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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU NOV 23 2017

VAZ096-240900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK VA
36.61N  76.55W ELEV. 35 FT
520 PM EST THU NOV 23 2017

DATE           11/23/17      FRI 11/24/17            SAT 11/25/17            SUN
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                      28          57          37          64          40
TEMP             37 35 33 31 29 44 54 54 46 43 42 40 38 52 61 60 51 46 44 42 41
DEWPT            30 30 29 28 28 34 34 36 38 38 38 35 36 39 42 42 44 43 41 38 38
MAX/MIN RH                   97          44          93          46          92
RH               75 82 85 87 97 68 47 51 74 84 88 83 93 61 49 51 77 89 89 85 89
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     02 00 00 00 35 05 06 06 06 02 28 24 22 22 23 23 24 27 30 32 33
WIND SPD          1  0  0  0  1  4  3  3  1  1  1  0  2  5  8  6  3  4  4  5  4
CLOUDS           SC SC SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        41 34 26 16  5  6  6  9 12 22 31 33 34 31 27 42 64 73 43 10 14
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          10          10          10
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     4     4     4     5     4     4
MIX HGT               600   300  2300  2300   300   200  1900  2000   900  1300
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE     S    SW    SW    SW     W     N
T WIND SPD              3     3     5     4     2     1    10    11     4    17
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     2     4    15    13     1     2    33    33     6    29
MAX LVORI               5     9     5     4     6     8     4     4     7     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C     B     F
CEILING             23500 26600 30000 30000 30000 30000 23500 23100 13600  4000
PRESSURE            30.05 30.04 30.05 29.97 29.97 29.92 29.89 29.81 29.86 29.92


DATE           11/26 MON 11/27/17 TUE 11/28/17 WED 11/29/17 THU 11/30/17
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          53    33    57    35    62    43    66    43    61
TEMP          51 42 36 34 54 45 39 36 59 52 47 44 63 54 48 44 57 49
DEWPT         33 32 28 31 34 34 33 33 40 45 44 44 47 47 42 41 43 44
MIN/MAX RH       46    83    43    88    49   100    53    89    57
RH            50 69 72 90 46 65 79 88 49 76 90100 56 78 81 89 59 83
WIND DIR      NW NW  S  W  W  S  S  S SW  S SW SW  W  W NW  N NE  E
WIND SPD       6  1  2  2  3  1  3  2  8  3  3  3  6  3  3  3  4  4
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
POP 12HR          0     0     0     0     0     5     5     5    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  S

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VAZ098-240900-
BACK BAY NWR RAWS-VIRGINIA BEACH VA
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