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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

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POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

DATE           07/28/14      TUE 07/29/14            WED 07/30/14            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                      62          79          57          84          62
TEMP             80 71 66 63 65 75 77 77 69 63 60 59 68 81 83 82 75 67 64 63 69
DEWPT            63 61 58 58 58 57 55 56 57 55 54 56 59 56 53 55 57 58 59 61 63
MAX/MIN RH                   83          44          92          34          93
RH               56 70 75 83 77 53 47 48 66 77 80 92 74 42 36 40 54 73 84 93 81
WIND DIR          W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  E NE NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  S SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     28 30 33 32 33 35 34 35 10 03 31 32 32 32 26 22 21 20 19 22 24
WIND SPD          5  5  5  1  3  6  4  1  2  2  2  2  3  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  3
CLOUDS           SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)        44 39 34 25 15 26 36 28 20 18 15 15 15 18 20 20 20 25 29 26 22
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                      5           5          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     4
MIX HGT              1000   300  4700  4600   300   300  4800  5000   300   300
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW     W    NW     W     W    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             13    12     6     3     3     5     9     9     6     4
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     9    13    23    24     2     8    51    53     4     2
MAX LVORI               4     5     3     4     5     7     2     3     5     8
STABILITY               F     F     B     A     F     F     A     A     F     F
CEILING              8900  9800 30000  3200  3200 30000 30000 30000 30000  8600
PRESSURE            29.67 29.78 29.85 29.86 29.88 29.90 29.95 29.94 29.95 29.97


DATE           07/31 FRI 08/01/14 SAT 08/02/14 SUN 08/03/14 MON 08/04/14
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          86    64    84    65    85    67    85    68    86
TEMP          84 78 68 68 82 77 69 69 83 78 70 71 83 78 71 72 84 79
DEWPT         60 57 60 62 59 60 62 64 64 64 66 67 66 66 65 67 70 68
MIN/MAX RH       42    87    41    90    44    94    49    93    52
RH            44 48 76 81 46 56 78 83 52 62 87 87 57 67 81 85 62 69
WIND DIR       S SE SE  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  5  3  2  6  8  4  3  4  6  3  3  3  3  3  3  8  8
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
POP 12HR         10    10    10    10    30    30    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS                             C  C  C  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                  C  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