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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018

GREEN CROSS RAWS-BERTIE NC
36.01N  76.90W ELEV. 52 FT
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018

DATE             FRI 10/19/18            SAT 10/20/18            SUN 10/21/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      68          56          72          46          61
TEMP             40 59 67 67 59 58 59 59 59 67 70 68 60 56 52 49 47 58 60 58 50
DEWPT            37 43 43 46 50 52 55 57 58 60 59 59 56 52 48 41 36 34 33 33 34
MIN/MAX RH                   42          97          68          90          36
RH               89 55 42 47 71 82 87 93 95 78 68 73 87 86 86 74 65 41 37 39 54
WIND DIR          N  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     02 09 19 20 18 20 21 22 24 25 25 25 26 30 30 31 32 34 34 34 34
WIND SPD          2  3  4  5  3  5  4  3  3  6  6  8  4 10 10 11 10 14 12 10  5
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW FW SC B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)         0  2  3  7 10 42 81 94 96 97 98 85 66 37 34  7 17  3  2  3  3
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0          40          70          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.17           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                      L  L                                 
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C        C  C                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              3200  2900   300   300  2300  2700  1500  1600  4700  4700
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4    16    28    29    27    27    33    35    28    19
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    GD    FR    FR    GD    GD
ADI                    27    46    22    30    58    60    36    64    72    68
MAX LVORI               4     3     4     5     4     4     4     3     1     2
STABILITY               F     B     B     D     D     C     B     E     E     C
CEILING             30000 23500 13800  2400  1000  1700 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.35 30.20 30.10 29.96 29.86 29.80 29.84 29.92 30.12 30.17


DATE          MON 10/22/18 TUE 10/23/18 WED 10/24/18 THU 10/25/18
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          39    63    43    68    47    67    46    63
TEMP          44 42 60 52 47 46 65 57 51 49 65 56 50 48 61 56
DEWPT         33 33 36 40 39 40 46 49 44 45 47 46 43 43 46 46
MAX/MIN RH       73    38    87    47    89    49    86    54
RH            64 69 41 62 74 80 50 75 76 86 52 69 77 83 58 69
WIND DIR       N  N  W SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
WIND SPD       3  3  3  2  3  2  5  3  3  4  8  4  5  5  8  5
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0     0     5     5     5    10    30
RAIN SHWRS                                               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