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Chickasaw State Forest Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


TNZ053-252200-
CHICKASAW STATE FOREST NFDRS SITE-CHESTER TN
35.37N  88.83W ELEV. 496 FT
634 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

DATE             SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14            MON 10/27/14
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                      80          52          83          58          85
TEMP             49 64 77 80 70 61 57 54 52 67 80 83 74 67 63 60 58 72 82 85 77
DEWPT            49 55 60 61 62 60 57 54 52 55 57 59 61 61 60 59 57 57 57 57 57
MIN/MAX RH                   52         100          43          97          39
RH              100 72 56 52 75 96100100100 64 44 44 64 81 90 94 97 61 42 39 50
WIND DIR          S SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NE  E  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD          3  4  5  4  3  2  1  0  0  1  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  8 11  9  5
CLOUDS           SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
CLOUDS(%)        40 40 19 19  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  7  7  7  7  5  5  5  5 15
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
OBVIS            PF                PF PF PF
MIXHGT M AGL          985  1149   315     0   827  1006    40     0  1151  1332
MIXHGT FT AGL        3231  3769  1035     0  2714  3301   132     0  3776  4369
MIXHGT M MSL         1117  1279   452    66   964  1138   181   134  1281  1462
MIXHGT FT MSL        3664  4195  1483   218  3161  3734   592   439  4202  4796
TRANSWIND DIR           W     W     W     N    SE     S     S     S    SW    SW
TWIND SPD M/S           3     4     1     0     1     2     3     3     8     8
TWIND SPD MPH           8    10     3     1     3     5     6     6    19    18
VENT INDEX                 5116         678        2276         906       11696
CATEGORY DAY                  3           1           2           1           4
500M MIXHGT T          73    76    76    74    73    77    78    78    77    80
500M TWND DIR           W     W    NW    NE    SE     S     S    SW    SW    SW
500M TWND M/S           6     4     4     2     1     3     9    12     9     8
500M TWND MPH          13    10     9     4     3     6    20    28    21    18
DISPERSION             27    31     1     1     7    15     5     5    59    58
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
LASI                    3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     5
STABILITY               B     C     F     E     B     C     F     E     C     C
STAG INDEX                    3           3           3           0           0


DATE           TUE 10/28/14    WED 10/29/14    THU 10/30/14    FRI 10/31/14
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            63      77      54      68      46      71      47      62
TEMP           67  63  76  69  59  54  67  60  50  46  68  62  51  47  61  52
DEWPT          57  59  62  62  59  54  51  49  45  44  45  46  45  44  43  41
MAX/MIN RH         87      60     100      52      94      40      91      47
RH             70  87  63  78 100 100  56  67  84  94  43  55  80  91  52  65
WIND DIR            S      SW       N      NE      NE       N      NW       N
WIND SPD            6       8       3       5       3       3       4       9
AVG CLOUDS     FW  FW  B1  B2  OV  OV  B2  B1  SC  SC  SC  SC  SC  SC  FW  FW
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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