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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

DATE           05/29/16      MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED
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          80          67          80          68
TEMP             74 71 71 71 73 77 79 79 75 71 69 68 70 76 79 79 76 72 70 69 71
DEWPT            70 69 68 68 70 69 70 69 69 68 68 68 69 69 70 69 68 68 67 67 66
MAX/MIN RH                   93          72         100          69          93
RH               87 93 90 90 90 76 74 72 83 90 97100 98 79 74 72 76 87 90 93 84
WIND DIR         SE  E  E  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     15 11 08 16 12 18 16 15 11 15 15 11 08 09 07 06 05 05 05 05 04
WIND SPD          5  3  3  1  1  4  5  5  3  2  2  2  3  6  6  8  5  5  5  6  5
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        72 79 86 92 99 96 93 91 89 89 89 89 89 86 83 82 81 78 74 78 81
VSBY              4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     80          80          60          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.29        0.80        0.13        0.26        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  C  D  D  D  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C                 C  C  S  S              C  C  C  C         
LAL                     3     1     3     3     2     1     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              1200   300  2400  2400  1100   300  2400  2300  1100   300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S    SE    SE     E     E    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              5     3     6     5     4     4    11    16    19    19
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     4     3    19    17     3     8    26    30    13    21
MAX LVORI               6     7     5     5     8    10     5     4     5     5
STABILITY               B     D     D     C     B     D     D     C     B     E
CEILING              7200  5500  5500  3200  4700  3200  2400  2400  3200  1000
PRESSURE            29.97 29.94 29.93 29.90 29.89 29.87 29.88 29.86 29.87 29.84


DATE           06/01 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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          80    67    83    67    84    67    82    66    81
TEMP          79 75 70 70 81 77 70 71 82 78 70 70 80 76 69 69 79 76
DEWPT         68 67 66 66 67 69 65 67 69 69 67 68 67 67 66 66 66 66
MIN/MAX RH       67    95    60    93    61    99    61    97    60
RH            69 77 89 87 63 75 84 87 65 74 90 92 64 74 90 90 64 73
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N NE  E  N NW SE  S  W  E SE  S SE SW  S
WIND SPD       8  5  3  3  4  3  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  2  2  3  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         50    30    30    20    50    40    40    30    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS             S  C        C  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