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

NOLAN GULCH PRESCRIBED BURN
38.20N 105.98W ELEV. 8330 FT
1234 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/18/14      FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14            SUN
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      45          76          46          72          46
TEMP                      49 45 55 67 75 72 61 55 49 46 55 68 72 68 57 53 50 46
DEWPT                     34 36 42 42 41 39 44 41 41 40 43 46 47 47 45 42 42 43
MAX/MIN RH                   72          28          81          40          89
RH                        56 70 61 40 29 30 53 59 74 79 64 45 41 47 64 66 74 89
WIND DIR                  SW  W SW SW SW  N NE  N  N  N  N  E  E  E  E  E  E SE
WIND SPD                   4  5  4  5  4  4  5  6  5  5  6  8 12 12 10  6  3  1
CLOUDS                    SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          10          10          20          20
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL                        1  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  3  3
HAINES                     2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR              SW SW  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE SE  S SW  W NW
15K WIND SPD               5  1  4  9  5  5  6  5  4  3  5  2  8 10  8  8  9  6
MIX HGT                    1  1  1  9 13 12  2  1  1  1  2  9 11  9  4  2  2  2
T WIND DIR                SW  W  W  N NW NW NE  N  N  N  N  N  S SE  E  E  E  E
T WIND SPD                 4  5  5  3  2  5  5  5  5  5  6  3  2  4 12  6  3  1
SMOKE DISP                PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT              U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          68      46    67      43    68      43    69      43    68
TEMP          63 64 50   46 64 62 48   43 64 63 48   43 65 64 48   43 64 63
DEWPT         48 49 44   42 49 46 41   39 44 43 39   37 42 42 38   36 42 42
PWIND DIR        SE      SE    SW       W     W      NW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR         40      40    20      20    10      10    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC   SC IS IS IS         IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC   SC 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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