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

FORT LYON WILDFIRE WEST
38.08N 103.03W ELEV. 3860 FT
634 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE                FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
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                      53          20          56          22          53
TEMP                27 44 52 49 33 29 22 20 22 42 52 54 32 27 23 23 28 45 51 51
DEWPT               21 25 27 27 24 20 20 17 22 27 30 29 29 24 23 22 28 30 30 30
MIN/MAX RH                   36         100          35         100          41
RH                  78 47 38 42 69 69 92 88100 55 43 38 88 88100 96100 55 44 44
WIND DIR             W  W  W  N  W  W  W SW  W  W  S SE SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
WIND SPD             6  5  4  4  3  4  5  8  9  6  3  5  3  4  4  5  8 13 14  6
CLOUDS              FW CL CL FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               2  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR         W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N NW NW
15K WIND SPD        24 20 21 25 19 12 12 18 18 17 23 25 21 16 13  9 12 10 12 14
MIX HGT             <1  1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  5
T WIND DIR           W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  S SW SE  S  W NW  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD           6  5  8  2  3  6  8  6  8  5  6  9  6  9  9  8 12 18 14 11
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
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            24    61      27    68      29    71      33    65
TEMP          28   24 48 59 33   27 54 65 37   29 55 68 42   33 53 61
DEWPT         26   23 32 30 28   24 33 31 27   25 33 31 31   28 31 32
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       W     W       S    SW       S     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       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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