PURGATORIE WILDFIRE SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

PURGATORIE WILDFIRE
37.21N 104.23W ELEV. 5600 FT
340 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE                SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
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                      44          26          36          24          56
TEMP             31 29 39 44 38 33 32 29 26 26 30 36 32 25 24 24 24 28 49 56 48
DEWPT            29 28 31 32 32 32 30 28 26 24 22 22 23 22 24 23 19 22 24 23 22
MIN/MAX RH                   62          99          57          99          27
RH               92 96 73 62 79 96 92 96100 92 72 56 69 88100 96 81 78 37 27 35
WIND DIR          W  W  W  E NE  N NW NW  N NE  N NE  E SE  S SW SW SW  W NW NW
WIND SPD          8  5  5  5  6  8  9  9 13  8  6  4  4  6  9 10 11  9 10 11  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          60          20           5           0
RAIN                    C  C  C  L                 S
SNOW              C  C              C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR     SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW  W  W NW NW
15K WIND SPD     28 34 31 28 20 16 28 36 49 65 60 62 63 57 42 39 34 31 28 32 32
MIX HGT          <1 <1  2  2  1 <1  1  1  2  2  3  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  5
T WIND DIR        W SW SW  S NE  N NW NW  N  N  N NW SE SE  S SW SW  W NW NW NW
T WIND SPD        8  6  4  3  4 10 11 11 19 13 11  9  5  9 11 16 16 11 25 19 12
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD VG FR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U


DATE               TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            29    59      33    48      23    50      29    59
TEMP          33   29 52 51 39   34 38 36 26   23 44 45 34   29 52 53
DEWPT         25   25 29 32 27   25 27 26 22   19 27 29 26   23 29 31
PWIND DIR           W     W       W     N       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0    10      10     5       5     5
SNOW                                       S    S

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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