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

ENGLISH VALLEY PRESCRIBED BURN
37.75N 106.38W ELEV. 8380 FT
344 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            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                      46          78          47          77          47
TEMP             72 59 53 48 47 58 72 78 74 62 55 50 48 60 73 76 74 60 55 50 48
DEWPT            32 32 32 31 30 34 34 34 33 35 35 34 33 37 35 33 29 33 32 31 29
MAX/MIN RH                   54          20          59          19          51
RH               23 36 44 51 51 40 25 20 22 36 47 54 56 42 25 21 19 36 41 48 47
WIND DIR          W NW NW  W  W  W  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD         13  8  6  8  6  3  5 11  9  6  8 10  8  4 10 17 12  9  8  9  8
CLOUDS           FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  2  3  2  2  2  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  4  5  5  4  4  4
15K WIND DIR      W  W NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W
15K WIND SPD     18 21 31 28 27 25 19 13 13 14 20 25 24 25 27 21 18
MIX HGT           9  7  5  3  1  5  9 13  8  2  1  1  1  2 10 11  9
T WIND DIR        W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W
T WIND SPD       21 12  9  6  6  3 12 13 13  5  9  9  8  4 19 21 20
SMOKE DISP       EX EX VG FR PR GD VG EX GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT     P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  P  U  U  U


DATE           09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
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          75      49    71      48    70      48    68      47    69
TEMP          69 71 58   50 64 64 53   49 66 63 54   48 64 66 54   49 65 68
DEWPT         33 35 41   41 44 44 46   43 45 44 46   43 46 43 45   42 47 43
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW       W    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    30      20    30      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS          IS   IS IS SC IS   IS IS SC IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS   IS IS SC IS   IS IS SC IS   IS 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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