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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

MDZ022-282100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

DATE             THU 07/28/16            FRI 07/29/16            SAT 07/30/16
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                      90          75          88          72          87
TEMP             78 85 88 88 83 79 78 76 78 84 87 87 82 77 75 73 75 82 86 86 82
DEWPT            76 75 75 76 75 76 76 76 76 75 74 74 72 72 71 71 71 71 71 72 71
MIN/MAX RH                   64         100          63          93          60
RH               95 72 66 68 77 90 93100 94 74 65 65 73 85 87 93 87 69 60 63 69
WIND DIR         SE SE  S  S SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     12 15 16 16 14 14 15 18 21 25 27 30 35 01 03 05 09 13 14 15 13
WIND SPD          2  5  6  8  5  3  3  5  6 10  9  9  4  3  2  2  3  4  8  9  4
CLOUDS           B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 SC
CLOUDS(%)        67 70 63 71 73 91 81 71 62 67 74 73 58 54 43 52 52 58 54 70 50
VSBY              3  7  4  4  4  4  6  6  6  6  4  4  4  6  7  7  7  7  4  4  6
POP 12HR                     40          50          50          50          30
QPF 12HR                   0.20        0.31        0.17        0.06        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S              C  C  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  S              C  C  C
OBVIS            PF                                                            
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     3     3
HAINES                  3     3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3
MIX HGT              3400  3300   600   500  1900  1700   400   300  2000  2600
T WIND DIR              S     S     S    SE    SW    NW     W    NW     S     S
T WIND SPD              8    13     6     9    24    25     8     2     2    11
SMOKE DISP             PR    FR    PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    34    43     7    13    56    49    13     2    11    28
MAX LVORI               6     4     7     8     4     3     6     7     5     3
STABILITY               E     B     B     E     E     B     B     F     E     B
CEILING             11400 10800  7200   300  9100  2400  5200 11700  9800 10800
PRESSURE            29.85 29.82 29.80 29.72 29.72 29.76 29.84 29.88 29.93 29.92


DATE          SUN 07/31/16 MON 08/01/16 TUE 08/02/16 WED 08/03/16
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          73    87    72    85    71    86    69    87
TEMP          76 76 86 81 75 75 84 80 74 74 85 79 72 73 85 81
DEWPT         73 73 72 73 71 71 69 70 68 69 67 68 67 69 68 69
MAX/MIN RH       97    62    94    59    90    55    93    53
RH            89 90 64 77 88 87 61 71 82 85 57 69 84 87 57 66
WIND DIR      SE  S  S SW  W NW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E NE SE SE
WIND SPD       4  3  5  3  3  3  4  3  3  4  6  4  3  3  5  4
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         40    50    50    30    20    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S                  
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S                  

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