HAT SPRINGS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

HAT SPRINGS PRESCRIBED BURN
38.08N 106.45W ELEV. 9860 FT
1050 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

DATE             FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14            SUN 04/20/14
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                      54          33          46          31          52
TEMP                   52 54 50 44 39 35 33 39 45 45 43 36 35 32 32 41 50 52 46
DEWPT                  21 20 20 24 27 27 28 29 31 27 30 28 31 29 28 29 31 27 29
MIN/MAX RH                   25          79          48          88          39
RH                     29 26 30 45 62 72 82 67 58 49 60 72 85 88 85 62 48 38 51
WIND DIR                S SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                6 12 10  9  9  5  4  5  6 10 11 10 11 14 14 12 10 11 10
WIND GUST                                                     26 26
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          40          50          30          20
RAIN SHWRS                IS SC SC SC SC    SC SC SC SC SC IS       IS IS IS IS
SNOWSHWRS                             SC IS                IS IS IS
TSTMS                     IS SC SC SC SC       SC SC SC                IS IS IS
LAL                     1  3  4  4  4  4  1  1  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3
HAINES                  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  3
10K WIND DIR           SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W SW NW  N  N  N  N  N
10K WIND SPD           20 26 29 18 27 31 26 14  9 10 12  9  6  4  6 10 12 11 16
MIX HGT                 9 12 10  4  2  2  1  4  7  8  7  3  2  2  2  5  7  9  7
T WIND DIR             SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N NW
T WIND SPD             16 19 20 20  8  8  6 11  6  8 12 12 12 14 17 16 13 11 11
SMOKE DISP             VG EX EX GD PR PR PR PR FR FR GD PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD
CRTCL FWX POT           P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U


DATE               MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14  THU 04/24/14
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            32    56      33    58      32    51      25    46
TEMP          36   32 55 51 38   34 57 54 39   32 50 45 32   25 41 41
DEWPT         27   28 29 27 27   27 25 22 19   18 17 12  9   11  9 12
PWIND DIR          NW     W      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR           20    30      20     5       5    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS         SC IS
TSTMS         IS         SC 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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