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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 AM EDT MON MAY 25 2015

DATE             MON 05/25/15            TUE 05/26/15            WED 05/27/15
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                      84          63          86          66          87
TEMP             65 76 83 83 76 70 67 65 68 78 84 85 79 72 70 67 70 80 85 86 79
DEWPT            59 58 55 55 57 59 57 58 60 64 62 61 64 64 63 64 65 65 64 64 64
MIN/MAX RH                   38          84          44          90          47
RH               81 55 38 38 52 68 70 79 76 62 48 45 60 75 78 90 84 61 50 49 60
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     17 18 18 18 15 17 19 18 18 19 17 17 16 19 20 19 20 20 19 18 17
WIND SPD          1  4  9  9  5  4  3  3  2  5  6  8  8  5  3  3  3  6  8  6  6
CLOUDS           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         3  6  9 11 13 13 13 24 36 28 21 23 26 27 29 23 17 30 42 42 42
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           5           5           5          10
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                  5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              5000  4900   900   300  5200  5200   700   500  4300  4400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             10    13    11     5     8    14    14     9    12    13
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    GD    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                    52    52     7    10    36    58    13    10    40    46
MAX LVORI               3     2     3     5     3     2     4     6     3     2
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             13700 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 26600 26600 26600  3200
PRESSURE            30.27 30.25 30.20 30.25 30.27 30.23 30.17 30.20 30.22 30.17


DATE          THU 05/28/15 FRI 05/29/15 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15
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          66    85    67    87    67    85    68    88
TEMP          70 70 83 78 70 71 85 80 71 71 83 79 71 72 86 81
DEWPT         64 65 66 66 63 65 64 64 65 66 65 66 67 67-80 66
MAX/MIN RH       92    53    87    46    92    51    93     0
RH            81 83 57 66 78 81 50 58 81 83 53 63 87 84  0 60
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND SPD       3  3  5  4  3  2  3  3  2  3  3  4  3  3  4  4
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10    20    20    20    20    20    20    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S  S  S  S     S  S  S     C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S     S  S  S     S  S  S     C  C

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NCZ030-252100-
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