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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

DATE             SUN 01/22/17            MON 01/23/17            TUE 01/24/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      65          53          66          45          59
TEMP             54 59 64 64 59 57 56 54 54 60 64 64 56 52 49 47 46 52 57 57 50
DEWPT            53 56 60 59 59 57 56 54 52 51 50 50 49 47 45 44 42 42 41 41 41
MIN/MAX RH                   83         100          56          89          51
RH               96 90 88 86100100100100 93 73 60 60 77 83 86 89 86 68 55 55 70
WIND DIR         NW  N  E  E NE  E  E SE  S SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     29 01 08 07 06 07 08 11 20 21 19 21 25 28 27 28 28 29 30 29 28
WIND SPD          2  3  2  2  6  6  8  8  5  6  6  3  3  6  6  5  5 10 11 10  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100 60 67 73 79 84 75 65 62 58 43 28 21 14
VSBY              7  3  6  6  4  4  4  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     60         100          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.16        0.68        0.04        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
DRIZZLE           C                                                            
RAIN              C                                                            
RAIN SHWRS           L  L  L  D  D  D  D  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S               
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S                           
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     5     5     4     3     3     3     5
MIX HGT              1000  1000   800   800  2800  2600   900  1300  3200  3700
T WIND DIR             SW    SE     E    SE     S    SW     W     W    NW     W
T WIND SPD              5    10    10    12    23    18    18    19    24    20
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    FR    PR    PR    GD    GD
ADI                    11    15    11    15    61    53    17    31    67    66
MAX LVORI               6     8     8     8     4     4     4     5     3     3
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     E     C     C     E     E     C
CEILING              1000  1200  1000   300 14800  9200  1700  1700  4000  4000
PRESSURE            29.63 29.56 29.51 29.32 29.25 29.20 29.26 29.40 29.54 29.63


DATE          WED 01/25/17 THU 01/26/17 FRI 01/27/17 SAT 01/28/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          41    64    50    60    37    47    30    43
TEMP          45 43 62 58 53 51 59 49 42 38 46 39 34 31 41 37
DEWPT         39 39 45 48 49 48 42 40 34 30 28 28 26 24 24 25
MAX/MIN RH       90    52    92    50    76    47    77    47
RH            81 87 55 69 86 91 54 72 73 74 49 64 72 75 49 61
WIND DIR       W  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       3  3 11 10  8  4  8  4  3  3  8  5  4  4  9  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR          0     5    20    30    20    10     5    10
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  C  C  S                     

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