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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
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          92          73          91          71
TEMP             86 80 78 76 77 86 90 90 84 79 77 74 76 85 89 89 82 77 75 73 74
DEWPT            75 72 71 71 72 72 70 69 72 71 71 71 72 70 69 69 71 71 70 71 71
MAX/MIN RH                   87          45          90          46          97
RH               63 74 78 85 85 63 52 50 67 77 82 90 87 62 52 52 69 82 84 93 90
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW  W
WIND DIR DEG     20 21 22 23 24 29 23 19 15 17 18 19 21 19 17 16 14 16 18 22 25
WIND SPD          5  6  4  3  3  3  2  3  2  2  2  2  1  3  3  4  3  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        35 45 55 50 46 62 63 67 72 65 58 59 60 58 55 53 51 48 45 46 46
VSBY              6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.25        0.13           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C              S  S  S  S         
LAL                     2     2     3     3     3     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
MIX HGT               300   300  5000  5300   300   300  4900  4600   300   500
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0
MAX LVORI               4     6     4     4     6     7     4     4     6     9
STABILITY               F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F
CEILING              4700  7200  8000  6300  7800  6300  6300  7200  8900  9800
PRESSURE            29.87 29.93 29.95 29.96 29.96 30.03 30.07 30.09 30.07 30.09


DATE           09/05 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14 TUE 09/09/14
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    73    89    72    85    69    81    66    81
TEMP          86 81 76 76 87 81 75 74 84 78 72 71 80 74 69 69 79 74
DEWPT         70 71 70 71 71 71 70 71 71 69 68 68 68 66 66 66 67 66
MIN/MAX RH       51    92    53    92    59    93    59    97    59
RH            59 71 83 86 59 70 84 89 65 75 87 90 66 76 90 90 67 76
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  E NE  N NE NE NE  N NE NE
WIND SPD       4  3  3  3  5  3  3  2  2  2  1  2  4  3  2  3  5  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    30    20    50    60    60    50    40    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C     S  S  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C         
TSTMS          C  C  C     S  S  S  S  C  C  C  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