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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

MDZ022-270900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

DATE           05/26/15      WED 05/27/15            THU 05/28/15            FRI
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                      66          83          66          83          65
TEMP             71 69 69 69 74 78 79 77 72 70 68 67 70 78 80 79 73 69 68 67 71
DEWPT            62 64 65 66 67 67 66 66 65 65 65 66 66 66 66 65 64 63 62 63 64
MAX/MIN RH                   90          64          97          61          87
RH               74 84 87 90 80 69 64 69 79 85 90 97 87 68 63 63 74 81 81 87 79
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     18 18 20 20 20 21 20 19 19 19 20 20 20 20 19 19 18 18 18 18 17
WIND SPD         10  9  9  8  9 10 12 10 10  9  6  6  6  6  9  9  5  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        41 48 55 59 63 52 41 41 39 52 64 66 67 66 63 61 59 60 60 60 59
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                      0          10          10          30          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.03        0.08
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                                                       C  C  S  S        S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     2     1
HAINES                  4     3     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT              1600   300  3400  3700   300   600  3900  3800   300   900
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S     E
T WIND SPD             20    16    14    20    18    12     9    11     5     3
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    23    18    46    57    18    14    25    30     6     5
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     4     5     6     4     4     5     6
STABILITY               B     E     D     B     B     E     E     B     B     E
CEILING             18200  5500 26600 20800  7700  4200  7200  8900  9900  8000
PRESSURE            30.17 30.17 30.17 30.15 30.12 30.13 30.14 30.15 30.17 30.18


DATE           05/29 SAT 05/30/15 SUN 05/31/15 MON 06/01/15 TUE 06/02/15
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          80    64    83    65    83    63    77    62    76
TEMP          77 74 67 68 81 76 68 69 81 76 67 66 76 71 65 65 75 71
DEWPT         65 63 63 64 65 64 64 65 65 63 62 62 60 60 60 61 61 61
MIN/MAX RH       65    97    55    96    53    93    57    93    60
RH            67 69 87 87 58 66 87 87 58 64 84 86 59 68 84 87 62 71
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S SE  E  E  E  E SE  E SE
WIND SPD       8  8  6  6 11 12 11  9  9  6  3  2 10  6  4  3  5  4
AVG CLOUDS    B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR         20    10    20    20    50    50    40    40    30
RAIN SHWRS     S  S        S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S        S  S  S     C  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