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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

VAZ081-230900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

DATE           03/22/17      THU 03/23/17            FRI 03/24/17            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                      27          50          30          64          50
TEMP             41 36 31 30 28 41 48 50 39 34 32 31 33 50 60 63 58 55 53 52 51
DEWPT            14 15 14 13 14 12 10 12 17 19 21 22 25 28 33 38 41 44 46 46 47
MAX/MIN RH                   55          19          78          36          89
RH               33 43 49 50 55 30 21 21 41 54 63 70 72 42 36 39 53 66 77 81 86
WIND DIR          N NE  N  N  N NE NE SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     01 03 01 02 02 04 05 12 12 14 15 17 19 21 21 22 20 22 23 23 23
WIND SPD          4  3  3  2  3  3  2  3  4  3  3  3  3  9 11  9  5  3  4  4  3
CLOUDS           CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         0  4  9  7  0  0  0  0  9 16 23 24 25 39 53 50 48 46 44 46 47
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT              1700   500  3600  3700  1100   300  3200  3200   700   300
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    SE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             18    12     4     5     9    10    19    21    12    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                     9    13    15    19     5    10    57    69    12     9
MAX LVORI               2     3     2     2     3     4     3     2     4     5
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C     B     F
CEILING             30000 22600 30000 30000 26600 30000 27700  8900  3200  3200
PRESSURE            30.31 30.42 30.53 30.47 30.46 30.44 30.40 30.30 30.26 30.22


DATE           03/25 SUN 03/26/17 MON 03/27/17 TUE 03/28/17 WED 03/29/17
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          76    54    72    53    74    51    70    50    69
TEMP          73 66 57 56 70 65 57 56 71 64 55 53 67 61 53 51 68 61
DEWPT         52 51 52 51 52 52 51 51 51 49 48 48 50 50 49 48 44 41
MIN/MAX RH       44    91    50    91    44    85    47    90    36
RH            49 58 81 82 53 65 80 84 49 58 76 83 52 68 86 90 42 48
WIND DIR      SW  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  E
WIND SPD       8  4  4  3  5  3  4  4  6  2  1  1  5  2  1  2  2  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    10    40    50    20    20    40    20    10
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S      

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VAZ096-230900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
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