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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

MDZ022-302100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

DATE             SAT 04/30/16            SUN 05/01/16            MON 05/02/16
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          50          69          58          75
TEMP             54 57 58 57 53 52 52 53 58 62 66 66 64 63 62 60 63 69 72 70 65
DEWPT            47 47 46 46 45 45 47 50 52 55 57 57 58 58 58 58 61 61 59 54 51
MIN/MAX RH                   64          90          73          93          57
RH               79 69 64 68 74 77 83 89 80 77 74 73 81 84 87 93 92 76 64 57 60
WIND DIR         NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E SE  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  W NW NW NW  N
WIND DIR DEG     04 05 07 08 08 09 11 10 12 17 21 20 18 19 21 23 26 29 31 32 35
WIND SPD          8  8  8  8  5  5  5  4  6  6  8  8  4  5  5  4  3  6  6  8  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)       100100 99 96 99100100100100 97 91 90 89 89 89 84 83 58 58 61 43
VSBY              3 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     10          60          70          50          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.24        0.46        0.34        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
DRIZZLE          AR                                                            
RAIN                          C  C  L  L  L  L                                 
RAIN SHWRS                                      C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                                                                   S  S   
OBVIS            PF                                                            
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1700  1600   500   400   500   900   300   400  2400  2300
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E    SE    SW    SE    SE     W    NW
T WIND SPD             10     8    10    10    13    17     3     8    27    24
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    FR
ADI                     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0
MAX LVORI               4     4     6     8     6     6     6     8     6     3
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     D     C     C     D     E     B
CEILING              1000  1700  7100  4000  1000  4000 16500  8800  4700      
PRESSURE            30.13 30.14 30.15 30.09 30.04 29.92 29.92 29.82 29.78 29.86


DATE          TUE 05/03/16 WED 05/04/16 THU 05/05/16 FRI 05/06/16
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          50    67    51    66    51    69    48    69
TEMP          57 59 65 61 54 54 64 60 54 54 67 61 52 52 67 62
DEWPT         49 47 47 48 48 51 51 51 50 50 50 48 46 45 46 47
MAX/MIN RH       77    49    93    58    93    49    86    45
RH            75 64 52 63 80 90 62 72 86 86 53 62 80 77 48 59
WIND DIR       N  N NE SE NE NE  N NE NW NW NW  N NW NW  W  E
WIND SPD       5  3  5  3  3  3  5  4  4  5  5  3  4  5  6  3
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20    30    30    50    30    30    30    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  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