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 07/01/2014
Red text depicts changes made since 04/08/2013



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
5-191 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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