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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

DATE           09/20/17      THU 09/21/17            FRI 09/22/17            SAT
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          87          67          86          65
TEMP             77 72 70 69 70 82 85 85 76 72 70 68 69 80 85 84 74 70 67 66 66
DEWPT            67 67 66 66 66 67 66 67 68 67 66 66 67 67 65 66 66 66 64 62 63
MAX/MIN RH                   90          53          93          51          93
RH               71 84 88 90 86 61 53 55 76 84 87 93 93 65 51 55 76 87 89 87 90
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  W NW NW  N  N  E SE SW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     18 18 21 24 00 04 04 05 10 11 14 29 31 33 34 01 07 11 23 30 31
WIND SPD          0  0  1  1  2  3  3  3  3  3  1  1  2  3  3  3  2  1  1  2  2
CLOUDS           SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        39 37 29 21 20 12 36 41 39 47 37 31 25 31 41 42 39 44 38 39 31
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     10          20           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S                                       
TSTMS                               S  S                                       
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT               300   300  4200  5200   600   300  4000  4900   400   300
T WIND DIR             NW     N     N    NE    SE     S    NW     N     N     W
T WIND SPD              1     2     5     5     5     1     6     8     4     3
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     1     4    30    31     3     3    32    42     4     3
MAX LVORI               7     7     4     4     7     8     5     4     7     8
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING              4700 15500 18200 20800  4000  4000 30000 15900 11300  6300
PRESSURE            29.90 29.92 29.97 29.95  30.0 30.01 30.02 29.96 29.98 29.97


DATE           09/23 SUN 09/24/17 MON 09/25/17 TUE 09/26/17 WED 09/27/17
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          83    64    84    66    84    68    82    67    81
TEMP          82 74 68 67 82 75 69 69 82 76 71 70 81 75 70 69 79 73
DEWPT         62 64 62 62 63 65 64 66 68 68 67 67 66 66 65 66 66 67
MIN/MAX RH       51    92    51    98    59    95    58    90    62
RH            51 71 82 86 53 72 84 91 62 76 88 90 60 74 84 90 64 80
WIND DIR       N  E  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NW NW  N NW
WIND SPD       3  2  0  2  4  3  2  3  6  3  3  3  4  2  2  3  4  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR          0     5     5    10    20    20    30    10    20
RAIN SHWRS                             S  S  S  S  C  C        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