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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU JUL 20 2017

NCZ015-202100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT THU JUL 20 2017

DATE             THU 07/20/17            FRI 07/21/17            SAT 07/22/17
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                      92          76          95          77          96
TEMP             77 86 90 91 86 81 79 77 80 89 93 94 89 83 81 78 81 90 94 95 89
DEWPT            75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 76 75 75 76 75 75 75 76 76 75 76 77
MIN/MAX RH                   55          90          52          91          53
RH               92 69 59 57 68 79 85 90 83 65 56 54 66 75 82 91 84 64 54 54 68
WIND DIR         SW SW  S SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     21 22 17 14 15 19 22 22 23 21 20 21 20 22 22 23 23 25 24 24 21
WIND SPD          2  3  5  8  5  6  5  4  5  6  9  9  5  8  8  9 10  9 10  9  5
CLOUDS           FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        17 26 34 25 16 17 17 18 19 22 25 29 33 34 34 35 35 34 33 33 32
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  S                                                   
TSTMS                   S  S                                                   
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              5300  6000  1000   600  4200  5200  1500  1000  4300  5600
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              3     6    11    12    12     9     5     9     9    13
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    GD
ADI                    27    34     9    11    51    55     6    10    41    68
MAX LVORI               4     3     5     6     3     3     4     6     4     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     E     B
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000  4700  4700  5500 10300  4700
PRESSURE            30.06 30.01 29.97 29.97 29.98 29.93 29.94 29.92 29.93 29.84


DATE          SUN 07/23/17 MON 07/24/17 TUE 07/25/17 WED 07/26/17
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          78    95    79    94    77    88    75    86
TEMP          81 82 93 89 82 82 93 88 80 79 87 83 78 77 85 81
DEWPT         75 76 75 76 75 76 75 76 75 74 73 72 71 71 69 70
MAX/MIN RH       91    53    86    55    89    61    86    57
RH            82 82 56 66 79 82 57 68 85 85 63 70 80 82 59 70
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD       8  9 11  9 10 10 10 10  9 10  6  4  2  5  8  6
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    10    30    40    40    40    40    30
RAIN SHWRS                 S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                      S  S     C  C        C  C  C  C  C

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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