COLORADO SPRINGS METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

COLORADO SPRINGS METAR-EL PASO CO
38.83N 104.72W ELEV. 6140 FT
647 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                      69          52          73          53          76
TEMP                64 68 67 63 58 56 56 52 55 64 72 72 64 59 60 53 62 72 76 69
DEWPT               55 56 56 56 52 54 52 51 53 55 56 55 55 54 53 52 54 56 56 57
MIN/MAX RH                   63         100          54          96          50
RH                  73 65 68 78 80 93 86 96 93 73 57 55 73 83 78 96 75 57 50 66
WIND DIR            NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S SE  S  E SE  S  N  W  S SE SE SE
WIND SPD            10 10 10  8  8  5  4  5  6  6  4  5  4  4  4  4  3  8  8  8
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     60          40          20          20          30
RAIN SHWRS          SC NM NM SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             SC SC IS
TSTMS               SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             SC SC IS
LAL                  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES               2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3
15K WIND DIR        NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N
15K WIND SPD        20 17 12 12  9 12 17 16 12  5  8 13
MIX HGT              4  4  5  5  4  4  3  3  4  5  6  7
T WIND DIR           N  N  N  N NE SE  S  S  S  N  N  N
T WIND SPD          16 13 12 11  6  4  6  6  3  3  5  5
SMOKE DISP          GD GD FR FR 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  U  U
FLASH FLOOD          A  A  A  A


DATE               SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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            53    75      56    78      57    80      56    79
TEMP          60   53 69 69 60   56 74 73 61   57 78 74 61   57 74 71
DEWPT         55   51 56 56 54   52 55 56 54   53 55 57 55   53 54 58
PWIND DIR          SW     S       S     S       S     S      NW    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           20    20       5    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS         IS            IS            IS IS         IS
TSTMS         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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