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Chickasaw State Forest Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


TNZ053-281000-
CHICKASAW STATE FOREST NFDRS SITE-CHESTER TN
35.37N  88.83W ELEV. 496 FT
305 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

DATE           01/27/15      WED 01/28/15            THU 01/29/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX TEMP                 28          56          45          59          32
TEMP             47 39 34 32 29 35 47 53 51 48 47 46 45 48 54 57 50 43 39 37 36
DEWPT            31 30 29 28 27 28 28 28 30 33 34 36 38 41 42 41 39 33 28 26 25
MIN/MAX RH                   94          38          80          55          68
RH               53 70 82 85 92 75 47 38 44 56 60 68 76 77 64 55 66 67 64 64 64
WIND DIR          N  N NE  E  E SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD          5  2  2  2  2  4  4  5  1  9 10 11 11 12 10 12 10  6  5  4  5
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B1 FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        16 20 18 17 17  0  0  0  0 34 47 63 77100100100100 54  7  6 12
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN                                                  S  S  S  S
T WIND DIR        N  N NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD       14 10  5  3  8 10  9 10 12 18 19 17 18 14 19 18 18 20 18 14 14
MIXHGT M AGL          465    67   362   392    15    18   870   867   839   606
MIXHGT FT AGL        1524   220  1186  1284    49    60  2855  2842  2750  1989
MIXHGT M MSL          622   212   495   525   166   152  1004  1001   972   750
MIXHGT FT MSL        2039   696  1625  1721   545   499  3294  3282  3189  2460
TRANSWIND DIR           N     E    SE    SE     S     S    SW    NW     N     N
TWIND SPD M/S           4     2     4     4     8     8     7     8     8     7
TWIND SPD MPH          10     5    10    10    18    18    17    18    19    16
VENT INDEX                 3200        2100        1632        8032        7776
CATEGORY DAY                  2           2           1           4           4
500M MIXHGT T          44    43    48    53    61    60    57    46    42    38
500M TWND DIR           N     E    SE     S     S    SW     W    NW     N     N
500M TWND M/S           7     5     4     6    13    16    11     7     8     8
500M TWND MPH          17    11    10    13    29    36    25    17    18    19
DISPERSION              6     7    17    13    18    17    53    46    41    38
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
LASI                    4     4     4     3     4     3     3     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     E     B     C     F     D     D     D     E     E
STAG INDEX                    3           3           3           2           3


DATE           01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15  TUE 02/03/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN TEMP     47      29    48      37    48      31    39      25    44
TEMP          45 38 34   33 44 40 39   39 45 40 36   34 38 33 29   28 39 35
DEWPT         26 25 23   22 23 28 32   36 41 37 31   26 23 23 21   19 21 25
RH            47 59 64   63 43 62 76   89 86 89 82   72 54 66 72   68 48 66
WIND DIR          N      NE     E      SE     S      NW     N      NE     E
WIND SPD        <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
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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