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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

DATE           02/28/15      SUN 03/01/15            MON 03/02/15            TUE
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      26          44          41          54          30
TEMP             29 27 28 30 31 35 40 41 43 44 43 43 42 47 51 49 41 42 39 37 36
DEWPT            19 20 21 26 29 34 40 41 41 40 39 35 35 35 36 34 32 31 30 30 30
MAX/MIN RH                   89          88          92          52          78
RH               66 73 74 85 92 96100100 92 87 88 75 76 63 56 56 69 65 70 75 76
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE  E SE NW NW  S SW  W  W  W NW  N  N NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     03 04 03 03 05 09 14 29 30 20 22 25 25 28 33 35 01 03 04 05 06
WIND SPD          4  3  3  3  3  4  3  2  2  1  3  4  4  6 10  8  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        38 55 72 81 90 93 96 98100100100 92 83 73 62 50 38 37 35 46 57
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5 10 10 10 10 10 10  5
POP 12HR                     10          60          60          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.13        0.08           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                             S  C  L  L  L  C  C  S  S                    S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               500   400   600   400   300   500  3100  3700   700  1000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    NW    SW    SW    NW     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             10     9     9     4     6    12    12    12    11    14
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     8    10    11     5     7    15    39    51     6    20
MAX LVORI               4     6     9     9     6     4     3     3     3     4
STABILITY               F     F     B     D     D     D     C     C     F     F
CEILING             11700  8000  6300  5500  1000  1700  5500 12700 23500 19500
PRESSURE            30.69 30.67 30.59 30.48 30.35 30.26 30.20 30.28 30.35 30.39


DATE           03/03 WED 03/04/15 THU 03/05/15 FRI 03/06/15 SAT 03/07/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          49    45    71    46    52    25    39    24    48
TEMP          48 46 46 48 68 60 51 47 51 41 31 26 37 33 27 26 45 40
DEWPT         37 39 46 48 62 59 50 41 38 32 25 18 19 21 17 17 27 29
MIN/MAX RH       63   100    69    99    51    80    44    71    45
RH            66 77100100 83 95 95 79 61 71 77 70 49 62 65 67 49 64
WIND DIR       E SE  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  W  W  W
WIND SPD       5  4 11 12 16  6  6  5  9  8  8  6  8  3  2  2  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR         30    40    50    60    80    30    10    10     5
RAIN           S  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  D  D                        
SNOW                                         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