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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
620 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

DATE           08/27/16      SUN 08/28/16            MON 08/29/16            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                      68          89          69          90          69
TEMP             81 74 71 70 73 83 87 87 80 75 73 71 73 83 88 88 81 75 73 71 73
DEWPT            67 67 68 69 70 72 69 68 69 70 70 69 70 71 69 68 68 68 69 69 69
MAX/MIN RH                  100          53         100          50          97
RH               63 79 90 97 91 71 55 53 69 84 90 94 90 67 54 52 65 79 87 93 87
WIND DIR          E  E  E NE  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  N NE  E  E  E SE  S  S SW
WIND DIR DEG     08 09 07 04 02 04 06 06 09 07 05 03 02 04 07 07 11 13 15 19 21
WIND SPD          4  3  3  3  3  4  5  6  4  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS           FW CL FW B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         6  5 15 71 71 53 37 40 23 32 37 58 67 52 50 51 37 35 33 35 37
VSBY              7  7  7  2  2  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          10           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     5     4     4     5     5     5     3
MIX HGT               500   300  3500  3700   800   300  4200  4200   700   300
T WIND DIR              E    NE    NE    NE     E     N    NE    NE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              8     5     5     6     6     2     3     2     3     1
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     5     6    20    22     4     5     9     9     2     1
MAX LVORI               7     9     4     3     7    10     4     3     6     9
STABILITY               A     F     E     B     A     F     F     A     A     F
CEILING             30000 30000   300 15900 17800   300 17300 23500 23500  5200
PRESSURE            30.05 30.09 30.11 30.04 30.04 30.02 30.03 29.98  30.0  30.0


DATE           08/30 WED 08/31/16 THU 09/01/16 FRI 09/02/16 SAT 09/03/16
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          91    70    91    71    88    67    84    62    84
TEMP          89 82 74 74 89 82 75 74 86 79 71 70 82 74 66 66 82 75
DEWPT         67 68 68 70 69 69 70 69 68 67 65 60 58 59 58 59 60 61
MIN/MAX RH       47    93    49    90    51    81    41    87    44
RH            48 63 82 87 52 65 84 84 54 66 81 71 44 58 75 78 47 62
WIND DIR       E SE  S SW  S  S SW  N  N NE  N  N  N  E NE  N NE  E
WIND SPD       3  3  3  2  3  4  3  3  4  3  3  5  4  3  1  3  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR         10    10    20    20    20    10    10     5     5
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  S  S  S  S                        
TSTMS                      S  S  S  S  S  S                        

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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