National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

DATE             FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16            SUN 12/11/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      42          21          44          22          50
TEMP             29 37 40 42 32 29 26 24 22 35 42 44 30 26 25 25 25 38 47 50 41
DEWPT            18 16 18 16 21 21 19 19 18 18 15 15 20 20 20 21 21 25 26 33 37
MIN/MAX RH                   34          84          30          84          43
RH               64 42 41 34 63 71 73 82 85 50 33 31 66 78 81 82 85 59 43 52 85
WIND DIR         NE  N NW NW  W NW NW  N  N  N  W NW SE  S  N  E  N SE  S SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     04 34 32 32 29 30 32 00 00 34 28 30 14 18 00 07 00 11 15 15 14
WIND SPD          1  6  5  5  3  3  2  1  0  3  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  3  2
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)         0  0  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  1  1  9 17 26 36 40 44 38 32 53 73
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                                          C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT              3800  3600  1600   600  3000  3500   800   300  1700  1600
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W    NW    NE    SE     S
T WIND SPD             14    14    11    11     6     5     2     2     5     4
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    49    49     6    13    19    24     1     2    15    13
MAX LVORI               2     3     3     5     4     3     5     6     5     5
STABILITY               F     C     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 20800 19100 29200 30000
PRESSURE            30.32 30.34 30.40 30.45 30.51 30.43 30.47 30.47 30.51 30.39


DATE          MON 12/12/16 TUE 12/13/16 WED 12/14/16 THU 12/15/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          41    64    43    59    40    55    27    42
TEMP          41 42 60 52 47 44 57 49 44 41 53 40 33 28 40 33
DEWPT         41 42 53 51 44 40 41 41 40 39 40 33 26 21 15 19
MAX/MIN RH      100    68   100    52    93    53    83    35
RH           100100 78 98 90 87 56 75 86 93 61 77 75 74 36 55
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW  W NW  N NE  E NE  W NW  N NW NW  W
WIND SPD       3  4  9  6  4  3  3  2  3  3  5  4  5  6  6  3
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         40    40    30    20    20    40    30    10
RAIN           C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  C  C  C         

$$

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