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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

MDZ022-260900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

DATE           06/25/16      SUN 06/26/16            MON 06/27/16            TUE
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                      57          81          59          85          69
TEMP             73 63 60 59 68 79 80 79 72 64 61 60 70 82 83 83 79 71 69 70 76
DEWPT            59 60 58 57 61 58 58 57 58 59 60 59 64 64 64 64 64 66 67 68 69
MAX/MIN RH                   98          45         100          53          97
RH               63 89 95 93 80 50 47 47 62 85 97 97 82 55 53 53 61 85 93 93 79
WIND DIR          E NE  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     07 03 01 02 04 07 08 09 12 12 14 16 17 16 18 17 17 18 18 18 19
WIND SPD          5  3  3  2  1  6  8  6  5  4  1  2  2  4  8 10  9  8  5  5  5
CLOUDS           CL CL FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)         2  5  9 11 13 10  5  6  6 10 22 36 39 31 29 31 51 69 79 83 82
VSBY             10 10  2  2 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  6  4  4  6  6  6
POP 12HR                      0           0           5          20          40
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.10
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                     S  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                          S  C  C  S  S  S
OBVIS                  PF PF                                                   
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3     2
HAINES                  5     5     5     4     4     3     4     4     5     3
MIX HGT               600   300  2700  2700   400   300  3500  3500   600   400
T WIND DIR              E    NE     E     E     E     E     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              4     3     9     8     5     2     6    12    12    12
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR
ADI                     3     4    30    29     3     2    36    44    11    14
MAX LVORI               8    10     3     3     9    10     3     2     6     6
STABILITY               A     F     F     B     B     F     F     B     B     D
CEILING             30000 30000 30000 30000 30000   300  1000 26600  4700  1000
PRESSURE            30.12 30.17 30.19 30.17 30.12 30.11   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0


DATE           06/28 WED 06/29/16 THU 06/30/16 FRI 07/01/16 SAT 07/02/16
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          83    68    82    64    83    66    83    66    84
TEMP          82 77 71 71 81 76 68 68 81 77 69 70 81 77 69 70 82 78
DEWPT         69 68 67 67 66 63 62 64 61 63 65 67 66 66 67 67 66 66
MIN/MAX RH       65    95    56    93    48    96    58    99    55
RH            65 74 89 89 60 64 81 86 51 61 87 90 61 69 91 89 59 67
WIND DIR       S  S SW NW NW  W NW NW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD       9  6  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  6  5  3  3  6  6
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    40    20    20    10    20    30    30    30
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C                                C  C        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