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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

NCZ015-272100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

DATE             MON 03/27/17            TUE 03/28/17            WED 03/29/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      75          55          75          57          65
TEMP             56 68 73 73 64 61 59 59 61 70 72 72 66 65 62 60 59 64 65 63 57
DEWPT            53 55 55 54 55 54 53 54 55 56 57 57 58 59 59 57 55 52 48 45 43
MIN/MAX RH                   51          84          58          92          51
RH               90 62 52 51 73 78 80 83 81 61 59 60 75 81 90 92 87 65 55 51 60
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     18 19 19 18 18 19 20 21 21 22 21 19 20 21 24 28 34 00 01 03 04
WIND SPD          3  6  8  9  9  8  6  6  5  6  6  9  6  8  4  6  8 10 10 10  6
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        53 62 65 66 55 53 59 69 71 73 76 70 69 65 56 54 57 56 51 39 28
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          10          40          40           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.09        0.03           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S               
TSTMS                                           C  C                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     3     4     4     3     2
MIX HGT              3400  3300   500   300  2800  2800   400   300  3300  3600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW     N    NE
T WIND SPD             12    12    10     8    11    10     9     8    18    18
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR
ADI                    35    34     9     8    31    30     9     8    50    64
MAX LVORI               4     3     4     5     4     4     5     6     4     3
STABILITY               E     C     C     E     E     C     C     E     D     C
CEILING              4700  3200 18200  5500  9800  9800 12500 26600  1000  6300
PRESSURE            30.15 30.05 30.02 30.01  30.0 29.92 29.90 29.89 30.01 30.04


DATE          THU 03/30/17 FRI 03/31/17 SAT 04/01/17 SUN 04/02/17
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          43    57    46    63    52    69    49    66
TEMP          50 47 55 53 48 48 61 59 54 54 67 61 53 51 64 59
DEWPT         43 41 38 40 42 46 53 53 53 51 49 49 47 45 44 46
MAX/MIN RH       83    50    94    70    98    50    86    47
RH            77 79 53 61 80 94 75 82 98 91 53 66 80 81 49 63
WIND DIR      NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  W  W NW NW NW NW  S
WIND SPD       4  9 10  6  4  6 10 10  8  6  9  4  4  5  5  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     5    30    60    60    20    10    10
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  L  L  L     S  S            
TSTMS                               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