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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
510 PM EDT FRI JUN 18 2021

VAZ098-190900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
510 PM EDT FRI JUN 18 2021

DATE           06/18/21      SAT 06/19/21            SUN 06/20/21            MON
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                      71          92          75          88          74
TEMP             77 75 73 73 75 84 89 91 85 80 77 76 78 84 87 86 82 78 77 75 77
DEWPT            64 66 66 66 67 70 70 70 70 70 70 69 69 70 71 70 70 71 71 72 73
MAX/MIN RH                   80          50          78          57          90
RH               63 74 78 80 75 63 53 50 61 74 77 77 73 63 59 59 67 78 83 89 88
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     17 19 21 22 23 23 23 22 21 22 23 24 24 24 23 22 22 22 21 20 18
WIND SPD         14 13 13 13 16 12 12 12 11 12 11 11 11 14 13 14 12 12 10 10 10
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        21 31 32 28 21 16 18 27 33 34 39 49 48 56 63 58 68 61 64 72 79
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S        S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIX HGT               700  1000  4000  4000   900  1300  3300  3200   800  1200
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW     S
T WIND SPD             16    18    16    11    11    13    23    18    13    16
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    16    27    42    41    12    30    55    53    13    27
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     4     5
STABILITY               C     D     D     B     B     E     D     C     C     D
CEILING             30000 14800 12700  5500  5500 15900 15900  8900 11700 30000
PRESSURE             30.0 29.94 29.92 29.84 29.86 29.87 29.92 29.87 29.89 29.88


DATE           06/21 TUE 06/22/21 WED 06/23/21 THU 06/24/21 FRI 06/25/21
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          84    74    87    67    77    67    77    68    80
TEMP          84 80 76 77 86 80 72 70 76 73 69 69 76 73 69 70 79 76
DEWPT         74 73 73 74 74 71 68 66 62 59 59 61 61 62 63 66 67 66
MIN/MAX RH       71    94    62    93    58    77    58    90    62
RH            72 79 88 89 67 73 88 87 62 60 71 75 60 67 82 86 66 70
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E SE
WIND SPD      16 11 12 13 16 11 10 11 10  6  6  9  9  9  5  5  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60    30    50    60    30    20    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  L  C     S  C  L  C  C  S  S  S  S              S
TSTMS          S  L  S        C  L  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