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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

VAZ099-310900-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

DATE           10/30/14      FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            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
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      48          59          50          57          46
TEMP             56 53 51 49 48 58 59 58 53 52 52 51 52 57 57 56 52 50 49 48 48
DEWPT            42 40 39 39 39 41 42 43 45 45 46 47 49 48 47 46 44 42 40 38 36
MAX/MIN RH                   76          55          86          76          82
RH               61 62 63 67 71 53 54 57 72 75 80 84 88 72 69 68 74 74 71 68 63
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
WIND DIR DEG     00 34 00 02 02 04 04 04 03 01 01 00 00 02 02 01 01 01 00 35 33
WIND SPD          9  6  6  6  6 10 10 12 11 10 12 12 11 14 19 23 28 27 26 26 23
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        12 10  7 13 18 31 43 47 51 56 61 65 68 77 87 87 87 88 90 62 34
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          70          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.38        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C   
RAIN SHWRS                                S     S  S                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     2
MIX HGT              2000  2100  2900  3300  1700  1700  2400  2200  1600  1900
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE     N     N    NE    NE     N     N
T WIND SPD              9     9    10    16    18    17    31    13    33    39
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    GD    FR    FR    FR
ADI                     7    23    29    40    20    31    80    53    49    45
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     F     B     C     D     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING             30000 30000  3200  2400  7200  6300  1000  1700  2700 20800
PRESSURE             30.0 29.97 29.93 29.84 29.78 29.68 29.62 29.60 29.68 29.76


DATE           11/02 MON 11/03/14 TUE 11/04/14 WED 11/05/14 THU 11/06/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          50    43    59    43    63    55    66    56    63
TEMP          50 48 44 43 55 50 46 45 61 59 57 56 65 61 58 57 62 58
DEWPT         35 33 32 33 33 35 36 38 40 43 46 49 51 53 53 53 51 50
MIN/MAX RH       59    66    55    79    63    76    59    87    63
RH            55 56 61 66 43 57 68 76 46 55 66 76 60 76 84 86 67 73
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW
WIND SPD      21 18 17 14 10 10 11  9 12 12 14 11 11 11 11 10 14 14
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR          5     0     0     0     0     5    10    20    10
RAIN SHWRS                                               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