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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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CHINCOTEAGUE RAWS - ACCOMACK VA
37.99N  75.29W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE           10/20/14      TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            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                      58          70          56          62          51
TEMP             60 60 59 60 60 67 69 67 62 60 59 57 57 61 62 61 58 55 53 53 53
DEWPT            50 51 53 54 55 55 54 54 55 54 53 53 52 52 52 51 51 50 48 47 47
MAX/MIN RH                   81          57          85          65          84
RH               68 72 78 80 82 64 60 62 79 80 83 85 83 71 69 70 77 81 83 82 80
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     20 22 23 24 24 23 21 21 23 30 32 32 33 33 32 32 33 33 32 31 31
WIND SPD         12 13 11 10  6  5 10 10  4  8  9  6  5  9 10 13 16 17 17 17 17
CLOUDS           SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        30 40 50 62 75 68 61 66 71 74 77 77 78 79 80 77 75 67 58 57 56
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10          30          50          50          30
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.09        0.09        0.02
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     3     4     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT               900  1000  3500  3400  1500  1500  4000  4000   900  1100
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW    NW    NE    NE     N    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             24    12    11    13     6     8    16    21    27    25
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    31    16    41    41    12     9    54    54    35    24
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     4     5     6     4     3     4     4
STABILITY               E     D     C     C     E     E     C     C     D     D
CEILING             20800 15900  6300  5600  4000  5500  2400  1700  4700  1700
PRESSURE            900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0 900.0


DATE           10/23 FRI 10/24/14 SAT 10/25/14 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14
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          60    54    65    55    67    57    68    58    68
TEMP          59 57 55 55 64 60 57 56 66 61 59 58 67 62 60 59 67 62
DEWPT         48 49 49 48 48 49 49 49 50 51 52 51 52 53 53 53 54 55
MIN/MAX RH       61    80    52    77    52    80    55    81    61
RH            65 74 78 77 56 67 74 76 56 70 78 78 60 71 78 80 64 78
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD      17 18 18 17 16 14 12 11 11 10 11 10 10 10  9  9  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
RAIN SHWRS     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