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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

DATE           06/28/16      WED 06/29/16            THU 06/30/16            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                      68          85          68          85          70
TEMP             76 72 70 69 71 80 83 83 77 71 69 69 73 81 84 83 78 73 71 71 74
DEWPT            71 70 70 69 69 70 68 67 68 68 67 66 67 67 67 67 69 68 68 69 71
MAX/MIN RH                  100          58          96          57          93
RH               86 94100100 93 72 61 59 75 89 94 90 81 63 58 60 75 84 90 92 90
WIND DIR         SE  S SW SW NW  N NW  W NE  S  E  E NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     13 19 21 23 31 35 31 29 02 18 07 07 05 10 11 13 14 13 18 16 16
WIND SPD          3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  1  1  2  3  3  4  3  2  2  1  2
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        85 64 69 51 53 50 46 49 52 50 49 51 53 58 63 67 70 64 57 55 53
VSBY              6  6  6  3 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     60          40          40          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.05        0.07        0.05           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        L  S  S           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS             L  S  S           C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     1     3     3     3     2     3     3     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     5     5     4     3     3     4     4     4
MIX HGT               400   400  4100  5100  1600   600  3700  4400   800   400
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W    NW     S    NE     E     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD              9     9     5     5     4     5     3     6     8     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     7     8    43    45     3     5    12    24     6    11
MAX LVORI               9     9     5     4     8     8     4     4     7     8
STABILITY               B     F     F     A     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             13100  7200 26600 30000  4700 10800  8700  3200 28700 14600
PRESSURE            29.84 29.82 29.85 29.85 29.88 29.92 29.96 29.93 29.95 29.95


DATE           07/01 SAT 07/02/16 SUN 07/03/16 MON 07/04/16 TUE 07/05/16
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          86    73    87    72    82    69    84    66    86
TEMP          85 80 76 77 86 82 75 74 81 78 72 73 82 77 69 71 84 79
DEWPT         71 72 70 71 69 71 70 72 72 72 71 71 70 72 69 70 70 72
MIN/MAX RH       62    87    55    90    71   100    64   100    60
RH            63 76 83 84 57 69 84 92 74 83 97 93 66 84100 97 63 79
WIND DIR       S  S SW  W SW  S SW  W  W SE SE NE SE  E SE  S  S SE
WIND SPD       3  3  6  4  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  4  3  3  4  3  4  4
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         50    40    60    60    60    40    20    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  S  C  L  L  C  C  L  C  S  S              S
TSTMS          S  C  C  S  C  L  L  S  S  C  C  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