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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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                      85          65          82          62          76
TEMP             68 80 84 84 76 70 68 67 68 78 81 79 71 67 65 63 65 74 76 75 68
DEWPT            62 65 64 63 65 64 64 61 66 64 61 63 64 63 64 62 64 63 62 58 55
MIN/MAX RH                   47          92          49          99          55
RH               81 61 52 50 69 82 88 84 94 62 51 58 79 88 99 97 97 69 62 57 65
WIND DIR          W NW  W  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     26 29 29 35 01 03 05 04 03 05 07 05 04 03 01 02 02 04 05 05 05
WIND SPD          3  3  4  3  3  2  1  3  4  5  6  5  3  4  4  4  3  5  6  5  4
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        65 59 54 55 57 67 77 78 80 80 80 83 86 84 82 80 79 80 80 81 83
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10
POP 12HR                     10          10          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              2900  4000   300   300  3600  3300   300   300  3100  3100
T WIND DIR              W     W    NE     E     E    NE    NE     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              6     3     2     9     5    11    11     5    11    13
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                    28    13     2     8    16    32    15     5    33    37
MAX LVORI               4     4     7     6     4     4     9     9     6     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     D     C     B     D     E     C
CEILING             26600  8900  4000  3800  5500  2400  1700  1000  1000  2900
PRESSURE             30.0 29.93 29.90 29.92 29.92 29.89 29.87 29.87 29.89 29.90


DATE          FRI 09/19/14 SAT 09/20/14 SUN 09/21/14 MON 09/22/14
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          59    75    60    77    64    82    65    80
TEMP          61 62 73 68 63 63 75 71 66 67 80 74 68 67 78 72
DEWPT         55 56 57 57 57 59 60 61 60 62 63 63 64 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH       87    51    92    53    90    50    95    55
RH            80 81 57 68 81 86 60 71 81 84 56 69 87 90 62 76
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  N SW  S SW  W  W SW
WIND SPD       4  4  9  4  3  5  5  3  1  2  3  3  3  3  4  2
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10    10     0    10     5     5     5    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               S  S

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EXPERIMENTAL ONLY...THIS PRODUCT IS FOR PLANNING AND REVIEW PURPOSES ONLY AND
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