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

BLACK MOUNTAIN RAWS-HUERFANO CO
37.86N 105.28W ELEV. 8980 FT
1145 PM MDT THU APR 17 2014

DATE           04/17/14      FRI 04/18/14            SAT 04/19/14            SUN
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                      33          59          37          55          35
TEMP                   41 35 34 45 54 58 57 47 42 38 37 48 55 53 52 45 39 37 35
DEWPT                  23 23 22 28 28 28 28 31 28 32 30 33 34 34 37 38 37 35 34
MAX/MIN RH                   67          31          79          46          96
RH                     48 61 61 51 36 32 33 53 57 79 75 56 45 48 56 76 92 92 96
WIND DIR                W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD               11 12 12 10  6 13 10 10 11 13 10 10  5  6  4  4  5  6  8
WIND GUST              21 25 24
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          20          40          40
RAIN SHWRS                               IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
TSTMS                                    IS                IS IS IS IS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  3  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2
HAINES                  2  3  4  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  3
10K WIND DIR           NW NW NW SW SW SW  W SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W
10K WIND SPD           26 18  8 11 18 18 21 12 16 27 28 13 13 14 14
MIX HGT                 1  1  1  2  6 10  9  2  1  1  1  4  9  9  8
T WIND DIR              W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W NW SW SW  W
T WIND SPD             12 14 14 11 12 17 18 11 16 17 13 10  6  9  9
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR PR GD EX VG PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14  THU 04/24/14
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          57      38    62      40    66      42    60      34    54
TEMP          55 55 43   39 56 58 44   40 64 62 47   44 56 53 39   34 46 48
DEWPT         38 36 35   31 36 35 28   26 30 23 20   20 16 13 11   13  7 10
PWIND DIR        NW       W     S      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1
POP 12HR         30      30    20      20    10       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            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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