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	EXPERIMENTAL...FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
410 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018

MDZ022-230900-
POWELLVILLE RAWS - WICOMICO MD
38.35N  75.42W ELEV. 16 FT
410 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018

DATE           07/22/18      MON 07/23/18            TUE 07/24/18            WED
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                      76          83          74          85          74
TEMP          84 80 78 78 77 79 83 81 79 78 75 75 74 78 84 83 83 78 76 75 74 78
DEWPT         76 75 75 75 75 75 75 74 74 74 73 73 74 75 75 75 73 73 73 72 73 74
MAX/MIN RH                   94          77         100          72          97
RH            76 85 90 91 94 88 77 79 85 88 94 95100 91 73 76 73 86 90 89 97 88
WIND DIR      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S
WIND DIR DEG  15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 16 16 16 15 16 16 16 16
WIND SPD      11  9  9 10  9 10 13 13 12 10 10 10 10 10 11 12 12  8  8  6  8  8
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     66 66 72 77 84 88 88 94 92 89 87 72 78 72 76 68 75 70 76 80 87 85
VSBY           7  6  6  6  6  7  7  6  6  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  7  4  4  4  4  4
POP 12HR                     60          60          50          50          70
QPF 12HR                   0.25        0.26        0.11        0.05        0.62
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00                        
RAIN SHWRS     C  L  L  L  L  C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  L
TSTMS          C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     4     2     3     3     3     2     3     3     2     3
HAINES                  4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
MIX HGT              1000  1200  2800  2700   800  1300  3400  3400  1000   900
T WIND DIR             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    19    26    21    12    17    27    26    17    14
SMOKE DISP             PR    PR    FR    GD    PR    PR    GD    GD    PR    PR
ADI                    18    37    54    59    12    36    73    72    18    17
MAX LVORI               4     5     4     5     5     6     4     3     4     5
STABILITY               B     D     D     C     C     D     D     C     B     D
CEILING              1000  1000  1400  1000  1100  1000  4700  1700  1000  1000
PRESSURE            29.85 29.89 29.96 30.01 30.05 30.07 30.09 30.09 30.07 30.04


DATE           07/25 THU 07/26/18 FRI 07/27/18 SAT 07/28/18 SUN 07/29/18
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          85    74    86    73    88    72    87    72    86
TEMP          83 81 76 77 85 81 76 76 87 82 75 75 86 81 75 75 85 81
DEWPT         75 72 71 73 75 73 72 73 75 73 72 72 73 72 70 70 72 72
MIN/MAX RH        0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0     0
RH            77  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SE  S  S
WIND SPD      10 10 11 10 10  8  6  5  9  5  4  3  3  3  3  3  4  4
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         70    70    50    40    40    30    40    50    50
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          C  C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  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