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Camden Tower Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


TNZ022-191000-
CAMDEN TOWER NFDRS SITE-BENTON TN
36.07N  88.17W ELEV. 512 FT
345 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

DATE           09/18/14      FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN
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                      57          85          63          87          65
TEMP          77 72 64 61 59 57 72 82 85 79 71 67 65 63 76 84 87 80 72 69 66 65
DEWPT         61 61 59 57 56 56 60 59 59 61 61 61 60 60 65 64 63 64 64 64 63 63
MAX/MIN RH                   95          42          91          46          94
RH            57 68 84 87 90 95 66 46 42 56 72 80 85 91 70 51 46 59 75 84 90 94
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD       3  2  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  2  1  1  1  1  4  5  4  3  4  5  4  5
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1
CLOUDS(%)     58 59 59 52 52 48 48 36 36 30 30 35 35 52 52 38 38 43 43 49 49 61
POP 12HR                     10           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS                                                             SC
TSTMS         IS                                                             SC
MIXHGT M AGL          727    22  1644  1863    77     0  1668  1944   584    30
MIXHGT FT AGL        2385    71  5392  6112   253     0  5472  6377  1917    99
MIXHGT M MSL          881   173  1797  2017   207    74  1822  2098   713   186
MIXHGT FT MSL        2890   569  5897  6617   678   242  5977  6882  2339   610
TRANSWIND DIR           E     E    SE     E     E    SE     S     S    SE     S
TWIND SPD M/S           4     4     2     1     1     1     4     2     2     2
TWIND SPD MPH          10     9     4     3     3     3     9     5     5     5
VENT INDEX                 4496        4034         858        6294        3321
CATEGORY DAY                  3           3           1           3           2
500M MIXHGT T          76    74    76    81    81    81    82    85    85    82
500M TWND DIR           E     E     E     E    SE     S     S     S     S    SW
500M TWND M/S           7     8     3     2     6     9     5     2     7    10
500M TWND MPH          16    18     6     4    14    20    12     5    16    24
DISPERSION             10    10    10     4     3     4    25    16     9     9
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3
LASI                    3     3     3     4     4     5     4     5     4     3
STABILITY               F     E     B     C     F     E     C     C     F     F
STAG INDEX                    2           3           2           3           2


DATE            09/21  MON 09/22/14    TUE 09/23/14    WED 09/24/14    THU 09/25/14
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            85      60      81      53      79      55      83      57      83
TEMP           83  78  65  60  80  73  59  53  77  72  59  55  81  76  62  57  80  76
DEWPT          63  64  60  56  56  55  53  52  54  56  55  55  56  58  57  56  57  57
MIN/MAX RH         49      88      41      95      42     100      40      96      42
RH             51  62  85  87  44  53  83  95  45  57  86 100  43  54  83  96  44  53
WIND DIR           NW      NE       N      NE      NE      NE       E       E      SE
WIND SPD            6       4       3       4       4       5       5       5       5
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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