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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

NCZ015-272100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

DATE             SAT 05/27/17            SUN 05/28/17            MON 05/29/17
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                      88          68          80          67          89
TEMP             68 79 86 85 77 72 70 69 72 78 80 78 72 69 69 68 73 81 86 86 78
DEWPT            63 62 64 64 66 67 67 67 68 68 68 68 66 66 67 67 70 71 71 72 72
MIN/MAX RH                   46          93          68          98          61
RH               84 55 48 50 70 82 90 93 88 71 68 72 81 91 93 98 91 72 61 63 82
WIND DIR          W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N NE NE NE  E SE SE SW  W  W NW SE
WIND DIR DEG     26 23 23 24 24 22 23 25 27 35 03 05 06 11 13 15 21 25 25 31 13
WIND SPD          4  5  8  8  5  4  4  1  2  3  6  8  4  4  4  4  5  4  5  4  3
CLOUDS           CL FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)         5  6 19 41 77 80 79 75 69 57 43 46 63 71 76 61 55 36 67 70 76
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     40          50          10          40          40
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.12           0        0.03        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  C  S  S              C  C  C  C        C  C  C
TSTMS                      S  C  C                    C  C  S  S        C  C  C
LAL                     1     3     3     1     1     3     3     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     4     3     3     4     4     4     5     5
MIX HGT              4500  4400  1300   500  2400  2400   300   300  3900  3900
T WIND DIR              W    SW    SW     S    SW     E    SE     S    SW     W
T WIND SPD             10     9     6     5     5     6     9     6     6    11
SMOKE DISP             FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR
ADI                    50    50     6     4    17    19     6     7    36    46
MAX LVORI               3     3     6     6     5     4     6     9     6     5
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     E     F     B
CEILING             17100  5500  4700  4700  3900  2400  8000   300 20800 13800
PRESSURE            29.94 29.87 29.85 29.81 29.87 29.87 29.92 29.87 29.88 29.87


DATE          TUE 05/30/17 WED 05/31/17 THU 06/01/17 FRI 06/02/17
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          71    83    67    83    68    83    67    81
TEMP          73 75 82 77 70 70 81 77 71 71 81 77 70 70 80 75
DEWPT         70 68 67 69 67 67 62 66 65 66 63 67 66 67 65 65
MAX/MIN RH       91    61    97    52    90    53    96    58
RH            91 79 62 77 90 90 53 69 81 85 54 71 87 90 60 72
WIND DIR       W SW NW  S SW  W SW  S SW SW SW  S SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD       3  2  3  3  4  3  4  4  4  4  5  5  6  5  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         40    30    10    10    20    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C              S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C     C  C              S  S  C  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