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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

NCZ015-272100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      83          70          88          69          84
TEMP             74 81 82 82 77 74 72 71 74 84 87 86 79 74 72 70 73 82 84 83 78
DEWPT            68 68 66 66 66 66 66 65 67 66 66 66 68 68 67 67 70 67 65 66 66
MIN/MAX RH                   54          85          47          90          50
RH               80 65 58 57 68 77 82 82 80 56 50 52 69 82 84 89 88 60 52 57 68
WIND DIR          N NE NE NE  N  N NW  W  W NW  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND DIR DEG     02 02 03 03 02 34 30 29 28 32 35 03 08 09 10 08 07 07 08 09 10
WIND SPD          9 10 10 10  6  5  4  5  6  5  4  5  5  4  3  3  3  5  8  8  8
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        46 42 38 26 13 15 17 28 38 41 43 46 49 50 51 48 44 47 49 46 43
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6 10 10  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10          10           5          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S                 S  S
TSTMS                                                 S  S                 S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     3     4     5     5     3     4
MIX HGT              3200  3000   700   300  3700  3000   300   300  3300  3200
T WIND DIR             NE     N     N     W    NW     N     E    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             14    11     3     5     9     6     8     6     8     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    35    33     4     5    37    28     7     5    26    24
MAX LVORI               4     3     6     6     3     3     5     6     4     4
STABILITY               E     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000  6300  5000 26600 30000 17500 15900
PRESSURE            29.97 29.92 29.88 29.87 29.92 29.92 29.95  30.0 30.04 30.06


DATE          SAT 08/30/14 SUN 08/31/14 MON 09/01/14 TUE 09/02/14
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          72    86    72    87    74    86    73    87
TEMP          73 75 84 79 74 75 85 81 76 76 85 80 75 76 86 81
DEWPT         69 71 71 71 71 72 71 71 72 73 72 72 72 72 71 71
MAX/MIN RH       92    58    98    56    92    60    93    56
RH            87 87 64 75 89 91 63 72 87 89 65 77 90 88 62 72
WIND DIR      SE  S SE  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  S SW  W SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  5  8  6  5  8  9  9  8  8  5  6  4  3  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR         20    10    10    20    40    40    10    30
RAIN SHWRS     S                       S  C  C  C        C  C
TSTMS          S                       S  C  C  C        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