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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
706 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
706 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

DATE             WED 04/01/15            THU 04/02/15            FRI 04/03/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      62          36          71          59          80
TEMP             48 53 60 59 51 44 40 39 44 63 69 69 64 60 61 60 63 73 78 77 72
DEWPT            36 32 29 29 33 34 35 35 38 39 39 38 44 51 55 56 57 59 61 61 60
MIN/MAX RH                   31          88          31          87          56
RH               61 45 31 32 50 68 84 86 79 42 33 32 49 72 81 87 81 62 57 58 66
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     35 00 01 02 10 12 14 14 15 16 17 17 17 18 19 19 20 20 20 20 20
WIND SPD          5  9  5  4  2  3  3  2  3  8 10 11  9  8  9  8  8 12 13 13 10
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         3  2  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  8 15 27 39 49 59 59 57 48 50
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     3     3     5     5
MIX HGT              4000  4000  1100   300  3100  3000   800   300  2800  2700
T WIND DIR              N     N     E    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             13    10     5     3    11    21    19    17    29    34
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    GD    GD
ADI                    43    41     4     3    42    48    16    21    79    78
MAX LVORI               1     2     5     6     3     2     4     4     3     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     C     B     E     D     C
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 21100 14800  1000 11700
PRESSURE            30.02 30.12 30.19 30.27 30.30 30.26 30.17 30.11 30.06 29.96


DATE          SAT 04/04/15 SUN 04/05/15 MON 04/06/15 TUE 04/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          60    67    40    63    45    69    51    73
TEMP          63 63 66 56 45 43 60 56 49 48 66 62 55 54 70 65
DEWPT         57 55 45 38 31 32 33 38 37 41 45 49 49 51 55 56
MAX/MIN RH       82    42    70    35    79    44    94    53
RH            81 75 47 51 58 65 36 51 63 77 47 62 81 91 59 73
WIND DIR      SW  W NW  N  N  N  S SE  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  5 10  4  3  2  2  3  3  2  4  4  6  8  6  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    30     5     5     5    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C                                    
TSTMS          S                                             

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EXPERIMENTAL ONLY...THIS PRODUCT IS FOR PLANNING AND REVIEW PURPOSES ONLY AND
IS NOT TO BE SUBSTITUTED FOR AN OFFICIAL FIRE WEATHER SPOT
FORECAST.
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 HUMIDITY
RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND DIR DEG(DEGREES)...............20 FT. WIND DIRECTION IN TENS OF DEGREES
                                    RELATIVE TO DUE NORTH.
     EXAMPLE: 09 = 90 DEGREES = EAST; 18 = 180 DEGREES = SOUTH;
              27 = 270 DEGREES = WEST; 36 = 360 DEGREES = NORTH
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
WIND GUST(MPH)......................20 FT. WIND GUST
WIND CHILL..........................WIND CHILL TEMPERATURE
HEAT INDX...........................HEAT INDEX
CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
     EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED;
              B1 = MOSTLY CLOUDY; B2 = CONSIDERABLE CLOUDS; OV = OVERCAST
CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE
VSBY................................VISIBILITY VALUE IN STATUTE MILES
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
QPF 12HR(IN)........................LIQUID EQUIVALENT PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
WEATHER...
     TYPE...
       RAIN...........RAIN
       RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS
       TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS
       DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE
       SNOW...........SNOW
       SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS
       SLEET..........SLEET
       FLURRIES.......FLURRIES
       FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN
       FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE
     COVERAGE...
       S..............SLIGHT CHANCE
       C..............CHANCE
       L..............LIKELY
       O..............OCCASIONAL
       D..............DEFINITE
       AR.............AREAS
       PA.............PATCHY
OBVIS...............................OBSTRUCTION TO VISIBILITY
     TYPE...
       F..............FOG
       PF.............PATCHY FOG
       F+.............DENSE FOG
       H..............HAZE
       BS.............BLOWING SNOW
       K..............SMOKE
       BD.............BLOWING DUST
       AF.............VOLCANIC ASHFALL
LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL
HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX
MIX HGT(FT AGL).....................MIXING HEIGHT
T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION
T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED
SMOKE DISPERSION....................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY
     VALUES: VP = VERY POOR; PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD
ADI (INDEX).........................ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX
CEILING (FT)........................CEILING
PRESSURE (INCHES MERCURY)...........STATION PRESSURE
MAX LVORI (INDEX)...................LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX
STABILITY (CAT).....................PASQUILL TURNER STABILITY
WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY...
     EXAMPLE: W = WARNING; Y = ADVISORY; A = WATCH
     IN EFFECT FOR THE INDICATED HOUR 

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 DIR............................20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
AVG CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS