GRIB2 - TABLE 4.2-2-4

PARAMETERS FOR DISCIPLINE 2
CATEGORY 4

(Land Surface products, Fire Weather category)

In Section 0, Octet 7 = 2
In Section 4, Octet 10 = 4

Revised 07/25/2016
Red text depicts changes made since 07/01/2014



Number
(In Section 4, octet 11)
Parameter Units
Abbrev
0 Fire Outlook See Table 4.224
FIREOLK
1 Fire Outlook Due to Dry Thunderstorm See Table 4.224
FIREODT
2
Haines Index
Numeric HINDEX
3 Fire Burned Area % FBAREA
4 Fosberg Index * Numeric FOSINDX
5 Fire Weath Index (Canadian Forest Service) Numeric FWINX
6 Fine Fuel Moisture Code (Canadian Forest Service) Numeric FFMCODE
7 Duff Moisture Code (Canadian Forest Service) Numeric DUFMCODE
8 Drought Code (Canadian Forest Service) Numeric DRTCODE
9 Initial Fire Spread Index (Canadian Forest Service) Numeric INFSINX
10 Fire Build Up Index (Canadian Forest Service) Numeric FBUPINX
11 Fire Daily Severity Rating (Canadian Forest Service) Numeric FDSRTE
12-191 Reserved

192-254
Reserved for Local Use


255
Missing






Notes:

* The Fosberg index denotes the potential influence of weather on a wild and fire. It takes into account the combined effects of temperature, wind speed, relative humidity and precipitation. Higher values indicate a higher potential impact.


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