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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU NOV 16 2017

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 PM EST THU NOV 16 2017

DATE           11/16/17      FRI 11/17/17            SAT 11/18/17            SUN
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                      37          56          36          67          50
TEMP             52 48 43 39 37 48 55 54 41 39 39 39 38 55 65 66 59 51 51 51 51
DEWPT            41 38 34 32 32 34 32 31 35 34 33 33 35 42 46 50 51 51 51 49 48
MAX/MIN RH                   81          41          88          50         100
RH               67 68 71 76 81 58 41 41 79 82 79 80 89 60 50 55 75100100 93 89
WIND DIR         NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     31 33 35 35 34 00 35 35 01 19 19 19 19 20 20 20 19 21 22 25 29
WIND SPD          6  5  6  5  4  6  4  2  1  1  3  3  3  9 12 11 11 12 12 12 10
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)         0  0  0  4  3  3  2  6  7 11 21 27 42 53 53 46 56 62 83 79 61
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                              L  L   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4
MIX HGT               500   400  2300  2200   300   300  3100  3200   300  1200
T WIND DIR             NW     N     N     W    SW     S    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD             18    14    10     3     2     3    18    23    21    32
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    13    13    27    13     1     5    56    63    26    46
MAX LVORI               3     4     4     4     6     6     4     3     5     5
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C     C     D
CEILING             30000 23500 26600 26600 20800 20800 15500 13800 14800  3200
PRESSURE            30.03 30.14 30.21 30.15 30.17 30.10 30.02 29.84 29.72 29.55


DATE           11/19 MON 11/20/17 TUE 11/21/17 WED 11/22/17 THU 11/23/17
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          58    32    51    34    61    42    61    38    54
TEMP          58 44 37 33 49 42 37 35 58 51 46 43 59 49 43 39 52 46
DEWPT         34 32 27 25 24 29 28 29 38 42 41 40 42 41 38 33 35 36
MIN/MAX RH       39    73    37    78    44    90    49    85    49
RH            40 62 67 73 37 60 69 78 46 72 83 90 53 74 81 79 53 67
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S SW  S SW NW NW  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD      10  5  5  3  3  2  2  2  5  3  3  3  3  3  4  3  4  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
POP 12HR          5     0     0     5    10    10    10    10    10

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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
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