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

MDZ022-240900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

DATE           05/23/17      WED 05/24/17            THU 05/25/17            FRI
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                      58          71          60          78          61
TEMP             61 59 59 60 63 66 66 64 60 60 61 61 68 75 77 75 69 62 63 63 69
DEWPT            56 56 55 56 56 56 56 56 55 56 59 61 64 65 66 65 62 61 59 58 59
MAX/MIN RH                   88          70         100          69         100
RH               85 87 83 87 80 71 72 75 84 89 93100 86 72 69 72 78 99 86 84 71
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     06 06 06 03 01 03 06 08 10 10 11 11 13 20 20 20 22 23 26 25 27
WIND SPD         10 10 11 10  8 10  9 10  9 10 10 10  9 11 12 11  8  5  6  6 10
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100 81 72 86 92100100100100 90 78 65 75 87 82 79 63
VSBY              4  4  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  6  7  7  7  7  7  6  6  7  7  7
POP 12HR                    100          10          80          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.37           0        0.45        0.09        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN              D  D  L                                                      
RAIN SHWRS                 C              S  C  D  C  S     C  C  L  L  C  C   
TSTMS                                                       C  C  C  C         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT              1000   400  1300  3100  1100  1100  4900  4800   500  1400
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE     S    SW     W     W
T WIND SPD             10    17    12    10    18    16    18    17    10    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    10    20    21    22    18    20    56    54    14    26
MAX LVORI               5     4     4     4     5     5     3     4     8     5
STABILITY               D     D     D     C     D     D     D     C     C     E
CEILING              6300  1000  1700  2400  4000  1000  1900 23500 10800  4700
PRESSURE            29.70 29.59 29.64 29.67 29.68 29.57 29.51 29.45 29.46 29.52


DATE           05/26 SAT 05/27/17 SUN 05/28/17 MON 05/29/17 TUE 05/30/17
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          78    61    79    63    80    65    81    64    82
TEMP          74 72 64 65 77 73 66 66 78 74 68 68 79 75 67 68 80 75
DEWPT         56 57 56 57 57 60 59 62 62 63 62 64 63 63 61 64 62 63
MIN/MAX RH       52    85    49    92    55    92    54    93    51
RH            53 59 76 76 50 64 80 86 59 69 81 87 58 67 81 87 54 66
WIND DIR       W NW NW NW  W  S SE  S  S  S SW  W SW  S SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD      14 10  4  3  2  4  3  3  8  5  3  4  4  3  3  4  9  6
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10     5    20    40    40    50    30    30    20
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                            C  C  S  S  C  C  S  S            

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