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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DATE           07/23/16      SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE
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                      77          93          77          93          77
TEMP             84 81 79 78 82 90 92 92 86 82 80 78 81 89 92 92 84 81 79 78 81
DEWPT            75 75 75 74 76 76 75 74 75 75 75 74 75 76 74 75 74 73 73 74 74
MAX/MIN RH                   89          55          88          55          89
RH               73 82 87 87 81 64 57 55 72 80 85 87 81 65 56 57 72 77 82 89 79
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     19 20 22 23 24 23 20 18 18 20 22 22 23 23 21 20 20 20 22 22 24
WIND SPD          5  6  6  6  8  6  5  5  8  8  9  8  8  8 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
CLOUDS           FW FW FW SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        12 10 17 27 22 20 28 23 18 17 16 19 21 18 15 15 14 16 18 16 15
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     10          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     5     4     5     5     4     5
MIX HGT              1000   800  4500  4300   900   500  4200  4100   800   800
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             14    13    11    10    14    14    13    13    16    14
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    11    12    39    40    11    11    47    35    15    18
MAX LVORI               5     5     3     3     4     5     3     3     4     5
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     E
CEILING             30000 26600 11700 30000 26600 26600 30000 26600 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.93 29.96  30.0 29.97 30.01 30.02 30.05  30.0 30.01  30.0


DATE           07/26 WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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          93    77    92    76    92    77    93    77    91
TEMP          92 87 80 80 91 86 79 79 90 86 80 80 91 87 80 80 90 86
DEWPT         75 76 75 75 75 76 75 76 75 76 75 76 76 76 75 75 77 76
MIN/MAX RH       57    91    59    96    60    95    60    92    64
RH            57 68 85 85 61 73 87 90 63 72 86 88 63 71 86 86 66 73
WIND DIR      SW  S SW SW SW  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       8  6  9  6  4  3  3  4  5  4  5  5  5  5  4  4  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    30    40    40    40    40    40    40    30
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S     C
TSTMS                C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S     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