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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
410 PM EDT THU JUL 19 2018

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
410 PM EDT THU JUL 19 2018

DATE           07/19/18      FRI 07/20/18            SAT 07/21/18            SUN
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                      64          84          70          87          72
TEMP          85 78 70 67 64 69 80 82 82 77 74 72 71 73 80 84 85 80 76 74 73 76
DEWPT         61 64 64 65 64 67 67 67 68 68 69 69 70 71 73 72 72 72 71 71 72 73
MAX/MIN RH                  100          61         100          63          97
RH            45 61 82 93100 94 65 61 63 75 84 90 97 94 79 67 65 77 85 90 97 90
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  N  N NW  W SW  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG  09 09 10 09 06 07 09 09 09 09 09 08 07 02 02 31 25 24 17 18 18 18
WIND SPD       8  5  3  3  3  4  9  9 10  5  4  3  5  3  5  3  5  2  3  2  3  4
CLOUDS        SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     26 28  9 27 30 49 60 79 80 83 88 81 90 80 73 60 56 60 65 64 68 70
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0          30          60          40          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.15        0.12        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S              C  C  C  C  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     1     3     3     3     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     3     3     5     4     4
MIX HGT               600   300  5000  5200   900   300  3500  3500  1000   300
T WIND DIR              E    NE     E     E    NE     N     N    NW     S     S
T WIND SPD              4     4    14    13     5     3    10    11     1     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     4     6    48    46     6     3    60    63     1    13
MAX LVORI               7    10     4     3     7     8     5     4     6     7
STABILITY               A     F     E     B     C     D     F     B     B     F
CEILING             26600 23500 20800  4000 30000 17100 10800 13000 30000      
PRESSURE            30.03 30.03 30.03 30.01 29.96 29.88 29.81 29.75 29.80 29.80


DATE           07/22 MON 07/23/18 TUE 07/24/18 WED 07/25/18 THU 07/26/18
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          89    75    88    74    89    73    87    73    87
TEMP          87 83 77 79 87 83 77 77 88 83 76 76 86 82 76 76 86 82
DEWPT         74 74 73 74 75 73 73 74 74 73 72 73 73 73 72 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH       64    90    63    97    61    97    64    97    63
RH            66 72 82 85 68 72 87 90 63 72 87 91 66 74 87 90 65 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       8  6  5  6 10  6  5  6  9  6  3  5  6  5  4  5  9  6
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    60    60    50    40    20    50    40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  L  S  C  L  C  S  C  C  S     S  C  C        C

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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