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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/22/14      TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      42          54          52          70          55
TEMP             44 44 44 44 45 45 52 53 52 53 55 57 60 62 68 68 66 64 63 62 58
DEWPT            43 43 41 40 41 44 48 49 50 51 53 56 60 62 64 64 64 62 60 50 40
MAX/MIN RH                   99          81          99          83          95
RH               95 96 91 87 86 99 86 86 93 93 92 96 99100 87 87 95 93 90 65 51
WIND DIR          N NW  W NW  N  N  E  E NE NE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W
WIND DIR DEG     34 33 27 33 34 02 08 09 05 03 13 15 17 17 18 17 18 20 21 22 25
WIND SPD          5  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  5  5  6  9 10 12 11 11 12 11 10 10
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100100100100100100100 99 99 99100100100100 94 89
VSBY              3  3  2  2  1  1  6  6  3  3  3  3  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  5  5
POP 12HR                     50          50         100          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.05        0.52        0.36        0.32
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
DRIZZLE          AR AR AR AR AR AR AR AR                                       
RAIN              C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  D  D  D  D                           
RAIN SHWRS                                            D  D  L  L  L  L  D  L  S
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S      
OBVIS                   F  F  F  F                                             
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     3
MIX HGT               500   400   500   500   300   400  1700  1800  1100  1700
T WIND DIR              N    SE    NE     E     E    SE     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD              5     2     2     2     1     9    18    19    17    25
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                     7     3     3     3     2    16    45    44    16    54
MAX LVORI               9     8     9     8     9     8     5     5     5     3
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING              1000  1000   400  1000  1000   300   300  1700  1000  1000
PRESSURE            29.98 29.98 30.01 29.98 29.97 29.94 29.88 29.76 29.71 29.63


DATE           12/25 FRI 12/26/14 SAT 12/27/14 SUN 12/28/14 MON 12/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          58    35    57    38    60    42    52    33    51
TEMP          58 54 39 36 54 47 42 39 57 51 46 43 51 42 37 34 49 44
DEWPT         35 37 34 32 35 38 38 38 43 43 40 38 39 38 31 27 32 35
MIN/MAX RH       40    86    43    94    51    85    58    86    48
RH            42 52 82 85 48 71 84 94 59 75 80 85 63 86 79 75 53 71
WIND DIR       W  W  W NW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  N SE NE  N  N NE  E
WIND SPD      13  8  3  2  3  3  3  3  5  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  2
AVG CLOUDS    B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20     0     0     0     5    20    30    10    10
RAIN                                         S  S  C  C            
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