COPPER GULCH RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

COPPER GULCH RAWS-FREMONT CO
38.31N 105.48W ELEV. 7750 FT
254 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

DATE           09/19/14      SAT 09/20/14            SUN 09/21/14            MON
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                      45          76          48          67          47
TEMP          80 77 65 55 49 46 60 74 76 72 62 55 51 48 54 65 66 62 57 53 49 47
DEWPT         36 37 41 39 40 40 42 42 43 45 47 47 48 47 49 49 51 49 49 48 47 46
MAX/MIN RH                   83          30          97          54          97
RH            20 24 41 55 71 79 51 32 31 38 58 74 89 96 83 56 58 62 75 83 93 96
WIND DIR       E  E  N NW NW NW  N  E  E  E  E NE SE  W NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  S
WIND SPD       8  9  5  3  5  6  4  8  9 10  5  6  3  3  3  9  9 11  9  5  3  2
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      5          20          20          30          30
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS
LAL            1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4
HAINES         4  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR  NE NW NW  N  E  E  E  S  W NW  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
15K WIND SPD   5  5  4  9  8  4  2  2  5  5  3  8  8  5  6 10 18 18
MIX HGT       12 11  2 <1 <1 <1  3 10 10  8  3  2  1 <1  3  6  6  5
T WIND DIR    NW NW NE  N NW  N NE  E  E  E SE  E SE SW  E SE  S SE
T WIND SPD     1  3  6  3  5  5  4  4  3  5 11  8  4  3  5 11 11 17
SMOKE DISP    PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD
CRTCL FWX POT  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14  THU 09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14
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          70      43    71      42    71      42    72      42    71
TEMP          67 64 50   44 69 67 50   43 69 67 50   43 70 68 50   43 69 67
DEWPT         46 46 43   39 39 42 40   39 36 43 40   37 36 41 40   38 36 41
PWIND DIR        SW       W     W      NW     S      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         30      20    10      10    10      10    10       5    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC IS            IS         IS IS                       IS
TSTMS         IS SC 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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