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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
520 AM EST WED NOV 22 2017

MDZ022-222100-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
520 AM EST WED NOV 22 2017

DATE             WED 11/22/17            THU 11/23/17            FRI 11/24/17
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                      57          29          47          28          55
TEMP             54 55 55 54 42 37 34 31 30 39 45 44 37 34 33 31 29 44 53 53 47
DEWPT            54 50 42 36 34 30 26 24 22 22 22 23 26 25 26 26 27 30 29 32 34
MIN/MAX RH                   51          75          38          91          38
RH               98 83 62 51 72 74 72 75 72 50 40 43 64 69 75 81 91 57 39 44 60
WIND DIR          W NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W SW  S
WIND DIR DEG     25 32 32 33 33 34 34 33 33 33 32 29 27 27 27 29 30 32 26 21 18
WIND SPD          3  9 12 12 10  8  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  2  3  2  3  2  3  3
CLOUDS           OV OV FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)       100 93 13  6  4  5 15  9 20 19 22 18 27 21 18 11  7  4  4  5  7
VSBY              2  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7
POP 12HR                     70           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.11           0           0           0           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS        L  C                                                         
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     2     3
MIX HGT              3300  3600  1200   400  2300  2500   300   300  2100  2100
T WIND DIR             NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     W     W     W    NW     S
T WIND SPD             16    24    14    11    11     6     4     3     4     4
SMOKE DISP             FR    GD    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR    PR
ADI                    46    71    16     9    24    21     2     4    13    19
MAX LVORI               6     3     4     3     3     3     4     6     4     3
STABILITY               D     C     C     F     F     B     B     F     F     B
CEILING              1000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000 30000
PRESSURE            29.89 29.92 30.09 30.11 30.15 30.05 30.06 30.05 30.09 30.02


DATE          SAT 11/25/17 SUN 11/26/17 MON 11/27/17 TUE 11/28/17
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          39    60    39    49    30    47    31    54
TEMP          43 40 58 49 42 40 48 39 34 31 45 38 34 32 51 48
DEWPT         39 40 42 44 39 37 31 30 25 27 24 29 26 31 30 37
MAX/MIN RH      100    52    92    50    87    43    91    43
RH            86100 55 83 90 91 53 70 71 87 43 70 71 95 44 64
WIND DIR       S SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD       4  3  8  4  6 10 14 12 10  9  9  5  3  3  9  9
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5    10    20     5     0     0     0     5
RAIN SHWRS                 S  S                              

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MDZ025-222100-
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