National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE             THU 10/30/14            FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      68          44          64          42          59
TEMP             52 64 67 66 55 50 47 46 45 60 64 62 51 47 45 45 45 56 59 57 49
DEWPT            47 47 43 41 44 42 40 38 39 41 38 37 42 41 40 41 42 41 40 39 39
MIN/MAX RH                   38          79          36          86          45
RH               83 54 42 40 67 75 76 74 80 48 38 39 71 79 82 86 89 57 49 51 68
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     35 01 01 01 03 02 01 01 00 02 01 01 01 03 04 02 01 02 01 35 34
WIND SPD          4  6  5  4  3  3  3  3  3  6  5  4  2  2  2  3  3  6 11 12 16
CLOUDS           SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        48 34 14 16 13  7  0  4  7 17 27 32 37 46 54 73 91 95100100100
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10           0           5          10          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                              C  C  L  L  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT              4600  4500   800   300  4100  4500  1000   800  2500  2400
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE     N     N    NE    NE    NE     E    NE
T WIND SPD              9     8    10     5     9     5     3     3    12    24
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                    34    27    13     4    34    29     6     2    39    55
MAX LVORI               3     3     4     5     3     3     5     7     5     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     D     D
CEILING              5800 30000 30000 30000 30000 27300  4000 12200  5300  2400
PRESSURE            29.95 29.92 29.94 29.92 29.89 29.78 29.75 29.67 29.62 29.53


DATE          SUN 11/02/14 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          40    52    32    57    32    65    42    67
TEMP          44 41 51 41 36 34 54 44 37 35 61 53 47 44 64 56
DEWPT         34 31 24 25 25 25 26 30 30 30 36 39 40 41 47 48
MAX/MIN RH       71    32    72    30    89    35    93    46
RH            68 67 34 52 64 69 34 57 75 82 39 59 76 89 54 75
WIND DIR       N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD      10  6 10  3  1  1  3  1  1  2  3  3  3  2  3  1
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2
POP 12HR         30     0     0     0     0     0     5    10
RAIN           C                                             

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NCZ030-302100-
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