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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

NCZ015-290900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            THU
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                      68          81          62          83          65
TEMP             83 76 72 70 73 79 80 79 72 67 64 63 69 81 83 81 74 69 67 66 71
DEWPT            66 65 64 64 63 62 60 60 60 60 60 61 61 60 58 60 61 62 63 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   80          48          92          42          94
RH               58 69 77 80 71 56 51 52 66 77 87 92 75 49 44 49 64 77 88 93 80
WIND DIR          W  W  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     27 27 34 34 00 02 03 04 06 06 05 03 00 02 05 09 12 13 15 15 14
WIND SPD          6  3  6  8  8  8  6  8  6  5  4  4  5  6  3  5  6  6  5  3  1
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        42 41 40 38 36 43 50 45 40 28 16 16 15 24 32 26 20 21 21 18 15
VSBY              6 10 10 10 10 10  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          20          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S                 S  S                                       
TSTMS             S                 S  S                                       
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT              1200  1000  5300  5200   600   400  5000  4900   300   400
T WIND DIR             NW     N    NW     N    NE     N     W     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    12     8     6     4     3     5     8     8     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     8    19    33    31     4     4    26    28     7     3
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     7     7     3     3     6     8
STABILITY               F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F
CEILING              5500  5500 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000  4000  4200  4000
PRESSURE            29.75 29.81 29.87 29.88 29.90 29.92 29.97 29.96 29.98 30.01


DATE           07/31 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14
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          85    67    82    69    83    72    83    72    84
TEMP          83 78 71 70 81 77 72 72 82 79 74 74 82 79 74 75 83 79
DEWPT         61 56 60 62 62 67 66 67 67 67 69 71 69 69 68 69 70 71
MIN/MAX RH       46    78    47    89    54    89    59    87    58
RH            48 47 68 76 52 70 81 84 61 66 83 88 65 73 82 82 65 77
WIND DIR       E  E  E NE  E  E  E NE  E SE SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  5  6  8 10  8  3  3  6  3  3  3  8  4  4  4  9  6
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10    10    20    30    30    30    40    40    40
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  C  C  C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                      S  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