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

VAZ064-190900-
FT AP HILL RAWS - CAROLINE VA
38.10N  77.27W ELEV. 201 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                      70          91          70          92          72
TEMP             80 75 73 71 75 83 88 89 82 76 73 71 75 86 90 91 85 77 75 73 77
DEWPT            59 59 59 61 64 67 66 69 69 68 67 67 69 70 69 69 69 68 69 69 70
MAX/MIN RH                   73          49          89          47          88
RH               49 58 61 70 70 58 49 52 65 76 81 87 83 59 49 48 60 73 83 88 80
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     18 20 21 22 23 25 25 24 24 21 23 23 23 24 22 22 21 21 20 20 20
WIND SPD          5  6  6  5  5  5  8  9  3  3  3  3  3  5  6  8  4  5  5  5  5
CLOUDS           SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)        40 67 72 71 58 48 55 53 64 57 50 59 62 54 53 54 58 60 72 68 76
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     20          40          20          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                    S     C  C  S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C                    S  S  S  S         
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     5     5     5     4     3
MIX HGT               700   600  5500  5100   800   900  6500  5700   700  1500
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W     W     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             10    10    13    12     3     5    11    16    12     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    10    11    65    56     3    11    53    59     8    17
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     3     6     6     4     3     4     6
STABILITY               B     E     E     B     B     F     E     B     B     E
CEILING             13800 10100  9800  8900  9200  7200  8900 15600 30000 11700
PRESSURE            29.72 29.69 29.71 29.68 29.67 29.67 29.69 29.62 29.63 29.63


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          90    71    88    59    78    57    83    60    84
TEMP          89 83 74 75 86 78 65 64 76 70 61 63 80 74 64 65 82 76
DEWPT         71 72 70 71 68 67 60 57 51 54 54 57 54 58 58 61 59 61
MIN/MAX RH       54    93    52    86    39    88    38    97    43
RH            56 69 87 86 55 69 83 77 42 57 77 81 41 57 81 86 45 61
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW SW NW NW  N  N  E  W  N SE SE  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  4  4  5 10  5  5  5  6  3  2  3  4  3  2  2  5  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    20    60    40    10     5    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  S     C  L  C  S                             S
TSTMS             C  S        L  C                                 

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