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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

NCZ015-272100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

DATE             TUE 09/27/16            WED 09/28/16            THU 09/29/16
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                      78          70          80          70          80
TEMP             71 75 77 75 72 72 71 71 72 77 79 78 74 73 72 71 72 77 79 77 73
DEWPT            69 71 70 70 68 68 68 67 67 69 69 69 69 70 69 68 68 69 68 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   79          90          72          92          69
RH               93 86 79 84 87 87 90 87 85 76 72 74 84 89 91 90 87 77 70 72 81
WIND DIR          S  S  S SE  E  E  N NW SW SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SE
WIND DIR DEG     18 20 20 13 11 07 00 33 21 14 14 13 14 15 16 16 15 16 16 17 15
WIND SPD          2  6  5  4  3  2  2  1  1  4  6  6  5  4  3  3  3  5  6  5  4
CLOUDS           B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        78 89 94 95 91 84 73 87 86 80 74 77 81 81 81 82 82 81 82 63 63
VSBY              7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     80          60          40          60          60
QPF 12HR                   0.24        0.11        0.09        0.15        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  D  D  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S                           
LAL                     2     2     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              2800  2700   800   700  3600  3600  2000   900  4400  4200
T WIND DIR             SW     S     E     N    SE    SE    SE     S     S     E
T WIND SPD              9     6     6     3     3    11    13    11    10     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    30    23     4     3    14    35    10    18    25    23
MAX LVORI               6     6     7     7     5     4     6     6     3     4
STABILITY               D     B     B     D     D     C     C     D     D     C
CEILING              5500  2400 10800 16300 14500  8000  9200  6500  9800  8200
PRESSURE            29.96 29.89 29.87 29.87 29.94 29.93 29.96 29.94 29.94 29.90


DATE          FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16
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          66    78    63    78    63    77    65    76
TEMP          69 68 76 70 66 65 76 70 66 65 75 71 67 67 75 70
DEWPT         65 66 65 65 63 62 61 63 63 62 61 64 64 65 66 64
MAX/MIN RH       93    66    96    56    96    59    96    69
RH            87 92 69 84 90 90 60 78 92 91 62 79 90 92 73 81
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  W SW SE NW  N NE  E  E  N NE NE
WIND SPD       3  3  6  3  3  3  4  3  2  3  3  3  3  5  8  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    20    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     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