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Poinsett Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


ARZ027-162200-
POINSETT NFDRS SITE-POINSETT AR
35.53N  90.69W ELEV. 335 FT
428 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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                      79          60          79          64          80
TEMP             66 71 77 78 74 69 66 63 61 69 75 78 74 67 66 65 65 73 78 79 78
DEWPT            61 62 63 63 63 61 58 56 54 59 65 65 66 66 65 64 63 65 67 67 68
MIN/MAX RH                   60          79          64          99          67
RH               86 74 63 60 68 75 75 78 78 71 70 64 74 94 99 97 94 76 70 67 71
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD          5  5  5  4  3  4  4  4  3  2  1  2  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  4
CLOUDS           OV OV B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        90 90 66 66 52 52 56 56 59 59 70 70 85 85 85 85 57 57 57 57 30
POP 12HR                     20          10          20          60          30
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0        0.03        0.26        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS NM NM NM NM SC SC SC SC
MIXHGT M AGL          545   942   266    68   605  1104    43    70   554   770
MIXHGT FT AGL        1786  3090   873   224  1984  3622   140   229  1818  2526
MIXHGT M MSL          631  1029   362   157   697  1197   124   156   647   866
MIXHGT FT MSL        2071  3377  1189   514  2286  3925   407   510  2122  2840
TRANSWIND DIR          NE     N    NE    NE     E    SW    NE     E     E    NE
TWIND SPD M/S           5     3     2     2     2     2     2     4     5     4
TWIND SPD MPH          11     6     5     4     5     4     5     9    12    10
VENT INDEX                 4116        1076        2394         783        4330
CATEGORY DAY                  3           1           2           1           3
500M MIXHGT T          75    74    75    74    73    79    81    79    74    74
500M TWND DIR          NE    NE    NE     E     E    SE    SE    SE     E    NE
500M TWND M/S           5     3     5     4     2     2     3     4     6     5
500M TWND MPH          12     8    11     9     5     4     8    10    13    11
DISPERSION             21    18     4     7    14    12     4    11    24    24
LAL                     2     2     1     2     2     4     4     4     3     3
LASI                    2     2     2     2     3     4     4     3     2     2
STABILITY               C     C     F     E     B     B     D     D     B     C
STAG INDEX                    0           2           1           0           0


DATE           FRI 09/19/14    SAT 09/20/14    SUN 09/21/14    MON 09/22/14
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            62      86      66      87      68      80      59      79
TEMP           69  63  83  83  72  67  83  81  72  69  80  76  66  60  76  72
DEWPT          64  59  64  65  59  56  65  67  62  67  62  62  52  51  53  54
MAX/MIN RH         88      51      68      51      96      55      72      42
RH             84  88  53  56  64  68  55  63  70  96  55  62  58  72  45  52
WIND DIR            E       E      SE      SE       S      SW      NW       N
WIND SPD            4       4       5       7       8       7       7       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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