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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

MDZ021-020900-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

DATE           12/01/16      FRI 12/02/16            SAT 12/03/16            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
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                      36          53          35          50          32
TEMP             47 45 41 38 38 49 52 51 44 41 39 37 37 46 49 49 42 39 36 34 34
DEWPT            33 31 31 30 30 31 29 29 30 30 29 29 29 30 29 28 29 29 30 30 29
MAX/MIN RH                   75          41          72          44          85
RH               58 58 67 72 73 50 41 42 58 65 67 72 72 53 46 44 60 67 79 84 80
WIND DIR         NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     31 31 30 29 29 29 29 28 30 30 30 31 31 31 31 31 32 32 32 33 33
WIND SPD          5  3  3  3  3 10 10 10  9 10 10 11 11 12 14 12 10  9  8  6  5
CLOUDS           FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        13  7  5 14 17 22 31 38  7  7  7  7  7 14 20 18 16 19 26 31 41
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           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     3     4     4     4
MIX HGT               700   400  3100  3700  1100   900  2900  2900   600   300
T WIND DIR             NW     W     W     W     W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             14    13    18    18    18    16    24    20    13    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    GD    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     7     9    64    56    19    23    55    55    14     8
MAX LVORI               3     4     3     2     3     3     3     2     4     4
STABILITY               C     F     F     C     C     E     E     C     C     F
CEILING             30000 23500 18200 26100 30000 30000 26600  4000 26600 23500
PRESSURE            29.93 29.98 30.05 30.04 30.11 30.13 30.19 30.18 30.26 30.28


DATE           12/04 MON 12/05/16 TUE 12/06/16 WED 12/07/16 THU 12/08/16
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          47    36    50    37    52    42    54    41    54
TEMP          46 41 38 37 48 43 40 38 50 47 44 43 53 47 44 42 53 41
DEWPT         30 33 34 35 38 36 35 35 42 43 42 42 46 44 41 40 37 35
MIN/MAX RH       53    91    62    89    69    97    71    93    51
RH            53 72 84 91 68 76 83 89 74 87 94 96 77 89 89 93 54 80
WIND DIR      NW  W SW  W NW  N NE  E  E  E NE  N  N  E SW NW SW  W
WIND SPD       5  2  3  3  4  3  3  3  6  5  4  3  3  3  3  5 10 11
AVG CLOUDS    SC B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR          5    30    20    20    50    50    20    20    30
RAIN                 S  C  S                                       
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C

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MDZ022-020900-
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