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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

MDZ021-232100-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
620 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

DATE             THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14
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                      60          48          66          47          68
TEMP             51 56 59 59 55 53 52 50 50 60 64 65 57 53 50 49 49 61 66 66 58
DEWPT            43 44 45 44 45 45 45 44 43 44 42 42 45 47 46 46 46 46 46 47 48
MIN/MAX RH                   55          83          41          89          44
RH               74 64 60 57 70 74 77 80 77 55 45 43 64 80 86 89 89 58 48 50 70
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  W  W SW
WIND DIR DEG     31 31 31 30 32 32 31 31 31 31 31 30 29 30 30 29 28 30 27 25 24
WIND SPD         13 18 18 13 12 11 10 13 12 12 11 10  6  5  4  4  4  8  9  9  6
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        94 86 78 72 66 58 49 36 22 22 22 21 20 20 20 17 13 12 10 15 20
VSBY              6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              S  S                                                         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     5
MIX HGT              2300  2600  1300   600  2300  2300   400   400  1800  1500
T WIND DIR             NW    NW     N    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    SW
T WIND SPD             27    29    27    18    20    18    13     6    11    13
SMOKE DISP             FR    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    56    66    45    22    41    40    12     5    23    22
MAX LVORI               3     3     3     4     3     2     5     6     4     3
STABILITY               D     D     C     E     E     C     B     F     F     B
CEILING              1700  2400  3200  3200 11800 20800 17100 14800 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.81 29.78 29.84 29.86 29.92 29.86 29.89 29.92 29.90 29.82


DATE          SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14
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          49    67    46    72    50    70    51    71
TEMP          53 51 65 56 50 49 69 60 54 52 68 60 55 53 69 60
DEWPT         47 48 47 46 44 45 45 48 49 50 53 54 52 52 53 53
MAX/MIN RH       89    46    93    37    96    52   100    50
RH            80 89 52 69 81 86 42 64 83 93 59 81 90 96 57 77
WIND DIR       W NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  S SW  S SW SW SW NW
WIND SPD       8 10 14  9  6  4  4  2  2  3  9  5  5  4  6  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5     0     0     0     0     5    10    10

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MDZ022-232100-
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