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

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 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          78          52          82          59
TEMP             64 59 57 55 57 71 75 75 64 58 56 53 55 74 80 79 69 64 62 60 61
DEWPT            54 53 53 53 54 55 52 52 53 51 51 50 51 56 54 56 59 58 57 56 58
MAX/MIN RH                   94          42          93          40          94
RH               70 81 87 92 89 56 44 44 69 77 82 89 86 54 41 45 71 81 84 87 91
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W NW  N NW NW NW  W SW  W  W SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     28 25 25 29 32 34 32 31 32 28 23 26 26 24 24 22 18 19 21 22 22
WIND SPD          2  3  3  3  3  6  5  4  3  1  1  2  2  3  4  3  2  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(%)        41  4  4  3  1  1  2  1  1  0  1  2  2  6  7  9  4  5  4  6  6
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                  5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT               300   500  4800  5400   300   300  3800  4100   400   300
T WIND DIR             SW     W    NW    NW     W    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD              2     6    12     8     2     2     5     8     6     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     2     5    50    46     1     2    29    35     4     7
MAX LVORI               7     7     4     3     5     8     4     3     5     7
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 26600 17100 16200 30000
PRESSURE            29.92 29.93 30.01 29.97 30.03 30.05 30.09 30.01 30.01 29.97


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          86    62    81    55    76    55    76    54    76
TEMP          84 74 67 65 79 68 60 58 74 65 59 58 74 65 58 57 74 65
DEWPT         61 63 61 62 64 60 55 55 54 55 54 54 54 56 54 53 56 57
MIN/MAX RH       45    93    54    93    45    91    46    93    50
RH            46 69 81 90 60 76 84 90 50 70 83 86 50 73 86 87 53 75
WIND DIR      SW SW SW NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  N  N NE
WIND SPD       8  3  2  2  6  3  3  3  6  3  2  4  9  4  4  5  5  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    10    10
RAIN SHWRS           S  S     S                                    
TSTMS                S                                             

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EXPERIMENTAL ONLY...THIS PRODUCT IS FOR PLANNING AND REVIEW PURPOSES ONLY AND
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