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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

VAZ081-290900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

DATE           05/28/16      SUN 05/29/16            MON 05/30/16            TUE
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                      67          80          67          79          65
TEMP             77 71 69 68 72 78 78 77 75 71 69 68 70 75 78 78 74 70 68 66 69
DEWPT            63 63 64 66 69 71 70 70 70 70 69 68 69 69 69 68 69 67 65 65 66
MAX/MIN RH                   97          74         100          69          99
RH               56 71 80 93 98 86 76 74 84 97100100 98 82 73 71 84 90 90 97 90
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE  E  E  E SE  E  E  S  W  N NE NE  E SE SE  S  W  N
WIND DIR DEG     10 14 14 13 09 09 11 12 09 11 18 26 00 03 03 09 13 15 19 28 02
WIND SPD          4  3  2  3  3  3  4  5  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS           FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        22 38 67 84 94 94 90 90 94 97100 99 98 91 84 81 79 78 77 77 76
VSBY             10 10 10  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     20          80          80          70          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.52        0.71        0.61        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  L  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS                               C  C  C  C              S  S  S  S         
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              1100   300  2600  2700  1000   300  3000  3000   900   300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE     E     S    NE    SE     E    SW
T WIND SPD              8     3     5    10     6     6     2     5     3     3
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     5     4    21    27     6     6     6    11     3     4
MAX LVORI               5     9     8     5     8     9     6     5     7     9
STABILITY               A     E     D     C     D     D     D     B     B     F
CEILING             20800 13400  9800  2400  1000   300  1000  5500  8000  3200
PRESSURE            30.06 30.06 30.05  30.0 29.94 29.90 29.92 29.86 29.86 29.84


DATE           05/31 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16
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          83    65    84    65    81    66    83    65    80
TEMP          81 76 68 69 82 77 69 69 81 77 69 69 80 76 68 68 78 74
DEWPT         66 68 65 65 65 66 64 64 65 66 62 65 65 67 63 64 64 66
MIN/MAX RH       58    97    53    94    58    90    58    93    59
RH            60 76 90 87 56 69 84 85 58 69 78 87 60 74 84 87 62 76
WIND DIR       E  E NE  N NE  E NE NE  E  E  E SE  E SE  S  W SW  S
WIND SPD       5  3  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    30    30    20    20    20    40    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  C        C  S        S  S        C  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