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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018

NCZ015-192100-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018

DATE             FRI 10/19/18            SAT 10/20/18            SUN 10/21/18
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                      68          60          73          49          60
TEMP             46 61 66 67 61 61 62 63 64 69 71 69 62 58 54 51 50 58 60 58 52
DEWPT            41 43 46 47 51 53 58 59 61 61 61 59 57 54 52 46 43 39 38 37 37
MIN/MAX RH                   46          92          67          92          42
RH               83 53 48 50 70 75 89 89 91 75 71 70 84 89 92 84 77 49 44 45 56
WIND DIR          N NE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     34 06 16 19 20 20 20 22 24 26 25 25 27 29 30 31 32 33 34 33 33
WIND SPD          3  3  5  6  6 10  9 10  6 10 10 11 10 14 16 18 17 18 17 16 11
CLOUDS           CL CL CL FW FW SC B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)         0  2  4  7 10 37 73 91 96 92 97 80 68 48 41  8 22  5  6  4  5
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0          40          70          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.05        0.20           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                      L  L                                 
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C        C  C                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              3400  3200   300   300  2400  2900  2100  2500  4700  4700
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4    14    26    34    29    31    34    35    31    21
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    GD    FR    GD    VG    GD
ADI                    32    42    28    38    61    73    44    88    89    68
MAX LVORI               4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     1     2
STABILITY               F     B     B     D     D     C     C     D     D     C
CEILING             30000 23500 30000  2400  1000  1700 25800 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.38 30.25 30.13  30.0 29.89 29.81 29.84 29.92 30.11 30.17


DATE          MON 10/22/18 TUE 10/23/18 WED 10/24/18 THU 10/25/18
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          43    64    48    70    52    67    51    65
TEMP          48 47 62 56 51 51 68 60 55 54 65 59 54 53 63 60
DEWPT         39 40 40 41 45 46 46 50 49 50 49 49 49 48 48 49
MAX/MIN RH       79    42    89    44    90    52    87    53
RH            71 76 44 59 79 83 44 69 80 87 56 70 83 84 57 67
WIND DIR       N  N NW  S SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD      10  6  3  3  4  3  6  4  6  9 10 10 10 11 11 10
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0     5     5     5     5    10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               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