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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

MDZ025-120900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
520 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

DATE           02/11/16      FRI 02/12/16            SAT 02/13/16            SUN
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                      21          31          26          28          12
TEMP             26 24 22 22 21 26 29 29 29 28 28 27 26 25 26 25 23 20 17 15 14
DEWPT             9 11 11 10 11 11 13 19 23 25 26 22 17 14 11 10 10  8  7  6  6
MAX/MIN RH                   65          50          93          52          67
RH               49 57 62 60 65 53 51 66 78 89 93 81 69 61 52 53 56 61 64 67 69
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW  N NW  S  S  S  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     31 30 31 33 33 32 20 18 20 28 28 30 31 32 31 31 31 32 33 33 33
WIND SPD         16 16 13 11  6  3  3  8  2  4 11 18 23 23 23 23 21 23 23 23 21
CLOUDS           FW CL CL FW SC B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        12  1  2 16 48 76 89 97 96 88 80 61 43 48 54 54 54 55 56 45 34
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10  2  2  2  2 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0          70          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.04        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           T                        
SNOW                                C  L  C  C                                 
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              2800  1500  2200  1900   600  4000  5700  5700  4700  3000
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     W    SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             26    16     6     9    11    32    36    35    34    32
SMOKE DISP             GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    VG    EX    EX    VG    GD
ADI                    40    23    21    17    16   104   120   115    48    71
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     4     6     5     1     1     1     3
STABILITY               D     E     F     C     C     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING             30000 20800 11700  6900  2500  7100 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.26 30.31 30.29 30.11 29.97 29.90 30.09 30.18 30.31 30.39


DATE           02/14 MON 02/15/16 TUE 02/16/16 WED 02/17/16 THU 02/18/16
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          22    18    44    43    48    37    44    34    39
TEMP          20 21 19 27 37 44 46 47 47 45 39 38 43 40 36 34 38 35
DEWPT          6  5  7 21 31 38 40 42 41 40 33 33 35 35 35 29 23 22
MIN/MAX RH       49    74    75    84    79    82    71    96    51
RH            53 50 59 77 78 81 79 83 79 82 79 82 74 83 96 80 54 59
WIND DIR      NW  N  S  S  S SE SE  S SW NW  W  W  W SW  W  W NW NW
WIND SPD      13  9  0  3 10 10 11 11  8 19 18 11 10  8 10 11 16 12
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR          5    10    40    60    70    30    10    10     5
RAIN                          C  L  L  L  L                        
RAIN SHWRS                                   C  S                  
SNOW                       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