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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

MDZ025-300900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

DATE           08/29/14      SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      68          78          73          82          75
TEMP             72 71 69 69 70 75 77 77 76 74 74 73 75 79 81 81 79 77 76 76 76
DEWPT            63 63 64 64 66 66 66 67 68 70 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                   90          66          97          72          90
RH               72 76 83 85 87 75 70 71 77 87 93 97 92 83 78 78 83 87 86 88 87
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     09 11 13 14 13 14 15 16 16 17 18 19 20 20 19 19 19 19 20 21 22
WIND SPD          8  8  6  5  4  6  8  9 10 11 10 10 10 10 10 11 14 14 13 12 11
CLOUDS           FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        20 33 45 47 48 55 62 58 54 51 49 49 50 50 51 56 62 67 73 65 57
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                        S  S  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     2     3     4     4     5     5     4
MIX HGT               300   700  1000  1600   300   500  1400  1400   700   700
T WIND DIR              E    SE    SE     S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD              9     5     5    10    16    16    14    20    23    20
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     8     6    10    17    16    18    26    30    21    23
MAX LVORI               4     6     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     F     B     B     D     E     C     C     D     D
CEILING             30000 30000  3200  3200  3100  2400 26600 26600 13800  6300
PRESSURE            30.13 30.18 30.18 30.17 30.11 30.10 30.09 30.05 30.01 29.98


DATE           09/01 TUE 09/02/14 WED 09/03/14 THU 09/04/14 FRI 09/05/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          80    74    85    73    81    70    80    70    82
TEMP          80 78 75 76 84 80 75 74 80 76 72 72 79 76 72 72 81 77
DEWPT         73 73 72 72 72 70 70 70 70 69 68 67 68 68 68 67 68 67
MIN/MAX RH       74    90    62    87    67    88    62    91    61
RH            81 86 89 86 68 72 84 87 73 80 88 85 70 78 88 85 65 73
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW  S  S SW NW  N  S  W  N NE  E  S  N  E SE
WIND SPD      10 11 10  8 10 11  8  3  5  5  1  4  6  4  3  3  5  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW SC SC
POP 12HR         30    30    30    30    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C        C  C                                 
TSTMS          C  C  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