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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
510 PM EDT FRI JUN 18 2021

NCZ014-190900-
BUCKLAND ELEMENTARY-GATES NC
36.37N  76.76W ELEV. 25 FT
510 PM EDT FRI JUN 18 2021

DATE           06/18/21      SAT 06/19/21            SUN 06/20/21            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                      68          95          73          90          73
TEMP             79 73 70 69 74 86 93 95 87 79 76 74 77 84 89 90 84 78 76 74 76
DEWPT            60 63 63 64 67 69 67 67 69 68 67 66 67 69 69 68 69 69 70 71 73
MAX/MIN RH                   84          40          76          49          93
RH               52 72 78 84 79 57 43 41 55 69 74 76 71 61 52 50 61 75 82 90 90
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     18 18 20 22 23 24 24 23 21 22 23 24 24 24 23 23 21 21 20 19 18
WIND SPD          5  6  5  5  8 10 10 11  6  6  5  5  6 10 11 12  9  5  4  4  6
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        11 19 25 27 21 17 21 34 35 32 43 49 54 60 66 59 63 59 69 74 81
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                  S  S  S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                       S  S  S  S        S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
MIX HGT               700  1000  6000  6300  1100  1300  4900  4800   900  1500
T WIND DIR              S    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    11    19    17     9    12    21    21    11    12
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    VG    VG    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                     6    21    71    74     7    28    67    72    14    24
MAX LVORI               4     5     3     3     3     4     3     2     4     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     D     C     B     E
CEILING             30000  5500  8200  5500 15400 15900  5800 10800 11700  9800
PRESSURE            29.92 29.89 29.87 29.79 29.80 29.84 29.88 29.84 29.84 29.82


DATE           06/21 TUE 06/22/21 WED 06/23/21 THU 06/24/21 FRI 06/25/21
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          85    73    89    64    78    59    81    60    83
TEMP          85 81 75 77 87 80 70 68 77 71 63 64 79 73 63 65 81 76
DEWPT         73 73 72 74 73 70 68 65 61 59 58 61 59 61 61 65 64 65
MIN/MAX RH       65    96    57   100    54    94    47   100    52
RH            67 76 89 90 62 72 93 91 59 66 84 90 50 66 93100 56 69
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  E  E NE  E  E  E NE  E SE
WIND SPD       9  6  5  8 11  5  3  4  5  3  1  3  5  4  1  2  4  4
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC FW SC FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         50    20    60    60    20    10    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  S     S  L  L  C  S  S                       S
TSTMS          S  C  S        L  L  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