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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

MDZ022-232100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

DATE             MON 03/23/15            TUE 03/24/15            WED 03/25/15
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                      45          25          46          31          55
TEMP             35 41 44 44 36 31 29 28 29 40 44 45 37 34 33 34 37 46 52 53 51
DEWPT            19 16 15 16 19 21 21 20 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 29 33 38 40 43
MIN/MAX RH                   29          74          38          77          53
RH               53 34 31 31 50 65 72 70 70 46 41 41 60 70 76 76 73 59 59 61 74
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     02 02 01 02 05 04 04 03 02 03 03 05 08 08 07 08 08 13 17 17 17
WIND SPD         10 10  6  6  4  4  5  5  8  6  5  5  4  3  2  3  3  8 10  9  6
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC B2 OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)        48 41 34 40 46 70 93 87 80 68 56 45 33 27 21 35 48 64 80 78 76
VSBY             10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  5
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                                          C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT              3200  3100   600   600  3100  3200   300   300  1600  1400
T WIND DIR              N     N    NE    NE     N     N     E     E    SE     S
T WIND SPD             10     9     5     9     6     6     3     3    10    13
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    31    30     8     8    17    19     5     4    23    24
MAX LVORI               2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
STABILITY               E     B     C     D     E     B     B     F     E     C
CEILING             23500 20800 11700  7200  5500  4000 23500 23500 20800  8900
PRESSURE            30.23 30.20 30.20 30.25 30.28 30.32 30.32 30.34 30.34 30.25


DATE          THU 03/26/15 FRI 03/27/15 SAT 03/28/15 SUN 03/29/15
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          49    66    44    53    36    48    31    49
TEMP          51 52 64 57 49 45 52 46 39 38 46 41 34 33 47 45
DEWPT         47 49 52 51 46 41 37 35 30 25 24 24 21 19 21 25
MAX/MIN RH       90    60    93    50    72    37    61    32
RH            86 89 66 82 91 86 56 65 70 61 42 50 59 56 35 45
WIND DIR       S  S SW  S NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  S
WIND SPD      12 11 12  6  6  4  8  3  8  8 10  6  6  6  9  3
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40    60    50    20    30    20    10    10
RAIN           C  C                    C  C  S  S            
RAIN SHWRS           L  L  C  C  S  S                        
SNOW                                      C                  
TSTMS                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