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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018

NCZ015-240900-
ELIZABETH CITY RAWS-PASQUOTANK NC
36.21N  76.16W ELEV. 15 FT
620 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018

DATE           04/23/18      TUE 04/24/18            WED 04/25/18            THU
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                      54          66          59          75          55
TEMP             59 57 56 55 58 62 65 63 61 61 61 60 62 69 72 72 67 62 59 57 57
DEWPT            49 49 52 53 55 56 57 58 60 60 60 60 60 60 59 60 58 57 55 54 52
MAX/MIN RH                   94          77         100          63          90
RH               70 76 85 93 91 80 77 84 96 96 96100 93 75 65 66 73 85 87 89 83
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW  W NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     09 10 11 10 11 11 11 11 12 14 16 19 22 23 24 24 26 24 27 31 32
WIND SPD         10 10 10 11 14 18 19 17 17 12  8  8  4  8  9  9  4  5  4  6  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100100 99 88 77 70 62 62 62 52 42 41 40 44 48 52 56
VSBY              7  7  6  6  4  4  4  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     80         100          50          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.18        0.98        0.12        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                    L  D  D  D  D  D                                       
RAIN SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C              S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT               400   900  2400  2200   900  1400  4800  4800  2400  2100
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SE    SE     S    SW     W    NW     N
T WIND SPD             14    21    33    31    17    10    17    12     6    12
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    16    32    68    70    17    21    74    72     9    24
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     5     5     8     4     4     6     5
STABILITY               C     D     D     D     C     E     E     B     B     E
CEILING             12500  4600  1700   300   300  1700  7200  3200  4000  4000
PRESSURE            30.30 30.22 30.15 29.98 29.87 29.78 29.77 29.72 29.77 29.85


DATE           04/26 FRI 04/27/18 SAT 04/28/18 SUN 04/29/18 MON 04/30/18
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          68    53    68    53    71    52    68    51    71
TEMP          66 62 56 56 66 62 56 56 69 64 56 55 66 61 54 55 69 64
DEWPT         49 51 51 52 52 53 52 52 51 50 49 49 46 48 47 48 45 48
MIN/MAX RH       52    92    57    93    49    86    47    86    42
RH            54 67 82 86 61 71 86 86 53 61 77 80 48 61 77 78 43 56
WIND DIR      NW SE  S  E SE  S SW  W  W  W NW NW  N SE  S  N  N SE
WIND SPD       3  3  3  4  5  8  4  4  6  5  6  6  6  3  3  4  4  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
POP 12HR         20    20    40    20    20     5     5     0     0
RAIN SHWRS     S  S     S  C  C  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