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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

MDZ021-290900-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

DATE           06/28/16      WED 06/29/16            THU 06/30/16            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                      70          82          66          83          69
TEMP             76 74 72 71 73 78 81 81 76 70 68 67 71 80 81 81 76 71 70 70 73
DEWPT            71 71 70 68 67 65 64 63 63 61 61 61 62 60 60 61 63 65 65 65 67
MAX/MIN RH                   95          54          81          49          87
RH               84 92 95 92 83 64 56 54 64 75 79 81 74 52 49 52 64 81 84 84 81
WIND DIR          S  S  W  W NW  N NW NW NW  W  W NW  N SE SW  S  S  S SE  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     18 20 29 26 33 34 32 30 30 29 29 30 00 15 21 19 16 16 15 17 18
WIND SPD          5  3  3  2  6  3  5  4  2  3  3  3  4  3  4  5  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           SC B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        40 74 71 54 49 37 24 21 17 16 14 20 26 35 43 47 52 51 51 49 47
VSBY              6  6  6  3 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     40           5           5          10          20
QPF 12HR                   0.16           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  C  C  S                                            S  S  C
TSTMS             S  C  C  S                                            S  S  S
LAL                     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     5     5     5     6     5     3
MIX HGT               400   700  3500  4300  1000   400  3500  4100   500   300
T WIND DIR             SW     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    SW     S    SE
T WIND SPD             12     5     8    10     6     5     6     4     4     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     9     5    37    39     5     7    21    16     4     9
MAX LVORI               7     6     4     3     5     5     3     3     5     6
STABILITY               B     F     F     B     A     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             30000  3300  1000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 23500
PRESSURE            29.84 29.84 29.87 29.90 29.93 29.98 30.02 30.01 30.02 29.98


DATE           07/01 SAT 07/02/16 SUN 07/03/16 MON 07/04/16 TUE 07/05/16
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          84    73    85    70    82    68    83    64    84
TEMP          83 78 75 75 84 79 73 73 80 77 71 72 82 76 68 69 82 78
DEWPT         67 68 69 68 64 65 65 66 63 64 64 65 62 64 64 66 63 65
MIN/MAX RH       59    82    49    79    53    84    49   100    51
RH            60 71 82 79 51 62 77 79 56 64 79 80 51 65 86 91 54 64
WIND DIR       S  S SW NW NW  S SW  N  N  S SW  N SW  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       5  3  8  5  3  3  3  5  3  2  3  3  2  8  6  3  6  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    30    30    30    20    20    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  S     C  C  S  S  S  S                     
TSTMS          S  C  C        S  S  S  S  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