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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
438 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
438 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

DATE           10/16/14      FRI 10/17/14            SAT 10/18/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      51          76          54          74          48
TEMP          73 63 59 55 53 53 69 75 74 63 60 57 56 56 69 73 72 62 57 52 50 50
DEWPT         50 49 48 47 46 46 47 49 51 53 51 49 48 49 49 48 48 48 47 46 43 42
MAX/MIN RH                   80          38          78          38          81
RH            44 60 67 74 77 77 46 40 45 70 73 76 75 79 49 41 42 61 70 81 78 75
WIND DIR      SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG  23 23 26 27 27 27 28 25 22 20 21 21 22 23 26 26 28 30 31 31 31 31
WIND SPD       9  3  3  3  3  3  4  6  6  4  4  5  4  4  6 10 10  6  5  5  4  4
CLOUDS        B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     62 67 50 38 22  5  5  5  5  5  6  7 11 14 20 26 36 46 28 10 10 11
VSBY          10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1            
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5            
MIX HGT               300   300  4000  4000   300   300  4200  4600            
T WIND DIR              W     W     W    SW    SW    SW     W     W            
T WIND SPD             10    10    10    13    13     9    14    19            
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    GD    GD            
ADI                    11     5    47    52    12     5    64    66            
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     3     4     5     3     1            
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C            
CEILING              4000 30000 26800 26600 23500 26600 26200 30000            
PRESSURE            29.75 29.77 29.82 29.79 29.78 29.76 29.75 29.70            


DATE           10/19 MON 10/20/14 TUE 10/21/14 WED 10/22/14 THU 10/23/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          67    47    67    49    69    49    65    47    64
TEMP          65 56 50 49 65 58 53 52 67 58 53 51 63 55 50 MM MM MM
DEWPT         42 44 41 42 41 45 45 46 49 49 44 45 43 43 42 MM MM MM
MIN/MAX RH       39    80    39    88    47    83    45    80      
RH            43 64 71 76 42 63 76 82 52 72 71 80 49 64 74 MM MM MM
WIND DIR      NW NW  N  N  W  S  S NE NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW MM MM
WIND SPD       6  3  3  1  3  1  1  1  3  3  3  5 10  5  5  4 MM MM
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW MM MM
POP 12HR          5     5     5    10    20    20    10    10    MM
RAIN SHWRS                             S  S  S  S                  

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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