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Poinsett Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


ARZ027-191000-
POINSETT NFDRS SITE-POINSETT AR
35.53N  90.69W ELEV. 335 FT
326 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE           12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14            SUN
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

MIN/MAX TEMP                 34          43          33          46          32
TEMP             38 36 36 35 34 37 41 42 38 36 35 34 33 37 44 45 39 36 35 33 32
DEWPT            38 35 34 34 32 33 33 33 33 32 31 30 29 32 31 32 32 33 29 30 28
MIN/MAX RH                   98          69          89          58          91
RH              100 96 92 96 92 85 73 70 82 85 85 85 85 82 60 60 76 89 78 89 85
WIND DIR         NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD          4  5  5  5  8  8  6  6  6  5  5  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        89 83 77 81 85 85 88 88 94 94 95 95 54 54 37 37 34 34 34 34 28
POP 12HR                      5          30          30          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.13        0.43           0           0
RAIN                                C  C  C  C  C  C
T WIND DIR        N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD        3  8  6  8 11 11  6  6 10 10  8  5  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  3
MIXHGT M AGL          509   394   613   699   473   386   930   973   375     0
MIXHGT FT AGL        1670  1291  2011  2294  1551  1267  3051  3190  1230     0
MIXHGT M MSL          592   476   696   786   559   473  1014  1056   461    56
MIXHGT FT MSL        1941  1563  2283  2579  1834  1550  3328  3465  1511   185
TRANSWIND DIR          NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
TWIND SPD M/S           3     4     4     3     4     3     3     2     2     2
TWIND SPD MPH           6     9    10     8     9     6     6     4     4     4
VENT INDEX                 1923        3144        2396        3168        1326
CATEGORY DAY                  1           2           2           2           1
500M MIXHGT T          46    44    44    43    45    44    43    45    44    45
500M TWND DIR          NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE     E     E
500M TWND M/S           3     4     5     4     5     4     3     2     4     4
500M TWND MPH           8    10    11    10    12     9     8     4     9    10
DISPERSION             12    21    21    10    14    14    16    12     4     4
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
LASI                    3     3     3     2     3     2     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               C     D     D     C     C     D     E     C     C     F
STAG INDEX                    3           3           3           3           3


DATE           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

MAX/MIN TEMP     46      37    53      42    50      35    46      32    49
TEMP          44 42 39   37 50 48 44   42 49 43 38   35 44 39 35   32 46 44
DEWPT         34 36 37   37 42 44 44   42 43 38 33   29 28 27 26   26 29 32
RH            68 79 92  100 74 86100  100 80 82 82   78 53 62 69   78 51 62
WIND DIR          E       S     S      SW     W       W     W       W    SW
WIND SPD        <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
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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