National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

NCZ015-232100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
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                      89          76          89          71          84
TEMP             78 83 87 86 81 79 78 77 80 87 88 85 80 76 73 72 75 82 83 81 76
DEWPT            74 70 69 69 72 72 72 73 73 73 71 71 72 72 72 72 71 70 69 68 67
MIN/MAX RH                   51          87          53          99          58
RH               90 63 54 55 72 79 82 87 82 65 56 60 75 87 97 99 87 69 62 63 71
WIND DIR         SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  E SE
WIND DIR DEG     23 22 22 19 21 21 22 23 23 24 24 29 27 31 35 35 00 02 04 08 12
WIND SPD          6  6  6 10  9  9 10  9  9  9  9  6  4  4  4  4  9  8  5  5  6
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        72 63 58 53 47 51 55 64 72 69 67 72 78 80 81 81 81 68 64 51 56
VSBY              6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     30          30          60          60          20
QPF 12HR                   0.07        0.01        0.56        0.09           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  L  L              S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     3     2     4     4     4     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              3400  3400   300   300  3700  3600   900  1500  4100  4100
T WIND DIR              W    SW    SW    SW     W     W    NW     N    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8    13    14    13    11    10     5     6    10     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    25    36    14    14    27    27    10    12    22    23
MAX LVORI               4     3     4     5     4     4     8     9     4     3
STABILITY               E     B     B     E     E     B     B     D     E     B
CEILING              6300 17100 10800 10800  9800  4000  3200  3200  3500  6000
PRESSURE            30.01 29.93 29.87 29.85 29.84 29.81 29.82 29.85 29.93 29.93


DATE          SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14
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          69    88    72    86    73    86    72    85
TEMP          71 73 83 80 75 75 86 82 76 76 85 81 75 75 84 80
DEWPT         68 69 68 69 70 71 72 72 71 72 71 71 70 70 69 68
MAX/MIN RH       96    55    92    59    91    58    90    56
RH            89 87 61 70 86 87 63 71 85 86 62 72 84 85 61 67
WIND DIR      SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW SE
WIND SPD       3  2  3  6  6  6 11 10 10  6 11 10  8  6  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    20    20    30    30    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S     S  S  S     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C   
TSTMS          S     S  S  S     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C   

$$
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