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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST THU JAN 18 2018

MDZ021-182100-
BLACKWATER NWR RAWS-DORCHESTER MD
38.42N  76.00W ELEV. 8 FT
520 AM EST THU JAN 18 2018

DATE             THU 01/18/18            FRI 01/19/18            SAT 01/20/18
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                      40          23          47          29          51
TEMP             19 31 39 39 31 28 26 26 26 39 46 46 38 35 33 32 31 43 50 50 42
DEWPT             8  9  9 11 14 14 14 15 15 17 18 19 21 22 22 21 22 23 24 27 29
MIN/MAX RH                   28          67          32          69          36
RH               61 40 28 31 50 55 60 63 64 40 32 33 50 59 63 63 69 45 36 41 60
WIND DIR         NW NW NW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND DIR DEG     32 31 30 27 26 27 25 23 25 27 24 21 20 21 22 22 22 23 22 22 23
WIND SPD         10 10 11  9  4  3  3  3  3  4  4  3  4  4  4  4  3  6  5  5  4
CLOUDS           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
CLOUDS(%)         9  6  0  0  0  0  0  4  8  5  3  2  2  2  2  3  4  4  5  6  6
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           0           0           0           0
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                  4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
MIX HGT              1400  1300   300   300  2000  2000   300   300  1100  1100
T WIND DIR             NW     W     W    SW     W    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             16    12     3     2     8     8     4     5     9     5
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    25    24     2     4    25    25     3     4    12    11
MAX LVORI               2     2     3     3     3     2     3     3     3     3
STABILITY               E     C     B     F     F     C     C     F     F     C
CEILING             18000 30000 30000 30000 26600 23500 30000 26600 30000 30000
PRESSURE            30.17 30.09 30.15 30.15 30.17 30.12 30.13 30.10 30.12 30.06


DATE          SUN 01/21/18 MON 01/22/18 TUE 01/23/18 WED 01/24/18
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          32    51    37    54    39    50    32    45
TEMP          37 34 49 44 40 38 52 47 42 40 49 41 36 33 43 39
DEWPT         30 30 35 35 36 36 39 43 40 37 34 32 28 27 28 29
MAX/MIN RH       85    53    92    60    93    52    78    53
RH            77 85 57 69 85 92 62 87 93 88 56 70 72 78 55 67
WIND DIR       W NW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW  S  W SW
WIND SPD       2  2  3  3  3  3  9  9  6  5  8  3  3  3  2  1
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC
POP 12HR          0     5     5    20    70    20     5     5
RAIN SHWRS                       S  S  L  L  S  S            

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MDZ022-182100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
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