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Chickasaw State Forest Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


TNZ053-222200-
CHICKASAW STATE FOREST NFDRS SITE-CHESTER TN
35.37N  88.83W ELEV. 496 FT
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

DATE             FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            SUN 08/24/14
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                      95          72          98          73          97
TEMP          74 73 85 93 95 89 80 76 74 73 87 96 98 92 82 77 74 73 86 95 97 91
DEWPT         72 73 72 72 70 71 71 71 71 71 71 70 71 71 71 72 71 71 70 70 70 71
MIN/MAX RH                   46          96          42          94          43
RH            94 99 66 50 46 54 74 85 92 94 59 44 42 51 72 85 91 92 59 45 43 52
WIND DIR      SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N NW NE NE
WIND SPD       3  3  5  6  5  3  2  2  2  2  4  5  4  2  2  1  1  1  2  3  3  1
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     10 10 13 16 13 11  5  0  2  3  9 15  9  3  3  3  3  3  9 15 15 14
POP 12HR                      5           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
MIXHGT M AGL         1665  1760   872     0  1633  1864   491     0  2295  2413
MIXHGT FT AGL        5461  5772  2862     0  5356  6114  1610     0  7529  7915
MIXHGT M MSL         1806  1904  1024    85  1767  1997   651    67  2429  2546
MIXHGT FT MSL        5924  6245  3359   280  5796  6552  2134   219  7968  8353
TRANSWIND DIR           W    SW    SW    SW     W     W    SE     W     N     N
TWIND SPD M/S           4     4     2     1     2     2     1     1     2     2
TWIND SPD MPH           9     9     4     3     5     5     2     2     4     4
VENT INDEX                 7616        2958        3994        1009        5092
CATEGORY DAY                  3           2           3           1           3
500M MIXHGT T          88    93    92    90    89    93    93    91    91    94
500M TWND DIR           W    SW    SW     W     W     W     W    NW     N     N
500M TWND M/S           4     4     6     8     4     2     2     5     3     1
500M TWND MPH           9     9    14    18     9     5     5    12     6     3
DISPERSION             22    25     2     3    22    15     2     1    18    20
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
LASI                    4     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     3     4
STABILITY               B     C     F     E     B     B     F     E     A     B
STAG INDEX                    3           3           3           3           3


DATE           MON 08/25/14    TUE 08/26/14    WED 08/27/14    THU 08/28/14
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            73      95      72      93      71      92      71      88
TEMP           77  73  94  90  76  73  91  88  75  71  90  87  74  71  87  83
DEWPT          72  71  72  73  71  71  71  71  70  68  69  69  69  69  69  69
MAX/MIN RH         95      47      96      49      91      48      94      53
RH             85  94  50  57  84  95  51  57  84  89  50  56  85  92  55  63
WIND DIR            E       S      SE       S      SE      SW      SW      NW
WIND SPD            1       2       2       3       1       4       2       3
AVG CLOUDS     FW  FW  FW  SC  SC  SC  SC  SC  SC  SC  SC  B1  B2  B2  B2  B1
POP 12HR           10      20      10      20      10      20      30      30
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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