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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

DATE           09/18/14      FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN
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                      59          78          61          84          65
TEMP             69 63 61 60 63 74 77 77 68 64 63 62 64 79 82 82 73 68 67 66 69
DEWPT            59 58 57 58 58 58 58 58 58 58 59 59 59 60 61 61 62 61 60 60 60
MAX/MIN RH                   93          49          90          46          81
RH               70 84 87 93 85 57 52 52 70 81 86 90 83 53 50 50 68 78 78 81 73
WIND DIR          E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE NE  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     08 07 05 03 03 06 06 06 05 04 03 03 03 06 07 07 07 05 03 01 34
WIND SPD          4  3  3  3  3  8  9  9  5  3  2  3  3  9  8  6  4  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        57 63 68 67 65 68 71 64 57 48 38 36 34 39 43 39 34 41 48 53 58
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          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                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     3
MIX HGT               300   300  3600  3600   300   300  3800  3800   300   300
T WIND DIR              E    NE     E     E     E    NE     E     E     E     N
T WIND SPD              8     3    11    13     9     3    10    13     8     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     8     4    30    33    11     4    44    46     6     5
MAX LVORI               6     7     4     3     6     7     4     3     5     5
STABILITY               F     F     C     C     F     F     B     B     F     F
CEILING             13800  5500  5100  4000  7200  7600 30000 26600 30000  5500
PRESSURE            29.92 30.01 30.09 30.10 30.13 30.15 30.14 30.06 30.01 29.92


DATE           09/21 MON 09/22/14 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14
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          84    64    80    57    75    55    74    57    75
TEMP          83 74 68 67 78 69 61 60 73 65 59 58 72 66 60 60 73 67
DEWPT         61 62 61 61 61 60 57 55 52 55 53 52 54 54 55 53 54 55
MIN/MAX RH       44    87    50    93    44    86    46    85    46
RH            47 66 78 81 56 73 88 84 48 69 80 80 53 64 83 78 51 65
WIND DIR       N SW SW NW  N NE NE  N  N NE NE  N NE NE NE  N NE NE
WIND SPD       3  3  3  3  4  3  2  3  4  3  3  3  8  4  4  5  8  5
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10    20    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S                                    

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NCZ030-190900-
GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
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