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Poinsett Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


ARZ027-272200-
POINSETT NFDRS SITE-POINSETT AR
35.53N  90.69W ELEV. 335 FT
615 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

DATE             THU 11/27/14            FRI 11/28/14            SAT 11/29/14
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

MAX/MIN TEMP                 44          30          53          43          64
TEMP                36 42 44 39 35 33 31 30 39 50 53 49 46 45 44 43 51 61 64 61
DEWPT               26 27 27 27 27 26 26 26 28 30 31 32 34 35 39 43 48 52 53 54
MAX/MIN RH                   47          88          49          99          63
RH                  67 55 51 62 72 75 81 85 64 46 43 52 63 68 82100 89 72 67 78
WIND DIR            NW  N NW NW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD             8  8  5  2  2  3  3  5 11 16 14 12 12 12 12 13 16 18 18 17
CLOUDS              FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
CLOUDS(%)           22 26 25 23 24 24 23 21 12 18 16 13 20 27 43 59 57 55 78 60
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
DRIZZLE                                                           S  S  S  S
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
T WIND DIR           N NW NW NW SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD          16  8  6  3  1  4  4  5 16 20 24 12 16 13 12 18 19 25 27 26
MIXHGT M AGL          966   989   212     0   517   601    10    78   303   570
MIXHGT FT AGL        3170  3245   694     0  1695  1972    32   256   992  1869
MIXHGT M MSL         1055  1080   295    62   604   685    96   161   388   652
MIXHGT FT MSL        3461  3544   969   205  1979  2248   316   528  1272  2139
TRANSWIND DIR          NW    NW     E     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
TWIND SPD M/S           5     2     1     2     7     9     6     6     9    12
TWIND SPD MPH          12     5     2     4    16    20    14    14    21    27
VENT INDEX                 5400         864        5480         828        7172
CATEGORY DAY                  3           1           3           1           3
500M MIXHGT T          39    43    44    47    50    53    57    57    57    57
500M TWND DIR          NW    NW    SW     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW     S
500M TWND M/S           7     2     1     6    10    12    18    15    14    13
500M TWND MPH          16     5     3    14    24    27    40    35    33    31
DISPERSION             32    15     4     5    42    42    14    16    34    39
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
LASI                    3     4     4     3     4     3     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               E     B     C     F     E     D     C     E     D     D
STAG INDEX                    3           3           3           3


DATE               SUN 11/30/14  MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MIN/MAX TEMP       57    68      50    52      38    52      43    58
TEMP          58   57 66 59 54   50 52 45 41   38 50 48 45   43 55 52
DEWPT         55   57 58 57 54   48 40 36 31   35 38 41 44   43 45 43
RH            90  100 75 93100   93 63 70 67   89 63 77 96  100 69 71
WIND DIR            S    SW      SW     N      NE    SE       S     S
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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