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

SPRINGFIELD METAR-BACA CO
37.28N 102.60W ELEV. 4390 FT
345 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE             WED 09/17/14            THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14
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                      91          57          87          59          81
TEMP             58 76 87 91 85 71 64 61 58 75 86 87 82 68 65 62 59 68 76 81 74
DEWPT            53 53 50 47 46 52 55 54 53 54 50 50 52 56 58 59 59 60 59 58 59
MIN/MAX RH                   22          90          28         100          46
RH               83 45 28 22 26 51 73 78 83 48 29 28 35 65 78 90100 76 56 46 59
WIND DIR          W  W  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD          8  8  5 10 10  9  9  6  6  8 13 18 14 13 12  8  8 12 21 17 14
CLOUDS           SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      5           5           0           5          40
RAIN SHWRS                                                       SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                                                            IS IS SC SC SC
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  6  6  4  3  5  5  5  4  4  5  2  4  4  3  3  3  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR     NE NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
15K WIND SPD     10 11  9 10 12 12 12 12 11 11  9 11 13 13 16 23 27 27 25 26 18
MIX HGT          <1  2 12 13 11  2 <1 <1 <1  2 10 10  8  2  1  1 <1  3  7  9  8
T WIND DIR       SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S
T WIND SPD       11 10  3  4  4 19 17 13 12 12  6  9 13 27 23 18 17 29 28 24 18
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD FR PR PR PR GD EX EX VG
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               SAT 09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14
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            59    81      57    78      55    77      54    73
TEMP          62   59 78 77 64   58 75 75 62   56 75 73 61   55 71 70
DEWPT         61   59 58 55 57   54 53 49 51   50 51 49 53   51 50 48
PWIND DIR           S     N      NE     E      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 SC SC
POP 12HR           40    20      20    10      10     5      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   SC IS IS IS   IS IS IS IS                    IS IS
TSTMS         SC   IS IS IS IS   IS IS 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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