LA JUNTA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

LA JUNTA METAR-OTERO CO
38.05N 103.52W ELEV. 4240 FT
659 AM MDT THU OCT 23 2014

DATE             THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14
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                      76          46          84          47          83
TEMP                53 68 76 71 61 55 48 46 54 74 84 75 63 55 48 47 54 74 83 75
DEWPT               43 43 41 41 43 43 42 40 38 36 33 34 35 36 35 34 35 35 35 35
MIN/MAX RH                   29          82          16          63          18
RH                  69 40 28 34 51 64 80 79 54 25 16 22 35 49 60 60 48 24 18 23
WIND DIR             W SW  S SE  S SW  W  W  W  W SE  E  E NE  W  W  W SW SE  E
WIND SPD             4  4  4  5  6  6  6  8  9  4  2  4  6  5  4  4  4  1  6  6
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               2  2  3  3  4  4  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  4  4  3  5  3
15K WIND DIR         W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W SW  W
15K WIND SPD        17 18 23 24 24 20 14 17 18 21 23 23 17 11 16 19 17 19 24 24
MIX HGT             <1  5  8  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8  4
T WIND DIR           W  W  W  W  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW  E  E  W NW  W SW SW  S
T WIND SPD           6  8 13  6  8  9 10 11 13 10 13  5 12  9  2  4  4  2 13 13
SMOKE DISP          PR PR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD 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               SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14  TUE 10/28/14  WED 10/29/14
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            48    82      47    65      37    61      35    66
TEMP          56   49 76 72 57   47 58 54 43   37 53 53 41   35 59 60
DEWPT         37   37 34 32 36   37 33 32 32   29 27 31 31   30 32 33
PWIND DIR           S     W       W     N      NE     E       S    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0    10      20     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS                             IS 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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