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

VAZ020-292100-
RAWS 441801
37.99N  79.76W Elev. 2160 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                 57          44          55          33          37
TEMP          37 36 47 53 55 48 45 44 45 46 49 54 51 45 42 40 38 33 35 36 36 33
DEWPT         26 26 29 33 34 35 36 40 42 44 46 47 41 35 32 30 28 26 24 21 19 19
MAX/MIN RH                   44          95          68          73          51
RH            64 67 49 46 45 60 70 86 89 93 89 77 68 68 67 67 67 75 64 54 50 56
WIND DIR       W  W  S  S  S  S NW NE NE NE  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       2  2  3  6  4  2  2  3  4  4 10 11 11 12 11 10 10 11 13 14 14 13
WIND GUST                    12       16                            24 26 26 24
CLOUDS        CL FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)      3  9  6 31 66 73 96 96100100100 68 58 67 77 78 82 80 75 69 56 63
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  3  3  3  3  7  7  7                        
POP 12HR                      0         100          90          30          20
RAIN                             C  D                                          
RAIN SHWRS                             O  O  O SC SC IS IS SC SC    IS IS IS   
SNOWSHWRS                                                        IS IS IS IS   
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                           
HAINES         4  4  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2                        
MIX HGT       <1 <1  2  2  2  2  1  1 <1 <1  1  2  2  2                        
T WIND DIR     W  W SW  S  S  S  S SE  E  E SE SW  W  W                        
T WIND SPD     3  3 11  8  9 11  9  8 13 11 12 23 23 20                        
DISPERSION    VP             VP VP VP VP             FR FR FR FR             FR
ADI            1  4 24 17 22  8  4  6 13 13 17 46 51 27                        
MAX LVORI      3  3  2  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  4  3  3  3                        
STABILITY      G  B  B  C  C  E  F  E  D  D  D  D  D  D                        
CEILING              None 26400  9500   400   100  1000  1600                  
STA PRES            27.96 27.92 27.86 27.64 27.43 27.45                        


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       28      44      29      49      34      49      36      47
TEMP          31 28 41 38 34 30 46 43 39 35 46 43 40 37 46 41
DEWPT         19 18 18 17 19 21 25 26 27 28 33 32 32 33 35 31
RH            61 66 39 42 54 69 43 51 62 75 60 65 73 85 65 67
WIND SPD          <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC FW CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10       5       5      10      20      20      30      30
RAIN                                      S  S  S  C  C  C  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