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

SPRINGFIELD METAR-BACA CO
37.28N 102.60W ELEV. 4390 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                      72          56          81          58          81
TEMP             62 70 69 70 72 65 61 61 56 63 73 80 80 72 66 62 59 69 75 81 76
DEWPT            61 61 62 61 60 60 59 58 56 56 56 55 54 56 57 57 55 56 57 57 55
MIN/MAX RH                   66         100          41          93          44
RH               97 73 78 73 66 84 93 90100 78 55 42 41 57 73 84 87 63 54 44 48
WIND DIR         NW  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E  E  E  S  S  W SW  W  S SE SE
WIND SPD         12 16 18 18 14  9  6  6  5  5  5  6  6  5  6  6  8  4  6  8  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     70          40          20          10          20
RAIN SHWRS       NM SC NM NM SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS
LAL               2  4  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  2
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
15K WIND DIR      W NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N
15K WIND SPD     24 28 21 31 33 28 20 21 29 26 23 19 17
MIX HGT           2  3  4  5  5  4  3  3  2  4  6  7  9
T WIND DIR        W NW  N NE  N NE NE NE  N NE  N NW  N
T WIND SPD       17 18 18 27 20 19 13 10 11 10  8  8  6
SMOKE DISP       GD GD GD GD GD GD FR PR PR PR PR FR 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            59    82      62    84      63    87      63    88
TEMP          65   59 75 77 66   63 80 80 68   63 86 86 69   64 84 85
DEWPT         59   57 56 53 54   54 55 54 55   55 55 54 56   57 57 54
PWIND DIR           S     S       S     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20    20       5     5       5     5      10     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS      IS
TSTMS         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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