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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

MDZ022-060900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
520 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

DATE           03/05/15      FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN
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                      11          31          11          41          29
TEMP             27 22 22 16 14 21 26 27 20 17 14 16 17 33 39 39 37 30 30 31 31
DEWPT            21 18 15  9  5  6  5  4  4  6  6  7  8 16 20 24 25 26 27 27 27
MAX/MIN RH                   84          35          71          43          88
RH               76 84 76 73 69 52 39 37 49 63 69 68 68 49 46 53 61 86 88 85 85
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     35 35 35 35 00 00 00 00 34 30 28 25 23 24 23 23 22 23 24 26 29
WIND SPD         12 10 11  9  5  8  5  4  3  3  3  3  3  4  8  8  4  5  5  3  2
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)       100 90 79 45 10 14 17 15 12  7  2  4  5 10 15 21 26 27 27 26 24
VSBY              2  2 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     70           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00                        
SNOW              L  C                                                         
WINTER STORM      W  W                                                         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
MIX HGT              1800  1200  2200  2200   300   300  1200  1000   300   300
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW     W
T WIND SPD             24    19    11     4     3     3     9    10     8     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    27    26    29    16     2     5    17    13     4     4
MAX LVORI               4     3     2     2     3     3     3     3     6     6
STABILITY               D     E     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F
CEILING              4700 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 16100  9800 30000
PRESSURE            30.22 30.35 30.47 30.51 30.45 30.40 30.36 30.29 30.20 30.14


DATE           03/08 MON 03/09/15 TUE 03/10/15 WED 03/11/15 THU 03/12/15
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          45    34    49    34    49    35    55    37    58
TEMP          43 39 37 35 47 43 37 35 47 43 38 37 52 48 41 39 55 49
DEWPT         32 31 32 31 34 33 30 31 35 35 35 34 39 37 36 36 37 37
MIN/MAX RH       59    88    53    85    55    96    52    92    45
RH            65 74 81 85 60 67 75 85 63 73 89 89 61 66 82 89 51 63
WIND DIR       W SW  S  W  W NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  W NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       8  3  0  1  3  1  2  1  2  2  3  2  2  2  3  2  2  2
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5    10    10    10    20    20    10    10    10
RAIN                                   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