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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

MDZ025-302100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE             THU 10/30/14            FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14
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                      64          46          60          49          58
TEMP             53 61 63 61 54 51 49 48 48 58 60 58 53 52 51 51 52 57 58 56 52
DEWPT            47 46 43 42 42 40 39 39 40 42 42 43 45 45 45 47 49 48 47 46 44
MIN/MAX RH                   46          72          49          88          63
RH               81 58 48 49 64 66 69 72 72 54 51 57 73 76 80 86 87 72 67 68 75
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     35 00 01 03 00 00 00 00 01 02 03 03 02 02 01 01 01 02 02 01 01
WIND SPD          9  9  8  6  9  9  8  9  9  9  9 10  9  9  9 10 12 16 23 24 29
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        17 14 24 12 12 10  7 14 22 29 37 40 43 55 68 79 90 95100100100
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10           0           5          20          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.53
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                        S  S  C  C  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              3200  3300  1500  1100  2700  3200  1300  1700  2300  2200
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8     8    10    10    10    11    16    20    26    35
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD
ADI                    27    25    20     8    32    35    30    26    64    77
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     4     3     3     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     C     C     D     D     D
CEILING             30000 12700 30000 30000  2400 20800 11700  1700  1700  1000
PRESSURE            29.98  30.0 30.01 29.96 29.94 29.84 29.78 29.70 29.65 29.61


DATE          SUN 11/02/14 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14
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          47    54    42    55    42    62    56    62
TEMP          49 48 53 48 44 43 54 49 45 44 60 59 57 57 61 58
DEWPT         40 36 35 33 32 33 33 35 36 38 40 43 45 47 48 50
MAX/MIN RH       75    44    66    41    82    44    73    58
RH            71 63 49 56 61 66 45 59 71 78 47 56 66 71 61 75
WIND DIR       N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  W SW SW
WIND SPD      26 24 21 18 16 14 12 10  8  5 10 13 13 10  9  9
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         60     5     0     0     0     0     5    10
RAIN           L  C                                          

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VAZ099-302100-
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