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

WVZ043-292100-
RAWS 465401
37.53N  81.00W Elev. 2725 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                 56          44          48          27          31
TEMP          33 32 44 52 54 49 45 44 44 45 48 48 43 39 36 34 33 27 29 30 30 28
DEWPT         27 27 31 33 36 37 38 41 43 44 46 42 34 32 29 28 25 23 21 19 18 19
MAX/MIN RH                   49          98          71          82          60
RH            78 81 60 48 50 63 76 89 96 96 93 80 70 76 75 78 72 85 72 63 60 68
WIND DIR      SW  S SE SE  E SE SE  E  S SE SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       2  2  2  3  3  3  3  5  5  3 11 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 16 14 13
WIND GUST                       13 16 16 13    24 23                25 28 27 24
CLOUDS        SC SC FW B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     31 31 23 62 67 78100100100100100 80 77 86 87 89 91 89 84 81 71 74
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  3  3  3  7  7  7                        
POP 12HR                      0         100          80          60          40
RAIN                             L  D                                          
RAIN SHWRS                             O  O  O SC SC SC SC NM                  
SNOWSHWRS                                               SC NM NM SC SC SC SC IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1                           
HAINES         4  5  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2                        
MIX HGT       <1 <1 <1  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  3                        
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E SE  S  W NW NW                        
T WIND SPD     3  6 10 10 16 14 14 18 27 26 17 26 25 25                        
DISPERSION    VP             VP VP PR PR             FR FR FR FR             FR
ADI            2  7 13 23 42 10 17 17 25 35 25 58 54 34                        
MAX LVORI      4  4  2  2  1  3  3  4  5  4  4  3  3  3                        
STABILITY      G  B  B  C  C  E  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D                        
CEILING              None 26000  7500   600   400   400   500                  
STA PRES            27.76 27.70 27.63 27.39 27.26 27.31                        


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       23      40      27      46      32      46      34      45
TEMP          26 24 37 34 31 28 43 40 37 32 44 41 38 35 43 38
DEWPT         18 17 18 19 19 21 26 27 27 28 32 33 34 33 33 29
RH            71 74 46 54 61 75 51 59 67 85 62 73 85 92 67 70
WIND SPD          <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC FW CL FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR           20       5       5      10      20      30      30      30
RAIN                                      S  S  C  C  C  C  C
SNOW                                      S  S               
SNOWSHWRS     IS                                             

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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
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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