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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

VAZ081-272100-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 AM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

DATE             WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15            FRI 05/29/15
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                      87          69          88          68          85
TEMP             75 80 84 84 80 75 73 70 73 82 86 87 81 74 72 69 72 79 83 84 79
DEWPT            69 70 68 68 68 67 67 67 68 68 67 67 68 67 66 65 67 66 66 65 66
MIN/MAX RH                   55          90          50          90          51
RH               82 73 59 59 67 76 81 90 84 63 53 52 65 79 81 87 84 65 57 53 64
WIND DIR         SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     21 22 20 20 18 18 19 19 20 20 20 19 18 15 16 16 18 15 14 13 12
WIND SPD          8  9 10  9  4  3  4  3  4  4  4  4  2  3  3  3  3  3  4  5  4
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        69 67 62 66 67 63 60 63 67 63 58 59 60 61 61 60 59 56 52 51 50
VSBY             10 10 10  6  6  6 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10  6  6 10
POP 12HR                     30          30          40          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.02        0.12        0.05           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  C        S  S  C  C  C  C              S  S   
TSTMS                      C  C  C              C  C  C  C              S  S   
LAL                     1     3     3     1     3     3     3     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     5
MIX HGT              4400  4300   900  1200  4700  4700   600   800  4400  4400
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     S     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             17    14    12    10     8     8     9     8     4     8
SMOKE DISP             GD    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    46    43    11    13    24    24     5     6    17    20
MAX LVORI               3     3     4     5     4     3     4     6     4     3
STABILITY               E     B     B     F     E     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING              1000 11500 10700  9900  8000  5700  7200  5600  9900 11000
PRESSURE            30.07 30.05 30.01 30.05 30.06 30.04 30.02 30.07 30.09 30.06


DATE          SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15
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          68    88    69    88    68    82    66    82
TEMP          71 72 86 81 73 73 86 81 72 71 81 76 69 69 80 75
DEWPT         64 66 64 65 65 67 67 66 65 66 66 65 64 65 66 65
MAX/MIN RH       88    45    88    50    90    58    93    58
RH            79 81 48 58 77 82 53 60 79 84 60 69 84 87 62 71
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW  S SE  S  S SE  E SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD       3  3  5  4  5  5  3  2  3  2  3  3  2  3  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10    20    20    40    40    40    40    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S        C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S        C  C     C  C  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