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

SPRINGFIELD METAR-BACA CO
37.28N 102.60W ELEV. 4390 FT
248 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

DATE           04/20/14      MON 04/21/14            TUE 04/22/14            WED
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                      48          72          48          80          53
TEMP          70 66 54 50 49 49 56 65 72 68 58 53 51 49 63 73 80 75 65 57 55 53
DEWPT         45 46 47 47 46 45 44 42 39 40 41 40 41 40 43 43 41 40 41 43 42 42
MAX/MIN RH                   94          30          74          25          66
RH            41 48 77 89 89 86 64 43 30 36 53 61 68 71 48 34 25 28 41 59 61 66
WIND DIR       W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD       8 12  9 10 12 17 18 14 11 12  8  9  9 12 21 24 26 24 19 23 23 24
CLOUDS        B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10          10
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS                                        IS IS
TSTMS         SC SC IS                                        IS IS
LAL            4  4  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2
HAINES         2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  3  4  3  3  4
10K WIND DIR  SW NW  N NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W NW  W  W SW SW SW
10K WIND SPD   6  5 24 32 27 23 23 14 14 27 26 24 21 16 11 12 19 36
MIX HGT        9  7  3 <1 <1 <1  1  8 12  9  7  5  3 <1  3  5  8 10
T WIND DIR    SW NW  N  N NW NW  N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW
T WIND SPD     6  6 12 16 18 21 19 13 12  8 11 17 19 24 34 28 26 29
SMOKE DISP    FR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD VG GD FR PR PR PR GD VG EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U


DATE           04/23/14  THU 04/24/14  FRI 04/25/14  SAT 04/26/14  SUN 04/27/14
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          80      44    70      45    74      48    78      48    69
TEMP          74 75 53   45 61 68 50   46 64 69 52   50 77 76 58   49 61 62
DEWPT         36 25 31   27 22 21 25   27 28 27 36   36 30 25 35   38 25 27
PWIND DIR        SW      NW     W       E    NE      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW SC
POP 12HR         10       5     0       5     5       5     5      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                                                         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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