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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
520 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

DATE             MON 11/24/14            TUE 11/25/14            WED 11/26/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      77          56          63          43          46
TEMP             65 72 76 74 68 66 63 60 56 61 63 59 50 48 48 48 46 45 45 43 40
DEWPT            62 63 65 64 63 63 61 57 54 48 42 42 42 42 42 43 43 42 41 39 37
MIN/MAX RH                   65          93          44          83          81
RH               89 73 69 71 83 91 93 93 92 62 46 53 74 80 80 83 89 89 86 86 89
WIND DIR          S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND DIR DEG     19 20 21 20 20 20 20 21 23 27 33 33 00 03 01 01 01 00 35 34 33
WIND SPD         10 11 12 11  9  9  8  6  4  4  5  5  3  3  4  8  8 10 10  9  4
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        95 84 82 75 74 71 68 69 70 76 82 85 88 93 98 99100100100 99 97
VSBY              6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5  5  4  4  4  4  5  5  6
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          90          90
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.41        0.85
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                  C  C  D  D  D  D  D  D  C
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S                                                   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     5     4     3     3     3     3     3     2
MIX HGT              2800  2800  1400  2400  2400  2300  1100  1300  1600  2200
T WIND DIR              S    SW     S    SW     W     N    NE    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD             23    27    16    13    12    10     6    12    21    13
SMOKE DISP             GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    73    77    24    17    31    27     5    15    37    35
MAX LVORI               4     4     5     6     4     3     4     5     5     6
STABILITY               D     C     C     E     F     C     B     D     D     D
CEILING              1000  1700  7200   300   700  2400  6300  1000  1000  1000
PRESSURE            29.75 29.75 29.79 29.85 30.01 30.09 30.09 30.09 30.02 29.84


DATE          THU 11/27/14 FRI 11/28/14 SAT 11/29/14 SUN 11/30/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          35    50    31    48    30    54    35    55
TEMP          37 38 47 39 35 32 46 38 34 31 51 44 39 36 53 46
DEWPT         35 34 34 32 30 27 28 29 28 29 32 33 32 30 35 38
MAX/MIN RH       93    51    85    43    92    41    81    46
RH            92 85 60 76 82 81 49 70 78 92 48 67 78 81 50 73
WIND DIR       W SW  W  W  W NW NW NE SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD       3  3  9  3  3  3  6  2  1  2  6  2  2  1  4  2
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30     5     5     5     5     5    10     5
RAIN           C                                             

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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