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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

MDZ025-030900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

DATE           08/02/15      MON 08/03/15            TUE 08/04/15            WED
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                      73          85          76          85          76
TEMP             77 74 74 75 77 82 85 85 82 79 78 77 78 83 84 84 82 79 78 77 78
DEWPT            69 69 69 69 70 70 69 71 72 73 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 71 70 69
MAX/MIN RH                   92          60          89          66          81
RH               77 83 83 81 79 67 60 64 73 81 83 89 85 73 70 69 71 78 80 80 73
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     18 19 20 20 21 20 20 19 20 21 21 22 22 23 22 22 23 25 28 30 32
WIND SPD          8  8  8  8  6 10 14 16 16 16 14 13 12 11 11 11 11  9  6  8  6
CLOUDS           SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        31 28 25 23 21 23 25 27 29 27 25 29 34 40 47 48 50 44 38 37 35
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.15        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                  C  C  C  C         
TSTMS                                                       C  C  C  C         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     4     4
MIX HGT               600   500  2200  2100   700  1200  2300  2000  1300   400
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             10    10    16    28    34    26    17    10     5     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     7     8    44    52    33    36    30    25     8     4
MAX LVORI               6     7     4     3     4     4     3     3     5     6
STABILITY               B     F     E     C     C     D     E     B     B     F
CEILING             20800 20800 30000 30000 30000 30000  1000 30000  4700 10800
PRESSURE            29.87 29.88 29.87 29.87 29.84 29.86 29.90 29.92 29.92 29.93


DATE           08/05 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15
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          84    76    82    73    81    73    80    73    79
TEMP          83 81 78 77 81 79 75 75 80 78 75 74 79 77 74 74 78 77
DEWPT         69 70 71 70 71 71 70 68 67 68 68 68 67 66 66 67 67 65
MIN/MAX RH       61    85    68    85    64    83    64    81    64
RH            61 70 80 79 71 78 83 80 65 71 79 81 67 69 76 78 69 67
WIND DIR       W SW SW SE  S SE NE  N SE  E SE NW  W  N  N  N  N NE
WIND SPD       8  6  4  3  6  1  2  3  5  8  4  3  3  9 10 12 11  9
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    20    40    40    30    30    30    30    10
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C         
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  C  C  S  S  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