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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

DATE           07/25/16      TUE 07/26/16            WED 07/27/16            THU
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                      75          96          75          94          74
TEMP             84 78 77 76 78 88 93 93 83 78 76 76 78 87 92 91 84 77 76 75 77
DEWPT            74 73 72 71 73 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 76 75 75 76 75 74 74 75
MAX/MIN RH                   87          49          94          57          99
RH               72 85 85 85 85 63 52 55 75 88 92 94 88 70 58 59 78 93 93 96 93
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     20 20 21 21 22 22 23 23 22 21 21 22 23 24 24 23 20 18 21 22 22
WIND SPD          2  5  3  3  4  4  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  2  2  2
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        21 16 25 27 30 26 43 50 66 61 56 55 54 60 66 69 72 69 66 60 54
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                      5          30          30          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.12        0.20        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     2
HAINES                  4     3     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               600   300  3800  4300  1300   300  4500  4400  1100   400
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW     W     S    SW     W    SW     E     W
T WIND SPD             16    12    13    12     4     9     9     9     3     3
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     8    10    46    56     5    11    34    34     2     4
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     4     7     6     4     4     7    10
STABILITY               A     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             30000 10800  5500  8200  8000  5500  7200  4700  8400  8000
PRESSURE            29.86 29.88 29.90 29.85 29.84 29.85 29.88 29.85 29.85 29.86


DATE           07/28 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16 SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16
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          92    75    92    75    92    75    91    74    87
TEMP          90 82 78 79 90 86 78 79 90 86 79 78 89 85 77 77 86 82
DEWPT         75 76 74 74 73 74 72 73 72 73 72 73 72 74 74 73 72 73
MIN/MAX RH       60    94    53    90    52    89    56    96    61
RH            61 82 88 85 57 68 81 82 55 65 81 84 57 70 90 87 63 74
WIND DIR      SW  S  S SW  W  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  S SW  W  W SE
WIND SPD       3  3  3  3  5  3  3  3  5  3  3  3  5  3  3  3  3  2
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    40    30    30    30    30    40    40    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  C  S  S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  C  S  S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  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