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

LA JUNTA METAR-OTERO CO
38.05N 103.52W ELEV. 4240 FT
951 AM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

DATE             TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14
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                      90          55          91          56          89
TEMP                   77 89 87 73 67 59 55 65 83 91 87 72 67 60 56 66 83 89 85
DEWPT                  53 49 47 53 52 52 49 49 50 44 45 47 50 50 49 50 49 46 49
MIN/MAX RH                   25          83          20          77          23
RH                     43 25 25 49 59 78 80 56 32 20 23 41 54 69 77 56 31 23 29
WIND DIR               SW SE  E SE  W  W  W  W SW SE SE SE SW SW SW  W  S  S  S
WIND SPD                4  3  6  6  4  4  5  5  4  5  9  8  6  5  6  5 10 14 14
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  4  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4  5  5  5  5  6  5  5  5  4  3
15K WIND DIR            W NW  N  N NW NW  W  N  N  N NE  N  E SE SE SE  S  S  S
15K WIND SPD           10 14 14 11 10  5  8  6  4  3  3  5  6  6  8 12 18 20 16
MIX HGT                 3 12 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 13 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 12  9
T WIND DIR              W NW NW SE  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
T WIND SPD              8 11  8  9  4  4  4  5  3  5  2 16 13 10  8  8 14 14 20
SMOKE DISP             PR VG GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P


DATE               FRI 09/19/14  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14
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            61    87      59    81      56    80      55    78
TEMP          68   61 84 82 68   60 77 80 67   56 76 78 65   55 73 77
DEWPT         56   55 55 53 54   54 52 50 52   51 51 48 52   50 50 48
PWIND DIR           S     S       W     N       E    SE      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR            5    10      10     5       5     5      10    20
RAIN SHWRS               IS                                        IS
TSTMS                    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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