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

NOLAN GULCH PRESCRIBED BURN
38.20N 105.98W ELEV. 8330 FT
741 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE             FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14
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                      66          37          65          37          60
TEMP                43 59 66 61 50 46 41 37 44 57 65 61 49 45 40 37 43 54 60 57
DEWPT               26 26 25 24 24 23 23 25 25 24 22 20 23 25 26 26 32 30 31 27
MIN/MAX RH                   21          62          19          68          30
RH                  51 28 21 24 36 40 48 61 47 28 19 20 36 45 57 64 65 40 33 31
WIND DIR             W SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W
WIND SPD             5  6 10  6  6  4  4  9  8  9 10  9  5  8  8  6 11 14 14 12
WIND GUST                                                                 27
CLOUDS              FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
RAIN SHWRS                                                                   IS
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               5  5  5  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
15K WIND DIR         W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W
15K WIND SPD        16 18 21 19 17 23 24 20 20 25 29 25
MIX HGT             <1  3  6  4  2  1  1  1 <1  4  7  5
T WIND DIR           W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW
T WIND SPD           6 12 18 11  6  4  4  6  5 13 23 20
SMOKE DISP          PR PR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR FR VG GD
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P


DATE               MON 10/27/14  TUE 10/28/14  WED 10/29/14  THU 10/30/14
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            34    48      25    48      27    53      30    54
TEMP          43   34 40 38 30   25 38 38 31   27 43 44 34   30 45 46
DEWPT         30   28 28 18 18   18 17 14 17   18 23 20 23   21 24 22
PWIND DIR          SW     W      NW     W       W     W      NW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20    20      10     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS IS IS
SNOWSHWRS          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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