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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

MDZ025-272100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

DATE             SAT 05/27/17            SUN 05/28/17            MON 05/29/17
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                      70          60          67          61          74
TEMP             64 69 68 67 65 63 61 60 64 67 66 65 63 63 63 62 65 70 71 70 68
DEWPT            57 56 56 56 57 57 58 58 59 59 59 59 58 60 61 62 63 64 65 65 64
MIN/MAX RH                   64          94          76         100          79
RH               77 65 65 67 77 83 91 93 85 77 78 81 84 91 94100 95 81 81 82 89
WIND DIR         NW NE SE SE SE  E  E  E NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     32 05 15 15 15 10 10 08 05 06 08 09 09 11 12 15 18 17 19 20 20
WIND SPD          3  4  8  8  6  8  9  9 10 10 10 10  8  8  9  8  8  9  9  5  4
CLOUDS           FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        23 28 57 80 80 80 80 58 56 66 61 60 61 72 85 91 82 71 75 76 74
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     30          40           5          50          40
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.12           0        0.09        0.07
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  C                    S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                      C  C  C                    S  S  S  S        C  C  S
LAL                     1     3     3     1     1     2     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     3     3     2     3     4     4     5     4
MIX HGT               600   500   300   300   300   400   300   300   700   800
T WIND DIR             SW    SE     E     E     E    NE     E     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              4     6    10    12    16    12     5    10    10     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     9     9    11    17    18    16     8    16    15     6
MAX LVORI               4     4     5     6     4     5     7     9     5     6
STABILITY               F     B     C     E     D     C     B     D     E     B
CEILING             20800  8000  5500  4700  1700   800   300   300   300 30000
PRESSURE            29.93 29.89 29.86 29.84 29.90 29.90 29.93 29.86 29.89 29.87


DATE          TUE 05/30/17 WED 05/31/17 THU 06/01/17 FRI 06/02/17
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          63    73    63    74    62    74    62    72
TEMP          65 68 72 70 65 65 73 70 64 65 73 69 64 64 71 68
DEWPT         64 63 61 61 61 60 59 59 60 60 58 59 59 59 59 58
MAX/MIN RH       96    65    90    59    89    58    88    64
RH            96 85 68 75 87 85 61 69 86 85 60 69 83 85 67 71
WIND DIR      NW  N  S  S SW  W SW  S SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD       3  4  6  8  6  8 10  9  6  6  9 10  9 10 10 10
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    10    10    10    20    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S                       S  S              S  S
TSTMS          S                       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