National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

NCZ015-202100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

DATE             SAT 12/20/14            SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14
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                      44          31          49          36          56
TEMP             36 41 43 41 36 35 34 33 33 44 48 47 41 39 40 40 41 49 54 52 49
DEWPT            28 28 28 29 30 30 30 30 29 31 33 34 34 37 40 40 39 43 47 50 48
MIN/MAX RH                   52          86          53          99          73
RH               73 60 55 63 79 82 82 86 84 60 56 60 76 92 99 97 90 80 77 93 96
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     34 35 00 01 01 03 00 35 35 02 03 04 05 03 04 04 04 06 06 06 05
WIND SPD          4  5  5  3  3  4  3  4  5  6  6  6  5  4  3  5  8 10 10 10 10
CLOUDS           B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        83 92100 94 88 73 59 53 48 40 32 35 39 55 70 83 96 98100 99 98
VSBY             10  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     30          10           5          40          80
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0        0.02        0.30
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                 S  C  C                                C  C  D  D  D  D  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     3
MIX HGT              1900  1800   800   700  2800  2700  1100   600  1200  1000
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE     N
T WIND SPD              8     4     4     8     9     9     6    11    17    14
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    13    11     5     6    27    26    11    13    26    19
MAX LVORI               3     4     5     5     4     4     9     9     5     5
STABILITY               D     D     B     E     F     C     C     D     D     D
CEILING             12700  6300  4700  4700  4700  5500 26600 23500  3200  1000
PRESSURE            30.25 30.25 30.25 30.23 30.27 30.26 30.28 30.22 30.18 30.07


DATE          TUE 12/23/14 WED 12/24/14 THU 12/25/14 FRI 12/26/14
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          49    64    56    66    39    53    37    59
TEMP          50 51 62 60 58 57 65 52 44 40 51 44 40 38 56 50
DEWPT         49 49 51 52 52 57 60 47 37 33 31 31 32 32 36 38
MAX/MIN RH      100    61   100    66    86    41    81    41
RH            96 90 68 75 81100 83 83 76 76 46 60 75 81 47 62
WIND DIR       N  N SE SE SE  S SW  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD       1  3  3  4  6  6 16 12 12 10 16  8  9  8  9  6
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW
POP 12HR         50    30    70    70    10     5     5     5
RAIN           C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L                        

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NCZ030-202100-
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