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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

DATE           02/08/16      TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16            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                      35          45          28          42          22
TEMP             44 41 39 38 37 39 43 43 37 34 32 30 30 34 39 40 35 29 27 25 24
DEWPT            34 35 35 34 32 30 28 27 27 26 24 23 21 19 17 18 19 17 14 14 13
MAX/MIN RH                   87          53          75          40          62
RH               68 79 87 85 83 70 55 53 67 72 72 75 69 54 41 42 53 60 58 62 62
WIND DIR         SE SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     14 20 24 25 26 26 26 25 26 26 27 26 26 26 26 27 27 28 29 29 29
WIND SPD          5  4  3  3  6  9 11 10  8  8  8  6  5  9 10  9  5  6  8  8  6
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B2 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        91 83 74 67 60 59 49 70 50 64 65 66 41 44 43 54 65 43 20 16 11
VSBY                                                                           
POP 12HR                     50          20          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                 C                                                         
RAIN SHWRS        C                 S  S                                       
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     5
MIX HGT               800   600  2900  3100  1100  1400  4000  4100  1300  1500
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W     W     W     W     W     W     W    NW
T WIND SPD              8     6    18    26    21    18    13    18    25    24
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    GD    PR    PR
ADI                     6    10    57    62    25    34    42    61    22    43
MAX LVORI               5     6     4     3     3     3     1     2     2     2
STABILITY               B     F     E     C     C     E     F     C     B     F
CEILING              8000  1000  1700  4000  4700 30000  4700  4700  4700 30000
PRESSURE            29.62 29.48 29.51 29.56 29.64 29.70 29.80 29.80 29.89  30.0


DATE           02/11 FRI 02/12/16 SAT 02/13/16 SUN 02/14/16 MON 02/15/16
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          36    22    40    26    38    15    30    17    40
TEMP          33 29 25 24 38 34 29 27 36 28 20 16 28 24 20 19 37 34
DEWPT          9  9 12 13 15 20 22 20 14 11  6  3 -1  4  6  9 15 21
MIN/MAX RH       35    65    38    80    35    58    28    66    39
RH            36 43 58 62 38 57 77 76 40 48 54 56 28 41 55 64 40 58
WIND DIR       W  W NW  N  W  W  W NW NW NW  N  N NW  N NW  W SW SW
WIND SPD      11  5  3  2  3  2  3  5 10  8 10  9 10  5  4  3  3  4
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     0    20    20     5     5     5     5     5
RAIN                       S  S                                    
SNOW                       S  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