National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST THU FEB 22 2018

PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
36.13N  77.18W ELEV. 61 FT
520 AM EST THU FEB 22 2018

DATE             THU 02/22/18            FRI 02/23/18            SAT 02/24/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      77          54          72          58          77
TEMP             63 70 74 76 69 64 60 56 55 61 70 72 66 62 61 60 60 67 74 76 70
DEWPT            62 63 63 62 61 58 55 53 51 53 55 55 55 55 55 56 56 58 59 59 58
MIN/MAX RH                   63          93          55          87          54
RH               98 81 70 63 77 81 86 91 86 75 59 55 68 79 82 87 87 72 59 56 66
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW  S NE NE NE  E SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
WIND DIR DEG     22 21 22 22 21 20 03 04 04 10 22 19 20 19 20 21 21 22 23 22 20
WIND SPD          5  9  9  9  5  2  2  2  2  1  3  6  4  3  4  3  4  9 10 10  4
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        69 62 55 49 42 58 73 73 73 74 74 61 49 51 53 54 55 56 57 59 62
VSBY              2  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
OBVIS            PF                                                            
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     4     4     5     4     4     4
MIX HGT              2900  3300  1100   700  1800  2300   400   300  4300  4100
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     W    NE    NE     W     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             16    14     8    12     5     1     3    10    16    18
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD
ADI                    52    58     6     9     8     2     3    13    72    72
MAX LVORI               5     4     6     6     5     4     5     5     4     3
STABILITY               E     B     B     F     F     C     B     F     E     C
CEILING             30000  1000 27500  1000  1000  1000  1000  2400 13400  3200
PRESSURE            30.42 30.34 30.35 30.39 30.42 30.30 30.23 30.17 30.14 30.05


DATE          SUN 02/25/18 MON 02/26/18 TUE 02/27/18 WED 02/28/18
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          61    78    54    62    44    62    39    59
TEMP          64 63 78 71 65 54 59 56 47 45 62 52 45 39 58 52
DEWPT         59 59 61 60 55 49 46 45 41 39 38 38 32 32 33 39
MAX/MIN RH       90    56    80    62    86    41    77    39
RH            84 87 56 68 71 82 62 66 79 80 41 58 61 75 39 61
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE  N NW NE NE  S  S
WIND SPD       6  8 12  5  3  2  3  2  3  3  5  3  5  4  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR         20    40    40    40    20    10     0    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  C  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