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

FORT LYON WILDFIRE WEST
38.08N 103.03W ELEV. 3860 FT
1246 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE                SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15
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                      49          27          39          19          57
TEMP                      45 41 35 33 30 27 28 33 39 34 25 20 21 19 23 39 56 53
DEWPT                     33 31 33 31 29 25 22 19 18 19 17 18 18 18 20 22 26 24
MIN/MAX RH                   52          95          42          99          29
RH                        62 67 92 92 96 92 78 56 42 54 71 92 88 96 88 50 31 32
WIND DIR                   N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE  S SW  W NW  E
WIND SPD                   4  5  6  8 13 14 13 13 11  8  6  9  9  6  4  6  8  5
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          40           5           5           0
RAIN                       S  C  C  S
SNOW                                C  S
LAL                        1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                     2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR               W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  W NW NW NW  W
15K WIND SPD              32 26 19 31 51 66 66 71 70 72 63 50 37 36 33 29 29 34
MIX HGT                    4  2  4  2 <1 <1  3  4  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  4
T WIND DIR                 W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  E SE SE  S SW  W  N  N
T WIND SPD                 8  3 16 16 17 19 33 28 34 27 10 11 11 11  8  6 12 10
SMOKE DISP                PR PR FR PR PR PR GD GD EX VG PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR
CRTCL FWX POT              U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U


DATE               TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15
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            30    63      31    43      20    50      27    62
TEMP          37   33 56 61 41   37 40 43 30   24 42 49 33   30 52 61
DEWPT         29   25 31 33 30   27 22 23 20   16 25 27 26   23 30 33
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW    NE      SE    SW       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       5    10      10     5       5     5
RAIN                                    S  S
SNOW                                    S  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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