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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 AM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

DATE             TUE 09/30/14            WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14
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                      79          59          81          60          80
TEMP             63 74 77 77 69 64 61 61 63 77 80 79 69 66 63 62 64 77 80 79 70
DEWPT            62 60 60 61 62 60 59 60 60 60 61 61 61 61 61 61 62 62 62 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   52          97          50          99          51
RH               96 62 56 58 78 87 93 97 90 57 52 55 76 86 96 99 93 58 54 55 73
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE  E NE NE NE  N  N NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E
WIND DIR DEG     01 02 01 03 07 06 04 02 01 02 05 04 09 07 05 06 04 03 03 06 10
WIND SPD          2  3  3  4  3  2  1  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  4  4  3
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        80 69 58 49 40 33 25 30 35 39 42 44 45 41 37 48 59 53 46 30 14
VSBY              0 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
OBVIS            F+                                                            
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              2800  2700   300   300  4100  4000   300   300  3000  2600
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     N    NE    NE     N    NE
T WIND SPD              6     8     6     6     6     8     5     5     8     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    21    24     8     3    26    29     8     3    30    27
MAX LVORI               5     4     6     8     5     4     8     9     5     4
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING              4700 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000  7200  3200 26700
PRESSURE            29.88 29.80 29.84 29.85 29.93 29.92 29.96  30.0 30.05 30.01


DATE          FRI 10/03/14 SAT 10/04/14 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14
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          61    79    62    75    54    69    53    74
TEMP          63 63 77 70 65 64 74 64 58 56 67 61 56 56 72 66
DEWPT         61 61 62 63 62 61 57 55 49 48 47 49 49 49 51 53
MAX/MIN RH       99    53    93    49    79    45    83    44
RH            92 92 60 78 91 90 54 71 74 75 49 65 77 77 48 64
WIND DIR      SE SE  S  S  S  W NW  W NW NW  W SW  S SW SW  S
WIND SPD       3  1  5  4  4  3  6  3  2  2  3  2  3  2  5  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR         10    20    50    20     5    10    20    10
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  S                 S  S      

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EXPERIMENTAL ONLY...THIS PRODUCT IS FOR PLANNING AND REVIEW PURPOSES ONLY AND
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