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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

DATE           08/30/14      SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14            TUE
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                      70          88          71          91          72
TEMP             81 76 74 71 73 82 86 86 81 76 74 72 75 84 89 89 83 78 76 73 76
DEWPT            72 71 70 67 65 68 68 68 70 70 70 70 71 73 72 69 72 72 71 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   88          49          93          48          97
RH               74 85 86 87 77 63 55 55 69 82 86 92 86 70 57 52 70 82 85 97 87
WIND DIR         SE  S  S SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     12 16 19 21 20 21 21 19 18 19 20 20 21 22 23 22 20 20 20 21 22
WIND SPD          4  3  3  3  3  5  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  5  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        44 37 30 38 49 39 31 39 39 39 39 43 46 48 49 50 50 42 35 34 32
VSBY              6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S         
LAL                     2     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  3     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIX HGT               300   300  3000  3100   300   300  3100  4100   300   400
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW     W    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             11    10    12    11    14    11    12    12     4     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     8    10    41    40     8     8    50    56     4     3
MAX LVORI               5     6     3     3     5     6     4     3     5     9
STABILITY               F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F
CEILING              3200  5800 30000 30000  3200 10800  6300 18200 13800  9800
PRESSURE            30.03 30.09 30.09 30.02 29.97  30.0  30.0 29.92 29.92 29.92


DATE           09/02 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14
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          92    73    92    70    90    69    90    69    89
TEMP          90 84 77 76 90 82 74 74 88 81 73 73 88 81 73 73 87 81
DEWPT         70 70 70 71 70 70 69 70 68 68 68 68 67 68 67 68 67 68
MIN/MAX RH       45    90    46    97    46    93    45    93    46
RH            52 63 79 85 52 68 84 87 52 66 83 84 50 65 81 84 52 64
WIND DIR      SW SW SW  W  W  S NE  N NE  E  E NE NE SE  S  W SW SE
WIND SPD       4  3  3  3  3  1  1  2  3  2  1  1  2  2  1  1  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR         20    20    30    30    20    20    20    20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S     C  C        S  S        S  S        S
TSTMS             S  S        C  C        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