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Chickasaw State Forest Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


TNZ053-312200-
CHICKASAW STATE FOREST NFDRS SITE-CHESTER TN
35.37N  88.83W ELEV. 496 FT
323 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

DATE             FRI 10/31/14            SAT 11/01/14            SUN 11/02/14
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                      55          30          49          25          55
TEMP          47 45 50 54 55 45 38 35 32 30 37 46 49 39 33 30 27 25 37 51 55 47
DEWPT         45 43 42 41 33 31 27 24 24 23 24 25 25 26 25 24 24 24 25 26 27 29
MIN/MAX RH                   44          77          40          97          34
RH            93 94 75 62 44 57 64 64 70 76 60 44 40 57 71 78 89 97 63 38 34 49
WIND DIR       W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E SE  S
WIND SPD       1  4 10 16 16 10  9  8  8  6  8  9  9  4  3  2  0  0  3  4  3  1
CLOUDS        B1 SC B1 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     55 42 54 67 38 10  5  0  1  2  1  0  2  3  3  4  2  1 11 22 17 13
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS
MIXHGT M AGL         1016  1233  1130   303  1045  1046   334     0   558   605
MIXHGT FT AGL        3333  4046  3708   993  3427  3432  1094     0  1830  1985
MIXHGT M MSL         1154  1369  1274   456  1174  1177   493    63   688   735
MIXHGT FT MSL        3786  4491  4179  1495  3853  3861  1617   207  2255  2411
TRANSWIND DIR           N     N     N    NW     N     N     N     N     E    SE
TWIND SPD M/S           5    13    12     7     9     7     2     1     3     2
TWIND SPD MPH          12    29    28    16    20    16     5     3     6     5
VENT INDEX                12321       15004        9416        1428        2205
CATEGORY DAY                  4           4           4           1           1
500M MIXHGT T          57    48    41    38    39    44    44    42    47    52
500M TWND DIR           N     N     N     N     N     N     N    NE     E    SE
500M TWND M/S           7    11    12    12     9     7     8     6     3     2
500M TWND MPH          16    26    27    27    20    16    18    14     8     5
DISPERSION             65    81    33    13    56    56     2     2    15    12
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
LASI                    3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               C     D     E     E     C     C     F     E     B     C
STAG INDEX                    0           0           2           3           3
FREEZE                              W  W  W                 A  A  A


DATE           MON 11/03/14    TUE 11/04/14    WED 11/05/14    THU 11/06/14
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            34      66      44      70      52      65      50      66
TEMP           38  34  61  57  48  44  66  63  55  52  63  59  53  50  64  58
DEWPT          31  30  36  40  40  40  47  50  51  52  55  54  48  46  49  45
MAX/MIN RH         91      35      90      46     100      67      89      51
RH             75  88  40  52  73  87  49  64  86 100  74  81  84  88  59  64
WIND DIR            S       S       S       S       S       W      NW      NW
WIND SPD            2       6       4       9       5       4       4       4
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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