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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

MDZ025-010900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE           07/31/14      FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            SUN
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                      71          81          71          80          72
TEMP             78 75 73 72 75 80 81 79 75 73 72 72 74 77 79 79 77 74 73 73 75
DEWPT            66 66 66 66 67 66 66 66 66 66 66 67 68 68 68 68 68 69 70 69 69
MAX/MIN RH                   83          57          86          66          90
RH               67 75 80 83 76 63 60 64 74 80 83 86 81 74 69 69 74 84 90 87 82
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     17 17 18 19 15 10 10 11 10 10 09 10 11 11 11 13 14 15 16 16 16
WIND SPD         11 11  9  5  3  5  9 10  8  9  8  6  9  9  8  6  5  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        41 53 65 68 70 75 80 83 85 88 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90
VSBY             10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     20          40          60          60          60
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14        0.74        0.57        0.36
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                               C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     3     5     5     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT               800  1100  2300  2400   600   600  1200   800   400   300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE    SE     E    SE    SE     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD             16     9     9    13    12    19    18     8     9    17
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    15    10    29    31    12    25    28    13    12    22
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     4     4     3     3     5     5
STABILITY               D     E     B     C     D     D     C     C     D     D
CEILING             21700 11700  9800 10800 10800  2800   300   300  6300  4400
PRESSURE            30.09 30.12 30.14 30.17 30.13 30.12 30.11 30.07 30.05 30.03


DATE           08/03 MON 08/04/14 TUE 08/05/14 WED 08/06/14 THU 08/07/14
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    73    82    73    83    72    85    73    85
TEMP          79 76 74 75 81 79 75 75 82 79 74 75 84 80 75 75 84 80
DEWPT         69 70 69 69 70 68 68 69 68 69 69 68 69 69 68 67 70 70
MIN/MAX RH       69    88    62    86    58    86    56    83    58
RH            73 81 85 82 69 69 79 82 62 72 83 79 61 69 79 76 63 73
WIND DIR       S  S SW  W  S  S SW  W  S SW SW NW  W  S SW  W  S  S
WIND SPD       9  9  6  6  9  9  6  5  9 10  9  8  8  6  8  8  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         60    60    40    30    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  C  C  C  C                                 
TSTMS          C  C  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