National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
510 PM EDT SAT SEP 25 2021

VAZ098-260900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
36.68N  75.93W ELEV. 8 FT
510 PM EDT SAT SEP 25 2021

DATE           09/25/21      SUN 09/26/21            MON 09/27/21            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                      61          76          60          79          65
TEMP             70 67 65 63 65 71 74 73 69 66 65 63 63 73 78 77 72 70 68 67 67
DEWPT            56 57 57 56 59 57 53 52 54 55 56 57 57 59 57 58 60 61 61 61 62
MAX/MIN RH                   85          46          82          48          85
RH               61 70 75 79 81 61 48 47 58 66 75 80 81 61 49 51 66 74 79 80 85
WIND DIR          N  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     34 26 27 28 32 33 33 32 31 28 26 26 26 24 21 20 20 21 22 23 23
WIND SPD          4  6  8  9 11 13 11 10  6  6  5  6  6  6  6 10 10 11 11 11 11
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        40 22  4  5  2  4  4  1  3  2  2  3  3  7 11  8  6  6  5  6  7
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           0
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                  4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT              3300  2300  4600  5200  2300   900  3800  3700   500   500
T WIND DIR              W    NW    NW    NW     W     W     W    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             10    13    18    12     9     8     9    13    17    16
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     8    36    47    50     7     7    40    43    17    18
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     4     6     4     3     4     4
STABILITY               B     F     E     C     B     F     F     C     C     E
CEILING              4700 30000 30000 30000 30000 23500 26600 13800 13800 14800
PRESSURE            29.94 29.95 30.01 30.01 30.07 30.09 30.13 30.04 30.03 30.01


DATE           09/28 WED 09/29/21 THU 09/30/21 FRI 10/01/21 SAT 10/02/21
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          83    66    75    64    72    62    72    62    73
TEMP          81 75 69 68 74 70 66 65 71 67 64 64 71 67 64 64 72 67
DEWPT         65 65 65 65 65 58 57 57 57 56 55 56 57 56 56 57 58 57
MIN/MAX RH       56    91    65    76    56    78    57    81    57
RH            57 70 85 93 73 67 75 76 60 66 73 77 61 68 75 79 61 70
WIND DIR      SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NE
WIND SPD      10 10  8  9 13 13 11 12 13 12 11 12 13 11 11 10 10  9
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR         10    30    20    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS           C  S     S                                    
TSTMS                C                                             

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NCZ014-260900-
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