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Camden Tower Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


TNZ022-281000-
CAMDEN TOWER NFDRS SITE-BENTON TN
36.07N  88.17W ELEV. 512 FT
308 PM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE           08/27/14      THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14            SAT
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      69          94          69          93          70
TEMP          91 87 78 74 71 70 83 90 93 90 80 76 72 70 78 89 92 87 80 76 73 71
DEWPT         71 70 71 70 68 68 72 69 67 70 69 68 66 66 68 64 62 64 64 65 65 66
MAX/MIN RH                   94          43          88          37          85
RH            52 58 79 87 89 94 69 50 43 51 70 76 81 88 71 44 37 46 59 68 77 85
WIND DIR       E NE NE NE  N NE SE  S SE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       3  1  0  0  0  1  2  2  3  1  1  1  0  1  3  5  5  3  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS        B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
CLOUDS(%)     53 40 40 30 30 30 30 54 54 25 25 29 29 39 39 39 39 57 57 57 57 75
POP 12HR                      5          20          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0        0.01
RAIN SHWRS    IS                   IS IS                         IS IS IS IS SC
TSTMS         IS                   IS IS                         IS IS IS IS SC
OBVIS                  PF PF
MIXHGT M AGL          816     0  2116  2343   871     3  2195  2262  1074     0
MIXHGT FT AGL        2678     0  6943  7687  2858    11  7202  7421  3522     0
MIXHGT M MSL          949    72  2270  2497   999   145  2349  2416  1229   109
MIXHGT FT MSL        3112   236  7448  8192  3278   476  7707  7926  4033   357
TRANSWIND DIR          NE     E    SE    SE    SE     S     S     S     S     S
TWIND SPD M/S           1     1     3     3     2     1     5     5     4     1
TWIND SPD MPH           3     2     6     8     5     2    11    12     9     3
VENT INDEX                 1410        7491        3036       12080        5190
CATEGORY DAY                  2           3           2           4           3
500M MIXHGT T          90    88    87    92    90    87    87    90    88    85
500M TWND DIR           E     E    SE    SE     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW
500M TWND M/S           3     2     2     3     6     6     4     5     8     9
500M TWND MPH           8     5     5     6    13    13    10    11    19    21
DISPERSION              1     2    25    27     3     3    40    40     6     3
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     2     2     3
LASI                    4     3     3     4     4     4     5     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     E     A     C     F     E     B     C     E     E
STAG INDEX                    3           3           3           3           0


DATE            08/30  SUN 08/31/14    MON 09/01/14    TUE 09/02/14    WED 09/03/14
UTC 6HRLY      18  00  06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00
CDT 6HRLY      13  19  01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19

MAX/MIN            89      71      87      71      91      72      91      70      90
TEMP           85  85  76  72  84  83  74  72  88  87  76  73  90  86  76  71  87  85
DEWPT          67  69  69  70  70  70  69  68  69  70  69  69  69  69  68  67  68  69
MIN/MAX RH         51      94      59      90      50      87      50      89      50
RH             55  59  80  94  62  65  85  89  54  57  80  87  51  58  78  88  53  59
WIND DIR            S       S       S       S      SW      SW       W      NW       S
BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT

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 SPD (MPH)......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
WIND CHILL (F)......................WIND CHILL TEMPERATURE
HEAT INDEX (F)......................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
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...
       IS.............ISOLATED
       SC.............SCATTERED
       NM.............NUMEROUS
       O..............OCCASIONAL
       S..............SLIGHT CHANCE
       C..............CHANCE
       L..............LIKELY
       WD.............WIDESPREAD
       D..............DEFINITE
       AR.............AREAS
       PA.............PATCHY
OBVIS...............................OBSTRUCTION TO VISIBILITY
     TYPE...
       F..............FOG
       PF.............PATCHY FOG
       +PF............PATCHY DENSE FOG
       F+.............DENSE FOG
       H..............HAZE
       BS.............BLOWING SNOW
       K..............SMOKE
       BD.............BLOWING DUST
MIXING HGT M (AGL)..................MIXING HEIGHT IN METERS
MIXING HGT FT (AGL).................MIXING HEIGHT IN FEET
TRANSWIND DIR (8 POINT COMPASS).....TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION
TWIND SPD MS (M/S)..................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED IN METERS PER SECOND
TWIND SPD MPH (MPH).................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED IN MILES PER HOUR
VENT INDEX (M2/S)...................VENT INDEX IN METERS SQUARED PER SECOND
CATEGORY DAY........................CATEGORY DAY BASED ON VENT INDEX
     EXAMPLE: 1 = <2000; 2 = >=2000 AND <4000; 3 = >=4000 AND <8000;
              4 = >=8000 AND <16000; 5 = >=16000
500M MIXHGT T (F)...................SURFACE TEMPERATURE NEEDED TO CREATE MIXING
                                    UP TO 500 METERS ABOVE THE GROUND
500M TWND DIR (8 POINT COMPASS).....TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION AT 500 METERS AGL
500M TWND M/S.......................TRANSPORT WIND AT 500 METERS AGL IN M/S
500M TWND MPH.......................TRANSPORT WIND AT 500 METERS AGL IN MPH
LASI (SAME AS HAINES INDEX).........LOWER ATMOSPHERIC SEVERITY INDEX
                                    MEASURES FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL
     EXAMPLE: 1-3 = VERY LOW; 4 = LOW; 5 = MODERATE; 6 = HIGH
STABILITY...........................STABILITY CLASS
     EXAMPLE: A = VERY UNSTABLE; B = MODERATELY UNSTABLE; C = SLIGHTLY UNSTABLE
              D = NEUTRAL; E = SLIGHTLY STABLE; F = MODERATELY STABLE
              G = VERY STABLE
STAG INDEX..........................STAGNATION INDEX
     EXAMPLE: 0 = WINDS >= 10 MPH; 1 = WINDS <= 10 MPH WITH RAIN
              2 = DRY WITH DECENT WINDS
              3 = DRY WITH LIGHT WINDS AND STAGNATE CONDITIONS
WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY...
     EXAMPLE: W = WARNING; Y = ADVISORY; A = WATCH
     IN EFFECT FOR THE INDICATED HOUR


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