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

FORT LYON WILDFIRE WEST
38.08N 103.03W ELEV. 3860 FT
755 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

DATE             THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14
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                     103          67          99          67          99
TEMP                84 97103100 87 81 73 67 82 94 99 95 80 74 70 67 82 94 99 95
DEWPT               53 49 44 44 50 54 56 56 53 51 49 47 50 54 55 56 54 51 49 47
MIN/MAX RH                   14          68          18          68          18
RH                  34 20 14 15 28 39 55 68 37 23 19 19 35 50 59 68 38 23 19 19
WIND DIR            SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W NW NE  E  E  N NW  W  W NW  N NE NE
WIND SPD            11 13 16 17 14 10 10  8  8  8  8  8  6  3  6  8  8  8  9 11
CLOUDS              FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          20          10
RAIN SHWRS                   IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS
TSTMS                        IS IS             IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS
LAL                  1  1  1  3  3  1  1  1  1  2  3  3
HAINES               4  3  5  5  5  5  4  4  4  3  5  5  5  5  5  4  4  5  6  5
15K WIND DIR         S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N SW
15K WIND SPD        21 21 17 14 17 14 18 13  8  4  2  4
MIX HGT              4 12 15 15 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 11 14 13
T WIND DIR          SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  W  W NW  W  W
T WIND SPD          21 13 14 13 18 18 12 12  5  3  2  5
SMOKE DISP          GD VG EX EX PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD
CRTCL FWX POT        P  P  P  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P


DATE               SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14
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            67    89      65    85      65    89      63    87
TEMP          74   67 85 86 70   65 82 83 69   65 85 86 69   63 83 84
DEWPT         55   59 61 58 58   58 58 58 60   60 61 59 61   60 58 55
PWIND DIR           E     E      SE    SE      SE    SE       E    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC B1 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           20    30      30    30      20    30      40    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS IS SC SC   IS IS SC IS   IS IS SC SC   IS    IS
TSTMS         IS   IS IS SC SC   IS IS SC IS   IS IS SC SC   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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