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

LA JUNTA METAR-OTERO CO
38.05N 103.52W ELEV. 4240 FT
1010 AM MDT FRI JUL 25 2014

DATE             FRI 07/25/14            SAT 07/26/14            SUN 07/27/14
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                      99          68          99          68          89
TEMP                   97 99 94 82 78 72 68 78 93 99 96 86 80 74 68 75 84 89 82
DEWPT                  49 49 51 58 58 58 57 54 53 51 49 52 55 56 56 57 57 58 59
MIN/MAX RH                   18          71          19          65          35
RH                     20 19 23 44 50 61 68 43 26 20 20 31 42 53 65 54 40 35 46
WIND DIR                N NE  W  W  W  W  W NW  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E  E  E
WIND SPD                6  8  8  9 10  9 10 11 10 11  9 10  6  6  6 14 12 12 10
CLOUDS                 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     20          30          20          20          30
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS SC                IS IS IS             SC SC SC
TSTMS                     IS IS SC                IS IS IS             SC SC SC
LAL                     1  3  3  4  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3  1  1  1
HAINES                  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  4  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR           SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  N NE NE  W NW  N  N  S  W NW
15K WIND SPD           11  9 11 14 18 12  9 11  9  4  5  5  3  6  8  2  4  3  5
MIX HGT                13 14 14  5  1 <1 <1  1 11 15 14  7 <1 <1 <1  3  6 12  9
T WIND DIR              W SW SW  S NE NW  W  W NW  W NW NE  E  E NE NE  E NE  E
T WIND SPD              3  6 10  4  2  8 10  8  6  5  6 10 10  8 14 17  8  4  2
SMOKE DISP             PR GD VG PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR FR FR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  P  P  U


DATE               MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14  THU 07/31/14
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            64    85      65    85      64    83      63    86
TEMP          71   64 77 81 70   65 79 80 68   64 76 80 70   64 77 78
DEWPT         63   61 60 61 63   61 62 61 62   61 59 55 59   58 57 54
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE     E      NE     E      SE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           30    20      30    40      40    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS IS IS SC   IS IS SC SC   SC IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS         SC   IS IS IS SC   IS IS SC SC   SC IS IS IS   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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