BLACK MOUNTAIN RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

BLACK MOUNTAIN RAWS-HUERFANO CO
37.86N 105.28W ELEV. 8980 FT
128 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      68          47          62          45          68
TEMP                      68 66 56 51 49 47 56 62 60 56 49 47 49 45 57 65 68 64
DEWPT                     43 41 41 41 41 40 41 41 42 43 43 43 42 41 41 40 40 39
MIN/MAX RH                   39          77          46          90          36
RH                        40 40 57 68 74 76 57 46 51 62 80 86 77 86 55 40 36 40
WIND DIR                  SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W SE SE  E  N NW NW  N  E  E  E
WIND SPD                  14 16 10  5  4  4  5  3  5  4  4  3  4  4  3  3  4  6
WIND GUST                 26 28
CLOUDS                    B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     30          30          40          30          10
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS
TSTMS                     SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS
LAL                        4  4  4  2  2  2  3  4  4  4  4  1  1  1
HAINES                     3  3  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3
15K WIND DIR              SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W NW  N NW NW NW  W  W SW
15K WIND SPD              17 19 13 11 17 20 14 12 10 13 16  9  2  5  6  9 14 16
MIX HGT                   11 10  3  2  2  2  6  9  9  7  2  1  2  2  6  8  8  8
T WIND DIR                SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW SW  E NW NW NW  N  W SW SW
T WIND SPD                24 27 16 10  9  9 12  9  6  4  3  2  4  4  2  3  8  8
SMOKE DISP                EX EX FR PR PR PR GD GD FR PR PR PR 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


DATE               SAT 08/30/14  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14
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            49    71      51    74      51    72      50    69
TEMP          54   50 63 63 53   52 67 67 55   52 66 65 53   50 62 62
DEWPT         41   40 40 38 37   36 35 32 32   35 34 35 39   39 38 37
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW    SW       W    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       0     5       5    10      10    10
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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