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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

MDZ021-220900-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
520 PM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

DATE           11/21/14      SAT 11/22/14            SUN 11/23/14            MON
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                      20          47          34          56          53
TEMP             31 26 23 22 23 41 46 46 39 39 38 38 39 51 54 54 53 53 53 54 55
DEWPT            13 13 13 14 15 17 18 21 24 25 27 28 30 35 40 45 49 51 52 52 52
MAX/MIN RH                   77          31          71          53          94
RH               47 57 67 73 73 37 32 37 53 59 66 69 73 56 59 70 84 91 94 91 87
WIND DIR         NW NW NW  W  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SE SE SE  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     31 32 32 26 19 20 21 21 20 21 22 22 21 21 20 17 15 15 15 17 19
WIND SPD          8  5  3  3  2  6 11 10  9 10 11  9  5  9 10 10  8 11 16 12 10
CLOUDS           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2
CLOUDS(%)         0  0  0  3  5  7  9 19 29 38 47 50 52 61 70 83 96 98100 93 85
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5  5  5  5  5  5  5
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          30          80
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.50
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                        C  C  D  D  L  L   
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3
MIX HGT               700   300  1600  1400   300   300  1300  1300   300   300
T WIND DIR             NW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW     S    SE     S
T WIND SPD              6     2    13    14    10     9    11     8    17    20
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     7     3    30    27    11     9    18    16    19    23
MAX LVORI               3     5     3     2     3     3     3     5     5     5
STABILITY               F     F     C     C     E     E     C     C     D     D
CEILING             30000 30000 18200 30000 10800 16700 26600 15900  4000  1000
PRESSURE            30.52 30.54 30.51 30.39 30.30 30.26 30.23 30.13 30.04 29.75


DATE           11/24 TUE 11/25/14 WED 11/26/14 THU 11/27/14 FRI 11/28/14
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          72    48    58    38    46    32    47    32    46
TEMP          70 64 52 49 57 47 42 38 45 39 35 33 45 39 35 33 44 39
DEWPT         59 58 50 42 38 40 36 33 32 31 30 29 29 29 32 28 27 25
MIN/MAX RH       62    93    46    85    54    86    47    88    43
RH            68 81 92 78 50 75 81 83 60 73 83 86 53 67 88 81 51 57
WIND DIR       S  S SW  W  W NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NE NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD      13 11  3  3  4  1  0  1  6  3  3  0  3  0  3  4 10  5
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR         20    20    10    10    40    20    20    10     5
RAIN                                   C  C  S                     
RAIN SHWRS     S  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