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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

VAZ099-232100-
CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

DATE             MON 03/23/15            TUE 03/24/15            WED 03/25/15
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                      39          32          40          35          50
TEMP             36 38 39 39 36 33 33 33 33 38 39 40 37 36 36 37 39 44 48 49 47
DEWPT            23 20 21 22 23 22 22 22 24 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 32 36 39 41 43
MIN/MAX RH                   45          67          52          78          67
RH               61 49 48 51 58 63 65 65 69 58 55 58 68 73 75 77 76 72 71 74 86
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S
WIND DIR DEG     02 02 02 03 04 04 04 03 02 03 03 04 05 06 06 06 07 10 13 15 17
WIND SPD         16 14 10 10  9 10 10 10 10 10  9  9  8  8  6  6  6  9 10 10 10
CLOUDS           B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)        65 53 41 43 45 67 88 83 79 69 59 48 37 31 25 37 49 65 81 74 67
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                                          C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     2     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1200  1000   400   600  1200  1100   300   300   700   400
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E     E    SE
T WIND SPD             12     9    12    12    10     9     9     9     8     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    22    13    14    11    13    12     8     9     9     8
MAX LVORI               2     3     3     4     3     3     4     4     4     5
STABILITY               D     C     C     D     D     B     B     F     E     C
CEILING              5500 20800 14800  8000  5700  4700 21600 20800 20800 13800
PRESSURE            30.23 30.22 30.22 30.26 30.30 30.34 30.34 30.35 30.35 30.27


DATE          THU 03/26/15 FRI 03/27/15 SAT 03/28/15 SUN 03/29/15
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          46    55    43    48    36    42    32    44
TEMP          48 48 54 50 45 44 47 43 38 37 41 38 34 34 42 42
DEWPT         45 46 49 49 45 41 38 37 33 29 26 25 24 22 22 27
MAX/MIN RH       94    76   100    63    83    50    66    42
RH            90 93 83 95 98 90 71 79 82 72 56 59 66 61 44 56
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW SW
WIND SPD      14 14 14 10 10  8  9  6 11 13 12 10 11 11 10  6
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    60    50    30    30    20    10    10
RAIN           C  C                    C  C  S  S            
RAIN SHWRS           L  L  C  C  C  C                        
TSTMS                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