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

NCZ006-292100-
RAWS 310801
36.37N  79.29W Elev. 580 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                 62          49          65          36          46
TEMP          38 35 49 58 60 54 49 50 54 56 62 65 62 53 48 46 43 36 42 45 44 38
DEWPT         34 33 39 42 43 45 47 50 54 56 61 56 51 47 40 36 33 30 30 27 25 25
MAX/MIN RH                   52         100          66          80          45
RH            85 92 68 55 53 71 93100100100 97 73 67 80 74 68 67 79 62 49 47 59
WIND DIR       N  N  E  S SE  E  E  E SE  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       3  2  2  3  4  3  3  6 10 10 14 14 12 10  9  8  8  9 11 13 12 10
WIND GUST                                   26 27 23                21 25 23   
CLOUDS        CL FW FW B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)      1  6  9 59 79 87 98100100100100 52 41 66 60 58 60 54 44 40 16 13
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  4  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  3  3                        
MIX HGT       <1 <1  1  3  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  4  2                        
T WIND DIR    NW  N SE  S  S SE  E  E SE SE  S SW SW  W                        
T WIND SPD     2  3  5  5  5  9  2  5 23 13 25 28 24 18                        
DISPERSION    VP             VP VP PR FR             FR PR PR PR             FR
ADI            1  3  8 18 17  4  1  5 21 15 35 78 87 12                        
MAX LVORI      5  6  3  2  2  3  7  9  5  5  4  3  1  4                        
STABILITY      G  B  B  C  C  F  F  D  D  D  D  D  C  E                        
CEILING              None 28000  8500   400   200  None  1700                  
STA PRES            29.58 29.51 29.41 29.13 29.03 29.01                        


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       26      51      26      55      35      55      37      56
TEMP          33 28 48 41 35 27 51 47 42 36 52 47 43 38 53 46
DEWPT         22 20 23 26 24 22 31 35 34 33 39 40 38 38 41 37
RH            63 71 37 55 64 81 46 63 73 89 61 76 82100 64 71
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 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5       5       5      20      30      30      20
RAIN                                      S  S  C  C  C  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
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