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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

MDZ021-062100-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
520 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE             FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      30          11          41          28          51
TEMP             13 22 28 29 22 18 15 13 14 28 37 40 36 33 31 29 30 41 48 50 43
DEWPT             4  4  4  2  3  4  5  7  9 12 14 17 23 25 27 28 28 29 29 29 30
MIN/MAX RH                   29          83          35          97          41
RH               67 45 35 31 43 53 62 75 79 49 38 38 59 73 86 97 93 62 47 43 59
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NW SW SW  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     35 00 00 00 34 30 24 22 19 21 20 20 20 22 23 24 25 28 27 26 25
WIND SPD          5  8  5  4  2  1  1  3  3  5  9  8  5  5  4  3  2  5  8  5  3
CLOUDS           CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)         5  9 13 10  8  6  4  8 12 14 16 24 33 30 27 23 20 28 36 36 37
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                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4     4     5
MIX HGT              2500  2500   300   300  1500  1600   300   300  2700  3100
T WIND DIR              N     N     W     S     S    SW    SW     W     W    NW
T WIND SPD             11     4     2     2    10    12    10     4    14    12
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR
ADI                    27    18     3     2    32    32     9     3    51    56
MAX LVORI               3     2     3     5     3     3     6    10     5     2
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 12700  8900 30000 18200  2400
PRESSURE            30.51 30.51 30.45 30.40 30.35 30.26 30.13 30.13 30.18 30.17


DATE          MON 03/09/15 TUE 03/10/15 WED 03/11/15 THU 03/12/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          32    53    33    48    36    55    34    51
TEMP          36 34 50 45 37 34 46 43 39 38 53 46 38 36 49 42
DEWPT         30 30 35 33 31 31 37 37 35 35 40 38 34 32 34 34
MAX/MIN RH       89    48    89    64    92    54    92    50
RH            79 85 56 62 79 89 73 80 87 89 61 72 85 85 55 73
WIND DIR       W  W NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  W NE NE NE NW NE
WIND SPD       2  2  3  1  2  1  2  2  3  2  3  2  3  2  2  2
AVG CLOUDS    SC B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10    10    30     5    10     5     5
RAIN                             C  C                        

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MDZ022-062100-
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