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EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Blacksburg VA
449 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

NCZ018-222100-
RAWS 311941
36.22N  81.63W Elev. 3254 ft
449 AM EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

Date             Fri 06/22/18            Sat 06/23/18            Sun 06/24/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3hrly     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN TEMP                 78          62          78          66          80
TEMP          63 65 70 73 76 71 67 64 62 66 72 75 77 74 70 68 67 69 75 77 79 75
DEWPT         63 63 63 63 62 62 62 60 60 61 61 60 61 62 62 61 62 62 64 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   60          94          56          87          60
RH           100 93 78 71 62 73 84 87 93 84 68 60 58 66 76 78 84 78 69 64 60 69
WIND DIR       W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       5  4  6  9  8  6  4  4  4  6 10 13 13  9  8  9 10 10 12 10 12 10
CLOUDS        SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     42 58 75 72 69 65 64 60 55 47 47 49 35 47 72 59 59 61 70 64 59 59
VSBY           6  7  7  4  3  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7                        
POP 12HR                     60          40          30          30          50
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC NM SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC NM SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
Obvis         PF                                                               
LAL            1  1  1  3  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  3  3  3   
HAINES         3  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  3  4  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4
MIX HGT       <1 <1  3  3  4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  5  2  2  1  1  2  3  4  4 <1
T WIND DIR     W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD     8  6 11 11 10 13 16 11  9 11 16 14 23 13 33 29 25 20 25 16 18 10
DISPERSION    PR             PR VP VP VP             PR PR PR FR             FR
ADI            4  5 26 31 29 11 10  8  7  8 58 44 69 14 40 32 27 33 59 45 49  9
MAX LVORI      9  6  3  3  2  4  4  5  6  4  1  1  1  3  3  3  4  3  3  1  1  3
STABILITY      E  D  D  D  D  E  E  E  E  C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D
CEILING               300   800   600  None  None  None  7300   400   200  2300
STA PRES            26.88 26.86 26.88 26.87 26.92 26.92 26.95 26.97 27.02 27.03


Date          Mon 06/25/18 Tue 06/26/18 Wed 06/27/18 Thu 06/28/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6hrly     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX TEMP       66      80      60      78      58      79      61      82
TEMP          69 69 77 73 62 62 74 70 60 61 77 72 63 65 79 74
DEWPT         62 62 61 62 58 58 58 59 55 57 61 61 58 60 64 65
RH            78 78 58 68 87 87 57 68 84 87 58 68 84 84 60 74
WIND SPD          <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR           40      40      20      20       5      10       5      60
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC SC IS       IS                   NM SC
TSTMS         SC    SC SC IS                               SC

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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