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

FORT LYON WILDFIRE EAST
38.05N 102.92W ELEV. 3860 FT
1247 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE                SUN 12/21/14            MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      54          28          46          23          37
TEMP                      51 43 36 32 32 30 29 41 46 34 30 27 26 24 24 34 37 31
DEWPT                     29 29 29 30 29 27 27 27 24 21 21 21 20 19 20 20 18 17
MIN/MAX RH                   37          96          42          84          46
RH                        42 57 75 92 88 88 92 57 42 58 69 78 78 81 84 56 46 56
WIND DIR                  SW  W SW NW NW NW  W NW  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N
WIND SPD                   6  4  9 10  8  9  9 17 18 16 17 20 20 21 26 27 27 18
WIND GUST                                      28 29          32 32 39 41 41 28
CLOUDS                    SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0          10          20          20           5
RAIN SHWRS                                     IS IS
SNOW                                                  S  S  S  S
SNOWSHWRS                             IS IS IS IS
LAL                        1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                     2  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR              NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
15K WIND SPD              33 39 60 51 64 63 56 49 51 42 29 26 26 32
MIX HGT                    2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10  3 <1 <1 <1  1
T WIND DIR                 W SW  W  W NW NW  W NW NW  N NW NW NW  N
T WIND SPD                14 12 23 17 12 13  9 35 34 35 18 24 24 26
SMOKE DISP                PR PR PR PR PR PR PR VG EX GD 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


DATE               WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            15    45      22    52      19    35      15    42
TEMP          22   17 36 38 29   25 45 40 28   19 27 24 21   17 37 34
DEWPT         16   13 16 18 21   20 26 24 23   16 15 13 16   14 16 15
PWIND DIR          NW     W      SW     W       N     N       W    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       5     5      10     5       5     5
SNOW                                       S    S

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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