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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SAT JAN 20 2018

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ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 PM EST SAT JAN 20 2018

DATE           01/20/18      SUN 01/21/18            MON 01/22/18            TUE
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                      36          60          37          61          48
TEMP             47 42 40 38 36 44 52 56 47 45 42 41 41 50 57 57 54 52 51 49 49
DEWPT            36 34 34 33 33 37 37 33 36 36 36 37 37 41 44 45 45 46 47 49 47
MAX/MIN RH                   85          42          85          57         100
RH               68 73 79 82 88 77 55 42 65 71 79 85 85 71 62 63 70 79 86100 93
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW  W  W  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     22 21 22 23 28 29 19 15 15 18 19 19 17 18 18 17 16 17 18 18 19
WIND SPD          3  5  3  3  3  3  2  3  2  3  3  2  2  3  5  5  6  9 10 12 14
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)         5  5  5 12 17 15 20 12 21 23 22 31 41 45 50 56 61 66 70 77 83
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                              C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               500   300   600  1300   300   300  1200  1800   400   300
T WIND DIR             SW     W     W     S     S     S     S    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     6     2     3     4     2     3     6    11    19
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     4     7     5     5     2     3     8    13    12    24
MAX LVORI               4     5     5     3     4     5     5     3     5     5
STABILITY               C     F     F     B     B     F     F     C     C     D
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 26600  2400  1000
PRESSURE            30.17 30.19 30.26 30.23 30.26 30.23 30.26 30.14 30.09 29.95


DATE           01/23 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI 01/26/18 SAT 01/27/18
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          64    36    50    32    45    32    48    37    56
TEMP          60 49 41 37 48 41 36 33 43 39 35 33 46 43 39 38 54 52
DEWPT         50 39 34 31 31 32 30 28 29 30 29 28 32 34 34 36 44 45
MIN/MAX RH       59    79    49    85    53    85    56    92    64
RH            71 68 76 78 51 70 80 82 57 70 78 82 59 70 82 92 69 77
WIND DIR      SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NE  E  E  E SE  S SE  S SE
WIND SPD      16 10  6  6  8  3  3  3  4  3  1  1  3  3  1  2  4  6
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC FW CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         60     5     0     0     0     0     5    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  L                                            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