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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
510 PM EDT SAT SEP 25 2021

MDZ025-260900-
ASSATEAGUE ISLAND RAWS - WORCHESTER MD
38.08N  75.20W ELEV. 12 FT
510 PM EDT SAT SEP 25 2021

DATE           09/25/21      SUN 09/26/21            MON 09/27/21            TUE
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                      63          75          62          77          67
TEMP             70 68 67 66 65 70 71 72 68 67 66 66 67 72 75 75 71 72 71 70 70
DEWPT            61 61 60 60 60 55 51 53 54 56 56 58 59 58 57 59 63 64 63 63 64
MAX/MIN RH                   87          47          77          55          83
RH               73 77 77 80 87 60 49 51 61 67 69 74 74 62 55 60 75 77 74 79 81
WIND DIR         NW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     31 28 28 30 32 32 31 30 30 29 27 27 27 24 22 21 21 21 22 23 23
WIND SPD          4  5  8 10 13 13 13 12 10  9  9  9  9  9 11 14 13 14 14 14 12
CLOUDS           B1 SC CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        57 31  5  9  2  2  2  2  3  5  4  4  6 13 14 10  7  8 11 21 20
VSBY              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           0
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                  4     3     5     5     5     5     4     5     4     5
MIX HGT              3300  2600  4400  4900  2100  1100  3200  2800   800  1000
T WIND DIR              W    NW    NW    NW     W     W    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              9    17    19    17    10    10    11    21    24    21
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     7    39    53    56    10     8    42    45    24    26
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     3     4     3     3     3     4
STABILITY               B     E     D     C     B     F     F     C     C     D
CEILING              4000  4700 30000 30000 30000 26600 11700 13800 12700  9800
PRESSURE            29.92 29.92 29.98 29.98 30.05 30.07 30.09 30.01 29.98 29.94


DATE           09/28 WED 09/29/21 THU 09/30/21 FRI 10/01/21 SAT 10/02/21
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          78    65    72    60    70    59    70    60    72
TEMP          76 72 67 66 71 66 62 61 69 64 61 60 69 65 62 62 70 66
DEWPT         63 66 66 65 59 57 55 55 54 53 54 55 53 54 56 56 56 57
MIN/MAX RH       64   100    60    84    56    87    57    88    58
RH            64 83 96 98 65 71 78 82 58 68 78 84 58 69 81 83 60 73
WIND DIR      SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N
WIND SPD      10  9  6 11 13 13 12 13 13 14 12 14 11 10 10 10 10 10
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    40    20    10     5     5    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS        S  C  S     S                                    
TSTMS             S  C                                             

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VAZ064-260900-
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