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

ALAMADITAS MESA PRESCRIBED BURN
37.13N 106.26W ELEV. 9430 FT
347 AM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE             THU 08/21/14            FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14
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                      68          46          63          45          65
TEMP             47 59 65 68 65 56 51 49 46 59 61 63 62 54 51 48 46 55 61 65 62
DEWPT            36 38 38 36 35 37 37 39 40 43 44 43 43 42 42 40 40 41 40 38 38
MIN/MAX RH                   30          79          48          81          37
RH               65 45 37 31 33 49 59 68 79 55 53 48 50 64 71 74 79 59 46 37 41
WIND DIR          W  N SW  S  S NW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          5  2  3  6  6  2  3  4  4  5  5 11 10  9  9  8  6  6  8  9 12
CLOUDS           SC FW B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          20          40          20          20
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS             IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS             IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  2  3  3  2  3  3  3  4  4  3
HAINES            3  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR      W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD     16 12 11 11 10  9  8 16 18 20 24 24 21 18 28 18 11 10 17 21 25
MIX HGT          <1  4  8 10  8  2  1 <1 <1  5  5  5  6  4  3  3  2  3  6  7  6
T WIND DIR       NW NW SW SW  S  S  W  W  W  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD        4  4 10 16 12  2  2  5  3  9 13 18 18 18 16 18 17 14 14 19 20
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD VG GD PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD FR PR PR FR GD VG VG
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               SUN 08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14  WED 08/27/14
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    67      47    68      46    66      43    67
TEMP          51   46 64 65 52   48 67 63 52   47 64 63 50   44 63 64
DEWPT         39   38 39 35 36   36 38 37 39   39 39 36 38   37 40 37
PWIND DIR          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       5    20      10    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                             IS IS      IS IS IS   IS    IS
TSTMS                                  IS IS      IS IS IS   IS    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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