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

PURGATORIE WILDFIRE
37.21N 104.23W ELEV. 5600 FT
337 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

DATE             WED 07/30/14            THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14
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                      75          54          82          57          84
TEMP             62 67 73 75 70 63 58 56 54 57 69 82 79 71 63 59 58 66 74 84 72
DEWPT            58 59 59 58 58 58 55 54 54 54 54 54 54 55 56 56 55 54 53 55 57
MIN/MAX RH                   55         100          38          93          38
RH               87 75 62 55 66 84 90 93100 90 59 38 42 57 78 90 90 65 48 37 59
WIND DIR         NW  N  N NE NE  E NE NE SE  E  E SE SE  W SW SW SW SW SE SE SE
WIND SPD          8 11 13 13 11  8  4  3  3  3  5  6  6  4  4  6  5  4  4  5  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          50          20          20          30
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC SC NM SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             SC SC SC
LAL               2  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3
15K WIND DIR     NW NW  N NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD     25 32 31 21 19 21 24 21 26 23 14 14 12
MIX HGT           2  4  5  6  6  5  4  3  2  4  5  7  8
T WIND DIR        W NW  N  N  N NE  E  E  E NE NW NW NW
T WIND SPD        9 27 28 14 10 11  9  3  2  2  4  8  6
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U
FLASH FLOOD       A  A  A  A  A


DATE               SAT 08/02/14  SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14
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            58    83      59    86      61    86      60    87
TEMP          62   59 75 78 64   59 84 82 66   62 85 85 67   61 84 83
DEWPT         59   57 55 54 55   54 51 53 54   54 51 52 55   54 50 53
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 SC B1 B1   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR           40    20       5    10      10    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS IS IS            IS
TSTMS         SC   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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