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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
520 PM EST FRI FEB 23 2018

DATE           02/23/18      SAT 02/24/18            SUN 02/25/18            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
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      57          77          60          80          58
TEMP             62 59 59 58 57 68 75 76 70 65 64 63 62 72 78 78 72 63 62 61 60
DEWPT            57 57 56 57 56 60 60 59 59 59 59 60 60 60 60 61 61 60 59 59 58
MAX/MIN RH                   96          56          93          54          96
RH               84 93 91 96 95 76 60 56 68 81 84 90 93 66 55 56 67 90 90 94 93
WIND DIR         NE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     06 15 20 21 21 22 23 23 19 20 20 21 21 22 22 23 24 23 23 25 25
WIND SPD          1  3  3  3  4  9 10  9  4  5  5  8  6 12 16 12  6  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        72 77 69 86 99 83 63 71 86 71 48 53 65 54 58 68 82 87 92 93 94
VSBY              7  6  1  1  1  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          30          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01        0.21
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                              L  L  L  L  L
RAIN SHWRS                                                  C  C               
OBVIS                  PF  F PF                                                
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     5     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT               500   300  3700  4200  1500   600  4300  4200  1400   900
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              6    10    13    16    12    12    20    21    11     3
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    GD    VG    PR    PR
ADI                     7    11    52    61     9    14    72    79     9     5
MAX LVORI               7     7     5     3     4     6     4     3     5     9
STABILITY               B     D     D     C     C     E     D     C     C     D
CEILING              3200 30000   300  3200 15700  5500 18200 20800  6300  1000
PRESSURE            30.29 30.23 30.18 30.10 30.09 30.04 30.02 29.94 30.01 30.03


DATE           02/26 TUE 02/27/18 WED 02/28/18 THU 03/01/18 FRI 03/02/18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          66    42    64    41    65    52    69    50    62
TEMP          66 55 47 44 61 54 46 43 62 59 55 54 67 61 54 51 60 52
DEWPT         54 48 41 38 35 38 36 38 44 48 50 52 56 54 48 44 40 39
MIN/MAX RH       67    87    37    86    48    97    61    80    44
RH            67 79 82 79 39 56 68 83 52 66 83 93 68 78 80 77 47 60
WIND DIR       N NE  N  N  E SE  E  E SW  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD       5  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  4  3  3  3  4  4  4  6 10  6
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         60    20     0     5    10    60    50    20    10
RAIN           L  C                                                
RAIN SHWRS           C                       L  L  C  C  S  S      

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