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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
620 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
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                      92          74          91          69          86
TEMP             75 86 90 90 83 79 76 75 77 85 88 86 79 73 71 70 72 81 85 83 76
DEWPT            73 70 68 68 71 71 71 71 72 73 71 70 71 70 70 70 69 68 68 68 67
MIN/MAX RH                   45          87          53         100          53
RH               94 61 47 47 63 79 85 87 82 65 56 57 77 87 97100 90 63 56 58 71
WIND DIR          W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  E SE
WIND DIR DEG     25 21 22 22 21 21 22 22 23 24 25 28 30 32 34 35 01 02 01 08 12
WIND SPD          4  3  5  9  5  5  4  5  5  6  6  4  2  2  2  3  3  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        68 61 57 50 44 53 62 59 57 68 78 79 80 84 88 84 79 61 57 55 58
VSBY              2  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     30          30          60          60          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02        0.41        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  L  L  L  L              S  S  S
OBVIS            PF                                                            
LAL                     3     3     3     2     4     4     4     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     4
MIX HGT              3800  3800   800   300  3900  3900  1000   400  4200  4400
T WIND DIR              W    SW    SW    SW     W     W    NW     N    NE     N
T WIND SPD              6    14    10     9     9     8     3     5     8     2
SMOKE DISP             PR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    22    50    14     7    22    24     6     8    19    10
MAX LVORI               5     2     5     5     4     4     9    10     4     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     E     E     B     B     D     F     B
CEILING              6300 10200 10800 10800  9800  8200  6000  3200  3200  4700
PRESSURE            29.96 29.88 29.82 29.80 29.79 29.77 29.78 29.82 29.88 29.88


DATE          SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14
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          67    89    70    88    71    88    69    86
TEMP          69 71 84 80 73 74 87 82 75 75 86 81 73 73 84 80
DEWPT         67 67 67 68 68 69 70 70 69 70 68 69 69 68 66 67
MAX/MIN RH       97    51    95    53    93    51    97    50
RH            93 86 57 67 87 86 57 67 82 84 55 67 87 84 55 64
WIND DIR      SE  S SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  W  W
WIND SPD       2  1  4  3  3  4 10  4  4  4 10  8  4  3  4  2
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20    20    20    30    30    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S     S  S  S     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C   
TSTMS          S     S  S  S     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C   

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