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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

MDZ025-260900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE           07/25/14      SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14            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                      67          78          74          83          76
TEMP             74 70 69 68 72 78 78 77 75 74 74 75 76 80 82 81 79 77 77 77 79
DEWPT            60 59 59 61 63 65 67 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 73 72 71 72 72 72 71
MAX/MIN RH                   13          10          15          12          14
RH               10 12 12 13 12 11 12 12 13 14 15 15 15 13 12 12 13 14 14 14 13
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     00 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 34 34
WIND SPD          1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
CLOUDS           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)         5  8 10 13 16 18 20 40 60 58 56 52 48 56 64 69 75 72 68 62 55
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                      5          20          10          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.34
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S                    S  S  S  S  C  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S                    S  S  S  S  C  S  S
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     2     2     3     3
HAINES                  5     5     3     3     3     3     3     4     5     4
MIX HGT               300   300  2300  1700   300   300   300   300   300   300
T WIND DIR              N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N     N
T WIND SPD              0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     4     5    28    33    26    23    37    33    16    19
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     5     5
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     C     E     E     C     C      
CEILING              4400  4400   800   800  5000  1500   900  1300  1100  5000
PRESSURE            29.97 30.01 30.01 29.97 29.92 29.87 29.84 29.81 29.78 29.73


DATE           07/28 TUE 07/29/14 WED 07/30/14 THU 07/31/14 FRI 08/01/14
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          84    69    79    66    80    64    81    67    80
TEMP          83 78 72 71 78 74 69 69 79 74 67 68 79 76 70 70 79 77
DEWPT         72 70 67 63 60 59 58 58 57 58 59 61 61 62 63 63 63 64
MIN/MAX RH       10    15     8    13     7    14     8    14     9
RH            12 13 15 13  9 10 12 12  8 10 13 13  9 10 13 13  9 11
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       2  1  2  2  2  2  2  1  2  1  1  1  2  2  1  2  2  2
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    30    20    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  C  S  S                                       
TSTMS          S  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