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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

NCZ015-050900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE           12/04/16      MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16            WED
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                      43          58          47          65          48
TEMP             47 46 45 45 44 51 57 56 52 51 50 49 48 57 63 62 56 53 51 49 50
DEWPT            38 40 43 45 44 48 48 47 45 44 44 45 46 51 54 56 54 52 49 48 46
MAX/MIN RH                  100          67          93          70          99
RH               71 79 90 99100 88 72 71 77 78 81 87 93 80 72 81 94 96 93 97 87
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  S  W  W  W NW
WIND DIR DEG     09 10 13 11 01 00 35 01 01 02 03 04 05 07 08 11 20 27 28 29 30
WIND SPD          3  3  6  4  4  8  9  8  5  5  5  6  9 12 12  9  5 10  8  9  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        95100100100100 97 70 62 60 80 92100100 99 98 99 73 64 65 51 64
VSBY              6  6  4  4  2  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4  4  4  4  6  6  7  7  7
POP 12HR                    100          70          90         100          60
QPF 12HR                   0.72        0.07        0.06        0.66        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              L  L  D  D  L  C              C  C  D  D  D  D  L  L  S  S   
OBVIS                   F  F                                                   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT               500   300  1500  1500   300   300  2900  2600   400   300
T WIND DIR             SE     E    NW     N     N    NE     E    NE     W    NW
T WIND SPD             10    14    14    13     8    10    20    13    16    12
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    13    18    34    32     6    15    48    39    16    14
MAX LVORI               5     7     5     4     4     6     4     6     5     7
STABILITY               D     D     D     C     C     D     D     D     C     E
CEILING              4700  1000  2400 23500 17100 11700  1700  1000  1000  1000
PRESSURE            30.17 30.01 29.94 29.98 30.09 30.09 30.03 29.77 29.80 29.87


DATE           12/07 THU 12/08/16 FRI 12/09/16 SAT 12/10/16 SUN 12/11/16
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          58    42    57    31    42    26    43    29    53
TEMP          57 49 45 43 55 43 36 32 41 33 29 27 41 35 32 30 50 46
DEWPT         49 46 43 43 45 42 33 26 19 20 20 20 20 23 24 27 36 42
MIN/MAX RH       72    98    62    99    39    75    42    88    57
RH            75 88 90 98 69 96 89 79 41 58 69 75 43 61 72 89 58 87
WIND DIR      NW  N NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE SE SE
WIND SPD       8  5  2  2  5  6 10 12 14 13 11 10  8  4  1  2  3  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10    10    30    30    10    10    10     5    10
RAIN                       S  S  C                                 
SNOW                                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