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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

DATE           09/24/16      SUN 09/25/16            MON 09/26/16            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                      65          76          61          79          66
TEMP             79 72 70 68 66 71 75 74 67 64 63 62 65 75 78 78 72 68 67 67 68
DEWPT            69 68 67 66 65 64 65 63 62 59 58 58 59 61 61 63 64 64 64 64 66
MAX/MIN RH                   97          67          88          57          93
RH               72 87 90 93 97 79 70 68 84 85 85 86 81 62 57 60 76 87 90 90 94
WIND DIR          E  E NE  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     07 08 03 02 03 05 05 04 07 08 07 06 07 11 12 14 15 16 18 18 18
WIND SPD          3  3  3  3  3  6  6  5  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        59 75 84 86 89 86 79 64 52 38 43 28 32 27 54 54 45 39 57 69 68
VSBY              7  7  6  6  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                    S  S  S  S                                             
RAIN SHWRS                                                              C  C  L
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     2     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT               800   400  3100  3000  1300   300  4100  4000  1000   300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              6     8    10     8     5     4     4     6     8     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     6    11    25    24     3     5    17    20     5     3
MAX LVORI               9     9     5     5     5     6     4     4     6     8
STABILITY               B     D     D     C     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING              8000  1000  1000  1700  3200  3200  3200  2400 15500  4200
PRESSURE            29.98 30.02 30.09 30.07 30.09 30.09 30.09 30.01 29.95 29.90


DATE           09/27 WED 09/28/16 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16
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          77    61    77    60    75    58    75    59    77
TEMP          76 69 64 64 75 69 63 62 73 67 61 61 73 67 62 62 75 68
DEWPT         69 68 64 60 62 62 58 57 60 59 56 56 59 59 58 58 61 60
MIN/MAX RH       80   100    60    87    60    90    57    93    58
RH            81 97100 87 64 78 83 84 64 75 84 84 61 75 87 87 62 76
WIND DIR       S  S SW NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N MM MM MM
WIND SPD       6  5  3  3  3  3  3  4  6  3  1  3  6  3  3 MM MM MM
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW SC SC
POP 12HR         60    40    30    20    10    10    10     5     5
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S                              
TSTMS          C  C  S                                             

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