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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SAT JAN 20 2018

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 PM EST SAT JAN 20 2018

DATE           01/20/18      SUN 01/21/18            MON 01/22/18            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
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      35          63          35          66          53
TEMP             49 41 39 37 35 45 56 59 49 43 41 39 38 51 62 63 59 57 56 54 54
DEWPT            33 32 32 32 32 37 40 40 40 38 37 36 36 41 44 46 47 48 50 53 52
MAX/MIN RH                   89          48          92          51          96
RH               56 70 77 82 89 73 55 49 72 82 85 89 92 68 53 54 64 73 81 96 93
WIND DIR         SW  S  S  W NE NW  W SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     21 19 19 25 03 31 28 21 18 17 14 12 18 17 19 17 17 18 19 20 20
WIND SPD          2  2  2  2  1  3  2  2  1  2  1  1  2  3  4  4  4  8 10 12 13
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)         5  5  5 12 15 16 22 16 22 23 22 31 40 39 55 59 63 70 76 82 87
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                              C  C  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     4     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               600   300  1200  1900   300   300  2000  2800   800   300
T WIND DIR             SW     W    NW    SW     S    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     5     4     2     1     1     5    13    16    20
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     5     5     6     8     1     3    34    42    16    22
MAX LVORI               4     6     5     4     6     8     5     3     4     5
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C     C     D
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 26600 23500  3100  1000
PRESSURE            30.15 30.17 30.25 30.19 30.23 30.20 30.21 30.10 30.05 29.90


DATE           01/23 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI 01/26/18 SAT 01/27/18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          67    34    54    30    50    29    53    35    60
TEMP          64 50 41 36 52 42 35 32 48 40 33 31 50 44 39 37 57 55
DEWPT         48 37 32 28 28 31 28 25 27 28 27 26 30 33 33 34 44 46
MIN/MAX RH       46    78    38    79    42    85    43    90    57
RH            57 61 70 73 40 64 76 76 44 62 79 81 46 65 79 87 62 72
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NE SE  E SE SE  S SE  S SE
WIND SPD      13  5  3  3  5  2  2  1  2  1  1  1  2  2  0  1  2  3
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC FW CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         60     5     0     0     0     0     5    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     L  C                                            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