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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

DATE           09/01/15      WED 09/02/15            THU 09/03/15            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                      70          91          70          91          70
TEMP             79 75 73 71 73 83 89 89 81 76 74 72 74 84 89 89 82 76 74 71 73
DEWPT            71 71 70 70 70 71 70 70 70 70 70 70 70 71 69 69 70 69 69 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                   97          50          97          49          97
RH               77 89 90 97 90 67 53 54 70 82 87 93 87 66 53 53 68 79 84 97 90
WIND DIR         SE  E  E  N SW NW  E SW SE  S  S  S SW NW  W NW SE  S SW  W NW
WIND DIR DEG     13 10 08 00 24 30 08 21 14 18 19 19 23 30 28 30 11 16 20 26 31
WIND SPD          3  2  1  1  0  1  1  2  2  3  2  1  1  1  3  3  2  2  2  3  3
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        45 38 30 34 38 45 51 55 59 57 55 55 55 57 58 58 57 57 56 55 54
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S              C  C  C  C         
TSTMS                               S  S  S                 S  S  S  S         
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               300   300  4600  5400   700   300  4900  5600   900   300
T WIND DIR              E     N     N     W     S    SW    NW     N     S     W
T WIND SPD              4     1     2     3     8     1     4     4     8     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     3     1    12    21     5     1    21    21     4     6
MAX LVORI               7     9     5     3     6     9     4     3     5     8
STABILITY               A     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING              7400 30000 27000 15600  5500  8000  5500  5500  5500  4700
PRESSURE            29.97 29.98 30.01 29.92 29.90 29.88 29.90 29.84 29.84 29.85


DATE           09/04 SAT 09/05/15 SUN 09/06/15 MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15
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          89    69    84    65    83    65    85    66    86
TEMP          87 80 73 72 82 75 69 68 81 75 68 69 83 76 70 70 84 79
DEWPT         68 71 70 69 69 68 66 65 65 67 65 65 65 68 66 65 65 66
MIN/MAX RH       50    97    60   100    56    97    54    97    50
RH            53 73 90 90 64 78 90 90 58 76 90 87 56 76 87 84 53 64
WIND DIR      NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  E  E  E NE  E SE  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       4  4  3  4  9  4  3  4  8  3  2  3  4  3  1  0  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    20    30    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S  S  C  C                                    
TSTMS          S  S        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