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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST FRI NOV 17 2017

MDZ025-180900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
520 PM EST FRI NOV 17 2017

DATE           11/17/17      SAT 11/18/17            SUN 11/19/17            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
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                      38          64          52          57          38
TEMP             46 43 43 42 43 57 61 60 60 64 63 58 54 52 55 53 47 52 50 45 42
DEWPT            31 31 33 35 36 40 42 45 51 53 51 49 46 40 36 31 31 32 31 31 30
MAX/MIN RH                   78          49          76          42          63
RH               55 63 67 75 77 53 49 58 74 67 65 73 73 62 50 42 54 46 48 57 63
WIND DIR         NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     32 28 24 23 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 22 27 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
WIND SPD          8  5  3  9 12 16 20 21 20 23 23 23 20 20 20 20 17 17 18 16 16
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        23 24 32 34 35 55 74 77 75 84 93 91 88 53 18 17 16 14 13 13 13
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           5          70          30           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.18        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                      L  L  C                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     5     4     5
MIX HGT              1200   900  2100  2300  1600  2300  4100  4700  3300  2200
T WIND DIR             NW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              6    13    28    35    35    37    32    28    29    26
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    FR    GD    VG    VG    GD    FR
ADI                     8    26    66    75    42    70    90    82    42    48
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     3     3     3     3     1     1     2
STABILITY               B     F     D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING             14800 14800 14800 11700 12700  3900  8000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.15 30.09  30.0 29.81 29.67 29.47 29.51 29.63 29.84 29.97


DATE           11/20 TUE 11/21/17 WED 11/22/17 THU 11/23/17 FRI 11/24/17
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          49    42    59    48    58    39    49    38    52
TEMP          48 45 43 43 57 53 50 48 57 47 43 40 48 43 40 39 50 47
DEWPT         29 31 34 36 39 44 46 45 42 39 36 34 33 33 34 34 36 37
MIN/MAX RH       48    82    51    89    54    81    54    84    54
RH            48 57 70 79 51 72 86 88 58 73 76 79 56 67 80 84 57 69
WIND DIR       W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD      14 10 10 10 16 14 13  8  9 11 13 12 11  8  6  9  9  8
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     0     5    20    20    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  S  S                        

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VAZ081-180900-
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