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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

MDZ025-212100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT THU SEP 21 2017

DATE             THU 09/21/17            FRI 09/22/17            SAT 09/23/17
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                      78          68          78          68          77
TEMP             71 76 77 77 73 71 70 69 70 74 77 77 73 71 70 69 69 74 76 76 73
DEWPT            68 68 68 68 68 67 66 66 65 63 61 61 63 63 63 62 62 63 65 65 66
MIN/MAX RH                   72          90          57          82          66
RH               90 78 74 73 82 87 87 89 84 68 57 59 71 76 79 80 78 70 69 69 79
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE SE  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  S  W NW NW  N  N NE NE  E
WIND DIR DEG     34 35 04 05 11 27 30 33 34 34 35 34 19 27 32 33 35 01 02 04 09
WIND SPD          6  5  8  6  3  4  4  4  4  5  6  3  3  3  6  6  8  8  6  4  4
CLOUDS           FW FW SC FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        18 24 39 21 20 36 54 52 49 44 50 57 58 55 54 59 51 48 45 41 32
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
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                  3     4     4     4     5     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              2300  2500   500   300  1900  1900   300   300  1400  1900
T WIND DIR             NW     N     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     N     W
T WIND SPD              9     5     4     8    13    11     8    10    13     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    32    30     3     9    29    23     7    14    20    18
MAX LVORI               5     5     6     6     4     3     4     4     4     5
STABILITY               F     B     B     E     F     B     B     E     F     B
CEILING              4700  4200  4000 18200 18200 10800  3200  4700 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.97 29.96 29.97 29.95 29.98 29.94 29.95 29.94 30.01 29.98


DATE          SUN 09/24/17 MON 09/25/17 TUE 09/26/17 WED 09/27/17
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          69    77    70    77    70    77    69    76
TEMP          71 70 76 74 71 71 77 74 71 71 76 73 70 70 75 72
DEWPT         66 66 67 68 68 69 69 69 69 68 68 68 67 68 68 68
MAX/MIN RH       90    74    97    76    96    75    93    78
RH            85 87 74 83 90 93 78 84 93 90 76 83 90 92 79 87
WIND DIR      NW  N NE  E NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE
WIND SPD       4  5  9  6  5  8 10  9  8 11 13 13 14 17 19 17
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR          5    10    20    20    50    20    10    30
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S        C  C

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VAZ081-212100-
JAMES RIVER NWR RAWS-PRINCE GEORGE VA
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