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

LEADVILLE METAR-LAKE CO
39.22N 106.32W ELEV. 9710 FT
1020 AM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE             MON 09/01/14            TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14
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                      63          37          68          39          70
TEMP                   61 63 57 45 40 38 37 52 65 68 66 52 45 41 40 54 67 70 67
DEWPT                  28 29 30 30 30 29 29 30 27 28 29 32 32 32 32 34 29 27 29
MIN/MAX RH                   27          73          22          76          21
RH                     28 27 35 55 67 70 72 43 24 22 25 46 60 70 73 46 24 20 24
WIND DIR                W NW  W NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD               14 16 13  4  1  2  3  5 11 10 10  4  4  3  4  5 12 17 12
WIND GUST                                                                 27
CLOUDS                 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W
15K WIND SPD           44 32 32 26 21 25 31 28 28 21 16 20 25 27 35 35 25 25 20
MIX HGT                 8  9  7  2  2  2  2  4  6 10  9  2  2  2  2  3 11 12 10
T WIND DIR              W  W  W NW  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W
T WIND SPD             42 37 29  5  2  2  3 12 20 21 18  3  3  5  5 10 23 24 23
SMOKE DISP             EX EX EX PR PR PR PR FR VG EX VG PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT           P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U


DATE               THU 09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14
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            39    67      40    63      39    64      39    60
TEMP          45   40 63 60 45   40 58 53 42   39 59 54 42   39 57 53
DEWPT         30   30 29 33 38   37 36 38 39   38 36 37 38   37 35 38
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR            0    20      20    30      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS               IS IS      IS SC IS   IS IS IS IS      IS IS
TSTMS                    IS IS      IS SC IS   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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