National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

MDZ021-240900-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

DATE           10/23/14      FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14            SUN
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          66          47          69          49
TEMP             52 51 50 49 49 59 64 65 56 53 51 49 49 64 68 67 58 55 53 51 51
DEWPT            45 45 45 44 43 43 42 43 45 44 44 44 45 45 46 47 49 48 47 48 48
MAX/MIN RH                   83          41          86          43          89
RH               77 80 83 83 80 55 45 45 65 71 77 83 86 50 45 49 71 77 80 89 89
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  W  W SW  W  W  W NW
WIND DIR DEG     32 32 31 31 31 31 31 30 29 30 30 29 28 30 27 25 24 26 28 29 30
WIND SPD         11 10  9 12 12 12 12 10  8  5  4  4  4  8  9  9  6  8  8 10 10
CLOUDS           B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        60 54 47 33 19 19 20 20 20 20 20 15 10 10 10 14 17 19 20 15 10
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
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                  3     2     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT               300   300  1700  1700   300   300  2200  2000   300   300
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SW     W
T WIND SPD             28    19    19    18    13    10     8     9    11    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    29    20    34    37     9     8    28    26     9    15
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     4     5     3     3     4     6
STABILITY               D     E     C     C     F     F     B     B     F     E
CEILING              4000  4700 30000 23500 20800 19900 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.85 29.85 29.90 29.84 29.87 29.89 29.89 29.81 29.79 29.76


DATE           10/26 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14 THU 10/30/14
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          68    46    70    51    70    54    71    52    67
TEMP          67 57 50 49 67 59 54 53 68 62 57 56 69 61 56 54 65 58
DEWPT         45 42 44 45 45 46 49 50 53 54 55 55 57 57 55 53 50 49
MIN/MAX RH       40    93    39    93    52   100    57    99    51
RH            45 69 81 86 46 61 82 90 59 77 94 97 65 86 94 96 58 71
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  S SW  S SW SW  S SW  W  N NW SW
WIND SPD      14  9  6  4  4  2  2  3  9  5  5  4 10  4  3  5  6  2
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          0     0     0     0     5     5    10    30    20
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C  S  S

$$

MDZ022-240900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
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