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

NCZ005-292100-
RAWS 310540
36.38N  79.70W Elev. 858 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                 60          48          64          35          44
TEMP          39 36 48 56 58 52 49 49 52 54 60 62 59 51 47 44 42 36 40 43 42 37
DEWPT         34 33 38 41 42 44 46 49 52 54 58 54 49 43 37 34 32 28 28 26 23 23
MAX/MIN RH                   54         100          68          75          46
RH            82 89 68 57 55 74 89100100100 93 75 69 74 68 68 67 72 62 51 46 56
WIND DIR       N  N  E  S  S  E  E  E SE  S SW SW  W NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       2  3  3  2  3  3  4  5  6 10 13 13 12 10  9  8  9 10 12 14 13 10
WIND GUST                                   24 24 23                23 26 24   
CLOUDS        CL FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      3 16 28 65 80 92100100100100100 44 43 61 59 61 65 59 46 41 18 19
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  3  3  3  3  7  7  7                        
POP 12HR                     10         100          80          10           5
RAIN                             D  D                                          
RAIN SHWRS                   IS        O  O  O IS IS                           
TSTMS                                       IS                                 
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  1                           
HAINES         4  4  4  4  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3                        
MIX HGT       <1 <1  1  2  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  2                        
T WIND DIR     N  N  E SW  S SE  E  E SE  S SW SW  W  W                        
T WIND SPD     2  1  5  4  6 10  2 13 13 10 31 31 25 16                        
DISPERSION    VP             VP VP PR PR             FR PR PR PR             FR
ADI            1  2  8 14 23  4  2 12 12 11 39 75 84 18                        
MAX LVORI      6  7  3  2  2  3  6  5  5  7  4  3  1  3                        
STABILITY      G  B  B  C  B  F  D  D  D  D  D  D  C  D                        
CEILING              None 27800  3200   100   400  None  2200                  
STA PRES            29.47 29.41 29.30 29.04 28.92 28.92                        


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      50      28      54      35      53      36      54
TEMP          33 28 47 41 35 29 50 46 42 36 50 46 42 37 51 45
DEWPT         20 19 22 25 23 22 31 34 33 33 37 38 37 36 39 35
RH            58 68 37 52 61 75 48 63 70 89 61 73 82 96 63 68
WIND SPD          <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5       5      10      20      30      30      20
RAIN                                      S  S  C  C  C  S  S

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This product is for planning and review purposes only and is not
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
email at rnk.webmaster@noaa.gov.

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