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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU NOV 16 2017

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ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 PM EST THU NOV 16 2017

DATE           11/16/17      FRI 11/17/17            SAT 11/18/17            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
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                      40          57          39          68          51
TEMP             54 49 45 43 41 51 56 55 44 41 42 42 43 59 66 66 59 52 52 52 52
DEWPT            43 40 36 34 33 34 33 32 34 34 35 36 39 44 47 50 53 52 52 51 50
MAX/MIN RH                   77          40          86          51         100
RH               66 70 70 72 75 52 42 41 68 76 77 78 85 56 51 57 80100100 96 91
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW NW  N  N NW NW  W SW SW  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W
WIND DIR DEG     30 32 34 33 33 34 34 33 32 26 21 21 20 21 20 20 19 21 22 24 28
WIND SPD         10 10 11 11 10 10  8  4  3  2  2  4  6 11 14 16 17 16 16 16 16
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)         0  0  0  3  3  3  3 10  7 11 21 24 38 45 55 49 56 61 81 82 74
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                              L  L  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIX HGT               900  1100  2400  2300   400   400  3000  3200   600  1200
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             12    16    12     5     4     8    21    25    28    36
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    17    19    31    20     2     9    63    69    31    53
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     3     4     5     4     3     5     4
STABILITY               C     E     E     B     B     F     E     D     D     D
CEILING             30000 26600 26600 26600 20800 20800 15900 13800 14800  8000
PRESSURE            30.04 30.14 30.22 30.17 30.18 30.12 30.05 29.86 29.76 29.59


DATE           11/19 MON 11/20/17 TUE 11/21/17 WED 11/22/17 THU 11/23/17
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          59    35    51    37    62    46    60    40    54
TEMP          59 46 40 36 49 44 40 38 59 53 49 47 58 49 44 41 52 49
DEWPT         37 35 30 28 27 31 32 34 39 45 44 44 45 43 40 39 39 39
MIN/MAX RH       42    73    41    85    46    89    55    90    57
RH            44 65 68 73 42 61 72 85 47 73 84 89 62 80 83 90 61 67
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW SW SW SW SW  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD      13 10 10  8  5  3  3  3  6  5  5  5  5  6 10  9  9  6
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         20     5     0     5    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     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