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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

VAZ099-222100-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE             TUE 07/22/14            WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14
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          72          83          76          83
TEMP             71 76 77 77 75 74 73 73 76 80 82 81 78 77 77 76 78 81 82 81 78
DEWPT            70 68 68 68 69 69 70 71 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 72 72 71 71 71 71
MIN/MAX RH                   69          93          68          87          67
RH               97 76 73 73 82 85 90 93 88 76 72 73 81 86 87 86 81 72 71 73 79
WIND DIR          E  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NE  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     09 11 13 15 16 17 19 20 20 18 19 19 19 21 22 25 27 33 03 00 34
WIND SPD          5  8  8  8  8  6  6  6  5  6  9 13 13 11 10 10  8  8  8  8  8
CLOUDS           B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        70 65 60 50 40 41 41 47 52 49 45 49 52 61 70 75 80 80 80 81 82
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10          10          20          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.11        0.29
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     2     3     3     3     3
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT              1500  1500   300   300  2400  2400   300   700  1600  1600
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S    SW     S     S    SW    SW    NW     N
T WIND SPD              9    10    10     9     8    13    10     6     5    11
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    24    26     7     5    30    33    19    13            
MAX LVORI               5     4     7     7     5     3     5     5            
STABILITY               B     B     F     F     B     B     D     D            
CEILING              8900  8000  7900  7200 30000 30000 26600  4700  5200  5200
PRESSURE            30.14 30.13 30.09 30.03 30.01 29.94 29.87 29.84            


DATE          FRI 07/25/14 SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14
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          72    82    72    81    72    81    72    81
TEMP          74 74 81 79 74 74 80 78 74 74 80 78 74 74 80 78
DEWPT         69 66 65 65 66 66 65 66 66 67 67 68 68 69 68 69
MAX/MIN RH       86    53    79    56    80    60    87    62
RH            85 76 57 63 75 75 61 67 76 77 65 72 82 84 67 74
WIND DIR       N  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD      10 10  6  4  2  2  8  9  8  5 13 10  6  5  6  9
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    10    10    10    10    20    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C                             S  S  C  C  C  S
TSTMS          C                             S  S  C  C  C  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