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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

DATE           05/27/16      SAT 05/28/16            SUN 05/29/16            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                      61          84          68          80          68
TEMP             78 69 66 63 68 80 82 83 78 73 71 69 71 76 79 79 76 72 70 69 71
DEWPT            63 62 63 63 64 64 63 63 66 66 67 68 69 70 69 70 70 69 68 68 69
MAX/MIN RH                  100          49          97          72          97
RH               60 78 90100 87 58 53 51 67 79 86 97 93 82 72 74 82 90 93 97 93
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  S SE SE  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     15 16 16 19 11 11 10 12 11 10 09 08 08 10 11 13 13 13 14 14 15
WIND SPD          4  3  1  2  2  3  6  8  5  3  3  3  3  5  6  5  3  3  3  3  2
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        20 10 11 19 28 42 57 66 75 80 85 95 99 92 82 83 88 89 89 88 86
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6
POP 12HR                     10          20          50          70          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.44        0.30
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                               S  S                    L  L  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     4     4     2     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT               400   300  3000  3000  1100   300  2400  2700  1200   300
T WIND DIR              S    SE    SE    SE    SE     E    SE    SE    SE     S
T WIND SPD              9     3     6    10     9     6     9    12    10     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     7     5    33    35     7     8    22    28     9     6
MAX LVORI               7    10     4     3     6     8     5     4     6     8
STABILITY               A     F     F     B     B     D     D     C     B     D
CEILING             30000 30000 23500 18200  4700   800  1000  4300  1700  4400
PRESSURE            30.07 30.09 30.12 30.07 30.07 30.05 30.06  30.0 29.95 29.90


DATE           05/30 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16 THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16
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          81    67    83    66    83    66    82    66    81
TEMP          79 76 70 70 81 77 69 70 81 77 69 69 80 76 69 69 79 75
DEWPT         69 69 67 67 68 68 66 66 67 67 65 66 67 68 65 65 68 67
MIN/MAX RH       69    97    61    97    59    97    62    93    65
RH            72 79 89 90 65 74 89 87 63 71 87 90 66 76 87 87 69 76
WIND DIR       S  E  E  N NE  E  N  N NE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       3  3  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         60    40    40    20    40    40    40    20    40
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  S  C  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C        C  S        C  S        C  S        C

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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