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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE           07/25/16      TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU
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                      75          96          76          93          75
TEMP             84 78 77 76 78 89 94 92 83 79 77 77 79 88 91 90 83 78 77 76 78
DEWPT            74 73 72 72 73 74 74 73 75 74 74 75 75 76 75 75 77 76 75 75 75
MAX/MIN RH                   87          50          94          58          97
RH               72 85 85 86 85 61 53 55 77 87 90 94 88 69 60 62 81 94 94 97 91
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     19 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 23 21 22 23 24 25 25 23 19 19 22 22 22
WIND SPD          3  5  4  4  6  6  6  5  3  3  4  3  4  3  4  5  3  3  3  2  3
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        25 16 24 26 29 23 37 43 57 55 54 54 54 60 66 68 71 68 66 60 55
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                      5          30          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.10        0.20        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     2
HAINES                  4     3     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               600   300  3900  4000  1400   300  4300  4200  1100   500
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW     W    SW    SW     W    SW    SE     W
T WIND SPD             17    13    14    12     6    10     9     9     4     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     9    10    51    60     8    12    33    32     4     5
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     4     6     6     4     5     8    10
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             30000  5500  6400 11700 10800  8000  5500  4500  7200  8200
PRESSURE            29.90 29.92 29.92 29.87 29.87 29.88 29.90 29.87 29.88 29.88


DATE           07/28 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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          93    76    94    76    94    76    92    75    89
TEMP          91 83 79 80 92 87 80 80 92 87 80 79 90 86 78 78 88 84
DEWPT         75 76 75 75 73 75 73 74 73 74 73 74 73 75 74 74 72 75
MIN/MAX RH       59    95    53    91    51    92    55    94    60
RH            59 79 88 86 55 68 81 83 53 65 81 84 58 69 86 88 60 73
WIND DIR      SW  S  S SW  W  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  S SW SW  W SE
WIND SPD       3  3  3  3  5  3  3  3  5  3  3  3  6  4  4  4  3  2
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    40    30    30    30    30    40    40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  C  S     C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  C  S     C  C  S  S  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