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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

MDZ025-052100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
520 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

DATE             MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16            WED 12/07/16
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      55          39          51          46          54
TEMP             47 50 51 52 46 43 42 41 40 46 50 50 48 48 47 47 46 50 53 52 48
DEWPT            47 46 46 44 40 38 37 38 39 42 45 48 48 48 47 47 46 47 46 45 43
MIN/MAX RH                   73          93          83         100          72
RH              100 86 81 75 78 82 83 88 96 87 83 93100100100100100 88 77 76 84
WIND DIR         SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     21 27 33 34 35 00 01 04 06 09 10 09 08 08 29 32 32 33 34 35 35
WIND SPD          5  4  9 10 10 10 10 10 10 12 13 14 16 13  3 10 10 11 11 11 10
CLOUDS           OV B2 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)       100 70 35 30 31 43 55 75 94 97100 98 97 93 90 83 76 66 55 48 41
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  4  4  4  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     40          80         100          90          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.01        0.63        0.29           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              L  C                 S  D  D  D  D  D  D  C  C               
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     4
MIX HGT              1100  1100   300   300   900   700   300   300  1500  1500
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     N    NE     E     E    NE     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             10    19    16    13    19    24    18    11    17    19
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    28    29    17    21    30    27    24    18    28    30
MAX LVORI               9     4     4     5     4     5     8     8     5     4
STABILITY               D     C     C     D     D     D     C     E     D     C
CEILING              4000 30000 26600 14800  8000  1000  1000  1000  1000  1700
PRESSURE            29.98 29.96 30.07 30.10 30.09 29.92 29.81 29.80 29.88 29.90


DATE          THU 12/08/16 FRI 12/09/16 SAT 12/10/16 SUN 12/11/16
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          42    50    34    41    30    40    32    49
TEMP          44 42 49 41 36 34 40 35 32 31 39 36 34 33 47 45
DEWPT         40 38 39 38 31 26 23 22 23 22 21 21 22 25 29 36
MAX/MIN RH       87    66    90    48    69    46    72    50
RH            85 85 69 89 82 72 51 59 68 69 48 55 60 71 50 70
WIND DIR       N NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SE  S  S
WIND SPD       5  3  9 10 16 18 21 21 20 17 16 11  4  3  8 11
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         10    30    10    10    10     5     5    10
RAIN SHWRS           C  S                                    
SNOWSHWRS               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