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

BLACK MOUNTAIN RAWS-HUERFANO CO
37.86N 105.28W ELEV. 8980 FT
752 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE             MON 09/22/14            TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14
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          46          70          48          72
TEMP                56 63 66 60 52 49 48 47 58 69 70 66 54 51 50 48 59 71 72 68
DEWPT               46 47 45 44 43 43 42 41 42 39 35 39 38 39 34 38 38 39 37 40
MIN/MAX RH                   47          85          28          68          28
RH                  69 56 47 55 71 80 80 79 55 33 27 37 54 63 54 68 45 31 28 36
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NE NE  N NW  W  N  E  E  E
WIND SPD            11 10 10  6  9  9 10 10 11 11 10  3  3  4  3  3  4  5  6  8
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     50          30          10           5          10
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC SC SC IS                                     IS IS
TSTMS               IS SC SC SC IS                                     IS IS
LAL                  2  4  4  4  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
15K WIND DIR        SW  W  W  W NW  W  W NW  W  W  W NW
15K WIND SPD        18 21 23 19 20 19 20 16 11 14 10  9
MIX HGT              4  7  9  8  2  1  2  1  4 10 10 10
T WIND DIR          SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW
T WIND SPD          21 20 21 19 10 12 12 12 20 18 14 10
SMOKE DISP          GD VG EX VG PR PR PR PR GD EX VG GD
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14
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      48    69      48    67      47    64
TEMP          52   49 70 67 51   48 69 65 50   48 66 63 49   47 63 60
DEWPT         39   38 40 41 41   40 40 41 41   40 40 42 41   41 37 37
PWIND DIR           S     S      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC FW SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5     0       5    20      20    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS                          IS IS IS      IS IS IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS                               IS IS IS      IS IS 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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