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

POWDERHOUSE PRESCRIBED BURN
37.64N 106.68W ELEV. 8570 FT
250 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

DATE           09/15/14      TUE 09/16/14            WED 09/17/14            THU
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          70          44          71          45
TEMP          70 62 55 50 47 45 50 67 69 66 58 53 48 45 50 68 67 67 59 54 49 46
DEWPT         33 37 38 38 38 38 41 39 37 37 38 37 36 34 38 36 34 32 35 37 37 37
MAX/MIN RH                   81          31          71          27          75
RH            25 39 53 63 71 76 71 36 31 34 47 54 63 65 63 31 29 27 40 52 63 71
WIND DIR       S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  E  S SW SW  W  W  N SE  S  S SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD       5  3  4  5  6  6  5  2  3  2  3  2  5  4  2  3  6  4  4  4  5  4
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          10          10          10          10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS                IS                         IS IS       IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS                IS                         IS IS       IS
LAL            2  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
HAINES         3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR   S SW  W NW NW NW  N  N  N SE  E  S SW  N  E SE  S SE
15K WIND SPD   6 13 11 10  9  9  6  6  2  1  3  3  2  1  3  2  2  4
MIX HGT       11  5  2  1  2  1  2 10 11  9  3  2  2  1  2 10 11  9
T WIND DIR    SW  W SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW SW  W  W  W NW  W  W  E
T WIND SPD     5 10  4  4  8  8  5  5  3  1  2  2  5  4  2  1  2  1
SMOKE DISP    FR FR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR 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  U  U  U


DATE           09/18/14  FRI 09/19/14  SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14
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          70      46    69      44    68      44    67      43    68
TEMP          67 66 54   47 66 65 52   45 65 64 52   45 64 63 51   44 65 64
DEWPT         39 39 42   40 42 43 41   38 41 41 42   39 41 41 41   39 42 44
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W       W    SW       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10      20    30      10    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS   IS IS SC IS         IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS   IS IS SC IS         IS IS   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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