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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

MDZ022-100900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
520 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      30          40          23          31          16
TEMP             40 35 33 32 31 36 38 39 32 28 26 24 24 27 30 30 24 21 20 18 18
DEWPT            35 31 30 26 25 24 21 20 20 19 18 15 12  8  7  7  7 10 10  9  9
MAX/MIN RH                   89          45          71          35          70
RH               81 85 89 79 79 62 50 45 60 68 70 68 60 44 37 36 47 61 64 67 67
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND DIR DEG     29 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 29 29 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 31 31 31 31
WIND SPD          6  8  9  8  8 11 13 11 10 10 12 11 13 16 17 16 12 12 11  9  4
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        91 92 90 87 83 68 50 64 81 77 72 58 43 42 41 31 22 20 17 21 25
VSBY                                                                           
POP 12HR                     60          20          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     T       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        L                                                            
SNOWSHWRS         L  C  C  C  S           S  S  S  S                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIX HGT               800  1200  4400  4400  1600  2000  4100  4000  1300   800
T WIND DIR              W     W     W     W    NW    NW     W    NW    NW    NW
T WIND SPD             19    18    24    17    20    29    29    32    26    16
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    FR    VG    VG    PR    PR
ADI                    19    29    66    65    29    55    90    91    27    19
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     3     3     1     2     3     3
STABILITY               C     D     D     C     C     D     D     C     C     F
CEILING              4000  4700  4800  4000  4000  3900  4700  4700 26600 23500
PRESSURE            29.57 29.60 29.69 29.71 29.79 29.84  30.0 30.06 30.25 30.27


DATE           02/12 SAT 02/13/16 SUN 02/14/16 MON 02/15/16 TUE 02/16/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN          35    22    31     8    24    14    38    29    46
TEMP          33 29 24 23 30 21 13  9 22 20 16 16 35 34 31 31 44 39
DEWPT          7 15 19 15 11  8  2  2  5  7 10 14 18 23 23 26 31 30
MIN/MAX RH       33    80    41    75    45    92    47    82    54
RH            33 55 80 70 44 56 60 73 47 57 77 91 48 63 72 80 60 69
WIND DIR       W SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  W  S  S SW NW  W  W
WIND SPD       5  8 10 14 18 18 16 16 16 10  3  4  6  8  8  6 10  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5    20    10    10     5     5    20    40    20
RAIN                                                           S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                               C  C      
SNOW                 S  S                          S  S            
SNOWSHWRS                                                C  C      
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