National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

DATE           03/31/15      WED 04/01/15            THU 04/02/15            FRI
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                      43          61          36          71          56
TEMP             61 58 53 46 43 52 59 60 46 41 39 39 40 61 69 70 64 57 57 57 57
DEWPT            41 42 42 37 35 29 27 28 33 34 34 34 35 38 38 41 43 49 53 55 56
MAX/MIN RH                   72          28          89          32          95
RH               48 56 67 70 73 41 29 29 60 76 82 84 84 43 32 35 46 76 85 92 95
WIND DIR         SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     22 23 31 01 00 00 00 00 08 12 15 15 16 16 17 18 18 18 19 20 20
WIND SPD         11  9  6  6  6  8  5  3  1  3  3  3  2  8 10 10  8  9  9  8  9
CLOUDS           FW B1 SC FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)        20 51 38 20  3  5  8  4  0  0  0  1  2  5  8 19 30 43 55 63 70
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           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                  5     4     5     6     5     5     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT               900   600  3900  3800  1100   300  2900  2800   800   300
T WIND DIR              W     N     N     N    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD             14    16    14     6     8     5    17    23    20    18
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    15    14    43    38     4     5    46    48    18    17
MAX LVORI               3     3     2     3     5     6     3     2     4     9
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C     B     E
CEILING             30000 26600 18200 28900 30000 30000 30000 26600 20800 13000
PRESSURE            29.70 29.84 30.02 30.12 30.17 30.26 30.29 30.26 30.17 30.12


DATE           04/03 SAT 04/04/15 SUN 04/05/15 MON 04/06/15 TUE 04/07/15
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          78    59    66    39    63    44    69    51    73
TEMP          75 70 63 60 65 55 44 42 60 55 48 48 66 62 55 54 70 65
DEWPT         61 60 56 54 44 36 30 31 33 37 37 40 45 48 49 51 55 55
MIN/MAX RH       58    86    40    70    35    79    44    93    53
RH            62 71 80 82 46 49 58 65 36 51 65 74 46 60 80 90 59 70
WIND DIR      SW  S SW  W NW  N  N  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      13  9  9  4 11  4  3  1  3  3  3  2  4  4  6  8  8  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    40    30     5     5     5    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C                                    
TSTMS                S                                             

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NCZ030-010900-
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