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

POWDERHOUSE PRESCRIBED BURN
37.64N 106.68W ELEV. 8570 FT
536 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE           08/21/14      FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            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                      48          61          45          65          42
TEMP             65 56 53 50 48 52 61 59 58 53 49 47 45 51 63 64 60 53 48 45 42
DEWPT            36 38 38 38 39 41 43 45 45 41 41 39 37 42 42 40 40 40 39 39 39
MAX/MIN RH                   71          52          78          42          91
RH               34 51 57 63 71 66 51 60 62 64 74 74 73 71 46 41 47 61 71 79 89
WIND DIR          W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD          3  3  3  4  4  3  5  5  5  4  4  5  5  6  6 10  9  6  4  4  5
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          40          30          10           5
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS
LAL               3  3  2  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  2  2  1
HAINES            3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR      S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W
15K WIND SPD      6  6  6 10 17 18 16 16 17 20 23 24 19 18 21 28 33
MIX HGT           9  2  1  1  1  4  6  6  6  3  2  2  2  4  7  7  6
T WIND DIR        S NW  W  W  W  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW  W
T WIND SPD        9  2  3  4  4  8 11 10 11 10  8  9  9 13 17 21 26
SMOKE DISP       GD PR PR PR PR PR GD FR FR PR PR PR PR FR GD VG VG
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14  WED 08/27/14  THU 08/28/14
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          69      44    68      45    67      43    68      42    71
TEMP          67 63 50   44 66 63 51   45 65 62 49   43 66 62 48   42 68 64
DEWPT         38 38 39   38 38 38 40   38 40 40 40   38 39 39 39   37 36 39
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC FW SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          5       5    10      10    20      20    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                     IS IS         IS IS   IS    IS IS
TSTMS                          IS 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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