National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

MDZ025-290900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

DATE           06/28/16      WED 06/29/16            THU 06/30/16            FRI
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                      70          78          68          76          70
TEMP             73 72 72 71 72 76 77 77 73 71 70 69 72 76 75 75 73 71 71 70 72
DEWPT            70 70 71 70 69 69 68 67 66 66 65 64 64 64 64 65 66 67 67 68 69
MAX/MIN RH                   97          74          85          67          92
RH               91 93 96 96 90 78 75 74 80 85 84 83 76 68 68 71 77 87 87 91 88
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW  W SE SE SE  S SW  W NW  N SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     19 20 23 24 28 12 13 14 16 24 27 33 35 15 12 14 15 15 16 18 18
WIND SPD         12 10  8  8  5  2  5  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  9  9  9  8  5  4  5
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        69 61 77 66 60 50 41 34 28 24 20 23 26 35 43 51 60 60 61 55 49
VSBY              6  6  6  3 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     40          10           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        C  S  S  C                                            S  S  S
TSTMS             C  S  S  C                                            S  S  S
LAL                     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     5     5     4     4     5     3
MIX HGT               300   500  2300  2200   500   400  2000  2400   300   300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SE    SW    NW    NE    SE     S    SE
T WIND SPD             12     9     3     4     4     8     5     5     5     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    14    11     8    12     3     7    12    19     6    11
MAX LVORI               6     6     5     6     7     6     4     4     6     6
STABILITY               C     E     F     B     A     F     F     B     B     E
CEILING             20800  8900 30000  2500 30000  6200  5500 30000 30000 23500
PRESSURE            29.86 29.85 29.86 29.87 29.94 29.98 30.03 30.03 30.03 30.01


DATE           07/01 SAT 07/02/16 SUN 07/03/16 MON 07/04/16 TUE 07/05/16
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          78    72    82    70    78    67    78    67    74
TEMP          77 74 73 74 81 78 73 72 77 74 70 70 77 74 69 68 73 72
DEWPT         69 70 71 70 70 70 69 68 67 67 66 66 66 66 67 68 68 68
MIN/MAX RH       77    95    64    90    69    91    66    99    84
RH            78 85 91 87 69 77 89 87 71 79 89 87 68 76 94 99 84 87
WIND DIR       S  S SW  W  W  S SW NE  E  S SW  N  E  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD      10 10  9  6  2  4  3  6  3  3  2  4  4  5  5  3  8  5
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    30    30    30    20    20    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  C  S     C  C  S  S  S  S                     
TSTMS          S  C  C        C  C  S  S                           

$$
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