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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

MDZ022-020900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

DATE           08/01/15      SUN 08/02/15            MON 08/03/15            TUE
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                      68          89          70          91          72
TEMP             82 75 72 69 74 86 88 87 82 74 73 71 77 88 90 88 83 77 75 73 78
DEWPT            66 68 66 64 66 65 63 65 67 69 70 71 71 71 70 71 71 72 72 72 71
MAX/MIN RH                   90          43         100          51          97
RH               57 78 81 84 76 50 43 49 63 84 90100 81 56 51 56 68 85 91 97 79
WIND DIR          S  S  W  N  N NE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W
WIND DIR DEG     20 20 25 34 34 03 16 18 17 18 19 20 20 21 21 20 19 20 22 23 25
WIND SPD          6  3  1  1  2  3  2  4  3  3  3  4  4  8 10 11  9  9  8  6  5
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        33 42 41 28 15 17 20 17 15 19 23 25 28 26 25 33 40 28 17 20 24
VSBY              6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     20           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  S  S                                                   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT               800   300  5400  5300   600   400  5100  4900   400   400
T WIND DIR             SW     N    NE     S     S     S    SW     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD              4     3     4     4     8     8    11    18    20    11
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                     4     4    24    15     4     7    46    55    15    10
MAX LVORI               5     7     3     3     6     9     3     3     5     7
STABILITY               A     F     F     A     A     F     F     B     B     F
CEILING             30000  5500 30000 30000 30000   300 26600 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.78 29.82 29.86 29.87 29.85 29.84 29.84 29.79 29.76 29.76


DATE           08/04 WED 08/05/15 THU 08/06/15 FRI 08/07/15 SAT 08/08/15
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          90    72    89    70    85    68    84    68    84
TEMP          89 83 75 76 87 82 74 73 84 78 71 71 82 78 71 71 82 79
DEWPT         69 69 68 69 67 69 66 69 67 68 68 67 66 67 66 67 67 65
MIN/MAX RH       52    84    50    89    55    93    55    92    55
RH            52 63 78 79 52 65 76 86 57 71 89 87 58 68 84 86 60 62
WIND DIR       W SW SW  W SW  S  N  N  S NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E
WIND SPD       8  6  4  3  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  4  4  4  4  4
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
POP 12HR         20    20    30    30    40    40    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS        S  S        C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C
TSTMS             S  S        C  C  S  S  C  C  S  S  C  C  S  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