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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

DATE           03/28/17      WED 03/29/17            THU 03/30/17            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                      54          69          44          59          47
TEMP             68 63 60 57 55 61 67 67 59 52 48 46 46 53 57 58 54 52 50 49 50
DEWPT            57 57 55 54 52 52 49 47 47 45 43 41 40 39 40 39 39 39 41 42 46
MAX/MIN RH                   91          49          86          47          86
RH               68 82 86 90 91 72 52 49 64 77 83 83 79 60 53 49 57 61 71 77 86
WIND DIR         SW SW NW  N  N  N  N NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     22 24 29 00 02 01 01 03 07 05 06 04 03 05 06 08 09 11 13 13 15
WIND SPD          5  3  3  4  5  8  8  6  4  3  3  5  5  6  3  4  4  4  3  5  5
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        62 50 39 59 81 65 39 26 24 17 19 35 36 50 55 62 65 68 70 83 91
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6
POP 12HR                     30           5           5           5          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  C                                                  C  C  L
TSTMS             S  S                                                         
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     5     5     4     3     2     2     3
MIX HGT              1200   300  3900  3900  1300   300  2600  2800  1100   300
T WIND DIR              W     N     N     N     E    NE    NE     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD              5     9    13     8     4     5    11    11    11     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     6    18    41    34     4     9    28    27     9     8
MAX LVORI               6     6     4     3     6     6     3     3     3     5
STABILITY               B     F     E     B     B     F     F     B     C     D
CEILING              4700 30000  1000  3200 30000 20800  5500  4700  4700  4700
PRESSURE            29.84 29.89 30.01 30.03 30.12 30.15 30.21 30.17 30.14 30.06


DATE           03/31 SAT 04/01/17 SUN 04/02/17 MON 04/03/17 TUE 04/04/17
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          70    56    72    48    68    47    70    54    71
TEMP          68 64 59 58 70 62 53 51 66 60 51 50 67 64 57 56 69 66
DEWPT         55 58 57 55 53 52 46 43 44 45 44 44 50 49 52 52 54 55
MIN/MAX RH       63    96    51    84    43    85    48    91    55
RH            63 80 93 90 56 69 78 75 46 58 77 79 54 57 83 88 59 68
WIND DIR       S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NW  E SE SE  S SE SE  S  S MM
WIND SPD       8  8  3  3  6  4  3  3  3  2  3  2  4  5  5  5  8 MM
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         80    50    20     5     5     5    20    40    50
RAIN SHWRS     D  D  C  C  S                       S  S  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          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