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EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Blacksburg VA
311 AM EST Sun Nov 29 2020

NCZ003-292100-
RAWS 310302
36.35N  80.48W Elev. 1076 ft
311 AM EST Sun Nov 29 2020

Date             Sun 11/29/20            Mon 11/30/20            Tue 12/01/20
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN TEMP                 56          46          56          33          40
TEMP          40 38 47 53 55 51 48 46 49 51 55 56 54 46 43 41 39 33 37 39 39 34
DEWPT         33 32 37 39 40 43 45 46 49 51 54 50 44 38 35 32 29 26 25 23 21 22
MAX/MIN RH                   57         100          71          74          47
RH            76 79 68 59 57 74 89100100100 96 80 69 73 73 70 67 75 61 52 48 61
WIND DIR      NE  N NE  S  S NE  E NE  E SE SW SW  W NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       2  3  3  3  3  3  4  8  9  9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 12 13 13 12
WIND GUST                                                           23 25 24   
CLOUDS        CL FW SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      5 22 42 72 82 89100100100100100 56 55 52 66 74 70 63 51 42 25 16
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  3  3  3  3  7  7  7                        
POP 12HR                     10         100          70          10           5
RAIN                             D  D                                          
RAIN SHWRS                   IS        O NM NM IS IS                           
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                           
HAINES         4  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2                        
MIX HGT       <1 <1  1  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  2                        
T WIND DIR    NE  N  W SW  S  E  E  E SE SE SW SW  W NW                        
T WIND SPD     2  1  4  8  8 10 13 20 17 12 35 26 21 20                        
DISPERSION    VP             VP VP PR PR             FR FR FR FR             FR
ADI            1  2  9 24 26  5 12 18 15 14 71 60 53 27                        
MAX LVORI      4  4  3  2  2  3  5  5  5  5  4  3  3  3                        
STABILITY      G  B  B  C  B  F  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D                        
CEILING              None 14400  3000   200   100  None  3100                  
STA PRES            29.14 29.08 28.97 28.73 28.61 28.60                        


Date          Wed 12/02/20 Thu 12/03/20 Fri 12/04/20 Sat 12/05/20
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX TEMP       25      48      27      51      35      50      36      50
TEMP          31 26 45 39 34 28 47 44 40 35 48 44 41 37 48 43
DEWPT         20 18 21 23 22 21 30 33 32 32 36 37 36 35 37 34
RH            63 71 38 52 61 75 51 65 73 89 63 76 82 92 65 70
WIND SPD          <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5       5      10      20      30      30      20
RAIN                                      S  C  C  C  S  S  S

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to be substituted for an official fire weather spot forecast. The
data displayed are calculated from a 2.5 by 2.5 km digital
database and only approximates weather conditions in highly
varying terrain. Please relay any comments you have to the NWS via
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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 humdity
RH(%)...............................Relative humidity
WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........Wind direction
WIND SPD(MPH).......................Wind speed
CLOUDS(CATEGORY)....................Cloud cover category
     EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = Scattered; BK = Broken; OV = Overcast
CLOUDS(%)...........................Cloud cover as a percentage
VSBY................................Visibility value in statute miles
POP 12HR(%).........................Probability for accumulating precipitation
WEATHER...
   TYPE...
       RAIN...........Rain
       RAIN SHWRS.....Rain showers
       TSTMS..........Thunderstorms
       DRIZZLE........Drizzle
       SNOW...........Snow
       SNOWSHWRS......Snow showers
       SLEET..........Sleet
       FRZG RAIN......Freezing rain
       FRZG DRZL......Freezing drizzle
   COVERAGE...
       IS.............Isolated
       SC.............Scattered
       NM.............Numerous
       O..............Occasional
       S..............Slight chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       WD.............Widespread
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
LAL(CATEGORY).......................Lightning Activity Level
HAINES(CATEGORY)....................Haines Index
MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........Mixing height
     Example: 6 = 6000 feet; 12 = 12000 feet; <1 = Less than 1000 foot
t WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........Transport Wind direction
T WIND SPD(MPH).....................Transport Wind speed
DISPERSION(CATEGORY)................Smoke Dispersion category
     Values: vp =Very Poor;PR = Poor; FR = Fair; GD = Good;
ADI (INDEX).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
MAX LVORI (INDEX)...................Low Visibility Occurrence Risk Index
STABILITY (CATEGORY)................Pasquill Turner Stability
CEILING (FT)........................Ceiling
STA PRES (INCHES MERCURY)...........Station pressure

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 SPD(MPH).......................Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = less than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or greater
AVE CLOUDS(CATEGORY)................Average Cloud Cover Category
POP 12HR(%).........................Probability for accumulating precipitation
WEATHER.............................See Day 1 through 3 weather descriptions