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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NCZ015-110900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

DATE           02/10/16      THU 02/11/16            FRI 02/12/16            SAT
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                      22          38          18          34          24
TEMP             35 35 30 26 24 32 37 38 28 24 23 21 21 28 31 32 32 27 26 26 25
DEWPT            20 17 14 13 12 11 10 10 11 12 12 12 12 15 18 22 26 26 26 24 22
MAX/MIN RH                   60          30          67          55         100
RH               54 47 50 57 60 40 32 31 48 58 61 67 68 58 58 66 78 98 99 94 90
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N NE SE SE SE SW  W  W NW
WIND DIR DEG     26 28 29 28 28 29 29 29 30 31 34 35 00 04 11 12 12 23 25 29 30
WIND SPD         10 13 13 11 11 16 16 14  5  5  4  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  8 10 11
CLOUDS           B2 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        80 49 23 15  7  5  3  1  0  5 10 40 70 89 91 95 93 77 66 44 20
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  2  2  2  2  2  2 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10           0           0          60          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
SNOW                                                  S  C  L  L  C  C         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     5     5     5     4     2     3     4
MIX HGT              4600  3500  5300  5400  2900  1700  2300  2200   600  3000
T WIND DIR              W     W     W    NW    NW     N    SW     S    SW     W
T WIND SPD             26    27    24    18    11     9     3     6     6    14
SMOKE DISP             VG    GD    VG    VG    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                    40    65    70    70     9    13    18    20    12    39
MAX LVORI               2     2     1     2     3     3     3     4     9     7
STABILITY               C     E     D     C     B     F     D     B     B     E
CEILING              4700 30000 30000 30000 30000 20800 10800  6300  4700  7200
PRESSURE            29.94 30.03 30.14 30.17 30.29 30.34 30.30 30.15 30.06 30.01


DATE           02/13 SUN 02/14/16 MON 02/15/16 TUE 02/16/16 WED 02/17/16
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          34    14    27    19    44    36    51    36    51
TEMP          32 29 19 15 25 23 21 21 41 40 38 37 49 44 39 37 49 48
DEWPT         11 10  4  3  4  7 14 20 35 39 33 35 41 39 35 34 36 37
MIN/MAX RH       38    58    38   100    75    95    66    88    57
RH            40 46 51 58 39 50 73 98 80 95 83 91 73 82 85 87 61 66
WIND DIR      NW NW NW  N  N NE NE NE SE SE SE  S SW  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD      16 10 12 12 10  3  3  3  5  6  6  5  6  9  9  5  4  8
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     5     5     5    30    50    50    10    10
RAIN                                      C  C  C  C  C            
SNOW                                   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