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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

VAZ099-010900-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      26          41          39          49          21
TEMP             28 28 28 28 29 37 39 40 39 39 43 45 46 47 48 46 37 26 24 22 21
DEWPT            13 16 18 20 22 23 25 28 31 34 38 43 45 45 45 38 25 18 14 13 11
MAX/MIN RH                   75          52          93          61          72
RH               52 59 66 71 73 56 56 62 73 82 81 91 94 94 90 74 60 72 66 67 63
WIND DIR         NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     30 29 29 29 25 23 20 18 17 18 18 19 20 21 25 29 30 31 32 33 33
WIND SPD         12 10  5  4  4  4  5  5  8 11 16 16 16 16 17 16 24 21 19 16 14
CLOUDS           FW FW FW B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         8 11 15 54 93 93 92 93 93 97100100100100100 67 55 33 10 26 42
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0          10          80          80          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.22        0.21           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                      C  C  L  D  D  L                     
RAIN SHWRS                                                  C  C               
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     4     4     4     3     4     4     4
MIX HGT               300   300   800   800   300   300  2100  3400  2400  1000
T WIND DIR             NW     W    SW     S     S     S    SW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             12     5     5     5    12    19    18    20    35    24
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    VG    GD    PR
ADI                    18     7     7     7    16    23    28    54    56    25
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     3     4     5     5     4     3     3
STABILITY               E     F     C     C     D     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING             23900 18200  8000  5300 12300  5700   300  4600  2400 30000
PRESSURE            30.28 30.27 30.25 30.17 30.04 29.79 29.51 29.42 29.75 30.06


DATE           02/03 WED 02/04/15 THU 02/05/15 FRI 02/06/15 SAT 02/07/15
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          31    28    44    31    38    23    33    22    37
TEMP          31 28 29 29 42 38 34 32 37 31 27 24 31 28 25 24 35 33
DEWPT          9 12 20 26 30 34 32 27 20 18 16 14 12 14 16 16 20 23
MIN/MAX RH       37    88    57    92    46    67    41    74    49
RH            39 47 70 88 62 85 92 83 49 58 64 65 43 57 69 73 53 65
WIND DIR      NW NE  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW
WIND SPD       8  0  8 10 13  6  6 13 13 13 18 17 16 11 10  8  2  2
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 SC FW FW FW SC B1
POP 12HR          0     0     5    10    20    20    10     0     5
RAIN                                   S  S                        
SNOW                                   S  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