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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

MDZ022-222100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
520 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE             MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED 12/24/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
EST 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      44          40          53          48          64
TEMP             33 37 41 41 41 44 45 47 46 49 51 50 48 48 49 51 53 58 61 59 56
DEWPT            27 32 36 39 40 41 43 44 44 49 51 50 47 48 48 49 50 55 58 56 54
MIN/MAX RH                   72          97          86         100          82
RH               78 83 82 92 97 90 94 90 92100100100 98100 96 92 89 91 91 90 92
WIND DIR         NE  E  E NE NE  E  E SE SW SW SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     06 07 07 06 06 07 08 15 22 23 24 20 16 15 14 16 17 17 18 18 18
WIND SPD          4  6  6  8  9 10 10  5  2  3  5  4  3  4  5  6  9 11 16 16 16
CLOUDS           B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        84 92100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100100
VSBY              4  4  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
POP 12HR                    100          60          40          90          90
QPF 12HR                   0.36        0.15        0.02        0.28        0.49
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
DRIZZLE                             C  C AR AR AR AR                           
RAIN              C  L  D  D  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  D  D               
RAIN SHWRS                                                        D  D  D  D  D
TSTMS                                                                   S  S   
OBVIS                               F  F  F  F  F  F                           
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  2     2     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT               300   300   300   300   300   300   300   300   800   600
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     W    SW     S     S     S    SW     W
T WIND SPD             11    14    16     4     6     6     5     9     9     2
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    19    18    20     7     8     9     7    12    13     5
MAX LVORI               4     6     8     8     8     9     9     7     6     7
STABILITY               C     D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D     D
CEILING              4700   300  1000   300  8000  1700  1000   300   300  1000
PRESSURE            30.23 30.15 30.07 30.01 29.97  30.0 30.04 29.97 29.88 29.75


DATE          THU 12/25/14 FRI 12/26/14 SAT 12/27/14 SUN 12/28/14
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
EST 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX          46    51    35    51    37    51    31    41
TEMP          57 51 50 43 38 37 49 44 40 38 49 40 34 31 39 34
DEWPT         49 37 34 33 32 31 34 35 37 36 37 34 31 26 25 24
MAX/MIN RH       92    51    82    51    92    55    89    54
RH            75 59 54 67 78 79 56 70 88 92 63 79 89 82 57 66
WIND DIR       S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD      14 10 16 10 10  5  8  6  6  6 10  6  9 10 13  9
AVG CLOUDS    OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         80    20     5     5    10    10    10    10
RAIN                 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