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Poinsett Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


ARZ027-242200-
POINSETT NFDRS SITE-POINSETT AR
35.53N  90.69W ELEV. 335 FT
547 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE             FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14
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                      73          55          82          57          83
TEMP             44 58 70 73 66 61 58 56 55 68 79 82 73 65 61 59 57 70 80 83 74
DEWPT            44 46 46 49 51 51 52 52 52 57 58 60 62 61 60 59 57 60 62 62 61
MIN/MAX RH                   43          97          47         100          44
RH              100 66 43 43 58 72 81 87 93 69 49 47 70 87 95100100 72 54 49 64
WIND DIR         NE  N  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N SW  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          0  1  3  2  1  1  2  1  2  4  5  5  1  0  0  1  1  4  8  8  4
CLOUDS           SC SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)        28 26 24 10  1  1 13 13 22 22  1  1  1  1  0  0  2  2  1  1  0
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
MIXHGT M AGL         1248  1477    23     0  1343  1688     0     0  1224  1475
MIXHGT FT AGL        4093  4847    75     0  4407  5538     0     0  4014  4839
MIXHGT M MSL         1336  1564   106    44  1431  1780    53    50  1312  1564
MIXHGT FT MSL        4382  5132   346   143  4693  5839   174   162  4303  5132
TRANSWIND DIR          NW    NW    SW     S    SW     W    SW     E    SE     S
TWIND SPD M/S           2     2     2     2     5     4     1     1     3     4
TWIND SPD MPH           4     5     4     4    11     9     3     2     6    10
VENT INDEX                 3128         524        8900          89        6256
CATEGORY DAY                  3           1           4           1           3
500M MIXHGT T          65    71    72    73    76    81    81    78    78    81
500M TWND DIR          NW    NW    SW     W     W     W     W     E     S     S
500M TWND M/S           2     2     4     7     5     4     3     3     4     6
500M TWND MPH           5     4     9    16    12    10     8     6     9    13
DISPERSION             19    23     2     5    34    36     2     2    28    36
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
LASI                    2     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     5
STABILITY               B     C     F     E     B     C     F     E     B     C
STAG INDEX                    3           3           3           3


DATE           MON 10/27/14    TUE 10/28/14    WED 10/29/14    THU 10/30/14
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            59      81      61      76      55      69      49      69
TEMP           63  59  79  74  65  62  74  68  58  55  67  62  52  49  67  63
DEWPT          58  56  56  56  55  55  56  56  53  51  50  50  50  49  51  52
MAX/MIN RH         83      40      90      52      81      44      82      43
RH             84  89  44  52  70  79  52  65  83  87  54  65  91 100  55  67
WIND DIR            S       S       S       W      NE      NE      NE      SW
WIND SPD            6       9       8       8       8       6       2       3
AVG CLOUDS     CL  CL  FW  FW  SC  SC  SC  B2  OV  OV  OV  B1  B1  B1  SC  SC
POP 12HR            0       0      10      40      50      30      20      20
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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