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

NOLAN GULCH PRESCRIBED BURN
38.20N 105.98W ELEV. 8330 FT
342 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

DATE             SAT 08/30/14            SUN 08/31/14            MON 09/01/14
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                      73          46          75          46          75
TEMP             47 54 66 73 66 58 55 50 47 53 70 75 72 60 56 50 46 54 68 74 72
DEWPT            37 40 40 37 40 42 40 39 38 39 37 36 35 36 35 35 34 35 35 36 37
MIN/MAX RH                   27          74          24          63          25
RH               68 59 38 27 38 55 57 66 71 59 30 24 26 41 45 56 63 48 29 25 28
WIND DIR         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD          6  4  8  5 12  5  6  8  5 11 20 23 20 10  6  4  5 10 13 14 13
CLOUDS           FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     10          10          10           5           5
RAIN SHWRS                   IS                IS IS
TSTMS                        IS                IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  2  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  1
HAINES            3  3  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  4  2  2  3
15K WIND DIR      W NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD      6 12 14 16 17 25 34 36 32 43 40 32 39
MIX HGT           1  2  8 12  6  2  1  1  1  2 11 14 12
T WIND DIR       SW SW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
T WIND SPD        5  6 13 17 18  6  8  9  8 11 36 36 40
SMOKE DISP       PR PR GD EX GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P


DATE               TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14  THU 09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14
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            47    76      48    77      49    74      48    72
TEMP          56   47 68 68 56   49 69 69 57   50 68 67 56   49 66 65
DEWPT         37   37 41 41 39   37 40 36 36   38 42 45 40   43 45 47
PWIND DIR           W    SW       W    SW       W    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    20      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS                                             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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