ALAMADITAS MESA SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMADITAS MESA PRESCRIBED BURN
37.13N 106.26W ELEV. 9430 FT
658 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE             FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      71          44          70          45          68
TEMP                55 66 71 68 57 52 47 44 56 66 70 67 55 52 48 45 54 65 67 66
DEWPT               42 41 37 36 39 37 38 38 38 37 38 38 40 41 42 43 42 42 41 40
MIN/MAX RH                   29          78          31          89          37
RH                  61 40 29 31 51 56 71 79 51 34 31 34 57 66 80 93 64 43 39 38
WIND DIR            NE NE NE  E SE NW NW NW  N NE  E  E  E  E  W NW  E SE SE  S
WIND SPD             2  5  8  4  2  3  4  4  4 10  9  9  8  3  3  4  3  6  9  9
CLOUDS              B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          20          20          20          30
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
LAL                  1  2  3  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES               2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2
15K WIND DIR        NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S
15K WIND SPD         9  9  6  6 10 11  9 13 16 13  8  9  8  3  6  9  9 12 11 12
MIX HGT              2  7  9  9  1  1 <1 <1  2  7  9  8  4  3  2  1  3  6  8  8
T WIND DIR           N  N  N  N  E  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E SE SE NE  E SE  S  S
T WIND SPD           5  8  4  4  3  4  4  6  8 11  5  8 16 10  4  4  5 10 10 11
SMOKE DISP          PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD FR FR FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P


DATE               MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            46    66      43    68      42    68      43    67
TEMP          51   47 62 64 48   43 64 65 49   43 64 65 50   43 65 64
DEWPT         43   43 44 39 40   38 40 37 37   36 38 35 35   35 38 35
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW     W       W     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR           30    30      10     5       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS IS SC                                        IS
TSTMS         SC   IS IS SC                                        IS

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 HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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