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

PURGATORIE WILDFIRE
37.21N 104.23W ELEV. 5600 FT
637 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE             TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      89          61          95          61          89
TEMP                69 83 88 86 71 68 66 61 79 94 93 90 75 71 66 61 74 88 87 83
DEWPT               50 49 46 44 48 51 46 48 44 36 36 35 43 47 48 47 46 37 40 45
MIN/MAX RH                   22          62          13          60          17
RH                  51 31 23 23 44 54 48 62 29 13 14 14 32 42 52 60 37 16 19 26
WIND DIR             W SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW NE NE NE
WIND SPD             2  4 12 13 14 12 14 12  9 11 14 13 14 21 18 12  9  8 11 10
WIND GUST                                         26    26 33 29
CLOUDS              FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5          10
RAIN SHWRS                                                                IS SC
TSTMS                                                                     IS SC
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  4
HAINES               3  4  3  3  3  5  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  4
15K WIND DIR         W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S
15K WIND SPD        17 20 21 20 19 14 14 20 16 18 14 14 16 12 10 10 10 14 17 13
MIX HGT              2  8 11 11  1 <1 <1 <1  2 16 16 15 <1  1 <1 <1  1 14 14 12
T WIND DIR           W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W SW  S  S
T WIND SPD           3 10 10 10 21 20 21 20 11 13 13 14 23 29 25 18 11  6  6  5
SMOKE DISP          PR GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX PR PR PR PR PR GD GD FR
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P


DATE               FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            56    84      55    81      55    79      56    83
TEMP          64   56 77 78 62   55 77 73 60   55 74 73 62   56 81 78
DEWPT         51   49 47 51 55   52 51 52 54   50 47 49 51   50 48 50
PWIND DIR           N    NE      SE     E       S     S      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           30    30      30    30      30    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS IS SC SC   IS    SC SC         IS IS         IS
TSTMS         SC   IS IS SC SC   IS    SC 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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