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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

DATE           07/01/15      THU 07/02/15            FRI 07/03/15            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                      74          89          72          86          72
TEMP             81 79 77 75 77 84 87 88 83 77 75 73 75 81 84 85 81 76 75 73 75
DEWPT            69 69 70 70 71 70 70 71 71 71 70 70 70 70 70 71 71 71 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH                   84          54          90          61          95
RH               67 72 79 84 81 62 56 56 67 81 84 90 84 69 63 63 72 85 90 95 87
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W
WIND DIR DEG     20 20 20 22 23 23 25 21 20 21 21 22 23 23 23 20 18 19 20 23 26
WIND SPD          6  5  4  3  3  5  6  5  5  4  3  3  4  5  8  5  3  4  5  5  5
CLOUDS           SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)        31 38 44 52 60 69 78 81 84 84 85 82 80 81 82 84 85 78 71 70 68
VSBY             10 10 10 10  6  6  4  4  4  4  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10          60          60          60          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.25        0.27        0.44        0.22
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C
TSTMS                               C  C  L  L              L  L  L  L         
LAL                     1     1     3     4     4     1     4     4     4     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              1900   300  4000  4000  1700   600  2600  3200  1000  1300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SW     W    SW     S     S    SE    SW
T WIND SPD             11    13    23    17     4     4     5     8    13    18
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    10    19    60    61     5     7    13    21    11    21
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     6     6     4     3     5     5
STABILITY               B     F     E     C     C     D     D     C     B     E
CEILING             23500 18900  6800  4700  4000  1800  4700  7000  4000  8500
PRESSURE            29.84 29.84 29.84 29.84 29.82 29.82 29.85 29.84 29.81 29.80


DATE           07/04 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15
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          88    72    87    72    90    71    88    73    90
TEMP          86 82 75 75 86 82 75 76 88 83 75 75 86 83 76 77 88 85
DEWPT         71 72 70 71 70 72 70 70 70 71 69 70 70 72 71 72 71 73
MIN/MAX RH       58    92    57    90    52    94    57    93    55
RH            61 71 84 86 59 71 84 82 55 67 83 84 59 70 85 85 56 67
WIND DIR       W  W SW SW  W  N NE SW NW SE  S  N  E SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  0  3  3  4  1  2  2  1  2  2  2  2  3  2  3  5  5
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2
POP 12HR         50    40    50    30    50    30    40    10    50
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C
TSTMS             C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C        C  C

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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