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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

MDZ025-260900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE           10/25/14      SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14            TUE
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                      57          66          49          67          57
TEMP             63 61 60 59 58 65 66 65 58 56 52 51 51 63 66 65 59 58 58 58 59
DEWPT            50 50 49 48 48 43 38 40 41 39 36 37 38 40 41 43 46 49 51 52 52
MAX/MIN RH                   69          35          65          38          79
RH               64 67 67 67 69 45 37 40 53 54 54 60 62 43 40 45 61 70 77 79 77
WIND DIR         SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     24 23 26 28 30 31 30 30 30 31 31 31 31 31 27 25 23 21 21 22 21
WIND SPD         12 16 14 16 17 18 18 16 13 13 11 11 10  9  8  8  6  8 10 11 11
CLOUDS           CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         0 11 16 10  4  4  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  8 10 13 16 15 14
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               400   600  3300  3200   300   300  2000  2100   300   300
T WIND DIR             SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             19    19    28    25    20    19    13     9    10    17
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    20    34    74    71    20    21    35    23    13    20
MAX LVORI               3     3     1     2     2     3     2     3     4     4
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     E     E     C     B     F     E
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 29400 30000 30000 26600 15900 27700
PRESSURE            29.78 29.73 29.78 29.79 29.88 29.96 30.05 30.05 30.07 30.06


DATE           10/28 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14 FRI 10/31/14 SAT 11/01/14
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          74    65    70    56    61    55    60    49    56
TEMP          72 66 66 65 69 63 59 57 60 58 56 56 60 54 51 50 55 50
DEWPT         58 60 60 59 58 56 50 47 46 44 44 45 45 46 45 45 43 42
MIN/MAX RH       57    83    60    81    54    70    55    82    58
RH            62 81 79 81 68 80 73 71 60 61 65 68 58 73 79 82 63 72
WIND DIR      SW  S SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N
WIND SPD      10 13 14 16 11  8 10 12  9  5  6  8  6 10 13 16 17 17
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0    10    20    30    10    10    20    30    30
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  C  C              S  S  C  C  C  C

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VAZ099-260900-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
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