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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

MDZ022-232100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

DATE             SUN 04/23/17            MON 04/24/17            TUE 04/25/17
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                      59          49          58          54          65
TEMP             51 56 58 57 55 52 51 50 51 55 57 58 56 56 55 55 56 61 64 64 61
DEWPT            45 45 46 46 46 47 48 48 50 50 52 52 52 53 54 55 56 59 59 59 56
MIN/MAX RH                   64         100          80         100          81
RH               80 67 64 67 72 83 90 94 97 83 83 80 85 89 94100 98 94 84 84 84
WIND DIR          N  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     02 07 08 08 08 07 07 05 06 06 06 06 06 07 07 07 08 09 08 06 04
WIND SPD          6  9 10 10  6  5  8 10 11 13 14 16 14 12 11 11 12 14 16 13 12
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        90 86 82 82 98 92 87 87 87 90 93 89 85 81 78 83 88 87 90 90 88
VSBY              7  7  7  7  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  4  6  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  6
POP 12HR                     70          80          80          80          90
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.10        0.55        0.31        0.55
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L  D  D  D  D  L
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     2
HAINES                  4     4     4     2     2     3     3     3     4     3
MIX HGT              2100  1700   500   500   400   300   300   300   400   500
T WIND DIR             NE     E     E     E    NE    NE     E     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             13    11     9    16    23    24    17    12    18    23
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    26    22     9    24    26    28    18    17    22    29
MAX LVORI               3     3     6     6     5     4     5     8     5     4
STABILITY               D     C     C     D     D     D     C     D     D     D
CEILING              8900 13600  5500  4000  1000  1000  1000   300   300  1000
PRESSURE            30.04 30.05 30.05 30.01 30.02 29.97 29.94 29.84 29.81 29.71


DATE          WED 04/26/17 THU 04/27/17 FRI 04/28/17 SAT 04/29/17
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          56    72    58    80    61    79    62    81
TEMP          58 59 70 67 61 62 77 73 65 64 77 72 65 65 79 74
DEWPT         54 55 55 56 56 59 60 62 59 60 60 62 60 62 61 61
MAX/MIN RH       95    56    96    52    92    53    94    52
RH            87 89 60 69 83 89 55 68 80 86 56 69 84 90 55 65
WIND DIR       N NW NW SW  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD       6  3  5  3  4  6 11  9  6  6 11 10  9  6 10  9
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         70    10    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     L  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