NOLAN GULCH PRESCRIBED BURN SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

NOLAN GULCH PRESCRIBED BURN
38.20N 105.98W ELEV. 8330 FT
132 PM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

DATE                SUN 11/23/14            MON 11/24/14            TUE 11/25/14
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
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                      31           8          29           4          31
TEMP                      28 25 18 15 10  8 10 22 29 22 16 12  7  4  6 22 31 28
DEWPT                     11  9  4  2  1  1  1  3  2  2  3  2  0 -1 -1  2  7  7
MIN/MAX RH                   42          74          31          83          34
RH                        48 50 53 55 66 72 66 43 31 41 56 63 72 79 72 41 36 40
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W
WIND SPD                  14 18 18 11 13 13 11 13 18 14 13 10 12 12 11 12 18 17
WIND GUST                 26 31          26 23 25 29 26 25 21 24 24 21 24 29 27
CLOUDS                    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          10          10           5           5
SNOWSHWRS                 IS IS          IS IS    IS
LAL                        1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                     3  3  2  3  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  2  5  5  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR              NW NW NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD              27 37 46 51 37 32 39 39 42 37
MIX HGT                    8  3  2  2  1 <1  1  3  9  5
T WIND DIR                NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW
T WIND SPD                20 25 17 12 16 17 16 24 35 25
SMOKE DISP                VG GD PR PR PR PR PR GD EX VG
CRTCL FWX POT              U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               WED 11/26/14  THU 11/27/14  FRI 11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            15    41      20    45      21    43      19    42
TEMP          20   16 29 32 25   20 35 34 26   21 33 32 24   19 33 31
DEWPT         10   10 17 18 16   13 17 16 17   13 16 14 16   12 15 14
PWIND DIR           W     W       W     W       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0     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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