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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 AM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017

DATE             FRI 05/26/17            SAT 05/27/17            SUN 05/28/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      81          63          88          69          87
TEMP             64 73 80 81 75 67 64 63 66 79 86 86 80 73 71 70 72 81 86 86 81
DEWPT            57 58 57 57 59 61 60 60 63 66 64 65 67 67 67 67 67 68 69 69 70
MIN/MAX RH                   44          93          47          90          56
RH               77 58 45 44 59 82 87 90 89 64 49 50 64 80 87 90 85 66 58 58 70
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     25 27 27 26 26 26 25 25 25 23 23 23 21 21 21 24 28 28 25 24 24
WIND SPD          9 10 11 12  5  3  2  2  2  3  4  6  3  2  1  3  3  3  3  4  4
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)         7 10 25 19 15 20 21 18 25 27 33 45 61 61 53 42 40 46 67 71 75
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0          30          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.08        0.06
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  C  C  C  S  S        C  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  C  C  C              C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     3     3     1     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     3     4
MIX HGT              6000  6000   700   300  4900  5400  1500   700  5700  5700
T WIND DIR              W     W    SW     W     W    SW     E    SE    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             23    21     5     4     5     9     5     9     4    17
SMOKE DISP             VG    VG    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    FR    GD
ADI                    76    75     6     6    31    39     4     8    30    57
MAX LVORI               3     3     6     7     4     3     6     6     4     3
STABILITY               E     B     A     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             30000  4700 30000 13800 11700 30000  4700   300  5500 10400
PRESSURE            29.85 29.85 29.88 29.92 29.92 29.84 29.82 29.80 29.84 29.82


DATE          MON 05/29/17 TUE 05/30/17 WED 05/31/17 THU 06/01/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          70    87    69    84    67    83    65    81
TEMP          72 72 87 77 70 70 83 75 68 69 83 75 66 68 81 74
DEWPT         69 69 68 70 68 67 66 66 65 63 59 61 60 61 58 62
MAX/MIN RH       93    53    97    56    92    44    87    46
RH            90 90 53 78 94 89 56 74 89 82 44 62 82 78 46 66
WIND DIR       S  W  W  W SW  W SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  W SW  S
WIND SPD       3  2  4  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  5  3  3  3  2  1
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    40    30    30    10    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C                    S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  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