National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

DATE           04/26/15      MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            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                      42          68          40          68          47
TEMP             53 47 45 43 47 61 65 65 56 48 44 42 45 61 66 67 60 50 49 48 52
DEWPT            47 45 44 43 44 42 38 37 40 39 39 39 40 41 42 40 45 45 45 46 46
MAX/MIN RH                  100          34          89          38          93
RH               80 93 96100 89 49 37 35 55 71 82 89 82 48 42 38 58 83 86 93 81
WIND DIR          N NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE  E  S SW NW
WIND DIR DEG     01 33 28 29 30 31 31 32 32 32 33 33 33 34 35 01 03 11 19 24 30
WIND SPD          5  3  2  3  4  6  9  6  4  4  4  5  6  6  8  4  2  3  3  3  2
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL FW SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        76 64 52 46 37 43 55 62 56 41 26 13  0  7 41 30 18 28 37 51 65
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     4     4     5     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1100   300  6200  6200   700   300  4700  4800   700   300
T WIND DIR              W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW     N     N    SE     S
T WIND SPD              4     4    13    18    12    13    12     6     6     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    VG    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     4     4    61    65    11    13    42    40     4     5
MAX LVORI               8    10     3     2     4     5     3     3     5     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     A     F
CEILING              7200 10700  5500  5500  7200 30000 26600 26600 20800  4700
PRESSURE            29.67 29.68 29.73 29.72 29.78 29.85 29.89 29.90 29.89 29.90


DATE           04/29 THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15
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          66    49    65    48    69    49    74    50    78
TEMP          65 59 52 52 63 58 51 52 67 61 53 53 71 65 55 55 75 69
DEWPT         47 48 48 49 50 49 48 47 45 46 46 47 48 50 50 50 51 52
MIN/MAX RH       52    98    58    94    43    90    41    96    40
RH            53 67 86 91 62 72 89 81 46 58 78 80 44 58 83 83 43 55
WIND DIR       N  S  E NE NE  N NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W NW SW SE
WIND SPD       1  2  4  5  8  6  4  8  5  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  2  1
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         30    50    50    20    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN              C  C  C  C  C                                    
RAIN SHWRS                       S  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