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EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Blacksburg VA
947 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

WVZ043-240900-
RAWS 465401
37.53N  81.00W Elev. 2725 ft
947 PM EDT Sat Jun 23 2018

Date           06/23/18      Sun 06/24/18            Mon 06/25/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EDT 3hrly     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX TEMP                 65          80          65          80          63
TEMP                70 68 66 68 74 78 79 75 71 69 67 69 75 78 79 74 69 67 65 68
DEWPT               65 64 63 64 65 66 66 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 64 63 62 61 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   90          64          96          61          89
RH                  84 87 90 87 74 67 64 71 81 87 93 87 71 64 60 69 78 81 87 78
WIND DIR            SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  N SE SE SE
WIND SPD             4  5  5  6 10 12 11  4  4  3  2  2  3  5  5  4  3  2  3  5
WIND GUST                       20 24 21                                       
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)           58 63 61 62 59 66 70 61 65 42 44 54 56 53 48 43 42 45 50 55
VSBY                 7  7  7  7  5  4  3  7  6  7  7  7                        
POP 12HR                     30          50          30          20          10
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS             IS IS               
TSTMS                           SC SC SC SC                IS IS               
LAL                  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  1  1  1  1  1  2  2               
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3            
MIX HGT             <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  4  5  3            
T WIND DIR          SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W NW  W  W NW NW            
T WIND SPD           9 11 12 17 21 14 18  9  4 11  9  6 13 10 17 10            
DISPERSION          VP PR PR             VP VP VP VP             VP VP VP VP   
ADI                  6  7  9 23 52 42 55  6  3  5  4 10 46 30 73  7            
MAX LVORI            4  5  5  4  3  1  1  3  5  5  6  5  3  3  1  3            
STABILITY            E  E  E  D  D  D  D  E  E  F  F  C  C  D  C  E            
CEILING                    1300  4200  3000  1100  None  None  None  None      
STA PRES                  27.58 27.63 27.63 27.68 27.72 27.77 27.77            


Date           06/26 Wed 06/27/18 Thu 06/28/18 Fri 06/29/18 Sat 06/30/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6hrly     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN TEMP       81      65      84      66      85      68      89      68      89
TEMP          78 76 69 70 81 77 70 70 82 79 71 73 85 81 72 73 86 81
DEWPT         63 63 63 64 65 66 66 66 67 68 68 67 68 69 70 70 69 69
RH            60 64 81 81 58 69 87 87 61 69 90 81 57 67 93 90 57 67
WIND SPD          <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR           10      20      60      60      20      20      30      20      30
RAIN SHWRS             IS SC NM NM IS IS IS IS       SC IS       SC
TSTMS                     IS SC SC       IS IS       SC IS       SC

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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