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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

MDZ025-230900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
520 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

DATE           02/22/17      THU 02/23/17            FRI 02/24/17            SAT
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                      48          60          49          59          49
TEMP             49 49 50 51 51 55 58 57 53 52 52 52 52 57 58 57 53 52 52 52 52
DEWPT            46 46 47 47 48 49 49 48 49 48 49 49 49 50 51 50 50 49 49 49 49
MAX/MIN RH                   90          72          93          74          95
RH               89 89 88 88 90 80 74 72 85 86 90 91 91 79 76 77 90 91 90 90 92
WIND DIR         SW  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE
WIND DIR DEG     21 20 19 20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 19 19 17 16 16 16 16 16 15 14
WIND SPD          9  8  9  8  9 10 11 10 10 10 10  6  5  6  8  9 10 10  8  5  5
CLOUDS           OV B2 OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        91 87 89 91 89 86 68 58 58 61 48 67 48 51 39 37 40 37 34 41 47
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
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                  4     3     3     3     4     4     4     5     5     5
MIX HGT               300   300   800   800   300   300   600   500   300   300
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SE    SE     E
T WIND SPD              9     9    11    11     9     5     4     8     6     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     9    12    13    13    10     7     4     6     6     5
MAX LVORI               6     5     5     5     6     7     6     6     7     6
STABILITY               C     D     D     C     C     E     F     B     C     F
CEILING              6100  3200  4000  6300  8000  8000 30000 26600 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.96 29.94 29.95 29.92 29.95 29.96  30.0 29.94 29.94 29.87


DATE           02/25 SUN 02/26/17 MON 02/27/17 TUE 02/28/17 WED 03/01/17
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          57    40    53    33    46    42    53    46    58
TEMP          57 50 44 42 51 44 37 35 45 44 43 43 51 50 48 47 57 54
DEWPT         51 48 37 32 26 27 26 32 36 40 41 40 42 43 45 47 52 51
MIN/MAX RH       80    93    34    91    70    94    70    97    79
RH            82 93 76 68 36 51 64 91 71 85 93 89 71 77 90 97 83 92
WIND DIR       S SW NW NW  W NW NW  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD       9 12 16 17 19 10  3  6 11  6  6  3  6  9 11 14 19 17
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    30     0     0    20    20     5     5    30
RAIN SHWRS        C  C  S                 S  S  S              S  C
TSTMS             S  C                                             

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VAZ081-230900-
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