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

ENGLISH VALLEY PRESCRIBED BURN
37.75N 106.38W ELEV. 8380 FT
542 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE          THU 12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
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                      11          35          11          37          14
TEMP                23 21 18 14 12 30 35 26 18 16 15 13 14 29 37 29 21 19 18 16
DEWPT               20 17 12  7  6 13 14 13 12  9  7  7  9 15 17 16 18 12 11  8
MAX/MIN RH                   88          41          87          44          90
RH                  88 84 77 73 76 49 41 57 77 73 70 76 80 55 44 58 88 74 73 70
WIND DIR            NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NE  E  N NW  W  W
WIND SPD             5  4  6  8  8  4  1  1  4  6  6  5  4  2  1  1  4  8  8  6
CLOUDS              B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10           5           0           5           0
SNOW                 S  S
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               2  2  2  2  2  3  3  4  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR        NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD         3  4 10 19 21 24 26 28 23 17 18 17 17 13 14 13
MIX HGT              1 <1  1 <1 <1  3  4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  1
T WIND DIR          NW  W  W NW NW  W NW  S SW  W  W  W NW  N  E  S
T WIND SPD           4  4  4  6  8  3 13  2  3  5  5  5  3  2  1  1
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR 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


DATE           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          39      20    42      18    36      15    36      16    37
TEMP          32 32 24   22 36 33 23   20 31 28 20   17 30 29 21   18 31 29
DEWPT         17 18 18   17 23 20 17   13 14 13 11    9 14 17 14   12 16 11
PWIND DIR         W       W     W      NW    NW       W    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR          5      10    20      20     5       5     5      10    40
RAIN                            S
SNOW                 S    S  S  S  S    S                           S  C  C

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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