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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

NCZ015-270900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

DATE           11/26/14      THU 11/27/14            FRI 11/28/14            SAT
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                      35          48          32          44          28
TEMP             42 39 37 35 35 44 45 47 43 40 37 35 33 41 44 41 36 34 32 29 30
DEWPT            38 36 34 33 32 35 38 38 37 34 30 28 25 25 24 24 25 26 27 27 26
MAX/MIN RH                   93          66          79          43          94
RH               86 89 89 93 89 69 76 71 78 78 75 75 72 52 45 50 65 74 81 94 87
WIND DIR         NW NW  W  W  W  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND DIR DEG     32 30 29 27 27 18 21 27 30 31 31 32 32 33 33 33 32 32 31 28 24
WIND SPD         11  9  6  4  2  3  5 10 10  9  8  9  9 12 10  6  3  3  2  2  3
CLOUDS           OV B2 SC B1 B2 OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        95 75 50 62 76 95 83 80 46 34 21 13  5  7  8 14 19 30 40 45 49
VSBY              5 10 10  9  5  5  5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          50          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              S                                                            
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  C  C                                          
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     3     3     3     3     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT              1800   900  1900  2400  1400   900  3200  2900   600   300
T WIND DIR              W     W     S    NW    NW    NW     N    NW     W    SW
T WIND SPD             16     5     3    12    10    14    17     9     3     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    21     7    14    26    12    18    41    43     2     8
MAX LVORI               5     8     5     4     4     4     3     3     5     8
STABILITY               D     E     B     C     F     F     C     C     F     F
CEILING              1000 30000  4000  1000 30000 30000 30000 30000 25700 26600
PRESSURE            29.94 30.03 30.01 29.92 30.06 30.14 30.23 30.23 30.28 30.27


DATE           11/29 SUN 11/30/14 MON 12/01/14 TUE 12/02/14 WED 12/03/14
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          53    40    62    46    64    45    56    46    62
TEMP          50 44 43 41 59 53 49 47 62 54 49 46 55 51 48 47 60 54
DEWPT         27 35 37 38 45 46 46 45 50 49 45 44 43 44 48 47 52 51
MIN/MAX RH       39    90    52    92    56    92    60   100    66
RH            41 70 81 90 59 77 88 92 64 83 86 92 65 77100 98 76 89
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N NE NE NE  N  E  E
WIND SPD      10  5  5  5 10  8  6  6  6  2  4 12 12  9  4  3  2  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR          5     5    10    10    10    20    20    20    20
RAIN                                               S  S  S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  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