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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
510 PM EDT FRI JUN 18 2021

MDZ025-190900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
510 PM EDT FRI JUN 18 2021

DATE           06/18/21      SAT 06/19/21            SUN 06/20/21            MON
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                      71          83          72          84          73
TEMP             73 72 72 72 75 79 81 81 78 75 74 73 75 80 82 82 79 75 75 74 76
DEWPT            61 65 67 67 68 68 68 69 70 71 70 70 70 71 71 70 71 71 71 71 73
MAX/MIN RH                   85          64          92          67          90
RH               66 79 83 85 82 70 65 67 77 87 89 92 85 72 69 69 76 87 89 90 90
WIND DIR          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     18 19 20 21 22 24 21 21 20 24 24 24 24 23 20 20 20 22 22 21 20
WIND SPD         19 18 18 17 14 11 12 10 10  9  8  9  6  9 10 11 11 13 12 11 11
CLOUDS           FW FW B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        23 20 68 53 39 33 40 42 61 61 61 53 47 54 52 52 55 57 60 70 78
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     10          20          30          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                          S  S  C  C  S  S                    S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S                           
LAL                     1     1     2     2     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     4     5
MIX HGT               700   700  1600  1800   500   500  1800  1700   500   900
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             20    18    12    10     6     5    10    13    14    14
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    19    20    22    23     7     5    24    24    15    20
MAX LVORI               4     4     4     4     6     6     4     4     5     5
STABILITY               C     D     E     B     B     E     E     C     C     D
CEILING             14800 10800  9800  8000  8000  5500  7200 14800 15900 15300
PRESSURE            29.95 29.90 29.87 29.84 29.84 29.84 29.86 29.82 29.82 29.82


DATE           06/21 TUE 06/22/21 WED 06/23/21 THU 06/24/21 FRI 06/25/21
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          80    72    83    64    75    64    75    66    77
TEMP          80 77 74 75 82 77 69 68 74 71 67 67 74 72 67 68 76 74
DEWPT         72 72 72 74 72 68 66 62 57 56 59 61 59 61 63 65 65 65
MIN/MAX RH       77   100    69    93    55    83    61    93    67
RH            79 83 94 97 73 76 91 82 56 59 75 80 61 70 87 91 68 74
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  E  N NE  E  E SE NE SE SE
WIND SPD      16 13 12 13 16 12 11 13  8  4  5  8  8  9  6  8  9  9
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    30    50    60    20     5    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  C     S  C  L  C  S                          S
TSTMS             S  S        C  L  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