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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

NCZ015-202100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
520 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

DATE             FRI 01/20/17            SAT 01/21/17            SUN 01/22/17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      58          44          60          50          63
TEMP             42 49 55 54 51 49 47 46 45 53 58 59 55 54 52 51 51 57 61 61 57
DEWPT            41 45 48 48 49 48 47 46 45 51 50 51 51 51 51 51 51 55 57 56 56
MIN/MAX RH                   75         100          73         100          80
RH               97 87 76 80 92 96100100100 95 76 77 86 92 95100100 94 85 83 95
WIND DIR         SE SE SE SE NE NW NW  N NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     11 12 13 12 04 32 33 35 04 11 12 12 12 14 14 18 17 15 15 19 20
WIND SPD          3  4  8  5  3  1  3  3  1  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  5  6  8 10
CLOUDS           B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        68 75 96 93 85 83 81 80 78 78 79 84 90 92 95 95 96 95 94 91 87
VSBY              3  7  7  7  7  2  2  2  2  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  4
POP 12HR                     50          20          30          80          80
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0        0.04        0.16        0.62
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
DRIZZLE                          O  O  O  O                                    
RAIN                 S  C  C  S                                                
RAIN SHWRS                                         C  L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                                   S  S   
OBVIS            PF             PF PF PF PF                                    
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     5     3     3     4
MIX HGT              1100  1100   300   300   800   700   300   300  1700  1700
T WIND DIR             SE     E     N     N    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8     6     4     2     4     5     4    11    10    20
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    14    13     3     3     7     7     4    13    28    43
MAX LVORI               7     7    10    10    10     6     8     9     8     5
STABILITY               E     C     B     E     F     B     B     D     D     C
CEILING              8000  2400  1800 26600  1000  1700   300   300  1000  2400
PRESSURE            29.98 29.88 29.88 29.92 29.92 29.84 29.81 29.75 29.67 29.47


DATE          MON 01/23/17 TUE 01/24/17 WED 01/25/17 THU 01/26/17
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          52    59    44    56    42    59    47    56
TEMP          54 53 58 52 47 45 55 49 45 43 57 53 50 48 55 48
DEWPT         54 53 52 49 45 43 43 42 41 41 45 47 48 48 46 44
MAX/MIN RH      100    74    96    62    93    61   100    65
RH           100100 79 89 92 92 64 77 87 93 63 79 93100 71 86
WIND DIR       S SE SW  W  W NW NW NW  W SW SW SW SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD       6 11  9  9 12 11 13 10  6  5 11 11 10 10  9  4
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         80    60    30    10     5     5    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     D  D  L  L  C  C                          S  S
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