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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
520 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE             SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      50          42          54          45          54
TEMP             36 44 49 48 46 45 44 43 43 49 53 52 49 48 47 46 45 50 53 53 49
DEWPT            32 34 34 36 39 39 42 42 42 44 45 44 43 43 42 42 42 48 52 53 49
MIN/MAX RH                   56          96          70          88          90
RH               85 69 56 61 75 80 91 96 96 83 74 74 80 83 84 87 90 92 95100100
WIND DIR          N NE  N  E SE  E SE  E  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NW
WIND DIR DEG     00 03 00 08 11 11 14 07 02 01 35 02 04 04 04 05 05 05 06 11 30
WIND SPD          1  3  3  3  2  3  4  3  5  6  6  5  3  4  4  4  8 10 10  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B1
CLOUDS(%)        94 93 91 96100100 97 93 89 74 60 55 51 62 73 84100100100100 56
VSBY              7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  4  4  4  4  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     70          80          40         100         100
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.38        0.04        0.19        0.74
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                    S  C  L  L  D  D  C  C        S  S  L  L  D  D  D  D  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     2     2     2     3     3     3     2     2
MIX HGT              2800  2700   900   500  1600  2100   400   400   900   800
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE     E     N     N    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD              5     3     8    10    11    10     8    13    19     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    11    10     9    11    26    28     6    19    24    19
MAX LVORI               4     4     6     7     5     4     5     5     5    10
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     E     C     B     D     D     C
CEILING              9800  7200  4700  2000  1700 20800 14900  6400  1000  1000
PRESSURE            30.26 30.20 30.15 30.03 30.01  30.0 30.07 30.06 29.98 29.73


DATE          WED 12/07/16 THU 12/08/16 FRI 12/09/16 SAT 12/10/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          45    59    42    56    28    40    22    42
TEMP          47 46 57 50 45 43 54 41 34 29 39 30 26 23 40 33
DEWPT         46 44 47 45 41 40 42 36 26 19 13 15 13 14 14 20
MAX/MIN RH      100    65    89    55    85    34    67    34
RH            96 94 71 85 86 89 64 82 72 66 34 53 57 67 34 58
WIND DIR       W  W NW  N  N SW  W  W NW NW NW  W NW NW NW  W
WIND SPD       4  5  8  3  3  3 10  9  9 10 12  6  6  3  3  2
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         60    10    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN           L  S                                          

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NCZ030-042100-
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