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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

MDZ025-292100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

DATE             FRI 05/29/15            SAT 05/30/15            SUN 05/31/15
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                      71          64          73          65          77
TEMP             66 69 70 70 68 67 67 65 66 70 72 73 70 68 67 66 68 73 76 76 73
DEWPT            64 65 64 64 63 63 63 63 64 64 65 64 63 63 63 62 64 64 64 64 63
MIN/MAX RH                   80          94          73          90          64
RH               94 86 81 81 85 88 89 93 93 81 79 75 78 84 87 88 86 73 67 67 71
WIND DIR          S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     18 16 15 15 14 15 16 17 18 18 17 17 17 17 18 19 19 19 18 18 17
WIND SPD          5  6  9  9  8  8  6  5  6  9 10 11 11 12 11 11 11 11 12 12 10
CLOUDS           B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        68 34 23  9 10 16 17 23 40 18 16 16  7  6 17 18 35 30 28 46 64
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                              S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                   S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     3
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     5     5     5     3     4     4
MIX HGT              1300  1200   300   300   500   600   300   300  3000  2400
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    10     8     8    12    16    16    17    18    16
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR
ADI                    18    16     7     7    18    20    14    22    44    37
MAX LVORI               6     5     6     6     5     4     4     5     4     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     E     E     B
CEILING              3100 30000 30000 26600 30000 30000 30000 30000 22800 30000
PRESSURE            30.22 30.25 30.20 30.18 30.19 30.15 30.07 30.05 30.03 30.01


DATE          MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15 WED 06/03/15 THU 06/04/15
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          65    69    61    67    61    69    63    73
TEMP          67 66 68 66 62 62 66 65 62 63 68 67 64 65 72 70
DEWPT         63 62 62 60 60 60 61 60 59 60 60 60 60 62 60 62
MAX/MIN RH       93    77    97    79    97    75    94    67
RH            88 87 81 82 93 93 83 85 91 92 77 81 88 90 68 77
WIND DIR       S NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE  E  E SE
WIND SPD       8  2  9 13 10 12 13 13 10 11 11 10  5  5  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    50    50    40    30     5     5     5
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S                  
TSTMS          C  S  C  C  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