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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

VAZ099-240900-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

DATE           11/23/14      MON 11/24/14            TUE 11/25/14            WED
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                      56          68          53          56          44
TEMP             56 56 57 59 60 63 65 64 63 62 58 56 53 56 56 55 49 49 49 47 46
DEWPT            49 52 57 58 59 59 60 59 59 57 56 51 47 44 41 40 40 40 41 40 40
MAX/MIN RH                  100          77          92          53          78
RH               78 85100 96 97 88 82 83 87 84 92 84 78 64 57 57 70 71 74 76 78
WIND DIR         SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  W SW  W  N  N NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     15 14 15 18 19 19 19 19 19 20 21 24 29 30 27 24 28 01 01 04 04
WIND SPD         11 17 23 25 20 19 18 18 17 16 12 11 10  9  9  6  5  5  8 11 14
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100 84 73 71 65 59 53 50 47 51 54 62 70 81 92 96100
VSBY              2  2  2  4  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5  5  5  5  3
POP 12HR                    100          20          10          10          60
QPF 12HR                   0.94           0           0           0        0.14
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              D  D  D  D                                      S  S  L  L  D
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S                                             
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     5     3     5     4     2     4     5     5
MIX HGT               300   300   800   800   300   400  2600  2500  1200  1600
T WIND DIR             SE     S     S     S     S    SW    NW    NW     N    NE
T WIND SPD             25    26    19    20    20    13    12     9     9    17
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    32    31    23    24    20    17    35    21    10    25
MAX LVORI               4     5     5     4     5     5     3     3     4     4
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     D     D     C     C     E     D
CEILING              7300  1000  1000  2400 26600 26600 23500 11700 11700  8900
PRESSURE            30.10 29.87 29.72 29.69 29.76 29.89 30.09 30.12 30.23 30.26


DATE           11/26 THU 11/27/14 FRI 11/28/14 SAT 11/29/14 SUN 11/30/14
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          47    38    47    36    43    35    49    39    50
TEMP          44 40 39 38 46 41 38 36 42 39 37 36 47 44 41 40 49 46
DEWPT         41 40 38 36 36 35 33 31 29 29 30 31 33 34 34 35 33 37
MIN/MAX RH       74   100    62    84    55    85    52    84    51
RH            89 99 93 91 68 79 84 83 61 69 75 82 58 67 76 82 54 71
WIND DIR      NE  N NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD      23 23 18 12 14 14 12 13 14 10  9  8 11 10 10  9 10  9
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         80    50    10    10     5     5    10     5     5
RAIN           D  D  C  C                                          

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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