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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

VAZ099-230900-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE           09/22/14      TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU
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                      59          68          62          72          66
TEMP             67 64 62 60 60 65 67 67 65 64 63 62 63 68 71 71 69 68 67 67 67
DEWPT            53 52 51 50 51 50 49 50 52 54 56 56 58 59 60 61 62 63 63 63 63
MAX/MIN RH                   72          51          85          65          89
RH               61 66 68 71 72 60 53 55 62 71 77 81 83 73 68 71 77 84 86 87 86
WIND DIR         NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     32 34 00 00 01 02 03 03 03 04 04 05 06 06 05 05 05 05 06 06 06
WIND SPD         10 12 14 12 12 11 10  9 10 11 12 14 17 18 19 19 19 18 18 17 17
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        23 18 13 20 26 27 27 31 35 40 45 53 62 70 78 76 74 80 86 87 88
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          30          60
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.04        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                        C  C  L  L  L  L  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     4
MIX HGT              1400  1100  2800  2700   900  1200  3100  3100  1000   600
T WIND DIR             NW     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             19    16    12     9    14    23    26    29    27    28
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    23    20    37    28    18    39    68    75    26    27
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     3     4     4     4     3     4     4
STABILITY               E     E     C     C     E     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING             23500 20800 20800 18600 18200 17100  4600 12700  1100  6300
PRESSURE            30.10 30.20 30.28 30.29 30.34 30.34 30.39 30.38 30.36 30.29


DATE           09/25 FRI 09/26/14 SAT 09/27/14 SUN 09/28/14 MON 09/29/14
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          71    67    71    67    73    68    74    68    74
TEMP          70 69 68 68 71 69 68 68 72 71 69 69 73 71 69 69 73 71
DEWPT         63 61 63 62 62 61 61 60 61 62 62 62 63 64 63 63 64 65
MIN/MAX RH       72    88    68    80    63    81    66    85    68
RH            77 77 85 82 73 76 78 76 68 73 78 78 72 79 82 81 73 81
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE SE  S NW  S SE
WIND SPD      17 16 12 13 14 13 10 11 12  9  5  8  9  4  3  3  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         30    30    10    10     5     5     0     5    20
RAIN           C  C  C  C                                      S  S

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VAZ081-230900-
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