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Poinsett Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


ARZ027-211000-
POINSETT NFDRS SITE-POINSETT AR
35.53N  90.69W ELEV. 335 FT
247 PM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE           10/20/14      TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      50          72          45          67          43
TEMP          73 64 59 56 53 51 63 70 71 65 58 54 49 46 57 64 66 61 54 51 47 44
DEWPT         51 54 53 51 50 49 52 49 47 49 48 47 45 43 46 45 44 46 44 42 41 39
MAX/MIN RH                   92          42          93          44          85
RH            46 70 79 83 88 91 66 47 42 56 69 77 86 91 67 50 44 57 68 72 79 83
WIND DIR      SW  W NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
WIND SPD       4  2  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  3  3
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW B1
CLOUDS(%)     49 24 24 24 24 10 10 10 10  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5 10 10 25 25 52
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
MIXHGT M AGL            0     0  1156  1368     2    27   881   980     0     0
MIXHGT FT AGL           0     0  3792  4488     6    89  2890  3214     0     0
MIXHGT M MSL           67    57  1243  1455    88   113   969  1069    53    45
MIXHGT FT MSL         219   187  4078  4774   289   370  3179  3508   172   148
TRANSWIND DIR           W     N     N     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
TWIND SPD M/S           2     2     3     3     3     3     5     4     2     2
TWIND SPD MPH           4     4     8     8     6     8    12    10     4     4
VENT INDEX                  210        5820         339        5345         166
CATEGORY DAY                  1           3           1           3           1
500M MIXHGT T          71    70    67    71    69    59    56    61    60    59
500M TWND DIR           W    NE    NE     N    NE     E    NE    NE     E     E
500M TWND M/S           6     7     4     3     8    10     6     5     7     6
500M TWND MPH          13    16     9     8    18    23    13    11    17    13
DISPERSION              2     4    28    29     4     6    31    27     2     4
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
LASI                    4     5     4     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     E     B     C     F     E     B     C     F     E
STAG INDEX                    3           3           0           3           2


DATE            10/23  FRI 10/24/14    SAT 10/25/14    SUN 10/26/14    MON 10/27/14
UTC 6HRLY      18  00  06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00  06  12  18  00
CDT 6HRLY      13  19  01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19  01  07  13  19

MAX/MIN            67      48      73      51      78      54      79      56      78
TEMP           62  60  51  49  68  66  56  52  74  71  60  55  76  72  61  57  74  71
DEWPT          42  45  45  44  47  50  51  51  54  56  54  51  54  58  56  54  54  54
MIN/MAX RH         43      84      43      96      46      88      46      91      45
RH             48  59  78  82  47  57  82  96  49  60  81  87  47  61  82  91  50  57
WIND DIR           SE       S       W      SW      NW      NE       S       S       S
WIND SPD            2       1       2       4       4       3       5       7       9
AVG CLOUDS     B1  B1  SC  SC  SC  SC  FW  FW  FW  FW  FW  FW  FW  FW  FW  FW  SC  SC
POP 12HR           10       5       0       0       0       0       0       5      10
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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