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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

MDZ022-060900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
520 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

DATE           12/05/16      TUE 12/06/16            WED 12/07/16            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
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      36          51          44          56          37
TEMP             45 42 40 38 37 45 50 50 47 46 46 45 45 50 54 53 46 42 40 39 38
DEWPT            38 36 34 34 34 40 43 45 45 46 46 44 43 46 44 42 39 37 35 34 34
MAX/MIN RH                   88          78         100          62          86
RH               75 79 80 84 88 83 78 83 93100100 97 93 86 69 66 76 82 83 83 85
WIND DIR         NW  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E NE NE  N NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     33 34 00 01 06 09 09 07 07 04 03 35 33 33 33 33 34 34 34 33 33
WIND SPD          4  3  3  3  4 10 10 10 16 11 10  6  8  9 10  8  4  3  3  3  2
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)        26 55 61 74 91100100100 98 96 88 87 79 76 62 45 42 40 64 65 80
VSBY              7  7  7  7  6  5  3  2  2  4  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     70         100          90          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.68        0.29           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                          L  D  D  D  D  D  C  C                           
RAIN SHWRS                                                                    C
OBVIS                            F  F  F  F  F                                 
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     2     3     3     4     4     4
MIX HGT               300   300  1800  1100   400   300  2100  1900   300   300
T WIND DIR              N    NE     E     E    NE    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD              4     4    19    24    17    12    11    10     5     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     4     7    38    31    23    14    23    25     4     3
MAX LVORI               5     6     5     4     8     8     5     4     5     6
STABILITY               B     F     D     D     D     D     E     C     B     F
CEILING             23500 18200 11700  1000  1000  1000  1000  2400  2400  2400
PRESSURE            30.04 30.07 30.02 29.85 29.69 29.76 29.93  30.0 30.06   0.0


DATE           12/08 FRI 12/09/16 SAT 12/10/16 SUN 12/11/16 MON 12/12/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          49    27    41    24    40    25    49    36    53
TEMP          47 37 31 27 39 32 27 25 38 32 28 26 46 42 39 37 51 45
DEWPT         37 31 25 21 21 21 22 20 19 19 20 23 28 34 37 36 39 40
MIN/MAX RH       58    83    44    81    42    84    47    97    59
RH            68 80 77 78 48 62 81 81 46 58 71 87 49 73 93 97 63 82
WIND DIR       W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW
WIND SPD       5 10 14 13 18 16 11  9  8  2  3  3 10  6  6  5  9 10
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         30    10     5     5     5     5    10    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C                                      C  C  C  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