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

NOLAN GULCH PRESCRIBED BURN
38.20N 105.98W ELEV. 8330 FT
934 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE           07/30/14      THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT
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                      49          72          49          76          47
TEMP                   55 52 49 55 65 72 64 58 56 52 49 59 71 76 71 62 57 51 47
DEWPT                  50 49 48 49 50 50 50 49 49 48 47 49 50 49 48 50 50 48 46
MAX/MIN RH                   98          45          93          38          96
RH                     83 89 96 80 58 46 60 72 77 86 93 69 47 39 44 65 77 89 96
WIND DIR               NE  N SW  W  E  E NE NE  N NW NW  S SE SW NE NE NE  N NW
WIND SPD                4  1  1  2  3  5  6  5  4  4  5  3  3  5  8  5  4  2  4
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          40          30
RAIN SHWRS             IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS
TSTMS                  IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS
LAL                     2  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  1  1  3  3  4  4  4
HAINES                  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W NW NW NW NW SW  W  W NW  N NE  E SE
15K WIND SPD           21 24 29 25 19 10  2  1  5  8 10 11  6  8  9
MIX HGT                 3  3  2  3  7  9  7  4  3  2  2  6  9 10 10
T WIND DIR              E  E  S SW NW NW NE  E NE  N  N  N NW  W  W
T WIND SPD              4  2  1  5 11  5  3  6  4  3  3  4  1  2  1
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR PR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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          75      50    75      51    74      50    75      50    74
TEMP          71 73 58   50 71 70 57   51 70 69 56   50 71 70 57   50 70 69
DEWPT         48 45 48   46 50 46 48   47 51 49 49   46 50 49 47   44 48 45
PWIND DIR         E      NW     S       S    SW      SW     W      NW     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B2   B1 B1 B2 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         30      30    30      20    30      20    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC   IS IS SC IS      IS SC IS   IS IS SC IS   IS    IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC   IS IS SC IS      IS SC IS   IS IS SC 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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