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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

NCZ015-030900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            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                      75          90          73          89          74
TEMP             87 81 79 77 78 85 88 88 82 78 76 74 76 84 87 88 82 79 77 75 76
DEWPT            77 73 74 73 73 73 70 70 72 72 72 73 73 72 67 64 71 72 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   91          49          96          43          90
RH               73 79 86 90 85 68 55 55 71 82 87 96 89 69 52 46 69 81 85 90 87
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  W  W NE  E  E SE  S SE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     19 21 22 24 25 29 06 11 11 15 19 15 10 12 13 14 14 17 19 20 22
WIND SPD         10 10  9  6  5  4  2  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  5  6  4  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        43 49 54 55 55 63 64 67 69 62 56 58 61 57 53 50 48 43 39 41 42
VSBY              6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          30          30          20          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07        0.08           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S        S  S  S  S         
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C              S  S  S  S         
LAL                     2     2     3     3     3     1     2     2     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               300   300  4400  4800   300   300  4400  4200   300  1100
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0
MAX LVORI               6     8     6     4     7     9     6     4     6     8
STABILITY               F     E     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F
CEILING             15900 26100  8000  4700  4700  4200  6000  3700  6300  6300
PRESSURE            29.90 29.95 29.97  30.0 30.01 30.06 30.10 30.11 30.10 30.11


DATE           09/05 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14 TUE 09/09/14
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    73    87    73    83    71    80    68    80
TEMP          84 80 75 76 86 81 76 75 82 78 73 73 79 75 70 70 79 75
DEWPT         70 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 71 70 70 69 69 67 67 68 68 67
MIN/MAX RH       55    93    57    94    64    93    65    96    64
RH            62 75 89 87 62 75 88 91 69 76 90 89 71 77 90 92 69 77
WIND DIR      SE  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SE  E NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       5  5  5  5  6  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  9  5  3  4 10  6
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    30    20    50    60    60    50    40    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C     S  S  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C         
TSTMS          C  C  C     S  S  S  S  C  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