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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST FRI JAN 19 2018

MDZ021-200900-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST FRI JAN 19 2018

DATE           01/19/18      SAT 01/20/18            SUN 01/21/18            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
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      28          53          31          52          36
TEMP             37 34 33 32 32 43 50 50 43 39 37 34 34 45 51 51 44 42 40 39 38
DEWPT            20 22 21 21 21 24 26 28 31 31 30 31 30 33 35 36 35 35 36 37 36
MAX/MIN RH                   65          39          89          52          93
RH               55 61 61 63 65 47 40 42 62 72 76 87 85 64 55 56 69 76 84 92 93
WIND DIR          S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     19 21 22 22 23 23 23 23 23 26 31 33 29 23 22 19 19 19 20 20 19
WIND SPD          3  4  5  4  5  6  6  5  4  3  2  3  1  3  3  5  3  5  3  4  3
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2 19 24 28 29 41 46 52 52 52
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           5           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                  4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT               200   300  1300  1400   600   200  1900  1800   200   300
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    SW    SW     W     W     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              5     6    10     8     3     2     4     6     5     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     3     5    17    17     2     2    25    23     4     7
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     3     4     7     5     3     5     8
STABILITY               C     F     F     C     B     F     F     B     C     F
CEILING             30000 30000 29400 30000 30000 26600  1700  2400  4000  4700
PRESSURE            30.09 30.04 30.06 30.02 30.11 30.17 30.25 30.20 30.23 30.18


DATE           01/22 TUE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18 THU 01/25/18 FRI 01/26/18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          55    42    53    33    45    30    41    29    45
TEMP          53 48 45 43 52 43 37 34 44 38 33 31 40 35 32 30 43 40
DEWPT         38 41 42 43 40 33 28 26 26 26 25 22 24 24 24 25 28 31
MIN/MAX RH       55    96    57    73    47    72    50    78    53
RH            58 77 89 99 64 68 70 73 49 62 72 69 52 64 72 81 55 70
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD       6  8  9 11 10  8  6  5  6  3  4  3  4  2  3  3  5  6
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR         10    70    70     5     0     0     0     0     5
RAIN SHWRS           C  L  L  C                                    

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MDZ022-200900-
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