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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

MDZ025-232100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

DATE             SUN 04/23/17            MON 04/24/17            TUE 04/25/17
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                      55          51          58          56          61
TEMP             52 54 54 53 54 53 52 52 52 55 57 58 57 57 57 56 57 59 60 61 59
DEWPT            48 48 48 48 48 49 50 51 51 53 53 54 54 55 56 56 57 58 58 58 57
MIN/MAX RH                   77          98          84         100          88
RH               84 80 80 82 82 87 93 98 98 91 86 86 88 94 96100 98 96 92 89 92
WIND DIR         NE  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     03 08 07 08 08 08 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 07 08 08 08 09 08 06 04
WIND SPD         14 14 14 13 13 14 16 18 20 20 20 21 21 17 16 16 18 19 19 18 16
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)        94 94 86 86100 95 91 91 90 91 92 87 83 79 76 83 90 88 90 90 87
VSBY              7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  6
POP 12HR                     70          80          80          80          90
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.14        0.56        0.34        0.56
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  L
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     2     2     3     3     4     4     3
MIX HGT              1700  1300   500   500   400   300   300   300   300   300
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             16    13    14    23    27    26    20    14    18    24
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    26    22    14    28    31    30    22    17    24    30
MAX LVORI               4     4     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING              8000  7500  6300  3200  1000  1000   300   300   300   300
PRESSURE            30.06 30.09 30.07 30.02 30.02 29.98 29.94 29.85 29.81 29.70


DATE          WED 04/26/17 THU 04/27/17 FRI 04/28/17 SAT 04/29/17
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          57    65    58    70    61    70    61    72
TEMP          58 59 64 62 60 60 69 66 63 63 69 67 63 63 71 67
DEWPT         55 55 56 56 56 58 59 60 59 61 59 60 59 61 60 59
MAX/MIN RH       93    73    96    68    96    68    96    67
RH            90 87 75 80 87 93 71 79 86 92 71 80 86 92 69 75
WIND DIR       N NW  N  S SW SW  S  S  S SW  S  S SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD       9  5  5  3  8 10 13 11 10 10 13 13 11 10 12 11
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         70    10    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     L  C                                          

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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