National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE             FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14
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                      71          45          72          49          73
TEMP             52 64 70 70 56 51 48 46 47 65 71 71 59 54 51 51 51 66 72 72 59
DEWPT            42 41 40 42 45 44 43 42 42 41 40 43 46 45 44 44 44 43 42 43 44
MIN/MAX RH                   32          88          31          77          31
RH               69 43 33 36 66 77 85 86 85 41 32 36 62 71 77 77 77 43 34 35 57
WIND DIR         NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  W NW NW  W  W  S SW  W  W  W NW  W NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     31 32 30 28 23 24 24 25 31 33 26 26 18 24 25 27 29 30 28 31 31
WIND SPD          3  6  4  3  2  2  2  1  2  3  3  5  2  2  3  3  3  5  6  8  5
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        15 17 18 18 18 17 15 13 10 10 10 12 13 17 20 15 10  8  5  5  5
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     4     4     5     4     5     5
MIX HGT              2900  2800   300   300  2500  2400   300   300  2300  2300
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    NW     N     W    SW     W    NW     W
T WIND SPD             12     8     3     3     6     5     5     5    10     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    41    35     3     2    19    19     4     3    32    27
MAX LVORI               3     3     5     7     3     3     4     4     3     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             23500 20800 17100 17100 25900 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.97 29.92 29.90 29.90 29.92 29.84 29.84 29.82 29.84 29.84


DATE          MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14
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          45    74    49    76    52    76    55    72
TEMP          49 48 70 60 54 52 71 62 56 54 73 65 59 57 70 61
DEWPT         43 42 43 46 47 48 53 54 55 54 57 57 56 55 54 53
MAX/MIN RH       86    35    93    45   100    49    96    50
RH            80 82 37 59 76 86 52 74 95100 57 75 90 93 57 75
WIND DIR      NW  N  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  W  N  N NE
WIND SPD       3  3  1  3  2  1  5  3  3  2  6  3  2  3  2  3
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     5     5     5     5    10    20    20
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  S  S  S

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NCZ030-242100-
GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
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