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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018

DATE           04/23/18      TUE 04/24/18            WED 04/25/18            THU
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                      54          67          60          75          54
TEMP             62 59 57 55 57 63 66 65 63 64 62 61 63 69 73 73 67 61 58 56 57
DEWPT            48 50 51 53 54 56 57 58 60 60 59 59 59 59 57 57 57 56 54 53 51
MAX/MIN RH                   92          73          93          56          89
RH               61 73 82 92 89 78 73 78 90 88 90 93 87 71 57 56 70 84 86 89 79
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N
WIND DIR DEG     10 10 10 10 10 11 11 12 13 15 17 20 22 23 25 25 27 27 30 33 34
WIND SPD          8  8  9 10 10 13 12 12 10  8  3  4  3  5  5  6  3  4  3  3  2
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        99100100100100100 97 87 76 62 48 55 62 52 43 43 43 46 48 52 57
VSBY              7  7  6  6  4  4  4  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     90         100          40          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.34        1.11        0.08        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              S  S  D  D  D  D  D  D                                       
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C              S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     3     3     4     4     3     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT              1800  1500  2600  2400  1100  1400  6300  6400  4300  1700
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SE     S    SW    SW     W    NW     N
T WIND SPD             17    21    29    16    14    10    16    16    16    12
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    FR    PR    PR    GD    GD    FR    PR
ADI                    23    45    63    50    14    18    84    82    11    23
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     5     5     6     3     3     5     6
STABILITY               C     D     D     C     B     F     E     B     A     F
CEILING              9700  2100  1000  1000  1000 30000  7300  4000  4000  4700
PRESSURE            30.26 30.15 30.05 29.90 29.81 29.76 29.76 29.70 29.76 29.84


DATE           04/26 FRI 04/27/18 SAT 04/28/18 SUN 04/29/18 MON 04/30/18
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          72    53    72    52    73    50    73    49    75
TEMP          70 65 57 56 70 64 56 56 71 64 54 54 70 64 54 54 72 66
DEWPT         47 51 51 51 51 52 50 49 48 48 46 47 44 47 44 46 43 47
MIN/MAX RH       42    91    49    87    41    86    38    85    33
RH            44 60 80 84 52 65 80 78 43 56 74 77 40 55 71 75 35 50
WIND DIR       W  S  N SE  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW NW  E  E  N NW SE
WIND SPD       2  2  3  3  3  3  3  2  5  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20    30    40    20    20    10     5     0     0
RAIN SHWRS     S  S     C  C  C  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