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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

DATE             MON 04/20/15            TUE 04/21/15            WED 04/22/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      83          59          74          53          75
TEMP             69 76 81 81 74 68 65 61 61 67 72 72 64 57 56 55 59 64 72 73 63
DEWPT            67 65 62 60 59 59 59 57 55 47 38 41 45 46 47 47 47 45 43 45 48
MIN/MAX RH                   49          87          30          73          34
RH               93 69 53 50 59 73 81 87 79 48 30 32 51 65 71 73 63 49 35 37 57
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     21 23 22 22 20 20 23 26 29 30 28 27 28 26 25 25 23 26 24 24 24
WIND SPD          9  9 11 12 10 10  8  6  8  9  8  9  4  3  3  2  2  9 11 12  8
CLOUDS           B2 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        74 47 35 49 54 59 53 41 28 17  6 14 22 20 18 19 21 27 33 37 40
VSBY             10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          40          10           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  C  C                                          
TSTMS                      S  S                                                
LAL                     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     5     4     5     5     6     6     6     6
MIX HGT              4600  5400   800  1600  6000  7000  2600   600  6600  7100
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW     W     W     W     W     W     W    SW
T WIND SPD             21    24    18    13    12    13    16     8    21    21
SMOKE DISP             GD    VG    PR    PR    FR    GD    PR    PR    VG    EX
ADI                    68    80    19    36    47    60     8     8    95    90
MAX LVORI               4     2     4     5     1     2     3     3     2     2
STABILITY               D     B     C     F     F     B     A     F     F     B
CEILING             26600 26600 18200  4900 30000 30000 26600 30000 12700 14800
PRESSURE            29.72 29.67 29.67 29.69 29.84 29.85 29.87 29.92 29.94 29.87


DATE          THU 04/23/15 FRI 04/24/15 SAT 04/25/15 SUN 04/26/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          51    70    50    65    44    62    39    63
TEMP          55 55 68 62 54 53 63 57 48 47 60 53 44 43 60 57
DEWPT         47 45 47 48 42 42 38 44 41 41 41 47 42 39 41 44
MAX/MIN RH       78    45    70    39    86    50   100    47
RH            75 70 48 60 64 65 39 62 77 79 50 81 96 86 50 62
WIND DIR      SW NW  W NW NW NW NW  W  N  N NW NW NW  N NW NW
WIND SPD       5  3  9  4  5  3  6  3  3  3  4  3  3  5  8  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR         10    20    20    10    10    40    30    10
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S              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