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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

NCZ015-010900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

DATE           06/30/15      WED 07/01/15            THU 07/02/15            FRI
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                      74          89          74          90          74
TEMP             81 77 76 75 78 85 88 88 80 77 76 75 79 86 88 87 81 77 76 75 78
DEWPT            70 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 71 71 70 71 70 70 70 71 71 71 71 72
MAX/MIN RH                   89          59          87          55          89
RH               69 84 87 89 83 65 59 59 73 83 85 84 77 59 56 57 72 83 86 88 81
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     18 20 21 21 21 22 22 22 20 20 20 21 23 24 24 22 19 20 21 22 23
WIND SPD         10  9  8  8  9 10 11 10  9  6  4  5  5  8  9  8  5  6  8  8  6
CLOUDS           FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        22 25 50 55 61 53 46 40 34 37 41 52 64 68 72 78 85 83 80 77 73
VSBY              6  6  6 10  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10  4  4  4  4  4  4  6
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.01        0.06        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S     S  S  C  C  C  C              C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             S  S  S           C  C  C  C              C  C  C  C  S  S   
LAL                     2     1     3     3     3     1     3     3     3     2
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     4     4     3     4     4     3
MIX HGT              1300   900  5300  5200  1300   700  3800  3700  1300  1000
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             18    16    19    16    10    12    16    13    13    20
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    19    23    57    56     9    16    44    47    19    34
MAX LVORI               4     5     3     3     5     5     3     3     4     5
STABILITY               B     E     D     B     B     E     E     B     C     E
CEILING             26600  6900  8000  4200  4700  6300  5500  4000  4000  5500
PRESSURE            29.85 29.88 29.89 29.88 29.88 29.89 29.92 29.89 29.89 29.89


DATE           07/03 SAT 07/04/15 SUN 07/05/15 MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15
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          84    74    86    74    87    74    88    76    88
TEMP          84 78 76 77 85 82 76 77 86 82 76 77 87 84 78 79 87 84
DEWPT         71 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 70 72 71 72 72 73 73 73 73 73
MIN/MAX RH       65    94    57    90    57    91    59    78      
RH            65 77 87 85 64 72 86 85 60 71 84 86 61 69 85 82 63 70
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  S SW SW  S  S  E NW MM MM
WIND SPD      13  4  4  5  9  3  5  4  5  3  3  3  4  4  1  1 MM MM
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         50    50    50    40    40    30    40    30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  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