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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

NCZ015-262100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
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                      86          65          84          63          81
TEMP             68 79 84 85 79 72 69 66 69 78 82 83 76 70 67 64 67 75 79 80 76
DEWPT            63 64 63 62 63 63 63 63 63 63 63 62 62 62 62 64 65 66 66 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   44          91          48         100          60
RH               85 61 49 46 59 74 82 91 81 61 53 50 62 77 84100 93 73 64 65 75
WIND DIR         SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND DIR DEG     23 22 19 16 17 18 20 21 21 18 15 14 15 15 14 11 09 10 10 11 11
WIND SPD          5  6  6  8 10  9  8  5  4  5  8 10  8  4  3  3  4  6 10 10  6
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        13 14 14 16 17 20 23 22 21 21 22 26 30 27 24 30 36 47 58 62 66
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     3
HAINES                  5     5     3     3     3     5     5     5     5     4
MIX HGT              4700  4700   600   300  4100  4100   300   300  3000  3000
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              9    12    14     9    11    12     4     4     9    11
SMOKE DISP             PR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    37    46    10     8    50    54     5     5    29    33
MAX LVORI               4     3     4     6     3     3     5    10     5     4
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     C
CEILING             30000 30000  4000  4700  4700 26600 30000 26100   300 10300
PRESSURE            30.17 30.09 30.10 30.10 30.14 30.09 30.12 30.13 30.17 30.17


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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          67    81    66    80    66    80    66    80
TEMP          70 70 79 75 69 69 79 75 69 69 79 75 69 69 79 74
DEWPT         66 67 68 67 66 66 68 67 66 67 68 67 66 66 67 67
MAX/MIN RH       97    66    97    67    97    65    97    63
RH            88 90 70 77 90 90 70 76 90 93 70 77 91 90 66 77
WIND DIR       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       3  5  6  6  4  4  6  6  4  4  6  8  3  4  6  8
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    40    40    40    30    40    20    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS          C     C  C  C     C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  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