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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

MDZ025-262100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2016

DATE             THU 05/26/16            FRI 05/27/16            SAT 05/28/16
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                      74          64          73          62          72
TEMP             63 69 73 73 70 67 66 65 66 70 72 72 69 65 64 63 64 69 71 71 69
DEWPT            59 59 60 60 59 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 59 60 60 61 61 62 62
MIN/MAX RH                   61          86          64          92          68
RH               88 70 64 63 68 78 83 86 83 71 66 66 73 83 85 91 88 77 70 73 79
WIND DIR         SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     22 19 18 18 18 19 20 21 21 20 19 19 19 19 20 19 19 17 16 16 16
WIND SPD          5  6 10 10 10 10 11 10 10 10 12 12 12 10  9  8  8  8  8  9  8
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        13 13 13 25 37 41 44 39 34 30 24 26 27 24 21 24 26 27 28 29 30
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          10
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                  6     6     4     4     4     3     3     3     4     5
MIX HGT              3100  3100   300   300  2500  2400   300   300  2200  2200
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    10    13    12    11    14    11     9     9     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    27    26    14    13    29    31    12     7    25    26
MAX LVORI               5     3     4     5     4     4     5     6     5     5
STABILITY               F     B     B     E     E     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             23500 23500 11000  4700 30000 30000  6500  5100 17500 20800
PRESSURE            30.13 30.09 30.09 30.06 30.09 30.09 30.10 30.12 30.17 30.17


DATE          SUN 05/29/16 MON 05/30/16 TUE 05/31/16 WED 06/01/16
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          63    72    62    71    62    71    61    71
TEMP          65 65 71 69 64 64 70 68 63 64 70 67 63 63 70 67
DEWPT         61 62 62 62 61 61 61 61 60 61 62 60 60 60 60 61
MAX/MIN RH       95    70    93    70    95    72    94    70
RH            88 90 73 80 89 91 74 79 90 92 76 78 90 90 72 82
WIND DIR      SE SE SE  E SE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE
WIND SPD       4  4  8 10  9  8 10 10 10  8 10 10  8  4  6  8
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10    30    40    40    30    30    20    30
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C
TSTMS                C  C  C     C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C

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VAZ081-262100-
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