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

VAZ024-292100-
RAWS 441631
37.63N  79.51W Elev. 865 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                 61          44          61          34          43
TEMP          34 32 47 56 59 51 45 44 45 46 51 60 58 49 45 43 41 34 39 42 41 36
DEWPT         29 28 34 37 38 39 40 43 45 46 51 52 46 40 35 33 30 28 27 25 22 21
MAX/MIN RH                   44         100          64          76          45
RH            82 85 60 49 45 63 82 96100100100 75 64 71 68 67 65 78 62 50 46 54
WIND DIR       W NW SE  S SE SE NE NE  E  E  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       1  1  2  3  2  2  2  3  5  5  9 10 10  9  8  8  6  8 10 12 11 10
WIND GUST                             18                               23 21   
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     11 11  9 34 61 76 93100100100100 49 54 58 67 67 76 71 67 63 46 42
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  3  3  3  3  7  7  7                        
POP 12HR                      0         100          90          20          20
RAIN                             L  D                                          
RAIN SHWRS                             O  O  O IS IS       IS IS IS IS         
SNOWSHWRS                                                        IS            
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                           
HAINES         4  4  4  4  4  4  3  2  2  2  2  3  4  2                        
MIX HGT       <1 <1  2  2  3  2 <1 <1  1 <1 <1  3  4  3                        
T WIND DIR     N  N  S  S  S  S SE  E  E  E  E SW  W  W                        
T WIND SPD     1  1  6  8  9  9  2  4 10  8  4 25 23 17                        
DISPERSION    VP             VP VP VP PR             PR PR PR PR             FR
ADI            1  1 18 21 30  4  1  5  9 10  5 85 64 11                        
MAX LVORI      6  6  2  2  2  3  6  7  8  8  9  3  1  3                        
STABILITY      G  B  B  C  C  F  F  D  D  D  D  C  D  E                        
CEILING              None 27600 11000   100   600  None  2100                  
STA PRES            28.67 28.62 28.55 28.31 28.12 28.12                        


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       27      50      26      55      33      54      36      53
TEMP          32 28 47 40 34 27 50 46 40 34 51 46 42 36 51 44
DEWPT         20 18 21 20 21 21 29 29 29 30 36 35 34 34 38 33
RH            61 66 35 44 58 78 44 51 64 85 56 65 73 92 61 65
WIND SPD          <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            0       5       5      10      20      20      30      30
RAIN                                      S  S  S  C  C  C  S
SNOW                                         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