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

BLACK MOUNTAIN RAWS-HUERFANO CO
37.86N 105.28W ELEV. 8980 FT
746 AM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE             WED 07/23/14            THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14
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                      81          55          80          54          80
TEMP                72 78 81 73 64 60 59 55 67 76 80 70 62 59 57 55 73 78 80 71
DEWPT               42 40 38 41 43 45 44 45 45 45 45 46 46 47 46 46 43 40 43 45
MIN/MAX RH                   22          68          29          75          25
RH                  34 26 21 31 46 58 57 69 45 33 29 42 56 64 67 72 34 26 27 39
WIND DIR             S SE SE SE  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W NW
WIND SPD             3  5 11  9  6 10 12 13 13 12 13 11 10 10 11  9  8  5  6  6
CLOUDS              FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     20          20          30          30          30
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS IS IS          IS SC SC IS          IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                     IS IS IS IS          IS SC SC IS          IS SC SC SC
LAL                  1  1  2  3  3  3  1  1  1  3  4  4
HAINES               4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR         E  E SE SE SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD         9  5  8 10 11  9  9  6  6 10 17 16
MIX HGT              9 13 14 11  4  2  2  1  5 11 12  8
T WIND DIR          SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD           4  4  6  9 13 13 18 18 16 17 19 19
SMOKE DISP          PR FR GD GD FR PR PR PR GD EX EX VG
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               SAT 07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14
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            56    81      56    76      54    75      54    76
TEMP          60   57 74 71 61   58 72 67 57   55 71 66 57   55 72 66
DEWPT         48   45 42 45 47   45 47 49 53   50 50 51 52   48 48 49
PWIND DIR           W    NE      NE    NE      SE    SE      SW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B2
POP 12HR           20    40      30    40      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC      IS SC SC   IS IS SC SC   IS IS SC SC   IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC      IS SC SC   IS IS SC SC   IS IS SC SC   IS IS SC

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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