ENGLISH VALLEY SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ENGLISH VALLEY PRESCRIBED BURN
37.75N 106.38W ELEV. 8380 FT
1148 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE           09/22/14      TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU
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                      44          72          46          72          45
TEMP                   51 47 45 53 65 72 69 60 53 49 46 56 67 72 69 59 52 49 45
DEWPT                  43 39 36 39 40 38 38 37 37 33 33 35 36 34 34 37 38 37 36
MAX/MIN RH                   80          30          61          25          71
RH                     74 74 70 59 40 29 32 42 54 54 60 45 32 25 27 44 59 63 70
WIND DIR                W  W  W  W SE  W NW  N  W  W NW NE  E  E  E  W  N  W NW
WIND SPD                6  8  6  4  4  5  5  2  6  8  5  1  3  5  6  2  5  5  4
CLOUDS                 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
TSTMS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  2
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE
15K WIND SPD           12 20 20 17 19 11 10  8 10 12 12 11 10 10  9  9  5  6  8
MIX HGT                 3 <1  3  6  8 10  8  5  1 <1 <1  3  7 10  8  2  1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR             SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  W  W  W NE  N  N NE NW NW  W NW
T WIND SPD              5  6  8 11 11 11 10  5  8  8  5  1  6 10  8  2  4  4  4
SMOKE DISP             FR PR PR GD GD VG GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD FR 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


DATE           09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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          74      47    73      46    69      45    65      39    65
TEMP          68 71 55   49 69 69 54   48 66 67 53   47 63 64 47   42 63 63
DEWPT         40 38 40   38 40 39 41   39 41 39 41   40 38 35 33   33 34 32
PWIND DIR         E      SW    SW       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC B1 B2 B2   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5      10    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS                                   IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS
TSTMS                                        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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