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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

DATE           07/27/17      FRI 07/28/17            SAT 07/29/17            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                      73          84          73          83          64
TEMP             83 77 76 75 75 76 82 80 76 75 75 74 74 78 81 80 73 70 68 66 65
DEWPT            70 69 71 73 71 74 73 74 74 74 73 72 72 72 71 69 68 65 64 63 63
MAX/MIN RH                   93          75          97          70          94
RH               65 76 85 93 87 94 75 82 94 97 94 92 93 82 72 70 84 86 86 90 93
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     18 19 20 21 22 21 21 18 16 18 21 23 24 26 28 30 32 34 33 33 33
WIND SPD          5  5  4  4  3  6  9  8  5  5  4  5  5  6  6  5  4  6  6  6  8
CLOUDS           B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        81 78 90 99 95 91 83 80 91 88 84 88 92 80 68 65 62 58 55 52 49
VSBY              6  6  7  7  7  7  4  4  4  4  4  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     50          70          70          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.17        0.41        0.61        0.10        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS             C  C  C  C  C  S  L  L  L  L  L  L  S  S  C  C  C  C         
LAL                     3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     2     3     3     3
MIX HGT              1700   800  3000  3000  1100  1000  3400  3200  1800  1000
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     W    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             14    11    13    13    14    17    13    17    12     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    12    11    34    32    12    22    37    43    15     8
MAX LVORI               4     6     4     5     6     6     4     4     5     7
STABILITY               C     D     D     C     C     D     D     B     B     E
CEILING              4700  4400  8900  4000  3200  2300  1000  3200  4800  6400
PRESSURE            29.87 29.85 29.85 29.76 29.67 29.59 29.56 29.56 29.67 29.70


DATE           07/30 MON 07/31/17 TUE 08/01/17 WED 08/02/17 THU 08/03/17
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          77    63    80    64    86    67    87    68    89
TEMP          75 68 67 67 78 74 67 69 84 79 71 71 85 80 72 72 87 82
DEWPT         63 64 60 62 60 64 61 65 62 68 65 68 63 69 66 68 65 70
MIN/MAX RH       66    90    52    97    48    96    48    93    49
RH            66 87 78 84 54 71 82 88 48 69 82 89 48 69 81 87 49 68
WIND DIR       N  N  N NW  N  N  S NW NE SE SW  W  E SE SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD       9  6  4  4  6  3  3  2  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  2  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20    20    20    10    10    10    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S                                   S
TSTMS          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
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