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

LEADVILLE METAR-LAKE CO
39.22N 106.32W ELEV. 9710 FT
645 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

DATE             WED 04/23/14            THU 04/24/14            FRI 04/25/14
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                      44          18          46          24          52
TEMP                39 43 43 39 30 25 21 18 28 41 46 44 34 29 27 25 40 50 51 49
DEWPT               23 20 18 18 15 14 12 10 10 10 12 15 15 15 13 12 16 16 17 20
MIN/MAX RH                   34          74          26          61          25
RH                  52 39 36 42 53 62 68 70 46 27 25 30 45 55 55 57 37 25 26 31
WIND DIR             W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N NW NW  W  W NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD            18 19 20 14  8  9  8  5  8 11 13 12  5  3  3  1  6 12 14 13
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          10           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS IS IS
SNOWSHWRS                       IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS
LAL                  1  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               2  2  2  3  2  2  3  5  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  3  3
10K WIND DIR        SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
10K WIND SPD        57 47 48 37 29 43 62 60 54 57 57 51 47 42 40 36 39 41 47 52
MIX HGT              5  6  7  6  4  4  2  2  3  4  5  5  2  2  2  2  3  8  9  9
T WIND DIR           W SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W NW SW SW SW SW SW
T WIND SPD          36 33 33 26 24 20 10  6  9 18 32 29  6  5  3  2  8 29 32 33
SMOKE DISP          EX EX EX VG GD GD PR PR PR GD VG VG PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P


DATE               SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14  MON 04/28/14  TUE 04/29/14
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            29    48      25    35      21    37      21    41
TEMP          32   30 44 39 29   25 30 29 24   21 29 29 24   21 33 33
DEWPT         20   22 18 21 20   19 14 17 17   15 12 17 18   17 14 19
PWIND DIR          SW     S      SW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1
POP 12HR            5    20      30    40      30    20      10    10
RAIN                      S  C                        S
SNOW                         C    C  C  C  C    S  S  S  S    S

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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