National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST WED DEC 13 2017

VAZ081-140900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
520 PM EST WED DEC 13 2017

DATE           12/13/17      THU 12/14/17            FRI 12/15/17            SAT
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          50          26          43          26
TEMP             33 31 32 31 31 43 48 48 36 30 28 28 27 36 41 42 36 30 30 28 28
DEWPT            13 18 22 22 24 26 25 24 24 22 20 20 21 23 26 27 27 25 23 21 22
MAX/MIN RH                   76          37          77          54          87
RH               44 59 65 70 76 51 40 39 61 72 71 74 76 60 55 54 70 82 76 75 77
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N NE NE NE  E  S  W  W SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     19 19 21 21 22 26 29 31 01 02 03 03 04 07 17 25 25 24 23 23 24
WIND SPD          4  9  9  9  8  9  9  5  1  2  2  1  2  3  1  3  3  3  4  3  3
CLOUDS           B1 B2 SC FW FW FW SC FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        69 77 35 16 25 19 31 25 37 47 52 47 62 73 83 72 57 23 12 10 13
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      5           5           0          10           5
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     3     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1400   600  3700  4100  1400  1300  2400  2100   700   400
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W     N    NE    NE    SE    SW    SW     W
T WIND SPD             14    14    20     4    10     8     6     5     8    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    16    11    78    37     5     7    22    20     5     7
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     3     3     4     3     3     6     4
STABILITY               C     F     F     C     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING              8900  8900 30000 23500 17100 14800  4700  4000 21700 26600
PRESSURE            29.67 29.55 29.63 29.76 29.93  30.0  30.0 29.86 29.92 29.96


DATE           12/16 SUN 12/17/17 MON 12/18/17 TUE 12/19/17 WED 12/20/17
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          47    28    51    41    56    40    56    38    51
TEMP          45 37 32 29 48 46 43 42 54 47 43 41 54 46 42 39 50 40
DEWPT         22 26 24 27 31 36 38 39 44 44 40 39 40 41 33 33 25 29
MIN/MAX RH       40    91    50    90    64    93    55    84    37
RH            40 66 72 91 51 68 82 90 69 89 89 92 59 83 71 80 38 64
WIND DIR       W  S SW  S SW  S SW SW  W SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       6  2  1  2  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  6  5  8  6 10  5
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR          0     0    10    40    30    20     5    10    10
RAIN                             C  C  C  C  S  S                  

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VAZ096-140900-
GREAT DISMAL SWAMP RAWS-SUFFOLK 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