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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

NCZ015-192100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 AM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

DATE             SUN 02/19/17            MON 02/20/17            TUE 02/21/17
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                      68          47          63          39          59
TEMP             53 62 67 65 57 54 52 50 49 57 60 58 49 45 43 42 42 52 57 55 49
DEWPT            45 47 42 42 44 47 46 45 44 45 42 40 40 39 39 38 39 40 41 41 42
MIN/MAX RH                   40          85          50          88          55
RH               74 58 40 43 62 78 81 84 84 64 51 52 71 78 86 86 88 63 55 59 77
WIND DIR         SW  W NW  N NE  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
WIND DIR DEG     24 29 33 00 02 28 33 35 35 01 02 03 04 05 05 05 05 07 08 10 11
WIND SPD          5  5  5  5  3  3  3  5  5 10  9  9  5  5  4  4  4  5  5  4  3
CLOUDS           SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        49 26 26 20  9  6  4  5  6  5  9  6 17 11 27 21 42 26 46 47 66
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     10           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                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              3700  3500   600   300  1800  1700   300   300  1000   900
T WIND DIR             NW     W     W     N     N     N    NE    NE     E     E
T WIND SPD              9     4     5     8    14    11    10    11     9     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    29    25     3     6    35    31     6    10    10     8
MAX LVORI               3     3     5     6     4     3     5     5     4     4
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             23500 26600 30000 30000 23500 20800 20800 18200 16100 13800
PRESSURE            29.89 29.92 30.01 30.09 30.21 30.22 30.29 30.30 30.34 30.25


DATE          WED 02/22/17 THU 02/23/17 FRI 02/24/17 SAT 02/25/17
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          47    65    49    68    52    72    52    66
TEMP          48 49 63 58 52 51 66 61 55 54 69 63 56 53 64 56
DEWPT         44 46 50 49 48 48 52 52 52 53 55 54 52 53 51 43
MAX/MIN RH       89    57    93    57   100    55    99    53
RH            86 90 61 72 86 89 61 72 90 96 60 72 85 99 64 63
WIND DIR       S SW SW  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W
WIND SPD       3  3  4  4  5  4  6  6  6  4 10 10 10 10 12 10
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    10    10    10    10    20    30    30
RAIN SHWRS                                   S  S  C  C  C  C

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NCZ030-192100-
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