SPRINGFIELD METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

SPRINGFIELD METAR-BACA CO
37.28N 102.60W ELEV. 4390 FT
625 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

DATE           07/22/14      WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI
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                      64          97          68         100          68
TEMP                80 73 69 65 85 94 97 93 82 76 72 69 90 98100 96 85 78 72 69
DEWPT               58 60 59 60 59 54 47 48 51 53 54 54 51 47 47 47 50 53 55 56
MAX/MIN RH                   85          18          62          17          64
RH                  47 64 70 84 41 26 18 22 34 45 53 59 26 18 17 19 30 42 55 63
WIND DIR            SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
WIND SPD            10  8  6  6  9 11 13 13  9 10 10 10 19 17 16 14  5 11 11 14
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                     10           5          10          10          10
RAIN SHWRS                                                       IS IS
TSTMS                                                            IS IS
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  5  5  5  3  4  4
15K WIND DIR        NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW
15K WIND SPD        31 26 24 19 14 12  9  6 11  6 10  8  6 10 14 13 14 18 17  9
MIX HGT              6  2 <1 <1  8 12 13 12 10  2 <1 <1  8 12 14 15  5  1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR          SE  S SW SW SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD           9 16 11 11  9  6  6  8 11 20 20 19 18 14 14 14  9 11 14 16
SMOKE DISP          FR PR PR PR GD GD GD GD GD PR PR PR VG EX EX EX FR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  P  U  U  U  P  P  P  P  U  U  U  U


DATE           07/25/14  SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14
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          99      70    96      69    91      66    87      66    89
TEMP          97 94 77   70 94 90 76   69 87 85 72   67 82 83 71   66 84 84
DEWPT         50 50 57   57 56 54 58   58 58 57 61   60 58 56 60   60 57 56
PWIND DIR         N       N    NE      NE    NE       E    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC
POP 12HR         10      10    20      20    30      30    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS         IS IS   IS IS SC SC   SC IS IS IS         IS
TSTMS            IS IS         IS IS   IS IS SC SC   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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