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

LA JUNTA METAR-OTERO CO
38.05N 103.52W ELEV. 4240 FT
257 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

DATE           04/18/14      SAT 04/19/14            SUN 04/20/14            MON
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      48          77          48          72          48
TEMP          78 79 63 59 53 48 56 72 77 75 62 56 50 48 55 67 72 69 63 57 52 48
DEWPT         33 32 40 40 40 40 44 38 39 41 44 46 45 44 45 46 44 42 43 45 43 41
MAX/MIN RH                   75          25          89          36          79
RH            19 18 43 49 61 74 64 29 25 29 52 69 83 86 69 47 37 37 48 64 71 77
WIND DIR       S SE SE SW SW  W SW  W  W  N NE  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NW NW  N
WIND SPD       8 13 11 16 12 11 13  5  3 19 13 11  9  9  8  9  6  8  9  9  8  9
WIND GUST     19
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5          40          40          20          20
RAIN SHWRS                         IS IS SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                              IS IS SC SC             IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  4  4  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  1  1  1  1
HAINES         4  5  5  5  4  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
10K WIND DIR   W SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W SW  W  W  W NW  W  W NW NW NW NW  N NW
10K WIND SPD  21 20 20 19 19 23 34 25 11 12 17 16 17 16 10 13 14 12 14 18 14 14
MIX HGT       11 11  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 12 10  4  2 <1 <1  3  8 11 11  4 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    SW SW  S SW SW  W  W SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  W NW NE  N  N  N
T WIND SPD    13 14 17 24 21 16 11 13 10  5 13 16  8  8  6  8 10 10 13  8  8 11
SMOKE DISP    VG VG PR PR PR PR PR VG VG FR FR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U


DATE           04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14  THU 04/24/14  FRI 04/25/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          72      49    82      55    81      46    70      42    74
TEMP          64 70 57   49 71 80 64   56 79 80 61   47 61 67 52   43 63 73
DEWPT         39 36 40   39 39 32 35   36 24 18 22   24 19 18 26   28 21 19
PWIND DIR        NE      SE     S       S    SW      NW    NW       N    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5    10      10     5       5     5       5     5

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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