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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

MDZ022-230900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

DATE           10/22/14      THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14            SAT
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          59          48          67          48
TEMP             54 54 53 52 50 55 58 58 54 53 51 50 50 60 66 65 57 55 53 51 50
DEWPT            49 48 46 44 43 44 46 45 45 46 46 45 44 43 42 41 44 47 45 46 46
MAX/MIN RH                   85          59          84          38          88
RH               85 82 79 76 79 68 64 62 73 77 83 83 80 53 42 42 62 74 76 83 88
WIND DIR          N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W
WIND DIR DEG     34 33 32 31 31 32 31 31 32 32 31 31 31 31 31 30 29 29 29 29 28
WIND SPD         16 16 14 14 13 16 16 13 11 10 10 10 10 11 11 10  6  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        97 90 83 82 81 81 80 76 72 63 53 38 22 23 24 22 20 24 28 25 21
VSBY              6  6  6  6  6  6  6  6 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
POP 12HR                     50          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
DRIZZLE           C  C  C  C                                                   
RAIN              C  C  C  C                                                   
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  S  S                                       
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     3     3     2     3     5     5     4
MIX HGT              1300  1000  2300  2300   900   300  2200  2200   300   300
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W     W     W
T WIND SPD             28    24    25    26    21    12    21    14     6     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    27    33    55    55    24    18    42    39     3     3
MAX LVORI               4     3     3     3     4     5     3     3     4     7
STABILITY               D     D     D     D     D     E     C     C     F     F
CEILING              1700  1700  1700  2400  3200  4700 25100 20800 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.71 29.73 29.75 29.72 29.77 29.79 29.84 29.80 29.85 29.84


DATE           10/25 SUN 10/26/14 MON 10/27/14 TUE 10/28/14 WED 10/29/14
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          69    49    66    46    71    51    72    51    71
TEMP          67 58 53 51 64 55 50 49 68 60 55 53 70 61 55 53 69 61
DEWPT         46 48 47 47 46 45 44 44 44 47 48 50 53 54 51 52 53 53
MIN/MAX RH       43    89    46    89    37    90    49   100    50
RH            47 68 79 86 52 69 80 83 42 62 77 89 55 79 87 97 56 77
WIND DIR       W SW  W NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD      10  5  9 11 14 10  8  5  5  2  3  3  9  6  5  4  8  3
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR          0     5     5     5     0     0     5    10    10

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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