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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

MDZ022-060900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

DATE           07/05/15      MON 07/06/15            TUE 07/07/15            WED
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                      69          87          72          91          73
TEMP             77 72 73 71 75 83 86 86 82 77 75 73 76 85 89 90 84 79 76 74 77
DEWPT            68 68 68 70 73 71 71 71 71 70 70 71 72 71 70 70 70 71 72 72 72
MAX/MIN RH                  100          59          93          50          93
RH               74 86 84 97 93 68 61 60 69 79 84 93 87 63 53 51 63 77 87 93 85
WIND DIR         SE SE  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W
WIND DIR DEG     14 13 10 12 14 14 17 17 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 22 20 21 21 23 24
WIND SPD          4  4  3  3  3  6  6  9  5  5  5  4  4  6  8  6  5  5  5  5  4
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        67 74 80 77 75 75 61 70 71 67 63 59 55 20 39 41 28 27 26 25 24
VSBY              6  6  4  6  6  6  4  4  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     30          40          30          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.06        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        S  S  C  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S                           
TSTMS                   S           C  C  C  C                                 
LAL                     2     1     3     3     3     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
MIX HGT               600   300  4500  4500  1200   300  4700  4700   900   300
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD              4     5    14    17    14    13    18    13     8    10
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                     6     9    63    76    10    19    65    63     4     9
MAX LVORI               7     9     3     3     4     6     3     3     6     6
STABILITY               B     F     E     B     B     E     F     B     B     F
CEILING              6300  6300  6300 18200  9800 14800 27000 11400 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.07 30.09 30.09 30.05 30.01  30.0 30.01 30.01 29.98 29.96


DATE           07/08 THU 07/09/15 FRI 07/10/15 SAT 07/11/15 SUN 07/12/15
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          91    72    87    72    87    71    86    71    87
TEMP          89 84 75 75 86 82 75 75 85 81 74 74 85 81 74 75 85 82
DEWPT         72 72 71 71 70 71 70 71 70 71 70 70 69 69 70 70 71 71
MIN/MAX RH       56    94    57    95    59    94    56    93    59
RH            57 67 87 87 60 71 86 88 61 72 88 86 59 67 87 84 63 69
WIND DIR      SW SW  W NW  W  W  S  W NW  E  S  N SW  S SW SW SW  S
WIND SPD       9  6  4  3  6  2  3  4 10  3  2  2  4  3  1  3  4  5
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    30    20    20    20    20    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS        C  C        S  S        S  S        C  C        C
TSTMS             C  C        S  S        S  S        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