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

FORT LYON WILDFIRE WEST
38.08N 103.03W ELEV. 3860 FT
344 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014

DATE                THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14
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                      38          18          43          19          47
TEMP             23 26 33 38 32 26 23 20 18 22 33 43 36 32 25 21 19 23 37 47 37
DEWPT            21 24 28 28 27 26 23 20 18 22 28 28 27 25 23 21 19 23 27 26 25
MIN/MAX RH                   66         100          54         100          43
RH               92 92 82 67 81100100100100100 82 55 69 75 92100100100 67 43 61
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W SE  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  S SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N
WIND SPD          4  4  4  3  3  3  4  4  5  6  5  3  3  2  2  3  4  4  3  2  2
CLOUDS           B2 OV B1 B2 SC B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           0           0
SNOW
OBVIS             F
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  3  3  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR     NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W NW
15K WIND SPD     13 10  9 11 10 10  9 10  9 13 11 18 23
MIX HGT           1  1  1  1  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
T WIND DIR        W SW SW  S SE  S  W  W  W  W  W NW  S
T WIND SPD        3  4  3  2  3  2  3  3  5  9  6  2  2
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR 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  U  U  U


DATE               SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
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            20    48      25    51      24    46      19    44
TEMP          26   20 42 46 32   26 41 44 32   25 38 39 27   20 35 38
DEWPT         23   19 25 25 25   24 28 28 26   21 22 19 19   17 21 19
PWIND DIR          NW    SW       W    NW      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     5      10    20      20     5       5     5
RAIN                                 S  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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