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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

MDZ025-272100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

DATE             MON 04/27/15            TUE 04/28/15            WED 04/29/15
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                      60          47          60          50          62
TEMP             49 57 59 58 53 51 50 49 52 57 59 59 55 53 52 51 54 59 61 61 56
DEWPT            44 40 40 41 41 42 41 39 41 41 43 45 43 45 45 44 46 47 47 47 46
MIN/MAX RH                   50          72          54          78          61
RH               84 53 50 54 64 71 72 69 66 54 55 61 65 74 77 77 75 64 61 61 70
WIND DIR          N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  E  S SW NW NW NW  W  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     34 32 30 30 30 31 32 33 33 35 01 09 17 24 30 32 33 26 19 19 18
WIND SPD         10 10 11 12 12 13 16 14 14 12  9  6  4  5  6  6  5  3  3  3  5
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        31 36 65 54 58 50 41 43 45 40 35 29 33 28 23 19 16 23 30 36 41
VSBY             10 10  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          10           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  S                                                   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              3000  2900   600  1300  2900  2300   300   300  2100  2100
T WIND DIR              N     W    NW    NW    NW     W     W    NW     W     S
T WIND SPD             10    12    17    18    16     8     9     6     4     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    28    35    17    27    42    26     6     5    17    26
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     3     2     3     4     4     3     4
STABILITY               E     C     C     D     E     B     A     F     F     A
CEILING              7200 30000  5000 30000 30000 30000  4700 30000 26600  4700
PRESSURE            29.73 29.76 29.77 29.80 29.84 29.86 29.85 29.85 29.85 29.79


DATE          THU 04/30/15 FRI 05/01/15 SAT 05/02/15 SUN 05/03/15
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          49    57    49    57    50    62    51    66
TEMP          52 50 56 54 51 50 56 54 51 52 61 58 53 53 64 61
DEWPT         48 49 47 46 46 45 45 46 47 47 47 50 49 48 49 50
MAX/MIN RH       93    70    86    64    90    60    89    55
RH            88 96 72 75 83 82 66 73 85 85 60 75 87 83 58 65
WIND DIR      SW NE NE NE  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W NW  W SW
WIND SPD       6  4 12 14 16 14 11  8  9 11  9  4  3  3  4  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR         10    30    30    20    10    10    10    10
RAIN                 C  C                                    
RAIN SHWRS                 C  C  S  S                        

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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