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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE             WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      42          21          48          36          45
TEMP             27 35 40 40 32 28 25 23 23 35 45 46 42 40 39 37 37 41 44 43 35
DEWPT            19 15  7  6  9  8  7  8  9 12 15 18 22 25 28 30 31 28 24 21 15
MIN/MAX RH                   28          68          28          84          40
RH               71 43 25 24 38 43 46 53 55 38 29 32 44 55 64 75 79 59 45 42 44
WIND DIR          N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N SE  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     34 34 34 33 33 33 35 35 35 14 18 18 18 20 21 25 30 32 32 32 33
WIND SPD          8 10 10  8  3  2  2  2  1  2  4  8  6  5  8  6  6 12 12 10  5
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)        22 23 23 16  8 11 14 23 32 43 54 63 72 69 66 45 24 21 17 11  5
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1      
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4      
MIX HGT              2700  3100   400   300  1700  2400   300   700  4700      
T WIND DIR              N    NW     N     N     S     S    SW     W    NW      
T WIND SPD             17    11     8     5     4    13    12    10    20      
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD      
ADI                    45    44     4     5    18    32    13    10    60      
MAX LVORI               1     2     3     3     3     2     4     4     3      
STABILITY               C     B     F     F     B     C     E     E     C      
CEILING             13800 30000 30000 23500 13800 12700  6300  4700 30000      
PRESSURE            30.09 30.18 30.26 30.32 30.31 30.23 30.12 30.01 30.03      


DATE          SAT 01/31/15 SUN 02/01/15 MON 02/02/15 TUE 02/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          23    39    26    48    43    51    26    41
TEMP          28 24 37 33 29 28 45 46 44 44 50 39 31 27 39 35
DEWPT          9  9  8 15 16 18 22 32 39 35 30 25 17 13 13 18
MAX/MIN RH       56    29    66    36    84    39    58    31
RH            45 53 29 47 58 66 40 59 81 70 46 56 55 55 34 49
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N NE  E  S SE  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD       5  4  4  1  0  1  3  3  4  4 10  6  8  8  5  3
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR          0     0     0    20    50    30    10    10
RAIN                                S  C  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
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