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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

MDZ025-302100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

DATE             FRI 09/30/16            SAT 10/01/16            SUN 10/02/16
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                      75          71          76          70          75
TEMP             71 73 74 74 71 72 72 72 72 74 75 75 72 72 71 70 71 74 75 74 71
DEWPT            69 70 71 70 71 70 70 70 70 71 70 70 70 70 69 68 67 67 67 66 67
MIN/MAX RH                   87          99          85          96          76
RH               94 90 89 89 99 93 93 93 94 90 85 85 92 94 92 93 87 79 77 77 86
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SE  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     05 06 09 09 07 10 14 16 15 15 16 16 16 19 20 24 26 15 17 19 20
WIND SPD          6  6  6  8  8 10  6  8  8  9 10 10  9  8  5  3  2  4  8  8  6
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        97 90 84 86 93 92 92 90 90 87 84 81 77 80 82 80 79 72 64 59 54
VSBY              2  5  7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     70          60          60          40          30
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.14        0.14        0.17        0.04
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C        S  S                                 
LAL                     3     3     3     2     2     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     3     5     5     4     3     5
MIX HGT              1400  1300   700  1000  2200  2100   700   700  1800  1900
T WIND DIR              E     E    SE    SE     S     S     S     W     E     S
T WIND SPD              2     6     6     5     5    13    13     3     3    11
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     8    10     7     6    17    26    14     5     8    21
MAX LVORI               8     8     8     7     6     5     6     8     6     5
STABILITY               D     C     C     D     D     C     C     D     F     C
CEILING               400 13500  4700  4700  4700 10400  8000  3700  3200  1000
PRESSURE            30.05 30.03 30.05 30.04 30.07 30.03 30.04 30.02 30.04 29.97


DATE          MON 10/03/16 TUE 10/04/16 WED 10/05/16 THU 10/06/16
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          68    75    67    73    67    72    69    73
TEMP          70 69 74 71 69 68 72 70 68 68 71 70 70 70 73 71
DEWPT         67 66 65 65 65 64 65 64 64 63 63 64 65 64 64 65
MAX/MIN RH       92    72    91    76    88    73    88    74
RH            89 89 74 81 88 88 79 83 88 85 76 81 85 83 75 81
WIND DIR      NW  N NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       3  5  5  4  8 10 12 16 16 18 21 23 19 20 20 21
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    10    10    20    20    20    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     S                 S  S  S  S  S  S  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