BIG HORN RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

BIG HORN RAWS-CONEJOS CO
37.02N 106.20W ELEV. 8330 FT
401 AM MDT THU AUG 28 2014

DATE             THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14            SAT 08/30/14
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                      66          41          70          44          72
TEMP             43 58 63 64 65 54 50 46 41 57 66 68 69 60 51 49 44 60 68 72 69
DEWPT            34 37 39 38 38 40 39 38 37 40 42 41 40 41 39 40 40 40 38 36 33
MIN/MAX RH                   36          87          34          86          26
RH               70 45 41 38 37 59 66 73 85 53 42 37 35 49 63 71 86 47 33 27 26
WIND DIR          W NW NE  N NE  E  N NW NW NE  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          8  4  4  4  3  5  1  3  3  4  4  5  8  6  5  5  6  5 10 13 12
CLOUDS           SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          10          10          10           5
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS SC IS                IS IS IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS SC IS                IS IS IS IS
LAL               1  3  3  4  2  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  4  3
15K WIND DIR     NW NW  W  W  W NW  N NW NW NW NW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD     25 21 16  8 11 10 10  8  9 10 10 10 12 12 12 14 16 16 18 19 20
MIX HGT          <1  6  9  9  9  3  1 <1 <1  4  7  9  9  5 <1 <1 <1  5 10 13 11
T WIND DIR        W NW NW NW NW  E  N NW NW  N NW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD       11 16 12 10  9  6  3  5  6  4  5  8 10 11  6 10 12 17 18 21 21
SMOKE DISP       PR GD GD GD GD PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR GD VG EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P


DATE               SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14  WED 09/03/14
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    72      47    72      46    73      46    72
TEMP          54   47 67 69 54   48 68 69 54   47 69 69 53   48 69 69
DEWPT         35   35 33 30 33   35 36 33 33   36 37 33 34   39 38 34
PWIND DIR           W     W       W    SW       W    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5     0       0     5       5    10       5    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                         IS
TSTMS                                                              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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