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

FORT LYON WILDFIRE WEST
38.08N 103.03W ELEV. 3860 FT
542 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      82          50          74          44          77
TEMP             46 54 74 82 74 63 57 53 50 58 70 74 68 56 50 46 44 53 70 77 71
DEWPT            45 47 46 42 44 46 47 46 46 47 45 44 45 46 45 44 43 46 45 41 40
MIN/MAX RH                   25          86          34          96          28
RH               96 77 37 24 34 54 69 77 86 67 41 34 43 69 83 93 96 77 41 28 32
WIND DIR          S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  E  E  E NW  W  W SW  S  S
WIND SPD          3  1 10 16 14 13  9  8  5  9  8  5  5  5  2  1  2  4  4  4  4
WIND GUST                 27 26
CLOUDS           B2 B2 SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          10           0
OBVIS             F
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4
15K WIND DIR      S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD     20 20 23 25 25 21 24 27 18 17 14 18 21 16 18 16 20 19 19 20 23
MIX HGT          <1 <1  7 11  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  9  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  4
T WIND DIR       SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW  W NW  E  E SE SW  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD       10  8 20 20 24 20 17 14 10 10 10 10  4 11 10  4  2  3 11 13  8
SMOKE DISP       PR PR VG EX VG PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD PR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            44    83      44    83      46    79      42    64
TEMP          52   44 74 76 53   44 73 73 54   46 74 70 55   42 57 57
DEWPT         42   39 40 38 39   37 37 36 38   34 37 34 35   35 29 30
PWIND DIR           S    SW       S    SW      SW     W       W     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

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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