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

NOLAN GULCH PRESCRIBED BURN
38.20N 105.98W ELEV. 8330 FT
746 AM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE             SUN 04/20/14            MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14
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                      59          37          60          34          63
TEMP                47 56 59 57 49 44 40 37 47 55 60 57 48 41 39 34 43 57 63 60
DEWPT               32 31 29 29 32 30 29 29 30 31 28 27 28 30 28 27 30 31 29 26
MIN/MAX RH                   32          73          30          77          26
RH                  56 38 32 34 52 57 64 72 51 40 29 31 46 65 64 75 60 37 27 27
WIND DIR             N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD             8 10 10 11  8  8  9  6  4  5  5  6  4  2  5  6  9 12 18 17
WIND GUST                                                              24 29 28
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          20          10          10          10
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC IS IS                IS IS                   IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS IS IS IS                IS IS                   IS IS
LAL                  2  2  2  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES               3  2  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
10K WIND DIR        NE  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW
10K WIND SPD        11  9 11 19 18 17 18 20 19 17 19 19 25 21 27 28 28 33 47 48
MIX HGT              5  9  9  9  5  3  1  1  6  9 12 11  2  2  2  1  2  8 11  9
T WIND DIR           N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N NW  W  W  W  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
T WIND SPD          11 10  9 12 10  8  5  4  4  9 10 10  3  2  4  5 10 27 32 34
SMOKE DISP          FR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR GD VG VG PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P


DATE               WED 04/23/14  THU 04/24/14  FRI 04/25/14  SAT 04/26/14
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            37    58      28    54      29    60      31    62
TEMP          46   38 56 53 37   29 48 53 39   31 55 57 40   33 58 56
DEWPT         29   26 19 15 12   11 11 13 14   14 15 15 17   17 18 16
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR           10     5       5     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS
TSTMS         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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