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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
620 AM EDT SUN APR 22 2018

MDZ022-222100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
620 AM EDT SUN APR 22 2018

DATE             SUN 04/22/18            MON 04/23/18            TUE 04/24/18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                      61          40          65          47          62
TEMP             45 55 59 59 52 46 44 42 47 59 63 63 57 52 50 49 52 59 61 61 58
DEWPT            39 37 35 34 35 36 37 39 40 36 37 36 39 41 43 45 46 48 49 51 51
MIN/MAX RH                   38          89          35          86          64
RH               81 50 40 40 52 69 76 89 76 42 37 36 50 66 77 86 80 66 65 70 77
WIND DIR         NW  N  E SE SE SE SE  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND DIR DEG     32 35 10 13 14 14 15 11 09 12 13 12 11 11 11 10 11 11 11 11 10
WIND SPD          2  2  4  6  3  3  2  2  2  6 10 10  6  5  6  6  8 12 12 14 14
CLOUDS           SC B1 B2 OV SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV
CLOUDS(%)        41 55 78 89 40 24  9 12 14 18 21 38 55 68 80 87 94 97 99 99 99
VSBY              7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4  4  6
POP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          70
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.37
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN                                                              C  C  L  L  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     4     3     3     4     5     5     5     5     3
MIX HGT              3800  3500   600   300  3700  3500   800   300   800   800
T WIND DIR              N    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E    SE    SE
T WIND SPD              1     6     4     3     8    13     8     8    14    19
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    FR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                     6    17     3     4    36    42     9    13    19    23
MAX LVORI               4     2     4     7     3     2     4     5     4     3
STABILITY               F     B     A     F     F     B     B     D     D     D
CEILING             10800  7200  7200  5500 26600 26600 20800  2400  2400  1700
PRESSURE            30.40 30.36 30.38 30.40 30.43 30.40 30.38 30.30 30.26 30.12


DATE          WED 04/25/18 THU 04/26/18 FRI 04/27/18 SAT 04/28/18
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          52    68    51    65    48    67    49    64
TEMP          54 55 66 61 54 53 63 58 51 51 65 60 53 52 62 57
DEWPT         53 54 55 54 52 51 49 47 47 48 48 46 45 44 41 41
MAX/MIN RH      100    63    97    54    93    49    83    43
RH            95 96 68 77 93 93 60 66 85 87 55 61 76 76 46 55
WIND DIR      SE  S  W  S SW NW  W SW SW SW  S  S  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD      10  5  8  4  3  8  3  3  4  5  8  8 10 10 10  5
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR         70    50    20    20    10    20    30    20
RAIN           L  L                                          
RAIN SHWRS           C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S  S

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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