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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

MDZ022-270900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

DATE           09/26/16      TUE 09/27/16            WED 09/28/16            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
EDT 3HRLY     17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08

MIN/MAX                      66          73          62          76          64
TEMP             67 67 69 69 67 67 69 67 64 64 64 63 64 72 74 73 69 65 66 67 65
DEWPT            60 62 64 65 64 63 62 62 62 61 61 59 59 63 64 64 64 64 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   90          80          93          70         100
RH               78 84 84 87 90 88 80 86 93 90 92 87 86 73 70 73 85 98 94 90 95
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW  W  N  N NE NE NE NE  N NE  E NE NE  E  S  S  S  E
WIND DIR DEG     16 19 20 22 25 35 01 03 04 04 03 02 04 07 06 05 10 16 17 16 07
WIND SPD          9  8  9  8  6  4  5  4  3  3  3  4  4  8  5  5  5  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS           B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV
CLOUDS(%)        78 89 94 97100 96 95 87 82 83 76 72 70 78 79 81 79 74 81 80 88
VSBY              7  7  6  7  4  4  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     70          70          50          50          60
QPF 12HR                   0.31        0.51        0.16        0.19        0.57
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C                                                   
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     5     5     4     4     4
MIX HGT               300   300  1100  1000   300   300  2000  1900   400   300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    NW     N     N     N    NE     E     E     E
T WIND SPD             17    16     8     2     3     4    10     6     4    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    18    18    15     3     3     5    24    16     4     5
MAX LVORI               5     5     4     6     6     6     4     5     8     9
STABILITY               C     D     D     C     B     E     E     C     B     F
CEILING              3600  4000  2300  1000  2400 26600  9800  6000  4700  1000
PRESSURE            29.96 29.88 29.86 29.84 29.85 29.86 29.92 29.89 29.90 29.90


DATE           09/29 FRI 09/30/16 SAT 10/01/16 SUN 10/02/16 MON 10/03/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MAX/MIN          76    62    74    60    74    60    75    59    73
TEMP          72 69 65 64 73 67 63 62 72 67 63 62 73 67 62 61 71 67
DEWPT         66 64 63 63 62 62 61 61 60 61 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60
MIN/MAX RH       81    99    66   100    62    99    60   100    64
RH            81 83 93 96 68 84 94 98 66 82 91 94 64 78 93 97 68 78
WIND DIR       E NE  E NE NE NE  E NE NE  S  W  N  N  N MM MM MM MM
WIND SPD       6  5  5  5  9  5  3  3  6  3  3  4  6  4 MM MM MM MM
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         50    50    40    30    20    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S                        
TSTMS             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