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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

VAZ099-020900-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT
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                      60          73          62          74          66
TEMP             67 65 63 61 61 70 72 71 66 65 64 63 64 71 73 72 68 68 67 66 67
DEWPT            62 60 59 58 57 58 58 59 59 59 59 58 58 59 60 60 61 62 64 62 61
MAX/MIN RH                   89          58          86          58          89
RH               85 86 87 89 86 66 62 66 77 82 84 85 82 66 63 67 78 81 89 86 79
WIND DIR         NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NE NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     04 03 01 34 34 35 35 01 03 03 02 03 04 06 10 12 14 15 17 18 18
WIND SPD          9  8  8  9 10 10 10 10 10  8  6  5  5  5  8 10 12 13 13 16 17
CLOUDS           SC B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        49 51 50 51 53 50 48 40 32 33 34 42 50 47 45 51 58 79100100100
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          10          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                              C  C  C
TSTMS                                                                   C  C  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT               300   300  2800  3000   300   300  2200  2100   300   700
T WIND DIR             NE     N     N     N    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    11    13    13    14    11     5    10    18    23
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    10    15    33    44    14    11    15    19    19    27
MAX LVORI               5     5     4     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               E     E     C     C     F     F     B     C     D     D
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000  4000  1000  1000 30000 13400  1000
PRESSURE            29.98 30.01 30.04 30.03 30.06 30.04 30.03 29.97 29.87 29.76


DATE           10/04 SUN 10/05/14 MON 10/06/14 TUE 10/07/14 WED 10/08/14
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          73    55    65    59    70    62    72    63    73
TEMP          72 63 58 56 64 62 60 61 69 66 64 63 71 67 65 65 72 68
DEWPT         60 51 48 45 45 45 47 49 51 55 57 57 56 58 58 57 57 57
MIN/MAX RH       55    69    46    70    49    83    57    81    55
RH            65 64 69 65 51 55 62 65 52 67 78 80 60 73 79 76 60 68
WIND DIR       W NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  S  S SW NW NW NW
WIND SPD      14 14 16 13 10 10  9 10 16 14 12 10 13 10 10  9  9  6
AVG CLOUDS    B2 SC FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR         60     5     5     5     5    10    20    20    10
RAIN SHWRS     C                                      S  S  S      
TSTMS          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