National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

MDZ025-032100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

DATE             FRI 07/03/15            SAT 07/04/15            SUN 07/05/15
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                      78          69          80          70          76
TEMP             72 75 77 78 75 72 71 70 71 76 79 79 76 73 72 70 71 74 75 76 73
DEWPT            67 67 68 69 68 69 70 70 70 68 68 68 68 67 67 67 67 67 67 67 67
MIN/MAX RH                   72         100          68          90          75
RH               84 77 74 74 80 89 97100 96 76 71 69 76 81 85 90 85 80 77 75 82
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  W SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  E  E SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     04 06 09 10 10 11 12 13 14 26 24 26 28 32 01 01 02 08 11 14 15
WIND SPD          6  8 10 10 10  9  9  6  3  3  8  3  4  5  6  5  4  3  4  5  4
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        60 67 74 78 82 84 86 86 86 82 77 75 74 71 68 68 67 57 48 51 54
VSBY             10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     30          60          50          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.10        0.23        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S  C  C              C  C  S  S  S  S        S  S  S
LAL                     2     3     3     1     3     3     2     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     3     4     3     3     4     5
MIX HGT              1600  1600   300   300  1200  1000   300   300   300   300
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE     S    SW     W     N     N    NE     S
T WIND SPD              9    13    17    21    18    14    17    10     3     8
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    20    21    16    26    27    24    16    13     5     7
MAX LVORI               4     4     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     4
STABILITY               E     C     C     D     D     B     B     E     F     B
CEILING              9800  9800  8500  5000  1000  1000  1700 21600 26600 26600
PRESSURE            29.95 29.95 29.94 29.87 29.84 29.84 29.96 30.03 30.12 30.11


DATE          MON 07/06/15 TUE 07/07/15 WED 07/08/15 THU 07/09/15
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          68    78    72    79    72    80    73    81
TEMP          70 70 77 76 73 74 78 76 73 74 79 77 74 75 80 78
DEWPT         67 68 68 68 68 69 68 70 70 71 71 71 70 69 69 71
MAX/MIN RH       95    71    91    72    97    75    87    65
RH            89 92 74 76 85 86 72 81 89 90 78 82 87 82 69 80
WIND DIR       S  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       3  4  6  5  3  3  6  6  5  5 10  9  6  6  6  6
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    20    40    20    20    20    20    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S     S  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S     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