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

ALAMADITAS MESA PRESCRIBED BURN
37.13N 106.26W ELEV. 9430 FT
1125 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE          WED 12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14         SAT
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      17          30          13          29          11
TEMP                      22 18 18 28 29 24 21 18 17 15 14 25 28 22 18 15 11 11
DEWPT                     15 14 14 18 18 17 16 13 12 11 14 16 16 16 12  8  8  8
MAX/MIN RH                   96          60         100          59          96
RH                        74 84 84 66 63 74 81 80 80 84100 68 60 77 77 73 87 87
WIND DIR                   W  W  W NW  S SW  W  W  W  W NE NE SE SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD                  10  9  6  2  3  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  4  4  4  3  3  3
CLOUDS                    OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          20          30           5           0
SNOW                       S  C  S  S  S  C  C  S  S
LAL                        1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                     3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  3  3  5  5  4  3  3
15K WIND DIR               W NW  W SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD              14 11  8 10 10  5  1  3  8 13 20 24 26 29
MIX HGT                   <1 <1 <1  3  4  1  1  1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  1
T WIND DIR                 W  W  W  S  S  S NW NW  W  N  N  N SW  S
T WIND SPD                13 12  6  1  4  3  1  2  3  3  4  4  2  3
SMOKE DISP                PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT              U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          31      13    32      15    37      15    32      14    35
TEMP          26 24 17   13 28 25 19   15 32 28 20   15 28 25 18   14 30 26
DEWPT         14 16 12    7 15 17 14   12 20 20 14   10 14 13  9    7 14 15
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W     W      NW    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    20      10    10       5     5
SNOW                                       S  S  S    S

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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