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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

NCZ015-040900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

DATE           08/03/15      TUE 08/04/15            WED 08/05/15            THU
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                      75          89          74          89          77
TEMP             80 77 76 76 78 85 86 86 80 78 77 75 77 85 88 88 81 78 78 77 79
DEWPT            71 72 73 74 74 73 72 73 73 74 74 74 74 73 71 72 72 73 73 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   95          63          96          57          89
RH               74 86 92 95 89 68 63 66 79 87 90 96 89 68 58 60 75 85 86 89 84
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW  N NE  E  E  E  E
WIND DIR DEG     20 20 20 21 20 20 20 19 19 21 22 26 29 32 32 35 06 10 11 10 08
WIND SPD         11  9  8  8  9 10 12 12 10  8  4  5  5  4  3  3  3  3  3  2  3
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        37 33 28 34 39 42 44 49 54 49 43 38 32 37 41 40 38 44 49 52 54
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10          30          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  C  S                                 
TSTMS                               C  C  C  S                                 
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     4     4     4     4     4     5
MIX HGT              1000  1300  3900  3600   700   600  3900  3800  1100   300
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW     W    NE    SE    SW
T WIND SPD             25    21    24    26    19    13     9     6     4     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    25    43    66    65    22    11    40    35     4     3
MAX LVORI               5     6     4     3     5     7     4     4     6     7
STABILITY               B     F     E     B     B     F     F     A     A     F
CEILING             30000 30000  5300 30000 23500  8900  1000  4000  9800 10100
PRESSURE            29.88 29.94 29.97 29.94 29.93 29.90 29.92 29.94 29.94 29.96


DATE           08/06 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15
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          90    76    88    73    85    73    85    72    87
TEMP          88 85 79 78 87 82 76 75 84 80 75 75 84 80 74 75 86 81
DEWPT         73 73 73 73 72 71 71 71 70 69 70 70 69 69 69 70 70 70
MIN/MAX RH       62    88    59    90    61    89    60    90    57
RH            62 69 81 86 61 69 85 87 63 70 86 84 62 70 84 84 59 69
WIND DIR      SE  S SW SW SW SW NW  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E  E
WIND SPD       6  9  6  8  9  3  3  3  4  3  3  4  6  4  3  3  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    30    30    30    30    30    20    20    10
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C        S  S         
TSTMS             C  C  S  S  C  C  S  S  C  C        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