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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018

VAZ096-222100-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
620 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018

DATE             MON 10/22/18            TUE 10/23/18            WED 10/24/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      63          43          72          46          62
TEMP             40 52 61 61 51 48 47 45 46 62 70 70 58 54 51 48 47 58 61 61 51
DEWPT            35 39 37 38 41 41 40 39 41 45 42 44 47 48 45 43 41 42 39 39 41
MIN/MAX RH                   40          85          35          83          43
RH               92 58 41 42 69 77 78 79 83 53 36 39 67 80 80 82 79 55 44 44 67
WIND DIR         NW NW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  W  W  N  N NW  N  N  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     32 33 22 21 21 19 21 21 22 25 24 24 25 27 33 34 33 34 34 33 34
WIND SPD          3  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  5  8  6  4  4  6  8  6 10  9  8  5
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         0  0  0  5 21 18 22  5 15  7 18  5  7  6  6  2  1  2  4  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     4     5     5     5     4     5     5
MIX HGT              3200  3200   300   300  3500  4500  1900  1000  5000  5300
T WIND DIR             NW    SW    SW     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              5    13    20    20    19    23    18    20    25    23
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    VG    VG
ADI                    27    42    10    16    72    95    11    29    98    98
MAX LVORI               4     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     1     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             30000 26600 23500 17100 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.31 30.25 30.22 30.17 30.15 30.04 30.05 30.09 30.13 30.09


DATE          THU 10/25/18 FRI 10/26/18 SAT 10/27/18 SUN 10/28/18
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          40    56    40    59    48    64    51    62
TEMP          45 42 54 48 43 42 57 53 50 50 62 57 54 52 61 55
DEWPT         38 35 34 35 36 38 39 44 48 50 54 53 54 51 51 51
MAX/MIN RH       80    43    87    51   100    70   100    68
RH            76 77 46 60 76 84 51 71 93100 75 87100 96 70 86
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NW  W  W
WIND SPD       6  6  5  3  3  3  4  5  9 10 10 10  9  8 10  6
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
POP 12HR          0     0     5    30    60    60    40    40
RAIN                                C  C  L  L  L  C  C      
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C

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VAZ098-222100-
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