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

NCZ018-292100-
RAWS 311941
36.22N  81.63W Elev. 3254 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                 51          41          47          23          29
TEMP          36 34 43 48 50 45 42 41 43 44 47 45 40 37 33 31 29 23 26 28 28 25
DEWPT         32 31 35 36 36 38 39 41 43 44 43 38 31 29 26 23 21 18 17 16 15 15
MAX/MIN RH                   59          99          71          81          57
RH            85 89 73 63 58 76 89100100100 86 76 70 72 75 72 72 81 68 60 58 65
WIND DIR       W  W SE  S SE SE  E  E SE SE  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       2  2  3  6  5  3  4  8  5  2 10 12 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 16 14 13
WIND GUST                             16 12    23 26 27 27 26 26 26 27 28 26   
CLOUDS        FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     19 35 57 85 82 92100100100 84 75 67 58 69 78 75 71 67 59 51 36 37
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  3  3  3  3  3  7  7  4                        
POP 12HR                     20         100          60          40          20
RAIN                             D  D                                          
RAIN SHWRS                   SC        O NM NM SC SC SC                        
SNOWSHWRS                                            SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS   
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                           
HAINES         4  3  4  3  2  2  2  3  2  3  3  2  2  2                        
MIX HGT       <1 <1 <1  1  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2  2                        
T WIND DIR     W SW SW  S  S  S  E  E SE  S SW  W NW NW                        
T WIND SPD     8  9  6 13 18 11 12  3 20  3 24 29 29 32                        
DISPERSION    VP             VP VP PR PR             GD GD GD GD             FR
ADI            4 10  6 22 35  5 11  3 18  3 35 59 55 36                        
MAX LVORI      5  5  3  2  1  4  5  9  5  9  4  3  3  3                        
STABILITY      G  B  C  D  D  F  D  D  D  C  D  D  D  D                        
CEILING               200   200   100   600   500   500   500                  
STA PRES            26.97 26.92 26.82 26.60 26.51 26.52                        


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       19      40      23      46      30      44      31      43
TEMP          22 20 37 33 29 24 43 39 36 31 42 39 36 32 41 36
DEWPT         14 12 14 16 14 16 24 26 24 27 32 33 31 30 31 26
RH            71 71 38 49 53 71 47 59 61 85 67 79 82 92 67 67
WIND SPD          <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW CL FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5       5      10      30      30      30      20
RAIN                                   S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
SNOW                                      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