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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
438 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

NCZ015-170915-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
438 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

DATE           10/16/14      FRI 10/17/14            SAT 10/18/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      53          76          57          74          53
TEMP          73 64 61 57 55 56 70 75 74 65 62 59 59 59 70 74 72 63 60 56 55 55
DEWPT         50 49 49 49 47 48 50 51 53 54 53 51 50 51 52 52 51 50 49 47 45 44
MAX/MIN RH                   77          42          75          44          73
RH            44 58 65 76 74 76 49 44 47 69 72 75 74 76 52 46 48 63 67 73 70 66
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG  23 24 26 28 28 28 28 25 22 21 21 22 22 24 26 26 27 30 31 31 31 31
WIND SPD      10  5  5  5  5  5  6  8  8  6  6  8  6  6 10 10 11  9  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS        SC B2 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     50 73 46 37 21  5  5  5  5  5  5  6 10 14 20 26 31 36 23 11 12 12
VSBY          10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1            
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5            
MIX HGT               300   300  3800  3800   300   300  4100  4600            
T WIND DIR              W     W     W    SW    SW    SW     W     W            
T WIND SPD             10    10    12    13    11    11    17    18            
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    GD    GD            
ADI                    14     7    50    51    10     9    60    63            
MAX LVORI               4     5     3     3     4     4     3     2            
STABILITY               C     F     F     B     B     F     F     C            
CEILING              4000 30000 30000 30000 23500 26600 23500 30000            
PRESSURE            29.76 29.78 29.84 29.81 29.80 29.76 29.76 29.71            


DATE           10/19 MON 10/20/14 TUE 10/21/14 WED 10/22/14 THU 10/23/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          67    50    67    52    68    53    65    51    64
TEMP          65 58 53 52 65 59 55 54 66 60 55 54 64 57 53 MM MM MM
DEWPT         44 44 43 44 43 46 47 49 50 50 47 49 45 46 45 MM MM MM
MIN/MAX RH       42    79    41    87    52    88    46    82      
RH            46 60 69 75 44 62 76 83 56 71 74 85 51 67 76 MM MM MM
WIND DIR      NW NW  N  N NW NE  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW MM MM
WIND SPD       8  3  4  3  3  1  2  2  3  3  5  8 11  9 11 14 MM MM
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC MM MM
POP 12HR          5    10     5    10    20    20    10    10    MM
RAIN SHWRS                             S  S  S  S                  

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NCZ030-170915-
PEANUT BELT RESEARCH STATION NC-BERTIE NC
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