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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
411 PM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018

MDZ025-240900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
411 PM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018

DATE           10/23/18      WED 10/24/18            THU 10/25/18            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                      47          57          40          55          41
TEMP          66 62 58 53 50 49 53 56 56 50 45 43 42 42 51 55 53 47 45 44 43 43
DEWPT         47 51 46 43 41 40 38 37 38 39 39 39 39 38 38 36 37 38 38 39 39 41
MAX/MIN RH                   76          49          91          48          95
RH            50 68 64 69 73 72 57 49 51 66 80 86 89 86 61 49 53 70 76 84 88 94
WIND DIR       W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NE
WIND DIR DEG  25 26 33 33 32 32 33 32 32 33 33 34 34 34 33 33 33 33 35 00 01 03
WIND SPD      11 11 17 17 16 17 18 17 17 17 17 16 16 16 13 11 11 12 11 10  9  9
CLOUDS        CL FW SC CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)      1  9 28  2  2  2 14 23 20  4  1  1  4 10  9  9 21 34 41 56 52 60
VSBY           7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     5     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1400  1400  4700  4600  1800  1000  3300  3100   300   400
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW     N     N    NW    NW     N    NE
T WIND SPD             27    29    28    24    24    20    16    13    13     6
SMOKE DISP             PR    FR    VG    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    32    53    78    73    28    22    34    32    14     9
MAX LVORI               3     3     1     3     3     3     3     3     3     4
STABILITY               C     D     D     D     D     D     D     C     C     E
CEILING             22100 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 26600 20800 15900
PRESSURE            30.02 30.09 30.13 30.09 30.14 30.17 30.18 30.10 30.12 30.06


DATE           10/26 SAT 10/27/18 SUN 10/28/18 MON 10/29/18 TUE 10/30/18
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          59    56    64    52    60    51    59    48    58
TEMP          57 58 57 57 63 58 55 53 59 56 53 52 58 53 50 49 57 53
DEWPT         46 52 55 56 57 55 54 51 50 49 49 48 49 47 45 43 44 44
MIN/MAX RH       64    99    76    98    68    88    66    83    60
RH            67 82 91 96 81 92 98 91 71 77 85 85 71 78 82 80 63 72
WIND DIR      NE  E NE NE NE  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW MM MM MM
WIND SPD       9 16 23 24 20 17 16 11  8  6 10 10 12 12 12 MM MM MM
AVG CLOUDS    B1 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW
POP 12HR         40    80    60    50    30    30    30    10    10
RAIN              C  L  D  L  L  C                                 
RAIN SHWRS                          C  C  C  C  C  C  S            

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VAZ064-240900-
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