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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

MDZ025-250900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
620 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

DATE           04/24/18      WED 04/25/18            THU 04/26/18            FRI
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                      54          60          52          64          50
TEMP             55 55 55 55 55 58 59 59 57 55 54 53 55 60 63 63 57 55 53 51 53
DEWPT            50 51 52 53 54 53 53 53 53 51 50 48 47 47 47 47 47 46 46 48 50
MAX/MIN RH                   96          78          89          56          92
RH               85 88 91 94 95 83 79 79 86 87 87 85 76 61 57 56 69 72 77 89 89
WIND DIR          E  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW  S  E
WIND DIR DEG     10 11 12 15 16 18 19 20 24 28 28 30 30 30 23 22 21 22 21 16 11
WIND SPD         16 18 18 12 10  9 10  9  9  8  9 10 10  9  6  8  6  6  3  5  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)       100 98 92 79 57 59 74 81 89 73 58 47 36 33 31 42 52 60 68 83 86
VSBY              5  4  7  7  7  7  7  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                    100          60          30          10          40
QPF 12HR                   0.56        0.05        0.01           0        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              D  D                                                         
RAIN SHWRS              C  C     S  C  L  C  C  S                       S  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     5     5     3     3
MIX HGT               300   300  1000  1000   700  1100  1700  1500   700   200
T WIND DIR              E    SE     S     S     W    NW     W    SW     S    SE
T WIND SPD             20    13     9     6    10    13     9     8     6    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    20    18    12    11    11    20    23    16     7    17
MAX LVORI               4     5     5     5     5     5     3     3     5     5
STABILITY               D     D     E     C     B     E     F     B     B     F
CEILING               300   300   300  2200  1000  1000 20800 17100 14800  4000
PRESSURE            30.01 29.82 29.75 29.69 29.68 29.73 29.85 29.88 29.92 29.86


DATE           04/27 SAT 04/28/18 SUN 04/29/18 MON 04/30/18 TUE 05/01/18
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          61    50    60    49    58    47    59    50    62
TEMP          60 55 53 52 59 56 51 51 57 54 49 49 58 55 52 52 61 59
DEWPT         50 50 49 48 48 47 46 43 40 41 41 40 42 43 44 47 50 49
MIN/MAX RH       68    94    63    83    51    77    53    86    63
RH            71 83 86 87 66 72 83 75 53 63 74 72 55 63 74 83 67 68
WIND DIR      SE  S  W SW SW SW NW NW NW  W NW NW SW SW SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD       6  5  3  3  6  6  9 11  8  9  9 10  5  9  9  9 10 12
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL
POP 12HR         40    10    20     5     0     0     0     0     0
RAIN SHWRS     C  C        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