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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
411 PM EDT MON JUL 16 2018

MDZ025-170900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
411 PM EDT MON JUL 16 2018

DATE           07/16/18      TUE 07/17/18            WED 07/18/18            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                      77          83          73          81          69
TEMP          82 80 79 79 77 79 83 82 82 80 78 75 73 75 79 80 80 77 73 71 69 71
DEWPT         74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 70 68 64 66 64 66 65 64 63 64
MAX/MIN RH                   91          75          96          58          84
RH            77 82 87 86 90 86 75 77 77 81 85 96 90 79 60 61 58 70 75 79 84 77
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  N NW NW  N  N
WIND DIR DEG  19 19 19 20 20 21 21 20 20 21 25 30 34 35 35 00 02 36 30 33 00 02
WIND SPD      13 14 14 12 10 10 11 12 13 11  8  9  9 10 10  9  5  2  4  6  6  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     20 20 23 26 37 48 29 37 48 82 76 69 52 35 28 22 21 20 14  7  8  9
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     10          40          60           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.31           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          S  C  L  L  S  S                           
TSTMS                               S  C  L  L  S  S                           
LAL                     1     1     2     4     4     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1400  1400  3300  3300  1600   900  4400  4500  1000   300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S    SW     N     N    NE     S     N
T WIND SPD             19    19    16    16     6    14    13     5     2     9
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    20    30    41    41    14    20    51    35     2    10
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     3     6     6     3     3     5     5
STABILITY               C     E     E     C     C     E     F     B     B     F
CEILING             13800  4700 14800 13300  4000   300 26600 16100  4700  4700
PRESSURE            29.94 29.92 29.88 29.80 29.76 29.78 29.87 29.86 29.92 29.94


DATE           07/19 FRI 07/20/18 SAT 07/21/18 SUN 07/22/18 MON 07/23/18
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          81    72    81    73    82    74    83    76    83
TEMP          80 78 72 75 81 78 74 75 82 76 75 77 83 81 77 77 83 80
DEWPT         65 66 67 68 68 68 70 71 72 70 73 73 74 74 74 73 74 74
MIN/MAX RH       59    85    64    88    72    94    75    95    75
RH            61 67 84 80 64 71 86 85 72 81 93 87 75 78 91 88 75 83
WIND DIR      NE  E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  5  5  6 10 10 10  9 11 10 13 14 16 16 13 12 16 14
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0     5    10    20    40    50    40    40    40
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                            S  S  C  C  S  S  C  C  S  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