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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
510 PM EDT SAT SEP 25 2021

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JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
37.25N  77.25W ELEV. 50 FT
510 PM EDT SAT SEP 25 2021

DATE           09/25/21      SUN 09/26/21            MON 09/27/21            TUE
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                      54          75          52          80          60
TEMP             64 59 57 56 57 68 72 72 62 58 55 53 54 71 78 78 68 65 64 61 62
DEWPT            54 53 53 53 53 51 50 50 53 51 50 50 51 55 56 57 58 57 55 55 56
MAX/MIN RH                   94          44          91          45          84
RH               70 80 84 89 87 55 46 47 72 78 83 87 87 57 46 49 71 75 74 80 82
WIND DIR         SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     24 23 27 32 32 33 31 30 22 21 24 24 24 22 23 22 20 20 21 21 22
WIND SPD          2  3  3  3  3  6  5  4  2  3  3  3  3  3  6  5  3  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        33  7  4  4  2  1  4  1  1  3  3  3  6 14 12  6  6  5  6 11 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           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     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5
MIX HGT               300   400  4700  4900   300   300  3400  3500   400   300
T WIND DIR             SW    NW    NW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              3     6    12     8     3     3    10    12     8     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     2     5    56    46     2     4    49    53     4     5
MAX LVORI               6     7     4     4     5     7     4     3     4     5
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             12000  5500 30000 30000 30000 26600 12700 13800 14800 20800
PRESSURE            29.84 29.86 29.94 29.92 29.96 29.98 30.01 29.92 29.88 29.86


DATE           09/28 WED 09/29/21 THU 09/30/21 FRI 10/01/21 SAT 10/02/21
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          83    61    75    54    73    53    72    52    74
TEMP          82 73 65 63 74 65 58 57 71 63 57 56 70 62 56 55 72 64
DEWPT         62 63 62 61 58 56 53 52 53 53 51 52 53 54 52 51 53 55
MIN/MAX RH       51    96    55    90    50    91    52    93    50
RH            52 71 89 92 58 73 83 83 54 72 82 85 55 75 84 86 52 73
WIND DIR      SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE NW  N NW NE
WIND SPD       6  3  1  3  6  3  3  4  8  4  3  4  8  4  3  4  5  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20    30    10    10     5     5     5     5    10
RAIN SHWRS        S  C                                             
TSTMS             S  C                                             

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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