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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE             THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14
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                      89          72          85          66          88
TEMP             80 85 87 85 80 76 74 73 76 82 84 84 78 72 69 68 72 82 85 84 79
DEWPT            74 73 74 73 73 71 69 69 69 70 67 65 66 66 66 67 67 69 66 65 71
MIN/MAX RH                   60          87          50          97          49
RH               81 66 65 67 79 85 84 87 80 67 57 53 66 81 91 95 84 64 53 53 78
WIND DIR          W  W  W  N  N NW NW NW  N NE  E  E NE  E  E  E SE  S SW  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     25 26 27 00 01 33 30 32 01 05 07 09 06 09 11 11 13 20 22 19 18
WIND SPD          6  6  8  5  2  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  2  1  1  2  3  5  6  4
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        71 78 85 84 82 81 81 81 82 77 72 71 70 45 21 18 15 23 30 25 19
VSBY              6  6  4  4  4  4  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     70          70          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.59        0.24           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  C  L  L  L  L  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S                     
TSTMS             S  C  L  L  L  L  C           S  S  S  S                     
LAL                     4     4     4     3     2     2     2     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              3600  3600   900  1100  4000  4100   700   300  4000  5000
T WIND DIR              W    NW    NW     N    NE    SE    SE    SE    SW     S
T WIND SPD              9     3     4     4     4     4     6     3     8    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                    25    16     4     4    21    18     7     2    38    43
MAX LVORI               4     4     5     6     4     3     6    10     4     4
STABILITY               E     C     B     D     F     B     A     F     F     B
CEILING              7200  4700  8900 12400 30000  3200  3200  4000 30000  3200
PRESSURE            29.84 29.80 29.81 29.87 29.94 29.94 29.95 29.98 30.01 29.94


DATE          SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14
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          71    93    72    90    71    84    66    84
TEMP          74 78 91 85 76 76 88 83 75 74 83 77 70 70 82 77
DEWPT         71 70 74 72 72 73 72 71 68 67 65 67 65 64 64 65
MAX/MIN RH       93    50   100    52    87    51    93    49
RH            90 77 58 65 87 90 59 67 79 79 55 70 84 81 55 67
WIND DIR       S  S SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N  E
WIND SPD       3  6 10  4  6  8 10  8  5  3  3  1  2  3  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    30    30    40    40    30    30    10
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C         
TSTMS                   S  S  S  C  C  C  S  C  C  C         

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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