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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

DATE           08/01/14      SAT 08/02/14            SUN 08/03/14            MON
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                      69          80          71          82          70
TEMP             73 73 72 70 71 76 79 79 77 74 73 72 73 78 81 81 77 74 72 71 73
DEWPT            70 70 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 71 70 71 71 71 71 70 70 70 70 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                  100          70         100          65          96
RH               90 91 93100 97 85 77 77 82 90 90 97 93 79 72 69 79 87 93 96 89
WIND DIR          E SE SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E SE  E  E NE
WIND DIR DEG     11 11 12 14 16 16 16 15 15 14 14 14 13 10 10 10 11 11 10 07 04
WIND SPD          4  4  3  4  4  5  6  5  4  4  3  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        99 96 92 95 94 94 93 93 93 97 94 96 97 96 95 93 91 90 89 85 80
VSBY              2  2  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4
POP 12HR                    100          80          70          70          70
QPF 12HR                   0.63        0.45        0.57        0.50        0.21
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        D  D  L  L  L  L  D  D  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
LAL                     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT               500   400  2000  2000  1100   300  1900  1700   600   400
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SW     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD             10     5    12    11    11     8    10     6     8     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    11    10    24    23     8    11    20    16     6     7
MAX LVORI               6     9     5     4     5     8     5     4     6     8
STABILITY               D     D     C     C     D     D     D     C     D     D
CEILING              4000  4300  3400  2400  2400  2400  2400  4700  6300  3500
PRESSURE            30.02 30.01 30.03 30.02 30.01 30.01 30.03 30.03  30.0 29.98


DATE           08/04 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14 FRI 08/08/14
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          86    71    88    70    90    69    87    68    87
TEMP          84 80 74 75 86 81 73 74 88 82 73 73 85 80 72 72 85 80
DEWPT         71 70 68 69 69 71 69 69 69 70 70 70 68 70 70 70 67 69
MIN/MAX RH       58    90    52    93    48   100    52   100    51
RH            65 72 82 82 57 72 87 84 54 67 90 90 57 72 93 92 55 69
WIND DIR       E SE  W  W SW  S SW  W  W SW SW NW NW SE  S SW SW  S
WIND SPD       3  3  2  3  2  3  2  3  3  3  2  2  4  3  2  3  5  6
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         60    50    40    40    30    30    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     L  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C        C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C        C  C  S  S  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
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