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

BLACK MOUNTAIN RAWS-HUERFANO CO
37.86N 105.28W ELEV. 8980 FT
800 PM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

DATE           09/02/14      WED 09/03/14            THU 09/04/14            FRI
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                      52          81          52          75          50
TEMP                63 54 52 52 64 77 81 76 64 57 54 52 65 75 74 68 56 55 51 51
DEWPT               34 35 34 36 37 34 31 32 32 31 32 31 32 32 35 38 40 42 42 41
MAX/MIN RH                   56          17          45          21          73
RH                  34 48 50 54 37 21 16 20 30 37 43 44 29 21 24 33 55 61 71 68
WIND DIR            NW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S SE SE SE  E  S SW
WIND SPD             3  6  8  9  8 16 18 12 11 13 12 11  8  4  5  6  8  8  6  5
WIND GUST                          29 31 26    24 23
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5           5           5          10          20
RAIN SHWRS                                                    IS IS IS       SC
TSTMS                                                         IS IS IS       SC
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  3
HAINES               3  3  4  3  3  3  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR         W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  W
15K WIND SPD        17 24 32 27 23 25 20 19 21 24 34 29 24 18 19 20
MIX HGT              2  1  1  1  5 12 15 12  3  1  1  1  7 14 13  9
T WIND DIR          SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW
T WIND SPD           2  9 10 11 17 20 19 19 18 14 13 11 17 17 17 16
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX FR PR PR PR GD EX EX VG
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14  TUE 09/09/14
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          69      50    68      51    68      50    70      49    70
TEMP          66 63 52   50 66 65 52   51 66 65 52   50 68 66 51   49 68 66
DEWPT         43 45 47   44 46 47 48   45 45 43 45   44 43 42 43   42 38 38
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SE    SW      SW    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         40      40    40      40    30      30    20      20    20
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC SC   IS IS SC SC   SC IS SC SC   IS IS IS IS   IS    IS
TSTMS         SC SC SC   IS IS SC SC   SC IS SC SC   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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