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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
410 PM EDT THU JUL 19 2018

NCZ015-200900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
410 PM EDT THU JUL 19 2018

DATE           07/19/18      FRI 07/20/18            SAT 07/21/18            SUN
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                      68          83          71          86          73
TEMP          83 77 72 70 68 73 80 82 81 77 74 73 72 74 80 85 83 79 77 75 74 78
DEWPT         65 67 67 67 66 68 67 67 68 69 71 71 72 73 74 74 73 73 72 72 73 74
MAX/MIN RH                   96          61         100          70          97
RH            55 71 84 91 96 84 65 61 65 76 89 93100 96 81 70 71 81 85 89 97 89
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NW  W  W  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG  10 10 09 08 07 08 09 10 09 10 10 10 11 09 07 32 26 25 20 18 19 18
WIND SPD       9  6  5  5  5  8 11 11 12 10 10  6  9  4  8  4 10  3  4  3  6  8
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     24 12 16 19 24 43 49 70 80 81 87 83 93 86 83 71 55 57 60 62 68 67
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  4  4  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0          30          60          60          40
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.29        0.28        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S  S     C  C  C  C  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     3     3     3     4     4     3
MIX HGT               600  1400  4700  4700  1000   600  3300  3300   900   700
T WIND DIR              E     E     E     E     E    SE    NE    NW     S     S
T WIND SPD              9    11    17    16    11     5    10    16     3     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    GD    PR    PR
ADI                     7    29    50    51    14     8    46    54     4    11
MAX LVORI               5     6     3     4     6     9     5     4     6     6
STABILITY               B     F     E     C     C     D     D     B     B     E
CEILING             26600 23500  4000 20800 18200 18600  6000  1000 30000      
PRESSURE            30.06 30.06 30.07 30.05 30.01 29.93 29.85 29.76 29.82 29.84


DATE           07/22 MON 07/23/18 TUE 07/24/18 WED 07/25/18 THU 07/26/18
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          89    75    88    75    87    74    87    74    88
TEMP          87 82 77 79 87 83 78 78 86 82 77 77 86 82 77 77 87 83
DEWPT         75 75 73 74 75 74 73 74 75 73 73 74 74 74 73 73 74 73
MIN/MAX RH       67    90    65    94    66    97    65    93    64
RH            68 74 83 85 67 74 85 88 69 75 87 90 68 76 88 86 67 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD      10 10 10 11 13 10 10 10 12  9  8  8 10 10  9  9 10 10
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    60    60    40    30    20    40    40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  L  C  C  L  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  L  S  C  L  C  S  C  C  S     S  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