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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

MDZ022-272100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

DATE             SAT 08/27/16            SUN 08/28/16            MON 08/29/16
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                      89          69          87          68          87
TEMP             78 87 88 87 80 75 73 70 72 81 85 85 79 74 72 69 72 80 85 85 79
DEWPT            71 69 67 68 70 70 70 70 71 70 69 69 70 69 68 69 69 69 69 70 70
MIN/MAX RH                   49         100          55          99          57
RH               79 54 49 53 72 84 90100 90 61 55 61 81 90 93 99 87 59 57 63 79
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E SE SE
WIND DIR DEG     03 05 06 06 07 07 08 06 07 07 08 09 09 09 08 07 05 06 09 13 15
WIND SPD          5  8  9  9  5  4  4  3  5  8  9  9  6  4  3  3  3  4  4  5  4
CLOUDS           FW CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)         9  3  6  3  4 13 21 25 23 17 11 12 13 19 25 29 33 20 20 23 26
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
MIX HGT              4400  4400   400   300  3000  3200   600   300  3900  3900
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E     E     E     E     E     N    NE    SE
T WIND SPD             10     9     8     8     6     6     3     2     3     3
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    41    39     4     5    27    27     3     4    12    10
MAX LVORI               3     3     6     9     4     5     8    10     3     4
STABILITY               F     B     B     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING             30000 30000 30000   300   300 30000 30000 30000 20400 23500
PRESSURE            30.09 30.09 30.12 30.14 30.17 30.13 30.12 30.09 30.09 30.03


DATE          TUE 08/30/16 WED 08/31/16 THU 09/01/16 FRI 09/02/16
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          69    88    70    89    70    87    64    82
TEMP          73 73 86 80 74 73 87 81 74 73 85 77 68 67 80 72
DEWPT         68 69 69 70 69 70 70 71 69 70 68 67 61 62 56 58
MAX/MIN RH       97    54    97    54    96    53    90    42
RH            90 84 57 72 87 90 57 71 85 89 58 72 78 85 44 60
WIND DIR       S  N  S  S SW SW  S  S SW NW  N NW  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD       3  2  4  4  4  3  6  4  3  3  5  3  3  5  6  3
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
POP 12HR         10    20    10    20    20    20    10    10
RAIN SHWRS           S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S            
TSTMS                S  S        S  S        S  S            

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MDZ025-272100-
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