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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

NCZ015-292100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

DATE             FRI 05/29/15            SAT 05/30/15            SUN 05/31/15
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                      82          65          84          68          86
TEMP             73 80 81 81 77 72 70 67 69 78 82 83 78 73 71 69 72 80 84 85 80
DEWPT            65 64 64 64 65 66 65 64 66 64 63 62 63 64 64 63 65 65 64 65 65
MIN/MAX RH                   54          93          47          84          49
RH               76 57 57 56 68 81 84 90 90 62 52 49 60 73 79 82 79 61 51 52 60
WIND DIR          S  E  E SE SE SE  S SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S
WIND DIR DEG     16 11 11 11 12 14 15 14 14 13 12 13 15 16 18 19 20 18 15 15 16
WIND SPD          3  4  9 10  6  4  3  2  2  5  9 10  8  4  3  3  3  4  6 10  9
CLOUDS           B1 FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        58 24 34 42 22 17 21 30 30 24 21 21  5  5 16 10 28 12 13 29 36
VSBY             10 10  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  S                                                   
TSTMS                   S  S                                                   
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              3500  3200   500   300  3500  4100   400   300  4400  4400
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD              5    12     5     3     8    14     8     8    10    11
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    PR    PR    PR    FR
ADI                    32    38     6     3    45    54     7     9    36    47
MAX LVORI               3     3     5     7     4     3     4     5     3     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             17100 21300 20800 30000 26600 26600 30000 30000 26600 26600
PRESSURE            30.23 30.23 30.19 30.18 30.21 30.17 30.09 30.09 30.09 30.03


DATE          MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15 THU 06/04/15
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          69    83    67    79    66    78    67    79
TEMP          72 72 82 77 70 70 78 74 68 69 77 74 69 70 78 74
DEWPT         67 68 67 66 67 67 66 66 65 66 65 65 65 66 64 65
MAX/MIN RH       90    59    97    64    96    64    93    59
RH            84 85 62 69 89 90 67 76 90 90 66 74 87 87 61 73
WIND DIR       S SW  E SE  S  S NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE
WIND SPD       5  3  3  3  2  1  5  5  6  9 10  8  5  8  9  5
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    40    40    40    30    20    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S               
TSTMS                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