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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

MDZ025-242100-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 AM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

DATE             SUN 07/24/16            MON 07/25/16            TUE 07/26/16
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                      87          78          91          79          89
TEMP             82 86 86 85 82 81 80 79 81 88 90 89 83 81 81 80 82 88 88 87 83
DEWPT            75 75 75 75 76 76 77 76 76 77 76 77 76 77 76 76 75 76 76 76 76
MIN/MAX RH                   71          94          65          89          67
RH               81 71 71 73 82 86 93 92 84 69 65 69 80 88 86 88 79 67 67 69 80
WIND DIR         NW SE SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S
WIND DIR DEG     32 11 13 15 16 19 21 22 22 23 21 21 21 22 23 24 25 26 24 22 20
WIND SPD          3  3  8  8  8  8  9 10 11 11 13 16 14 12 11 10 10  6  8  8  6
CLOUDS           FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)         9 27 30 24  7 19 26 27 33 25 22 27 20 38 33 38 32 29 37 33 54
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  7  7  7  7  4
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S                    S
TSTMS                                                 S  S                    S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT              2800  2700   500   900  3500  3400   500  1000  3400  3300
T WIND DIR             NE    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              4     5    10    16    16    16    17    20    13    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    13    19     8    21    40    40    16    24    42    41
MAX LVORI               4     5     6     6     3     4     5     4     3     4
STABILITY               F     B     B     E     E     C     B     E     F     B
CEILING             30000  6300 23500  4700 10800 15200 19900 11700  9800 26600
PRESSURE            29.97 29.96  30.0 29.97  30.0 29.94 29.92 29.93 29.94 29.89


DATE          WED 07/27/16 THU 07/28/16 FRI 07/29/16 SAT 07/30/16
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          78    86    77    86    77    86    77    85
TEMP          80 81 85 83 79 79 85 83 79 79 85 82 79 79 84 82
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 76 75 75 75 76 75 76 74 75 73 74 73
MAX/MIN RH       92    70    94    71    94    71    90    71
RH            89 83 72 77 91 88 73 78 91 87 75 76 87 83 73 75
WIND DIR      SW  W  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  N SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  4  4  4  3  5  6  5  4  6  5  5  4  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         30    30    30    30    30    40    40    20
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  S  C  C  S  S  C  C  S     S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C     C  C  S  S  C  C  S     S

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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