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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

MDZ022-282100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
520 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

DATE             WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            FRI 01/30/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      35          16          42          31          37
TEMP             19 27 33 33 26 22 20 18 18 30 39 40 37 35 33 32 31 34 36 35 27
DEWPT            12 11  5  7 10 10 10  9  8 13 15 17 24 26 27 29 30 23 20 17 12
MIN/MAX RH                   39          81          42          85          46
RH               74 50 30 33 50 59 63 67 64 49 38 40 58 68 77 87 95 64 52 47 53
WIND DIR         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     32 32 32 31 32 33 33 33 35 16 17 17 18 19 21 25 29 30 31 31 31
WIND SPD         12 14 13 11  9  6  4  3  1  3  6  9  9 10 10  9 11 16 18 16 13
CLOUDS           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        26 21 15 14 12 11 10 19 29 47 66 77 88 83 79 68 56 44 32 40 47
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5  5 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      0           0          30          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                            C  C                     
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1      
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4      
MIX HGT              2400  2600   300   300  1200  1400   300   300  4400      
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    SE     S    SW     W    NW      
T WIND SPD             20    16    12     4     5    13    17    17    29      
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD      
ADI                    40    38    10     4    15    20    16    21    74      
MAX LVORI               1     2     4     5     3     3     4     4     3      
STABILITY               C     C     F     F     B     C     D     E     C      
CEILING             26600 30000 30000 23500 14800  9800  4700  4700 30000      
PRESSURE            30.04 30.13 30.23 30.28 30.28 30.19 30.09 29.89 29.92      


DATE          SAT 01/31/15 SUN 02/01/15 MON 02/02/15 TUE 02/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          15    29    20    38    35    43    17    29
TEMP          20 16 27 25 22 21 36 37 36 36 42 31 22 18 27 23
DEWPT          8  6  7 10 13 13 18 24 28 28 25 19 12  8  8 10
MAX/MIN RH       66    40    77    43    77    42    68    40
RH            60 65 42 53 68 71 47 60 74 73 49 61 65 65 45 56
WIND DIR      NW NW NW NW NW NE SW  S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD      16 16 13  8  3  2  4  4  4  6 13 12 16 14 12  6
AVG CLOUDS    SC CL CL FW SC SC B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     0     0    20    50    30    10     5
RAIN                                S  C  C  C  C            
SNOW                                S     C                  

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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