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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

DATE           09/30/16      SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16            MON
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                      67          82          64          80          64
TEMP             73 71 68 68 68 77 80 80 72 68 66 65 66 77 79 79 71 67 65 65 66
DEWPT            71 69 68 67 66 65 63 65 63 63 61 61 61 63 63 63 64 64 63 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                  100          56          86          58          97
RH               93 93100 98 93 67 56 60 73 83 83 86 83 63 59 59 78 90 92 97 93
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW NW NW  W SW  W  W  W  W  N
WIND DIR DEG     14 15 16 17 17 19 18 19 16 17 24 30 31 29 25 24 28 26 28 28 33
WIND SPD          3  3  3  2  2  3  6  5  3  3  1  1  1  1  3  3  2  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        77 73 79 81 60 41 39 50 37 37 36 40 43 38 34 38 32 33 35 38 41
VSBY              7  7  5  2  2  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S               
TSTMS             C  S                                                         
OBVIS                  PF PF PF                                                
LAL                     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     5     4     3     3     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT               400   300  3700  3600   600   300  3200  3200   400   300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     W    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             14    10    12    12     9     3     4     8     3     2
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    11     8    52    48     5     3    36    39     2     3
MAX LVORI               8     9     5     3     6     6     4     4     7     9
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING              5700  4700 26600  6300  4600  2200 26600 30000 17100 18500
PRESSURE            29.94 29.95  30.0 29.96 29.97 29.97 30.01 29.93 29.94 29.92


DATE           10/03 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16 FRI 10/07/16
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          80    63    78    64    76    65    75    65    75
TEMP          79 71 66 65 76 71 67 66 75 70 67 67 74 70 67 67 74 68
DEWPT         65 65 64 63 64 64 63 64 64 64 64 64 65 65 64 63 62 63
MIN/MAX RH       62    97    63    95    67    93    71    93    64
RH            62 80 93 93 67 78 87 92 69 81 90 90 74 84 90 87 66 84
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N
WIND SPD       3  3  3  4  9  8  5  9 10 10 10 10 10 10  8  8 10  9
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    10    10    20    20    20    20    20    20
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  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