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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
310 PM EST TUE NOV 13 2018

VAZ098-140900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
310 PM EST TUE NOV 13 2018

DATE           11/13/18      WED 11/14/18            THU 11/15/18            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      44          49          43          61          47
TEMP          57 54 51 50 48 46 46 47 46 45 44 45 49 50 52 56 55 53 53 54 53 53
DEWPT         52 49 46 43 41 37 37 35 35 36 39 41 45 48 53 57 59 58 57 53 47 43
MAX/MIN RH                   82          57          84          76         100
RH            83 79 82 82 79 72 64 57 59 69 71 77 84 80 88 87 90 79100100 86 77
WIND DIR      NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  S SW  W  W
WIND DIR DEG  32 34 35 34 34 00 01 01 01 02 04 05 05 06 07 08 09 08 18 24 25 27
WIND SPD      12 13 16 17 17 19 19 17 17 14 16 16 20 23 23 23 24 14 12 14 18 19
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)     98 99 97 96 89 76 81 75 82 85 89 93100100100100100 99 71 77 73 53
VSBY           6  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4  3  3  3  6  6  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     60          10          30         100          70
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.28        1.55        0.15
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN           L  L  L  S  S                    C  C  L  D  D  D  L  L  C  C  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              2400  2300  3500  3400  2300  2600  1300  1300   400  2200
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NE    NE     E     E     S    SW     W
T WIND SPD             23    25    24    19    19    26    43    49    24    41
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    GD    FR    PR    FR    FR    GD    PR    GD
ADI                    32    54    53    51    28    53    68    95    29    91
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     5     4
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D     C     D
CEILING              1000 11700  9800 10800  9800  1700     0     0     0     0
PRESSURE            30.17 30.26 30.39 30.42 30.43 30.31 30.13 29.86 29.76 29.76


DATE           11/16 SAT 11/17/18 SUN 11/18/18 MON 11/19/18 TUE 11/20/18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          59    45    56    46    57    47    57    44    51
TEMP          59 52 48 46 55 51 48 47 56 52 49 48 56 50 47 44 50 45
DEWPT         41 43 42 41 42 43 43 42 44 45 45 44 45 44 42 38 35 35
MIN/MAX RH       52    83    60    85    63    87    62    84    54
RH            53 68 77 82 61 74 83 84 64 77 84 86 65 77 83 78 56 67
WIND DIR       W NW NW  N NW SW  W NW  N NE  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NW
WIND SPD      16 10 10  9  5  5  5  6 10  8 11 10 10 10 11 11 10  6
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20     5     0     5     5    10    10    20     0
RAIN           S                                                   
RAIN SHWRS                                               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