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Chickasaw State Forest Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


TNZ053-232200-
CHICKASAW STATE FOREST NFDRS SITE-CHESTER TN
35.37N  88.83W ELEV. 496 FT
322 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE             WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 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                      75          49          79          54          75
TEMP          46 45 61 69 74 69 61 55 52 50 60 72 78 73 63 60 57 55 64 71 74 70
DEWPT         43 43 45 48 50 52 48 44 44 44 51 58 61 64 62 60 54 47 47 47 49 51
MIN/MAX RH                   42          83          54         100          40
RH            89 91 57 47 43 54 62 66 73 79 73 61 56 74 99100 89 74 53 42 41 51
WIND DIR       N NE NE NE  E NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  N  E SE  S  W
WIND SPD       0  0  3  4  2  1  0  0  0  0  6  9 10  8  8  2  0  3  2  2  1  2
CLOUDS        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)      0 20 20 20 20 22 22 22 22 38 38 60 60 72 72 37 37 14 14 14 14 28
POP 12HR                      0           0          30          50           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.09        0.37           0
RAIN SHWRS                                     SC SC SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                                          SC SC SC SC
OBVIS         PF
MIXHGT M AGL          999  1091   535     0  1536  1894   527   449  1557  1621
MIXHGT FT AGL        3276  3578  1754     0  5040  6213  1727  1473  5106  5318
MIXHGT M MSL         1138  1232   659    49  1675  2039   666   601  1696  1761
MIXHGT FT MSL        3734  4043  2161   162  5494  6689  2185  1970  5565  5776
TRANSWIND DIR          NE     E     E    SE     S    SW    SW     N    NE    SE
TWIND SPD M/S           4     3     3     3     7     8     5     5     4     3
TWIND SPD MPH          10     8     8     6    16    19    12    12     9     6
VENT INDEX                 4928        2859       16312        3996        5283
CATEGORY DAY                  3           2           4           3           3
500M MIXHGT T          61    68    66    65    71    74    73    64    66    73
500M TWND DIR           E     E     E    SE     S    SW     W     N     E    SE
500M TWND M/S           5     3     8     9     8     8    12    11     4     3
500M TWND MPH          12     8    18    21    18    18    27    25    10     6
DISPERSION             29    23     5     7    49    53    14    11    31    19
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     3     1     1     1
LASI                    4     5     4     4     5     4     4     4     5     6
STABILITY               B     C     F     E     B     C     E     E     A     B
STAG INDEX                    3           2           0           0           3


DATE           SAT 04/26/14    SUN 04/27/14    MON 04/28/14    TUE 04/29/14
UTC 6HRLY      06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00
CDT 6HRLY      01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19

MIN/MAX            54      83      64      81      63      75      63      69
TEMP           60  55  76  77  67  65  79  77  68  63  73  72  66  63  69  66
DEWPT          41  46  58  62  56  61  66  68  62  60  66  65  65  60  53  53
MAX/MIN RH         71      46      89      63      89      73      94      55
RH             50  71  55  59  69  88  67  73  81  87  80  78  94  88  55  63
WIND DIR           SW      SW      SE      SE      SE       S       S      SW
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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