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Poinsett Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix


ARZ027-011000-
POINSETT NFDRS SITE-POINSETT AR
35.53N  90.69W ELEV. 335 FT
319 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE           07/31/14      FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14            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
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                      63          83          65          86          66
TEMP          76 73 68 65 64 64 74 81 83 78 71 68 66 65 77 85 86 81 73 70 67 67
DEWPT         66 65 64 64 63 63 65 62 64 64 65 64 64 64 65 65 64 65 64 64 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   96          56          90          45          95
RH            73 78 88 95 96 98 73 53 54 61 82 88 93 95 66 51 48 57 74 84 90 92
WIND DIR      SW SE  E NE NE NE  E SE SE  E NE  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD       4  2  1  0  2  1  3  4  3  2  1  2  2  3  5  3  5  4  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     81 78 78 72 72 64 64 64 64 55 55 55 55 51 51 51 51 30 30 30 30 35
POP 12HR                     30          20          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
MIXHGT M AGL          504    35  1574  1525   841     0  2182  2414  1179     0
MIXHGT FT AGL        1655   113  5163  5002  2757     0  7157  7918  3867     0
MIXHGT M MSL          597   120  1666  1622   924    74  2274  2507  1260    59
MIXHGT FT MSL        1957   393  5466  5322  3032   242  7459  8223  4134   192
TRANSWIND DIR           W    NW    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
TWIND SPD M/S           2     2     5     6     3     2     5     5     3     3
TWIND SPD MPH           5     4    11    13     6     5    12    12     6     6
VENT INDEX                 1546        8330        4014       12535        5586
CATEGORY DAY                  1           4           3           4           3
500M MIXHGT T          75    75    77    82    83    83    82    85    84    81
500M TWND DIR           W     N    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE    NE
500M TWND M/S           2     3     5     5     7     7     5     5     7     8
500M TWND MPH           5     8    12    12    16    16    11    12    16    18
DISPERSION              3     4    35    37     5     5    43    43     3     6
LAL                     2     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     1     1
LASI                    3     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
STABILITY               F     E     B     C     F     E     B     C     F     E
STAG INDEX                    2           0           0           3


DATE            08/03  MON 08/04/14    TUE 08/05/14    WED 08/06/14    THU 08/07/14
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            88      65      90      66      90      69      91      69      89
TEMP           87  83  69  65  89  85  70  66  88  85  73  70  90  86  73  70  87  85
DEWPT          64  63  63  63  63  64  63  62  64  65  65  64  65  66  66  67  68  69
MIN/MAX RH         43      91      43      89      44      90      45      93      89
RH             46  51  82  92  43  50  79  87  44  51  76  83  44  51  80  91  52  59
WIND DIR           NE      NE      NE      NE      NE       S      SW       S      SW
WIND SPD            4       3       3       1       1       1       3       4       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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