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
603 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

DATE           04/18/14      SAT 04/19/14            SUN 04/20/14            MON
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
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                      45          65          42          66          41
TEMP             70 61 54 48 45 57 65 65 63 55 51 46 42 55 61 66 63 56 51 46 41
DEWPT            29 35 36 37 34 38 37 40 39 40 41 40 37 38 37 37 36 37 38 36 35
MAX/MIN RH                   68          36          85          34          80
RH               22 38 50 65 65 49 35 40 41 57 68 79 82 53 41 34 36 49 61 68 79
WIND DIR          S NW NW  N NW  N  N NE  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW
WIND SPD         11  2  5  5  8  8 10 10 13 10  4  4  5  6  8  8  8  5  5  6  8
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          40          40          30          20
RAIN SHWRS                         SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS                              SC SC SC SC             SC SC IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  4  4  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  4  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
10K WIND DIR      W SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
10K WIND SPD     14 17 17 18 19 29 16 13 14 16 13 16 13  9  9 16 19 18 13 12 11
MIX HGT          12  1  2 <1 <1  6  8  8  8  5  2  1  1  6 10 11 10  4  3  2  2
T WIND DIR       SW SW NW NW NW SE  S  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  N
T WIND SPD       17  2  4  6  8  6  5  5  5  8  3  3  5  9  9 10 14 16 12 11 11
SMOKE DISP       EX PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD VG VG FR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT     P  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14  THU 04/24/14  FRI 04/25/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          64      44    76      47    71      39    61      35    66
TEMP          59 63 50   44 70 74 58   48 68 68 51   39 55 60 42   36 59 65
DEWPT         36 36 39   36 34 29 32   31 24 12 23   20 17 19 23   24 23 21
PWIND DIR         E       S    SW      SW    SW       W     W      NW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      10     5       5     5       5     5       5     5

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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