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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

DATE             FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14
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                      92          70          84          68          83
TEMP             76 86 91 90 82 75 72 71 74 82 83 81 75 72 70 69 70 79 82 80 74
DEWPT            72 70 68 69 68 69 70 69 71 72 71 70 69 68 67 66 66 66 66 65 64
MIN/MAX RH                   45          97          58          93          55
RH               88 59 48 50 64 83 92 94 90 67 62 63 79 87 90 90 87 63 58 60 71
WIND DIR          W  W  W NW NE  S  S  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     27 28 29 33 03 18 18 07 04 04 04 05 04 04 04 03 03 03 04 04 05
WIND SPD          3  4  5  4  2  2  2  3  4  6  6  8  5  4  3  3  3  4  5  4  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        86 86 86 87 87 86 84 85 85 83 82 84 86 86 87 84 81 65 49 38 28
VSBY              6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10
POP 12HR                     40          60          50          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.29        0.20        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S   
TSTMS             S  S  S  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C                           
LAL                     3     3     4     4     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              4500  4700  1700   900  4100  4000  1500  1000  3600  3800
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NE     N    NE     E    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             12     9     5     9     9    10    12    12    16    17
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR
ADI                    41    36    18     7    25    29    24    11    57    65
MAX LVORI               4     2     6     8     4     3     6     6     4     4
STABILITY               D     B     B     D     D     C     C     D     E     B
CEILING              7100  8900  4000  1000  6300  3200  5500  5600  6300  3200
PRESSURE            29.95 29.92 29.86 29.86 29.86 29.85 29.86 29.90 29.94 29.97


DATE          MON 08/25/14 TUE 08/26/14 WED 08/27/14 THU 08/28/14
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          65    82    65    82    66    84    68    85
TEMP          67 68 80 75 68 68 80 76 69 69 82 77 71 71 83 78
DEWPT         63 64 65 65 64 65 66 66 65 66 67 68 67 68 69 68
MAX/MIN RH       93    53    97    55    96    54    96    55
RH            87 87 59 71 87 90 61 72 87 89 61 73 86 89 62 71
WIND DIR      NE  N NE NE NE  N NE  E  E NE  E  E  S NE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  3  4  3  2  3  3  3  2  2  4  3  1  2  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10    10    10    10    10    10    10

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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