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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 AM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

DATE             MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16            WED 08/31/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      88          71          88          71          89
TEMP             72 83 87 86 79 73 72 72 74 83 87 86 79 74 72 72 74 84 88 87 79
DEWPT            71 73 72 70 71 70 70 70 70 71 69 70 71 70 70 70 71 72 71 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   58          95          55          95          55
RH               97 72 61 60 78 91 95 95 88 68 55 59 77 88 95 95 91 67 57 57 77
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  N NE NE  E SE
WIND DIR DEG     02 03 04 05 07 08 04 03 02 04 05 06 08 11 06 03 01 03 06 10 14
WIND SPD          3  5  6  5  3  3  3  3  4  6  5  5  3  3  1  2  2  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        80 74 68 61 56 49 41 45 46 40 47 54 40 34 38 45 49 45 45 43 35
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          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  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S                                      S  S  S  S   
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     5     4     4     3     3     4
MIX HGT              3700  3700  1000   300  4500  4600  1000   400  4500  4400
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    NE    NE    NE    NE    NW     N     E
T WIND SPD              8     9     6     5     8    12     9     4     8     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                    24    22     7     5    36    46     6     7    42    55
MAX LVORI               5     4     8     8     4     4     8     8     4     4
STABILITY               E     B     B     F     F     B     A     F     F     A
CEILING              4000  3200  3300 14800 20900 25100  3200  3200 19500  3300
PRESSURE            30.05  30.0 29.98 30.01 30.01 29.93 29.92 29.89 29.89 29.78


DATE          THU 09/01/16 FRI 09/02/16 SAT 09/03/16 SUN 09/04/16
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          70    88    68    84    63    82    64    84
TEMP          72 73 86 79 72 71 82 75 67 66 80 74 67 68 82 76
DEWPT         70 70 70 70 67 65 63 62 60 60 62 62 62 63 65 66
MAX/MIN RH       97    55    92    49    89    51    93    54
RH            92 90 59 73 86 83 53 65 79 82 54 66 85 85 57 71
WIND DIR       S  W NW NE NE  N NE  E NE NE NE  E NE  N  E  E
WIND SPD       2  1  3  3  3  4  6  3  2  3  5  4  3  4  5  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30    30    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  C  C                              
TSTMS                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