National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
520 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE           01/28/15      THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      20          48          36          45          22
TEMP             33 29 26 23 23 35 45 46 42 40 39 37 37 41 44 43 34 30 27 24 24
DEWPT            12 11 12 13 13 14 14 18 23 26 28 29 30 27 23 19 15 13 10 10  9
MAX/MIN RH                   68          27          75          34          54
RH               41 47 55 65 65 41 28 32 46 57 64 72 75 57 43 37 46 49 48 54 52
WIND DIR         NW  N  N  N NW  W  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     33 34 35 00 31 25 19 19 19 20 21 25 29 30 31 32 32 32 32 33 33
WIND SPD          3  2  0  0  0  3  5  5  5  5  5  9 11 13 16 14 12 10  9  8  6
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         0  1  1 16 31 44 56 64 72 71 69 45 22 19 16 13 10 10 10 10 10
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          10          10          10           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                  4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               400   300  2100  2100   300  1700  5200  5200  1900  1400
T WIND DIR              N     N     S     S    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              9     5     3    11    12    10    23    29    24    17
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    VG    VG    FR    PR
ADI                     5     5    15    24    13    26    79    94    33    23
MAX LVORI               2     3     3     2     3     3     3     2     2     2
STABILITY               F     F     B     C     E     F     C     C     E     F
CEILING             30000 23500 15900 14800  7200  4700 30000  4700 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.23 30.31 30.31 30.22 30.09 29.96 29.95 30.01 30.17 30.23


DATE           01/31 SUN 02/01/15 MON 02/02/15 TUE 02/03/15 WED 02/04/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          41    27    49    39    47    24    40    28    46
TEMP          39 34 30 29 46 44 41 40 46 36 29 25 38 34 31 29 44 43
DEWPT          8 14 16 19 23 31 39 39 34 21 14  9 11 17 18 22 36 39
MIN/MAX RH       26    68    37    97    47    55    31    73    66
RH            27 43 55 66 40 60 92 97 63 54 52 50 32 49 58 75 73 86
WIND DIR      NW NE  S  S  S SE  S SW  W NW NW  N NW  N  N NE  W NE
WIND SPD       5  0  2  1  4  3  6 10 10  8  6  4  4  0  0  0  3  0
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2
POP 12HR          0     0    20    60    40    10    10    10    40
RAIN                       S  S  L  C  C                       C  C

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NCZ030-290900-
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