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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

MDZ022-202100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

DATE             SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON 09/22/14
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                      78          62          83          62          76
TEMP             61 73 77 75 70 66 63 63 66 78 81 80 72 70 67 64 64 75 76 74 67
DEWPT            59 63 62 63 65 64 63 63 64 65 64 64 65 63 62 61 60 57 57 56 55
MIN/MAX RH                   57         100          54          90          47
RH               94 71 61 65 83 92100100 95 64 56 58 79 79 84 90 87 54 51 53 65
WIND DIR          E  E  E  E  E NE NE  N  N NE NW  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     10 11 11 10 07 05 03 00 01 04 29 20 23 25 28 30 31 30 30 31 30
WIND SPD          3  9  9  9  4  3  2  2  2  3  2  6  5  4  4  6  8 10 11 10  4
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW B1 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        31 44 56 56 57 58 60 56 52 43 34 28 22 68 70 45 27 24 21 19 17
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     10          10          10          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                            S  S  S  S               
TSTMS                                                 S  S  S  S               
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     5     4     5     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              3700  3400   300   300  3600  3500   300   300  4400  4300
T WIND DIR              E     E    NE     N     N     W     S     W     W     W
T WIND SPD              8    13     5     4     8     5     6     9    19    16
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD
ADI                    31    35    11     3    43    38     6    10    57    58
MAX LVORI               6     4    10    10     5     4     5     6     3     3
STABILITY               F     C     B     F     F     B     C     F     E     C
CEILING             30000  7200  1700 26600  9800 23500 12400  5500 11600 30000
PRESSURE            30.21 30.12 30.02 29.92 29.84 29.73 29.71 29.72 29.84 29.92


DATE          TUE 09/23/14 WED 09/24/14 THU 09/25/14 FRI 09/26/14
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          52    73    54    72    54    72    57    74
TEMP          58 55 71 64 58 57 70 63 57 57 70 65 60 60 72 66
DEWPT         50 49 50 50 51 54 54 54 52 54 54 54 53 56 55 57
MAX/MIN RH       85    42    93    50    95    50    93    51
RH            75 80 47 61 76 89 57 71 82 89 58 68 78 87 55 73
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E NE NE  E  E  E NE  E  E
WIND SPD       6  5  3  1  3  5 10  8  8  9 10  8  9  5  6  4
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     0     5    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                         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