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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

NCZ015-282100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

DATE             SUN 08/28/16            MON 08/29/16            TUE 08/30/16
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                      85          75          85          75          87
TEMP             77 83 84 82 78 76 76 75 77 82 84 83 77 76 76 75 77 84 86 84 77
DEWPT            74 74 75 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 73 72 71 72
MIN/MAX RH                   73          97          71          94          62
RH               90 74 74 76 88 94 96 93 90 77 71 74 90 94 90 94 87 70 62 65 85
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE
WIND DIR DEG     03 05 05 05 05 05 05 03 03 04 06 06 05 06 05 03 03 05 06 07 06
WIND SPD          8 10 10 10  6  4  4  4  6  8 10 10  8  4  4  4  6  9 10  9  5
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        73 62 54 55 63 57 59 68 76 75 67 68 61 57 53 55 57 42 47 42 51
VSBY              6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S                    S  S              S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S                    S  S                    S  S   
LAL                     2     2     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              2800  2900   900   500  3800  3700   700   400  3300  3300
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E    NE    NE     E
T WIND SPD             12    11     6     6     8     9     4     3     6     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    29    31     8     9    23    24     7     6    27    34
MAX LVORI               4     5     8     8     4     5     7     7     4     5
STABILITY               D     C     B     E     E     C     B     E     F     B
CEILING               300  6600  6600   300 11700 11700 10800  9800 20800 20800
PRESSURE            30.13 30.11 30.09 30.07 30.09 30.03 30.03 30.02 30.04  30.0


DATE          WED 08/31/16 THU 09/01/16 FRI 09/02/16 SAT 09/03/16
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          73    87    73    87    71    84    67    84
TEMP          74 76 86 81 76 76 86 80 74 73 83 76 70 70 82 77
DEWPT         71 72 73 72 72 71 73 70 69 67 62 62 61 63 63 63
MAX/MIN RH       93    62    95    60    89    48    83    50
RH            91 87 65 75 89 86 65 72 85 82 49 62 75 80 54 63
WIND DIR      SE  N SE  S SW NW NE  E  N  N NE NE NE  N NE  E
WIND SPD       2  2  4  4  3  3  5  3  3  8 10  4  3  5  6  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR         20    30    20    20    20    10     5    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S                  
TSTMS                C  C  S  S  S  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