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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

NCZ015-272100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

DATE             TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      40          27          38          23          44
TEMP             35 36 39 37 35 33 31 30 27 32 39 39 32 32 30 29 27 35 42 43 40
DEWPT            31 29 26 26 26 25 24 22 19 18 13 13 16 17 17 18 19 21 17 24 26
MIN/MAX RH                   61          79          38          76          45
RH               84 73 60 65 69 72 75 71 69 56 34 34 51 52 56 65 71 55 36 48 56
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     31 32 30 31 30 31 32 32 32 33 33 33 32 33 33 33 33 32 18 16 17
WIND SPD         12 12 12 12 10 10 10 10 12 13 12 11  9  8  6  5  3  3  3  5  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)        96 95 94 84 83 65 47 38 28 21 14 10  5 11 17 25 34 46 58 65 73
VSBY              2  2 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     70           5           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                   0.08           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              L                                                            
RAIN SHWRS           L                                                         
SNOW              L                                                            
SNOWSHWRS            L                                                         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1      
HAINES                  2     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4      
MIX HGT              2400  2400  1700  1700  2500  2500   300   300  1600      
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW     N    NW    NW    NW    NW      
T WIND SPD             18    19    19    20    20    14     8     6     3      
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR      
ADI                    42    39    23    39    45    42     6     6     5      
MAX LVORI               4     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     3      
STABILITY               D     C     D     E     C     C     F     F     B      
CEILING              1700  4700  5500 11700 30000 30000 30000 20800 14800      
PRESSURE            29.71 29.76 29.84 29.94 30.07 30.17 30.26 30.30 30.32      


DATE          FRI 01/30/15 SAT 01/31/15 SUN 02/01/15 MON 02/02/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          36    46    26    38    30    44    34    41
TEMP          38 37 47 38 31 27 37 35 32 31 42 39 36 35 40 32
DEWPT         33 34 32 26 19 16 15 19 21 23 26 29 31 28 26 23
MAX/MIN RH       96    47    66    37    75    48    82    50
RH            82 92 57 62 61 63 41 52 62 72 53 67 82 76 57 69
WIND DIR      SW  W NW NW NW  N NW  W  W NW NW  N NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD       5  5 12  9 10 10  5  0  2  3  5  3  3  4 11 11
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10    10     5     5     5    20    40    40
RAIN                                         S  S        C  C
SNOW                                         S     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