FORT LYON WILDFIRE EAST SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

FORT LYON WILDFIRE EAST
38.05N 102.92W ELEV. 3860 FT
1006 PM MDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE           04/16/14      THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT
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                      33          58          37          80          49
TEMP                   40 36 33 38 50 57 56 45 42 40 38 50 66 79 77 62 57 53 49
DEWPT                  32 31 30 32 31 31 31 34 33 34 34 33 32 34 32 36 40 40 40
MAX/MIN RH                   90          35          90          18          73
RH                     73 82 89 79 48 37 38 65 70 79 85 52 28 20 19 38 53 61 71
WIND DIR                E  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD                6  3  2  6  8 11 16 12 12 10  8  9  6 12 13 14 19 13 14
CLOUDS                 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          20           0           5           5
RAIN                    C  C
RAIN SHWRS                      IS                                           IS
SNOW                       C
SNOWSHWRS                    IS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  3  5  4  4  4  3
10K WIND DIR            S  S SW  W NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW
10K WIND SPD           14 23 20 13 13 21 29 33 28 25 26 26 20 24 20 21 20 21 23
MIX HGT                 4  4  4  4  7  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 12 12 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR             NE NE  N  W  W  W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W
T WIND SPD             11  6  3  4  6  9  9 18 18 17 12  9 11 18 19 19 23 17 14
SMOKE DISP             FR PR PR PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR EX EX PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U


DATE           04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
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    72      46    76      50    82      51    81
TEMP          69 69 54   48 63 69 52   46 69 75 58   50 79 81 64   57 79 79
DEWPT         37 42 46   44 45 41 45   42 42 37 43   41 38 33 35   39 28 21
PWIND DIR        SW      NE     N      SE     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR         20      20    10       5     5       5    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS            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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