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

PURGATORIE WILDFIRE
37.21N 104.23W ELEV. 5600 FT
942 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE                FRI 02/27/15            SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15
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                      23          12          33          18          31
TEMP                   18 22 20 12 12 14 14 15 26 33 29 27 22 24 18 25 25 31 26
DEWPT                  10 14 12  9  9 11 11 14 19 25 22 22 19 20 17 20 19 24 23
MIN/MAX RH                   67          98          69          94          75
RH                     70 71 71 87 87 88 88 96 74 72 75 81 88 84 96 81 78 75 88
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SE NW NW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E
WIND SPD               13 12 10  9  8  9  9  8  9  3  4  3  6  5  5  5  5  8  8
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40          30          20          30          30
SNOW                    S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
OBVIS                            F  F  F
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W SW  W  W SW  W SW  W  W  W SW  W  W SW SW SW SW
15K WIND SPD           32 43 44 27 44 44 46 41 37 46 67 69 64 64 60 46 65 56 56
MIX HGT                 2  2  2  2  1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1  1 <1 <1 <1  1  1  2 <1
T WIND DIR              S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E SE
T WIND SPD             23 18 13 12 12 12 12 14 12  8  4  4  5  4  5  6  6  9 11
SMOKE DISP             FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR 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


DATE               MON 03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15
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            22    47      29    41      12    24       6    38
TEMP          23   28 42 47 40   29 39 37 19   13 14 24  8   12 32 37
DEWPT         23   24 29 30 29   24 26 22 15    9  7 10  2    3 11 18
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW     W      NW    NE       W    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC FW
POP 12HR           30    10      10    10      30    20      10     5
RAIN                                 S  S  C
SNOW           C    C                S     C    C  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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