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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
510 PM EDT FRI JUN 18 2021

MDZ021-190900-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
510 PM EDT FRI JUN 18 2021

DATE           06/18/21      SAT 06/19/21            SUN 06/20/21            MON
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                      71          90          72          91          74
TEMP             77 74 74 73 76 84 87 88 83 77 75 73 77 86 89 90 84 78 76 75 78
DEWPT            59 64 65 65 66 68 68 70 69 69 69 68 70 72 72 71 72 71 71 71 73
MAX/MIN RH                   77          53          87          54          86
RH               53 72 74 76 71 59 54 55 63 76 83 85 79 64 57 55 68 79 84 85 84
WIND DIR          S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  S
WIND DIR DEG     17 18 20 22 22 25 24 24 23 25 25 25 26 25 22 21 20 21 21 21 20
WIND SPD         11  9  9  8  6  8  8 10  4  4  3  3  3  6  6  8  4  6  6  8  9
CLOUDS           SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)        38 45 59 65 50 45 49 54 65 64 64 57 58 52 51 47 55 54 61 67 78
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     20          30          40          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.10           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS                    S     C  C  C  C  C  C                    S  S  S
TSTMS                               C  C  S  S  S  S                           
LAL                     1     1     3     3     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     5     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT               800   700  3700  4000   600  1000  4900  4700   700  1900
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             11    14    12    16     2     1    12    14     9    13
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    GD    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    11    18    52    64     2     2    46    72    11    34
MAX LVORI               4     4     3     3     5     6     3     3     4     5
STABILITY               B     E     F     B     B     F     E     B     B     E
CEILING             12700 10800 11100  6300  7200  4700  8000 14800 14800 30000
PRESSURE            29.90 29.85 29.86 29.82 29.84 29.82 29.84 29.80 29.79 29.79


DATE           06/21 TUE 06/22/21 WED 06/23/21 THU 06/24/21 FRI 06/25/21
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          87    73    88    63    78    62    81    64    82
TEMP          86 82 75 76 87 79 69 67 77 72 65 66 79 75 66 67 80 77
DEWPT         74 73 72 74 73 68 63 60 55 54 56 60 58 59 61 64 63 63
MIN/MAX RH       63    97    56    84    45    84    44    99    50
RH            67 74 90 94 62 69 82 78 47 53 73 81 49 59 84 90 55 62
WIND DIR       S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N NW  N NE NE  W SE SE  E  S SE
WIND SPD      10  6  5  6 13  6  6  9 10  3  3  3  4  5  3  3  6  6
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30    20    60    50    10     5    10    10    20
RAIN SHWRS     S  C  S     S  L  C  S                             S
TSTMS             C  S        L  C                                 

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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