National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
310 PM EST TUE NOV 13 2018

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JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
310 PM EST TUE NOV 13 2018

DATE           11/13/18      WED 11/14/18            THU 11/15/18            FRI
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                      35          47          34          49          39
TEMP          51 48 45 43 40 37 41 46 45 38 37 36 37 38 40 47 47 43 44 44 45 43
DEWPT         47 45 40 37 32 27 26 25 25 26 28 29 32 36 40 43 44 44 44 42 39 37
MAX/MIN RH                   95          43          89          91         100
RH            85 95 85 84 77 68 55 43 45 61 67 72 82 94 96 91 95 93100100 89 84
WIND DIR      NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  W  W  W
WIND DIR DEG  33 35 00 35 35 01 01 03 02 02 03 04 03 03 04 04 02 02 34 28 28 28
WIND SPD       5  5  8  6  8  8  9  5  6  4  5  5  9 10 10 10 10  6  5  5  9  8
CLOUDS        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)    100100 96 88 82 70 70 74 75 74 84 92100100100100100 96 77 86 79 54
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4  3  3  3  6  6  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     40           5          30         100          70
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.30        1.11        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN           C  C  C                          C  C  L  D  D  D  L  L  C  C   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     2     3     4     3
MIX HGT              1100   900  2500  2600   500   400   400   500   300   300
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NE    NE     E     E     E    SW     W
T WIND SPD             19    23    19    14    17    20    39    23    10    33
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    19    27    39    33    12    31    47    41    15    40
MAX LVORI               5     3     2     2     3     4     4     6     9     5
STABILITY               D     D     E     C     C     D     D     D     C     E
CEILING              4700 15900 17100 14800 10800  9800     0     0     0     0
PRESSURE            30.11 30.18 30.34 30.34 30.37 30.30 30.09 29.92 29.77 29.70


DATE           11/16 SAT 11/17/18 SUN 11/18/18 MON 11/19/18 TUE 11/20/18
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          57    35    57    37    56    38    56    36    50
TEMP          55 45 39 36 55 46 41 38 54 46 42 39 54 45 40 37 48 40
DEWPT         38 39 37 34 40 41 39 37 41 42 39 37 40 40 36 32 30 31
MIN/MAX RH       51    97    53    95    59    95    55    88    46
RH            54 76 86 93 57 82 91 94 61 85 90 91 59 81 84 81 49 71
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W SW SW SW NW NW  E NW  N NW  W NW NW NW SW
WIND SPD      10  3  3  2  4  3  3  2  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10     5     0     5     5     5    20     5     0
RAIN SHWRS                                            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