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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

NCZ015-232100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

DATE             SUN 04/23/17            MON 04/24/17            TUE 04/25/17
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                      60          58          72          65          72
TEMP             57 58 59 58 59 59 59 59 60 67 71 71 69 67 66 66 66 69 71 71 67
DEWPT            53 53 54 54 54 56 58 58 60 63 64 64 62 64 63 63 63 65 64 64 62
MIN/MAX RH                   80         100          76          95          76
RH               86 83 83 86 83 90 95 99100 87 80 79 79 89 90 92 92 87 79 79 83
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E  E  E  E  S SE  W NW
WIND DIR DEG     05 05 06 06 07 06 05 04 04 06 08 08 06 08 09 09 10 19 13 26 29
WIND SPD         10 11 13 14 12 12 10  9  8  6  9 10 10 10 13 12 10 10  8  5  2
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100 98 95 99100 94 88 88 90 90 85 85 87 87 92 91 82 82 80 76 72
VSBY              6  7  6  6  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     70          90          90          90          80
QPF 12HR                   0.19        0.13        1.11        1.05        0.34
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        L  C  L  L  L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  L
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S     C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S         
LAL                     2     2     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     4     4     5     4     3     3     3
MIX HGT              1700   900   500   300  2000  1900  1300   600   900   600
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             21    24    19    12    10    12    14    23    32    20
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    41    28    22    16    25    28    17    29    46    28
MAX LVORI               4     4     5     8     6     4     5     5     4     4
STABILITY               D     D     C     D     D     C     C     D     D     B
CEILING              1000  1000   300   300   300 10000  1700  2400  1000   900
PRESSURE            30.01 30.01 29.97 29.89 29.90 29.84 29.79 29.67 29.65 29.63


DATE          WED 04/26/17 THU 04/27/17 FRI 04/28/17 SAT 04/29/17
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          60    76    63    83    66    83    68    84
TEMP          63 63 74 71 66 66 81 76 69 69 81 77 71 71 82 78
DEWPT         59 59 58 61 61 64 62 65 63 66 64 65 66 66 64 64
MAX/MIN RH       94    56    99    52    93    54    90    51
RH            88 87 58 70 83 92 53 69 82 90 56 67 83 84 55 62
WIND DIR       W NW NW  S  S SW  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       4  5  8  3  4  6 10  9  8  8 10 10  8  8 10 10
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60    10    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     L  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