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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

VAZ099-022100-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE             TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      87          75          83          73          81
TEMP             78 85 87 86 81 78 77 76 77 82 82 81 78 76 74 74 75 80 81 80 77
DEWPT            74 73 70 71 73 73 73 72 71 70 67 68 70 70 70 70 69 69 66 66 70
MIN/MAX RH                   55          88          59          87          59
RH               88 67 58 61 78 85 87 87 82 69 62 64 76 83 87 87 81 70 63 63 80
WIND DIR         SW  W SW  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  E SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     24 25 21 19 20 22 24 29 33 00 07 12 16 18 17 13 12 12 14 14 15
WIND SPD          9  8 10 10 11  9  9  6  8  6  5  5  4  3  3  3  4  5  8  8  9
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        13 24 31 44 54 62 71 63 56 40 23 20 17 16 15 18 21 19 17 20 24
VSBY             10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                    S  C  S  S                                       
TSTMS                         S  C  S  S                                       
LAL                     1     2     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              4100  4900   600   300  1700  1900   300   300  1800  2500
T WIND DIR              W    SW    SW    NW    NE     S    SW     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             10    11     6    10     6     8     5     4     6    11
SMOKE DISP             PR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    36    41    12    11    17    21     6     2    27    37
MAX LVORI               4     4     6     5     4     4     6     7     4     4
STABILITY               F     B     C     E     F     B     A     F     F     B
CEILING              8900  7700  6300 13800 23500  8000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.94 29.93 29.87 29.90 29.96 30.01 30.02 30.07 30.12 30.13


DATE          FRI 09/05/14 SAT 09/06/14 SUN 09/07/14 MON 09/08/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          73    81    74    82    71    79    69    77
TEMP          74 75 80 78 76 75 81 77 73 73 78 74 71 70 76 72
DEWPT         70 71 70 71 71 71 72 72 70 68 67 66 65 64 64 63
MAX/MIN RH       89    67    90    69    90    64    84    61
RH            87 87 73 80 86 86 75 84 89 85 70 76 81 81 66 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW  W  N  N NE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD       8  5  9 10 10 10 11 10  6 10 10 11 10 12 11 10
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         10    20    20    30    40    40    30    30
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                S  S  S     C  C  C  S  C  C  C  S  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