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Chickasaw State Forest Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


TNZ053-011000-
CHICKASAW STATE FOREST NFDRS SITE-CHESTER TN
35.37N  88.83W ELEV. 496 FT
319 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE           07/31/14      FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            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                      62          83          65          86          66
TEMP          78 74 67 64 63 62 74 81 83 79 71 68 66 66 77 85 86 82 73 69 67 66
DEWPT         63 64 63 63 61 62 63 61 61 63 63 63 62 63 65 64 64 65 65 64 65 65
MAX/MIN RH                  100          52         100          50         100
RH            60 70 85 95 95100 69 50 47 58 75 83 86 92 66 50 47 57 75 83 91 96
WIND DIR       W NE NW  N NE NE  E NE NE  N  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD       4  2  0  1  0  1  1  1  4  2  2  1  1  1  1  2  3  2  2  1  1  1
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     79 70 70 68 68 64 64 64 64 58 58 58 58 62 62 62 62 30 30 30 30 35
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          30          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.17           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC
MIXHGT M AGL          913     0  2042  2154    71    76  1906  1976  1073     0
MIXHGT FT AGL        2996     0  6700  7067   233   250  6252  6481  3519     0
MIXHGT M MSL         1053    85  2184  2288   215   213  2054  2118  1207    56
MIXHGT FT MSL        3454   280  7166  7507   705   697  6739  6947  3960   183
TRANSWIND DIR          NW     N     E     E     S    SW     N    NE     N    NE
TWIND SPD M/S           2     2     3     2     2     2     3     4     3     2
TWIND SPD MPH           5     4     6     5     4     4     8    10     6     5
VENT INDEX                 2940        6864         430        8472        5211
CATEGORY DAY                  2           3           1           3           3
500M MIXHGT T          79    78    81    84    81    78    77    83    83    79
500M TWND DIR           N    NE     E     E    SE    SW     N    NE    NE    NE
500M TWND M/S           3     5     4     3     3     3     2     4     6     7
500M TWND MPH           6    12     9     6     6     6     5     9    14    16
DISPERSION              3     3    23    23     3     3    36    35     3     4
LAL                     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
LASI                    3     3     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     E     B     C     F     E     B     C     F     E
STAG INDEX                    2           1           2           3


DATE            08/03  MON 08/04/14    TUE 08/05/14    WED 08/06/14    THU 08/07/14
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            88      64      89      65      91      68      91      68      88
TEMP           86  82  68  64  87  84  69  66  89  85  72  68  89  86  72  68  87  84
DEWPT          64  64  63  63  64  65  64  63  64  65  65  64  65  65  66  66  67  69
MIN/MAX RH         45      99      42      94      44      93      44      99      94
RH             49  54  86  95  46  54  84  91  44  52  79  87  44  51  82  93  52  60
WIND DIR           NE       E      NE      SE       E       W      SW      SW      SW
WIND SPD            3       3       3       2       1       1       2       3       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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