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Poinsett Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


ARZ027-191000-
POINSETT NFDRS SITE-POINSETT AR
35.53N  90.69W ELEV. 335 FT
320 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

DATE           04/18/14      SAT 04/19/14            SUN 04/20/14            MON
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                      49          76          53          78          56
TEMP          72 68 59 54 50 49 63 72 76 72 62 58 54 53 66 75 78 74 65 61 57 56
DEWPT         46 47 48 47 47 47 48 49 49 49 49 49 49 48 50 51 51 52 53 53 54 54
MAX/MIN RH                   94          38          86          38          93
RH            39 48 68 78 88 93 59 43 38 45 62 72 82 84 56 43 38 46 63 76 87 93
WIND DIR      NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD       8  4  2  2  3  3  5  5  6  5  2  2  2  1  3  5  5  4  4  3  3  4
CLOUDS        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     47 21 17 13 11 10 10 10 10 10 14 17 20 23 30 36 49 62 67 72 76 80
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                                                             IS IS SC
TSTMS                                                                        SC
MIXHGT M AGL          933     0  1889  1944   826     0  1589  1777  1008     0
MIXHGT FT AGL        3060     0  6197  6378  2709     0  5213  5829  3306     0
MIXHGT M MSL         1016    56  1976  2032   907    49  1677  1867  1092    62
MIXHGT FT MSL        3332   183  6482  6665  2976   160  5503  6125  3581   203
TRANSWIND DIR          NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    SE     S     S     S
TWIND SPD M/S           3     2     4     4     2     2     2     4     2     2
TWIND SPD MPH           6     4     9     9     5     4     4     9     5     5
VENT INDEX                 4548        8128        4041        5601        4725
CATEGORY DAY                  2           4           2           3           3
500M MIXHGT T          68    67    67    72    71    71    71    75    75    74
500M TWND DIR           E     E    NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S    SW
500M TWND M/S           6     3     3     4     6     5     3     3     5     7
500M TWND MPH          14     6     8     9    13    11     6     6    11    17
DISPERSION              4     4    30    21     4     4    16    13     5     6
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3
LASI                    3     3     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     5
STABILITY               F     E     B     C     F     E     B     C     F     E
STAG INDEX                    3           3           3           3           2


DATE            04/21  TUE 04/22/14    WED 04/23/14    THU 04/24/14    FRI 04/25/14
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            76      56      74      51      74      55      77      58      76
TEMP           74  73  60  56  72  70  56  51  71  71  59  56  75  74  62  58  74  72
DEWPT          56  57  55  53  52  50  49  47  48  49  50  51  53  54  54  54  54  53
MIN/MAX RH         51      92      44      87      40      85      43      88      45
RH             54  59  84  90  49  49  76  85  44  45  71  85  46  49  75  88  50  52
WIND DIR            S      NW       N       N       E      SE       S       S      SW
WIND SPD            7       5       7       5       3       5       7       7       6
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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