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

SPRINGFIELD METAR-BACA CO
37.28N 102.60W ELEV. 4390 FT
542 AM MDT WED OCT 22 2014

DATE             WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14            FRI 10/24/14
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                      72          47          77          47          83
TEMP             56 61 70 72 66 55 50 49 47 60 72 77 69 58 52 50 48 63 80 82 72
DEWPT            51 49 46 45 46 46 47 46 44 47 45 42 43 44 43 41 39 39 35 35 34
MIN/MAX RH                   38          93          30          76          18
RH               83 65 42 38 48 72 89 89 89 62 38 29 39 59 71 71 71 41 20 18 25
WIND DIR         SW SW  N  E SE  S  S SW NW NW NW  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  N SE SE
WIND SPD         12  9  4  4  6  9  6  5  3  5  2  4  4  5  8  8  9 11  4  3  6
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 B1 FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
POP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS
TSTMS                     IS
LAL               1  1  1  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            2  3  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR     SW  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD     21 18 14 24 31 27 16 12 16 16 18 29 35 29 21 17 17 21 26 26 23
MIX HGT           1  3  6  9  7  2 <1 <1 <1  1  7  8  6  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  5
T WIND DIR       SW  W  W  W  W  S  S SW  W NW  W NW NW  S SW  W NW NW NW NW NW
T WIND SPD       18 10  9  9  6 13 14 14  6  6 11 16 14  8 11 10 14 16 11 11  4
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR GD VG GD PR PR PR PR PR GD GD PR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P


DATE               SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14  TUE 10/28/14
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            47    82      49    82      47    65      35    62
TEMP          55   48 74 69 53   49 77 69 55   47 58 50 38   35 57 52
DEWPT         38   37 36 36 41   38 34 32 36   34 30 31 31   31 26 30
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW     W       W    NW       N    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10       5     5

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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