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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

MDZ021-192100-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
520 AM EST SUN NOV 19 2017

DATE             SUN 11/19/17            MON 11/20/17            TUE 11/21/17
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                      54          33          50          37          57
TEMP             54 52 53 51 43 39 37 35 34 43 48 48 43 41 40 39 38 49 55 55 51
DEWPT            46 38 34 29 29 27 27 27 26 26 27 29 31 32 32 33 34 36 36 39 43
MIN/MAX RH                   42          75          42          84          48
RH               73 59 48 42 59 63 69 73 73 53 43 47 62 70 73 79 84 63 49 54 75
WIND DIR          W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG     26 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 29 29 27 27 24 23 22 22 21 21 20 20 20
WIND SPD         17 19 19 17 16 13 13 13 12 12 10  9  5  6  5  6  6 10 13 12 10
CLOUDS           B2 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)        78 25 21  9  7  8 15  6 15  9 10  6  2  2 11 25 31 32 31 47 69
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                                                                     
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT              4400  5100  3200  2100  2900  2700   400   300   700  1300
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW     W     W    SW    SW    SW     S
T WIND SPD             34    31    28    26    17    13    11    10    18    18
SMOKE DISP             VG    VG    GD    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    96    97    40    40    39    40     8     8    23    25
MAX LVORI               3     1     1     3     3     3     3     4     4     2
STABILITY               D     D     C     E     E     B     B     F     E     C
CEILING              4700 30000  5500  4700 30000 24500 26600 26600 23500 20800
PRESSURE            29.56 29.69 29.87  30.0 30.14 30.17 30.20 30.19 30.21 30.12


DATE          WED 11/22/17 THU 11/23/17 FRI 11/24/17 SAT 11/25/17
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          44    53    35    47    35    49    39    55
TEMP          46 45 52 44 39 36 46 41 37 36 47 44 41 40 53 52
DEWPT         46 42 41 38 33 31 30 31 30 31 31 34 34 36 40 41
MAX/MIN RH       98    60    83    51    84    52    86    57
RH            98 90 64 79 79 81 53 68 75 84 54 69 77 86 61 66
WIND DIR      SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SW SW
WIND SPD       6  3  8  6  9  6  6  3  3  4  5  3  3  4  8  5
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR         30    20    10    10    10    10    10    10
RAIN SHWRS        C  S  S                                    

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MDZ022-192100-
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