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

COPPER GULCH RAWS-FREMONT CO
38.31N 105.48W ELEV. 7750 FT
832 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE           08/21/14      FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            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                      50          68          48          75          47
TEMP                66 59 55 50 59 68 67 64 58 54 51 48 62 71 75 69 60 55 51 47
DEWPT               42 46 46 45 46 46 47 48 46 46 43 43 43 41 40 40 41 42 42 42
MAX/MIN RH                   83          45          82          28          83
RH                  42 62 72 83 62 45 49 56 64 74 74 83 50 34 28 35 49 61 71 83
WIND DIR            NE  N NW  W  W  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD             3  3  3  4  1  4  8  8  6  5  5  8  9  6  8  6  6  6  6  6
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          50          30          10          10
RAIN SHWRS          IS          IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS
TSTMS               IS          IS SC SC SC SC             IS IS
LAL                  2  1  1  1  2  4  4  4  4  1  1  1  1  2  2  1
HAINES               3  3  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR        SW  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
15K WIND SPD        12 16 14 18 16 16 31 29 18 18 16 18 13 16 24 25
MIX HGT              2  2  1 <1  4  9  6  4  3  2  1 <1  4  8 10  9
T WIND DIR           E NE NW NW SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
T WIND SPD           5  2  3  3  3 14 20 17 10 13 16 17 18 18 21 21
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR VG VG GD PR PR PR PR GD VG EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14  WED 08/27/14  THU 08/28/14
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          73      48    74      48    73      48    71      46    74
TEMP          69 67 55   48 70 68 55   48 69 67 55   48 68 66 53   46 70 68
DEWPT         40 41 43   42 39 41 42   41 40 42 45   44 43 45 46   43 37 46
PWIND DIR         S      SW    SW      SW     W      NW     S       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR         10      20    20      20    20      20    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS      IS IS IS         IS IS   IS    IS IS
TSTMS            IS 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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