15
MAX LVORI               4     2     5     6     4     4     7     7     4     2
STABILITY               F     B     B     D     D     B     B     F     E     A
CEILING              8000  4000  6300  6300  4700  7200  3700  3200  4000  3200
PRESSURE            29.88 29.78 29.71 29.69 29.72 29.73 29.73 29.76 29.84 29.82


DATE          SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14
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          67    91    69    89    70    89    69    87
TEMP          69 71 86 81 73 74 88 82 74 74 87 81 73 73 85 80
DEWPT         64 66 64 66 67 68 68 68 68 69 67 67 67 67 64 64
MAX/MIN RH       92    44    93    47    93    46    92    45
RH            84 83 48 60 81 83 51 63 82 84 51 62 83 83 50 59
WIND DIR       S  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW NW  W NW
WIND SPD       3  3  4  4  4  4 10  5  4  5 10  5  3  4  5  2
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10    10    30    30    30    30    20
RAIN SHWRS                       C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S   
TSTMS                            C  C  C  C  C  C  C         

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