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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

VAZ099-190900-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            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
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                      30          45          30          42          33
TEMP             35 34 33 32 32 40 43 43 37 34 33 32 31 40 42 40 35 35 35 34 34
DEWPT            25 25 25 25 25 25 24 25 25 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 24 28 31 32 33
MAX/MIN RH                   75          43          73          44          95
RH               66 69 72 75 75 54 46 49 61 66 67 70 72 50 46 50 64 74 86 92 95
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     30 30 32 31 32 32 32 32 32 32 33 33 33 33 30 32 34 35 34 34 34
WIND SPD         13 12 13 13 14 11 11 10 10 10 10  9  9  8  6  5  6  6  5  5  6
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        40 49 58 50 42 30 18 18 18 20 23 44 65 70 75 78 80 80 80 75 70
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5  5 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                              S  S         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT               700   700  2000  2000   900   400  2000  1900  1300  1200
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     N     N
T WIND SPD             18    18    18    16    17    13     9     9    10     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    18    21    32    29    17    14    18    17    12    16
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     2     3     3     3     3     5     8
STABILITY               E     D     C     C     E     E     C     C     D     E
CEILING             12700  9500  8900 30000 30000 23500 18200 13800 13800 30000
PRESSURE            30.09 30.09 30.11 30.10 30.18 30.20 30.26 30.26 30.26 30.25


DATE           12/21 MON 12/22/14 TUE 12/23/14 WED 12/24/14 THU 12/25/14
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          44    39    49    44    54    45    53    39    46
TEMP          43 39 40 40 48 46 45 45 53 49 47 45 52 46 42 39 45 43
DEWPT         36 34 35 37 42 44 44 43 44 45 46 45 47 42 36 33 30 31
MIN/MAX RH       69    94    74    98    68   100    70    86    53
RH            74 82 85 91 79 92 96 93 72 86 96100 83 85 79 79 56 62
WIND DIR      NW  N NE NE  E  E NE  N NW SE  S SE SW  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD       5  5  5  9 10  8  9  5  4  3  8 11 14 16 17 18 20 14
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW
POP 12HR         10    20    50    50    30    60    60    10     5
RAIN                    S  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L            

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VAZ081-190900-
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