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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

NCZ015-240900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

DATE           10/23/14      FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14            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                      46          70          49          71          54
TEMP             55 53 50 49 49 62 68 69 59 55 51 51 51 66 71 69 60 58 56 56 56
DEWPT            45 44 43 43 43 43 43 45 47 47 47 46 46 46 46 47 49 49 49 49 49
MAX/MIN RH                   82          38          88          39          79
RH               69 72 78 80 79 50 40 41 66 75 87 85 85 48 41 46 65 70 75 76 76
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W SW  W  W  W NW
WIND DIR DEG     31 31 31 31 31 32 31 30 29 28 28 30 31 32 26 25 24 25 26 28 30
WIND SPD          9 10 10 10 10 11 10  8  6  4  4  4  3  4  5  8  5  8  9 10 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)         7  8  9  4  0 10 19 18 17 16 15 13 10 10 10 12 13 14 15 10  5
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIX HGT               700   300  2500  2500   400   300  2600  2400   300   300
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             10    10    16    12     6     6     6     9     8     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     8    12    43    44     5     6    31    30     6    10
MAX LVORI               4     5     3     3     6     6     3     3     4     4
STABILITY               F     E     C     B     F     F     B     B     F     F
CEILING              4200 30000 23500 20800 20800 18200 18200 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.92 29.93 29.98 29.92 29.92 29.92 29.92 29.86 29.86 29.82


DATE           10/26 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14
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          72    52    73    56    75    57    75    58    72
TEMP          71 62 55 54 71 64 59 58 73 65 61 59 73 66 61 59 70 64
DEWPT         46 46 48 48 48 49 50 52 55 57 57 57 59 59 59 58 57 55
MIN/MAX RH       38    83    39    85    48    97    55    96    55
RH            41 68 77 80 44 59 74 82 53 74 88 94 62 78 91 96 63 73
WIND DIR      NW NW NW  N  N SE  S SW  S  S SW SW SW  S SW  N  N NE
WIND SPD      12  6  6  5  5  2  2  3  6  4  5  3  9  6  3  5  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0     5     5     5     5    10    30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C  S  S

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NCZ030-240900-
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