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Poinsett Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


ARZ027-012200-
POINSETT NFDRS SITE-POINSETT AR
35.53N  90.69W ELEV. 335 FT
327 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE             WED 10/01/14            THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14
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                      88          70          88          63          75
TEMP          64 63 73 82 87 79 73 70 71 71 78 86 87 80 74 70 66 64 70 75 74 70
DEWPT         60 59 61 62 60 64 66 67 69 68 70 71 69 69 68 64 66 63 60 58 53 51
MIN/MAX RH                   41          95          56         100          42
RH            87 90 68 52 41 60 78 93 95 92 76 62 56 70 81 81 98 96 69 56 48 51
WIND DIR       E SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S NW  S  W NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD       2  2  4  6  8  3  3  3  3  4  8 12 14  6  9  9  8  9 12 10 12 11
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B1 B1 FW FW CL
CLOUDS(%)     28 28 28 44 44 45 45 51 51 70 70 70 70 90 90100100 69 69 10 10  0
POP 12HR                     10          20          40          90          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.14        1.03           0
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC SC SC  O  O SC SC
TSTMS                                    SC SC SC SC  O  O SC SC
MIXHGT M AGL         2651  2967    29     7  2094  2624   339   566  1019  1572
MIXHGT FT AGL        8698  9732    93    21  6869  8610  1111  1855  3342  5158
MIXHGT M MSL         2743  3062   116    90  2179  2714   434   659  1110  1663
MIXHGT FT MSL        9000 10047   379   296  7149  8902  1424  2160  3640  5455
TRANSWIND DIR           S     S     S     S    SW     S    SW    SW    NW    NW
TWIND SPD M/S           5     5     4     3     8     9     7     7     8     9
TWIND SPD MPH          11    11     9     8    19    21    16    17    18    21
VENT INDEX                15310         464       24426        3409       14967
CATEGORY DAY                  4           1           5           2           4
500M MIXHGT T          83    88    84    81    81    87    81    74    68    74
500M TWND DIR           S     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    NW    NW
500M TWND M/S           6     6    11    12     9    10    13    13     8     9
500M TWND MPH          14    13    26    27    21    24    31    29    19    21
DISPERSION             36    45     8     6    79    93    24    39    46    65
LAL                     1     1     1     3     3     5     5     3     1     1
LASI                    4     4     3     3     3     4     3     3     4     4
STABILITY               B     C     F     E     C     D     D     D     C     C
STAG INDEX                    2           0           0           0           0


DATE           SAT 10/04/14    SUN 10/05/14    MON 10/06/14    TUE 10/07/14
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            47      67      47      76      57      78      57      82
TEMP           60  48  64  60  52  48  69  68  58  58  74  71  62  58  77  74
DEWPT          34  31  34  35  37  38  44  47  47  48  50  49  49  49  52  52
MAX/MIN RH         55      31      71      34      71      39      73      37
RH             38  54  34  40  57  69  41  47  66  71  43  46  62  72  42  47
WIND DIR           NW       W      SW      SW      SW       W      SW      SW
WIND SPD            8       6       4       7       5       4       3       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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