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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

MDZ022-302100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

DATE             MON 05/30/16            TUE 05/31/16            WED 06/01/16
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                      76          65          81          62          80
TEMP             72 74 75 74 73 69 67 65 68 76 79 80 74 68 66 63 66 74 78 79 73
DEWPT            70 69 70 70 68 67 66 65 67 68 68 68 67 64 63 62 62 62 62 62 61
MIN/MAX RH                   83         100          64          97          54
RH               93 84 84 88 84 93 97100 96 76 69 66 77 87 90 97 88 66 58 56 66
WIND DIR          S  S NW  N  E  W SW  N NE  E  E  E SE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND DIR DEG     18 17 31 01 09 26 20 00 03 07 09 10 12 11 07 04 05 06 06 05 06
WIND SPD          4  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  4  2  3  3  5  9  9 10  9
CLOUDS           B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)        84 97100 92 89 90 95 94 93 88 78 68 61 59 57 60 62 64 66 67 68
VSBY              4  4  6  6  4  4  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6
POP 12HR                     80          60          30          20          30
QPF 12HR                   1.08        0.09        0.02           0        0.05
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        L  D  D  D  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS                   C  C  S  S              C  C  S  S              S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     2     1     3     3     2     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     4     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              2000  2000   700   300  2300  2300  1000   300  2200  2200
T WIND DIR             SW     W    SW     W     E    SE    SE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              3     3     4     1     2     3     3     9    16    14
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     6     6     3     1     8     8     3    11    39    39
MAX LVORI               6     6     8    10     6     4     7     7     4     3
STABILITY               D     C     B     D     D     B     B     F     E     C
CEILING              1000  1500  6300  7600 16500  2400  2400 30000 26600 16500
PRESSURE            29.97 29.93 29.90 29.90 29.93 29.92 29.95 30.01 30.07 30.09


DATE          THU 06/02/16 FRI 06/03/16 SAT 06/04/16 SUN 06/05/16
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          61    75    61    77    61    77    60    76
TEMP          64 64 74 70 64 64 75 71 64 64 75 71 63 63 74 71
DEWPT         60 61 62 62 60 61 64 63 61 61 62 61 60 60 60 60
MAX/MIN RH       95    64    97    64    98    60    96    58
RH            87 89 66 76 87 90 69 76 90 91 64 71 88 89 62 68
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  N  E  E NW  N  S  S
WIND SPD       6  9 10  8  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  4  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    30    20    30    40    40    30    10
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C      
TSTMS          S        C  S        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