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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
510 PM EDT SAT SEP 25 2021

NCZ014-260900-
BUCKLAND ELEMENTARY-GATES NC
36.37N  76.76W ELEV. 25 FT
510 PM EDT SAT SEP 25 2021

DATE           09/25/21      SUN 09/26/21            MON 09/27/21            TUE
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                      55          77          53          81          59
TEMP             64 59 56 55 57 70 74 73 63 58 55 53 54 73 79 78 68 64 62 60 61
DEWPT            54 54 53 52 54 53 50 51 53 51 51 50 52 56 55 56 57 57 56 55 57
MAX/MIN RH                   93          43          95          42          90
RH               71 83 88 90 90 55 43 46 70 77 84 90 90 55 44 47 69 78 81 83 87
WIND DIR          W  W  W NW NW  N NW NW NW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     27 25 25 29 32 34 32 30 31 23 23 25 25 23 23 22 19 19 21 22 22
WIND SPD          2  3  3  3  3  8  6  5  2  1  2  3  2  3  5  4  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        46  4  5  3  1  1  2  1  1  1  2  3  3  8 11  8  4  5  5  7  7
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT               300   500  4700  5100   300   300  3600  3900   400   300
T WIND DIR             SW     W    NW    NW     W    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD              3     6    12     8     3     3     9    10     8     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     2     5    50    45     2     4    41    47     4     6
MAX LVORI               7     6     4     3     6     8     4     3     5     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 20800 14800 15900 14800
PRESSURE            29.90 29.92  30.0 29.97 30.02 30.04 30.07  30.0 29.97 29.94


DATE           09/28 WED 09/29/21 THU 09/30/21 FRI 10/01/21 SAT 10/02/21
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    61    78    55    75    53    74    53    75
TEMP          84 74 66 64 76 67 59 58 73 64 57 56 72 63 57 56 73 64
DEWPT         61 63 61 61 63 58 55 54 54 54 52 53 54 54 53 53 56 56
MIN/MAX RH       46    93    55    91    47    93    50    93    51
RH            47 70 84 90 63 74 84 88 52 71 84 90 53 72 86 90 55 75
WIND DIR      SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N NE  W  N NW NE
WIND SPD       8  3  3  3  6  3  3  4  8  4  3  5  9  4  4  5  6  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10    20    20    10     5     5    10     5    10
RAIN SHWRS           S  S     S                                    
TSTMS                S                                             

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NCZ015-260900-
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