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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST FRI JAN 19 2018

MDZ025-200900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
520 PM EST FRI JAN 19 2018

DATE           01/19/18      SAT 01/20/18            SUN 01/21/18            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      32          46          32          51          38
TEMP             37 36 35 34 34 41 45 46 41 39 37 36 36 45 50 50 44 43 42 40 40
DEWPT            25 26 26 25 25 28 28 30 32 32 32 32 32 33 35 35 35 35 35 36 36
MAX/MIN RH                   70          51          88          54          85
RH               65 68 68 69 70 58 51 54 70 77 85 87 85 62 56 56 70 73 78 84 85
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
WIND DIR DEG     22 22 24 23 24 24 24 24 24 25 28 31 32 31 21 21 22 21 21 21 20
WIND SPD          6  9 10 10 10 10 10  9  8  5  4  4  2  3  3  6  5  6  5  5  5
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0 12 11 10  9 33 41 50 49 48
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
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                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     4
MIX HGT               200   200   900   800   400   300  1300  1300   200   300
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW     W    NW     E     S    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             10    12    13     9     6     6     3     8     9    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    10    14    16    13     5     6    10    13     8    10
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     3     6     6     4     3     4     5
STABILITY               C     F     E     C     C     F     F     C     C     F
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000  2400  2400  3200  5200
PRESSURE            30.09 30.05 30.09 30.03 30.11 30.17 30.26 30.21 30.26 30.21


DATE           01/22 TUE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI 01/26/18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          49    43    51    34    44    31    41    32    44
TEMP          49 46 44 44 50 43 38 35 43 38 34 32 40 37 34 33 43 41
DEWPT         40 41 42 43 42 36 30 28 28 28 27 24 24 25 25 27 31 33
MIN/MAX RH       68   100    67    79    53    75    51    80    60
RH            71 85 93 97 75 78 75 76 55 69 75 71 53 63 69 78 62 73
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NE  S  S
WIND SPD       9 10 12 18 14 11 10  9 10  6  9  9  6  3  3  3  6  9
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10    60    70     5     0     0     0     0     5
RAIN SHWRS           S  L  L  C                                    

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VAZ081-200900-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE 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