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
356 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE             MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14
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                      74          51          78          53          80
TEMP             53 57 69 74 68 61 56 53 52 63 75 78 74 64 58 55 53 65 77 80 75
DEWPT            48 49 51 51 51 50 49 46 44 46 44 43 45 46 45 45 44 47 44 42 44
MIN/MAX RH                   45          80          29          73          26
RH               83 75 53 44 54 67 77 77 74 54 33 29 35 52 62 69 71 52 31 26 33
WIND DIR          S  S  S  S  S  S  N  N  N NW NW SE  E NE NW NW NW  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD         10  9 11 13 11  3  5  8  8  4  3  2  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  9
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     50          30          10           5           0
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC SC SC SC                IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC SC                IS IS
LAL               3  2  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  1
HAINES            2  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3
15K WIND DIR     SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW
15K WIND SPD     20 21 21 27 26 25 20 18 12 12 16 18 16
MIX HGT           2  2  5  8  6  2  1  1  1  3 11 11  8
T WIND DIR        S  S SW SW SW  S NW NW NW NW  W NW NW
T WIND SPD       10  8 14 20 19  6  6  9 10 16 16 11  8
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD VG VG PR PR PR PR FR VG VG FR
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               THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14
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            52    79      50    77      50    76      50    71
TEMP          58   52 76 74 56   50 74 72 55   50 72 71 55   50 69 67
DEWPT         45   45 47 46 46   45 46 47 46   44 45 45 45   44 44 44
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     0       0    10       5    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS      IS IS
TSTMS                                                   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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