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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

MDZ021-312100-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

DATE             TUE 03/31/15            WED 04/01/15            THU 04/02/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      64          39          56          40          67
TEMP             43 54 62 63 57 52 46 41 39 47 54 55 46 43 42 42 42 53 63 66 58
DEWPT            34 34 34 35 36 36 35 33 31 27 27 28 30 33 35 35 35 37 39 42 43
MIN/MAX RH                   34          76          33          79          40
RH               72 45 35 35 45 54 65 73 74 45 35 35 53 66 76 78 79 55 41 42 57
WIND DIR          W SW  S  S  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     26 22 20 20 25 32 33 33 33 33 31 31 19 17 15 17 18 19 19 19 19
WIND SPD          4 10 16 16 10 12 12 10 10 11 10  6  1  1  2  3  5 10 16 13 10
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        56 64 71 77 82 71 59 34  9 19 29 15  0  1  2  5  7 14 20 32 43
VSBY             10 10 10  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6
POP 12HR                     50          70           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                 C  L  L                                            C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              3600  4300  1000   300  4100  4200   800   300  1900  2000
T WIND DIR             SW    SW    NW     N    NW     W     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             18    24    27    25    20    12     4     6    19    23
SMOKE DISP             GD    VG    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    FR
ADI                    82    99    30    27    54    72     2     7    55    59
MAX LVORI               3     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     2
STABILITY               E     D     C     E     E     B     B     F     E     C
CEILING              8000  9800  6300 30000  9800 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.94 29.73 29.61 29.88 30.02 30.12 30.18 30.25 30.27 30.17


DATE          FRI 04/03/15 SAT 04/04/15 SUN 04/05/15 MON 04/06/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          54    67    50    58    39    56    41    58
TEMP          55 55 65 60 53 51 57 50 43 41 54 50 44 43 56 53
DEWPT         47 52 54 52 51 46 39 34 31 31 32 34 33 34 38 41
MAX/MIN RH       88    62    93    45    69    42    73    50
RH            75 92 68 76 93 83 51 53 61 66 43 54 65 70 52 65
WIND DIR      SW SW SW  S SW  W NW NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD      10  8  9  4  8  5 13  9  6  3  5  1  4  5  5  6
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         30    50    50    30     5     5     5    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C                        

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MDZ022-312100-
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