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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

DATE           05/22/15      SAT 05/23/15            SUN 05/24/15            MON
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                      54          75          54          80          61
TEMP             67 61 58 55 58 68 73 74 67 61 58 56 59 71 78 79 73 67 65 63 66
DEWPT            47 49 48 48 48 48 47 49 51 51 51 53 54 53 53 54 57 58 58 59 60
MAX/MIN RH                   79          38          93          41          90
RH               50 66 71 76 71 49 40 41 56 70 78 90 83 53 42 42 57 72 77 87 81
WIND DIR          W  S  S NW  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     25 19 20 31 02 03 05 08 09 11 10 10 11 12 13 13 15 16 18 19 19
WIND SPD          1  3  3  3  9  8  5  5  4  3  2  1  3  3  3  6  3  3  2  1  3
CLOUDS           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         4  4 11 10  9 11 13 12 11 11 11 14 17 21 24 25 26 27 29 28 27
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  6     5     4     4     5     5     5     4     3     4
MIX HGT               900  1900  3800  3800   800   400  3800  4600   600   300
T WIND DIR             SW     W    NE     E    SE     E     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              3     5     9     4     8     3     4    13    11     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     2    30    39     6     5     6    25    47     8    11
MAX LVORI               3     4     2     3     5     7     3     2     4     6
STABILITY               A     F     F     B     A     F     F     B     A     F
CEILING             30000 20800 20800 15900 12700 30000 10800 23500 12900  5400
PRESSURE            30.15 30.23 30.34 30.37 30.37 30.39 30.39 30.36 30.30 30.34


DATE           05/25 TUE 05/26/15 WED 05/27/15 THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15
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          85    64    86    68    88    69    88    70    87
TEMP          83 77 68 69 84 79 71 72 86 81 73 73 86 81 73 74 85 80
DEWPT         61 63 64 66 64 66 66 67 67 68 68 67 66 68 65 67 63 67
MIN/MAX RH       45    97    48    94    48    89    47    84    46
RH            47 62 87 90 51 64 84 85 53 65 84 81 51 64 76 79 49 65
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       8  6  4  6 10  4  4  5 10  4  4  5  8  5  2  3  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5     5    10    10    10    10    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S
TSTMS                                                             S

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EXPERIMENTAL ONLY...THIS PRODUCT IS FOR PLANNING AND REVIEW PURPOSES ONLY AND
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