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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI JUL 1 2016

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 AM EDT FRI JUL 1 2016

DATE             FRI 07/01/16            SAT 07/02/16            SUN 07/03/16
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                      88          73          87          68          81
TEMP             75 82 86 87 82 78 76 74 76 82 85 86 80 74 71 69 71 77 80 80 77
DEWPT            72 72 72 73 73 73 72 73 73 72 70 71 71 70 69 69 70 70 70 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   60          97          58         100          70
RH               89 72 63 64 73 86 88 97 91 72 61 62 74 87 93100 95 80 73 75 83
WIND DIR         SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE
WIND DIR DEG     21 20 20 19 19 20 22 23 28 01 04 08 09 10 11 10 11 07 08 09 11
WIND SPD          3  5  9 10  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  4  2  2  2  2  4  5  5  2
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        78 80 81 70 59 53 47 51 54 60 66 74 82 86 89 89 89 88 87 83 79
VSBY              6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  4  4  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     40          20          50          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.19           0        0.13        0.38        0.38
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C
TSTMS                C  C  C  S  S  S  S        C  C  C  C              C  C  C
LAL                     3     3     2     2     3     3     3     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     3     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              3400  3300  1100  1100  3600  4100  1200   700  1200  1100
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW     W    NE     E     E     E     S
T WIND SPD             13    14    11    10     3     4     5     4     6     8
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    41    44    12    12    21    16     9     7    18    16
MAX LVORI               6     4     7    10     6     4     8    10     8     6
STABILITY               E     B     B     F     F     B     B     D     D     C
CEILING              2900 30000 23500  6300  7200  3600   300   300  3000  3200
PRESSURE            29.97 29.92 29.90 29.92 29.94 29.92 29.94 29.90 29.97 29.96


DATE          MON 07/04/16 TUE 07/05/16 WED 07/06/16 THU 07/07/16
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          70    87    73    90    73    90    73    90
TEMP          73 74 85 82 76 77 88 84 76 77 88 84 76 77 88 84
DEWPT         69 70 73 74 72 73 73 72 69 70 73 74 72 73 71 73
MAX/MIN RH       97    64    93    58    87    59    97    56
RH            87 87 67 78 87 86 62 67 79 79 61 73 88 87 57 70
WIND DIR      SE  E  S SE SE SW SW SW SW  W  N  E  E NE SW SE
WIND SPD       2  3  2  3  2  3  8  5  3  3  3  1  1  3  2  1
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    40    40    40    40    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C                    S
TSTMS          C  S  S  C  C        C  C                    S

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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