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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

DATE           07/31/15      SAT 08/01/15            SUN 08/02/15            MON
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                      69          93          69          93          70
TEMP             83 76 74 71 74 85 91 91 84 77 74 71 74 85 91 91 84 77 75 72 75
DEWPT            69 68 67 67 69 68 65 65 68 68 67 68 68 65 65 67 69 69 69 70 70
MAX/MIN RH                   92          39          93          42          97
RH               62 77 79 86 84 57 42 42 59 74 79 90 82 52 43 46 60 76 82 93 84
WIND DIR         SE  S  S  W SW  W  W  W  W  S SW NW  N NE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     11 16 16 24 22 25 25 26 25 18 24 30 00 04 20 16 14 18 17 18 20
WIND SPD          1  1  1  0  1  3  3  3  1  2  2  1  2  3  2  5  3  2  2  2  3
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        25 23 20 20 20 24 27 27 26 28 28 24 19 28 36 37 38 35 31 35 39
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10
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         
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     3     3
MIX HGT               700   300  5500  5500   900   300  5300  5200   700   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S     W     W    SW     W    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              5     3     6    10     5     3     2     4     9     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     3     4    51    44     3     3    14    18     5     8
MAX LVORI               5     6     4     3     4     7     3     3     5     6
STABILITY               A     F     F     A     A     F     F     A     A     F
CEILING              4700 30000 30000 30000 18200  7200 17300  5500  5000  5500
PRESSURE            29.80 29.82 29.84 29.81 29.79 29.84 29.86 29.84 29.81 29.84


DATE           08/03 TUE 08/04/15 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15
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          95    71    94    72    95    72    92    71    89
TEMP          93 86 76 76 92 85 76 77 93 86 76 76 90 84 75 75 87 81
DEWPT         69 69 70 70 69 69 71 71 68 70 71 71 70 71 69 69 67 69
MIN/MAX RH       43    93    44    93    42    93    49    90    51
RH            46 57 82 82 47 59 84 83 44 59 85 85 52 64 82 82 52 67
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW SW  S SW  W SW  S  S SW SW SW NW NE NE  E
WIND SPD       5  5  5  3  6  5  3  3  8  3  3  5  5  3  1  3  1  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    20    20    20    20    20    30    30    20
RAIN SHWRS        S  S        S  S        S  S     C  C  C  S  S  S
TSTMS             S  S        S  S        S  S     C  C  C  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