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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

MDZ022-270900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017

DATE           03/26/17      MON 03/27/17            TUE 03/28/17            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                      49          73          54          75          50
TEMP             51 52 54 54 57 64 70 71 65 61 58 56 57 67 72 73 65 57 54 51 51
DEWPT            47 48 50 51 51 52 52 53 52 53 55 55 54 57 55 58 54 50 45 44 43
MAX/MIN RH                   90          51         100          55          80
RH               87 86 86 90 80 66 53 53 63 76 88 96 90 70 55 60 68 77 72 77 74
WIND DIR          E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  W NW  N  N
WIND DIR DEG     09 14 17 18 19 20 20 20 18 19 20 20 21 20 19 19 19 25 31 34 35
WIND SPD          5  5  4  4  5 10 11 10  8  6  5  4  3  6  8  9  5  5  6 10 10
CLOUDS           OV B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        88 60 79 87 91 84 68 60 61 70 69 81 86 84 87 80 85 78 73 50 42
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          50          50
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.06        0.03
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS              S  S  S  S        S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S   
TSTMS                                                       C  C               
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     3     4     3     4     4     4     5     3
MIX HGT               300   300  2400  2400   300   300  2600  2800   300   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SW     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW    NW
T WIND SPD              8     6    21    18    10     9    13    12     4    20
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     7    10    49    46    11    11    34    41     6    27
MAX LVORI               6     6     4     2     5     9     4     3     4     3
STABILITY               C     D     D     C     C     E     D     C     C     E
CEILING              4700  9200  4000  2400 17100  8000  1000  6100  7900  1000
PRESSURE            30.18 30.11 30.06 29.97 29.94 29.89 29.89 29.80 29.81 29.87


DATE           03/29 THU 03/30/17 FRI 03/31/17 SAT 04/01/17 SUN 04/02/17
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          62    36    55    41    58    46    63    43    63
TEMP          60 51 41 38 53 49 44 43 56 53 48 48 61 55 47 46 61 55
DEWPT         39 38 33 31 31 32 33 38 42 46 47 45 42 41 40 39 38 39
MIN/MAX RH       43    82    40    82    57    99    46    82    39
RH            46 61 73 76 43 53 66 82 59 77 97 89 49 59 76 76 42 55
WIND DIR       N  N  N  N  N  E SE  E  E SE SE NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD      10  4  4  6  5  2  1  3  6  9  6  5  5  3  4  5  5  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     0     5    20    70    70    20    10    10
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  L  L  L  L  S  S            
TSTMS                                     S                        

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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