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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

MDZ022-232100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20

MAX/MIN                      93          73          85          65          86
TEMP             74 87 90 89 81 77 77 74 78 84 83 81 75 71 68 67 70 81 83 82 75
DEWPT            72 69 67 68 72 72 71 71 71 71 68 67 69 68 67 66 66 65 61 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   44          87          52         100          44
RH               94 55 46 50 71 81 82 87 80 65 55 59 79 90 93100 86 58 46 49 62
WIND DIR         SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NW  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S
WIND DIR DEG     24 20 17 19 20 22 23 27 31 33 35 33 35 35 34 35 35 01 02 09 18
WIND SPD          3  4  8 10  8  8  8  6  6  5  6  4  4  3  3  3  6  6  5  4  4
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        37 37 30 35 40 53 66 70 75 81 87 86 86 84 83 70 57 40 36 31 29
VSBY              2 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     30          40          50          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.10        0.14        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C                     
TSTMS                   S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C                     
OBVIS            PF                                                            
LAL                     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              4000  4000   600   300  2700  2700   300   600  4600  4600
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     W    NW    NW    NW     N     N     S
T WIND SPD              4    10     6     8     9    10     9     9     6     3
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    22    36     8    10    23    24     9    11    18    12
MAX LVORI               4     3     4     5     4     4     6     9     4     3
STABILITY               F     B     B     E     E     C     B     F     F     A
CEILING             11700 30000 23500  5500  5500  5500  1700  3100  5500  4000
PRESSURE            29.96 29.88 29.82 29.77 29.77 29.79 29.80 29.82 29.92 29.92


DATE          SAT 07/26/14 SUN 07/27/14 MON 07/28/14 TUE 07/29/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20 02 08 14 20

MIN/MAX          67    89    68    85    69    85    68    85
TEMP          70 72 85 80 72 72 84 80 72 72 83 79 71 72 83 79
DEWPT         63 65 65 66 67 68 67 68 68 68 67 68 67 67 65 64
MAX/MIN RH       88    46    95    53    93    53    93    49
RH            79 79 51 63 85 87 57 68 86 87 59 69 87 84 55 61
WIND DIR       S SW  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  W  W
WIND SPD       5  5  9  8  6  6 11  9  6  6 10  9  5  8  6  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10    10    10    30    30    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS                       C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C   
TSTMS                            C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C   

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