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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017

MDZ021-240900-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
620 PM EDT FRI JUN 23 2017

DATE           06/23/17      SAT 06/24/17            SUN 06/25/17            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
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      77          89          70          87          66
TEMP             83 82 81 79 80 83 87 87 82 76 73 71 74 81 85 86 79 73 70 67 69
DEWPT            74 72 73 74 72 71 69 66 66 65 65 63 64 61 59 58 59 59 59 60 61
MAX/MIN RH                   85          50          76          39          78
RH               74 72 77 84 77 67 55 50 58 69 75 76 71 51 42 39 50 62 68 78 76
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  W NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     21 21 21 21 23 27 28 28 24 28 33 33 32 31 29 29 27 28 32 31 31
WIND SPD         10 10 11 12 13 10  9  6  2  3  4  5  6  9  9  5  1  3  4  4  4
CLOUDS           B1 SC B1 OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        56 40 63 89 84 70 51 49 48 44 40 37 34 34 34 39 43 36 29 24 19
VSBY              7  7  7  7  4  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     60          70          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.10           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  L  C  C  C                                       
TSTMS                   S  S  S  S  C  C                                       
LAL                     2     2     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     5     5     4     5     5     4     4     5
MIX HGT              1300  1800  5000  5300  1700  1200  5300  5400  1800  1300
T WIND DIR             SW    SW     W     W    NE    NE    NW     W    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             20    27    19    11     1     4     6    12    12     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                    20    46    71    69     1    11    44    54     7    10
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     4     4     2     2     3     4
STABILITY               C     D     D     B     A     F     F     B     A     F
CEILING             12700  4000 23500 23500  4700  5500  6300  5400  5500  6300
PRESSURE            29.68 29.65 29.76 29.82 29.89 29.92 29.97 29.93 29.97 30.01


DATE           06/26 TUE 06/27/17 WED 06/28/17 THU 06/29/17 FRI 06/30/17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          81    64    78    63    80    67    85    70    86
TEMP          80 75 67 67 77 73 66 67 78 75 70 71 83 80 73 74 84 82
DEWPT         57 58 59 59 54 56 56 59 55 58 60 63 61 62 63 67 67 69
MIN/MAX RH       45    82    45    83    44    81    45    83    55
RH            45 55 75 76 45 56 72 77 45 55 71 76 47 54 71 78 58 65
WIND DIR       W SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD       5  3  3  5  5  3  3  4  4  3  6  8 10 10 11 10 10 10
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC
POP 12HR         10    20    20    10     5     5     5     5    10
RAIN SHWRS           S  S  S  S                                    
TSTMS                      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