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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

NCZ015-200900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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                      63          80          65          84          64
TEMP             70 66 65 64 67 78 79 77 72 70 67 66 68 79 82 83 75 71 67 66 67
DEWPT            60 61 61 62 64 66 66 67 67 68 67 66 68 67 66 65 65 64 64 63 63
MAX/MIN RH                   95          59         100          50          90
RH               72 84 88 95 91 67 65 71 84 92100100100 67 58 55 71 79 88 90 87
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  N
WIND DIR DEG     06 06 06 05 04 05 05 06 08 07 06 04 02 35 33 28 27 26 25 29 34
WIND SPD          6  8  8  9 10 10 10 10  6  5  4  5  6  6  8  4  5  6  9  8  6
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)        14 18 22 31 40 53 61 70 71 74 77 72 68 57 45 34 24 28 60 73 65
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6 10
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S  S                 S  C  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     5     4     4     5     5     4
MIX HGT               500   400  3600  3200   800   400  3500  3100   700   300
T WIND DIR              E     E     E    NE    NE     N     N    NW    SW     W
T WIND SPD             11     9    14    11     8     6    17     9     6     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    10    13    38    33     9    13    60    53    10    11
MAX LVORI               6     8     4     4     9     9     4     4     5     8
STABILITY               F     F     C     C     E     E     C     B     F     E
CEILING             30000 30000 30000  8900 23100  9800 15000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.17 30.19 30.15 30.09 30.01 29.92 29.84 29.80 29.82 29.84


DATE           09/22 TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
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          78    60    74    61    74    62    74    64    75
TEMP          78 69 63 62 72 68 63 63 73 68 64 64 73 69 66 66 74 70
DEWPT         61 59 57 56 54 56 56 58 58 59 57 61 60 59 58 61 63 62
MIN/MAX RH       51    83    49    85    56    90    59    86    62
RH            55 70 79 80 52 66 79 85 61 73 78 88 65 71 75 84 68 75
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE  E NE
WIND SPD       8  6  5  8  8  5  5  8 11 10 11 11 14 12 11  9 10  9
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20     5    10    10    10    20    20    20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S

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NCZ030-200900-
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