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

COPPER GULCH RAWS-FREMONT CO
38.31N 105.48W ELEV. 7750 FT
1035 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

DATE             SAT 03/28/15            SUN 03/29/15            MON 03/30/15
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                      70          36          59          34          63
TEMP                   62 68 68 55 47 41 37 45 56 58 58 47 41 36 35 44 58 62 62
DEWPT                  20 20 20 23 25 25 25 24 23 22 22 24 26 25 23 24 23 22 20
MIN/MAX RH                   15          62          24          67          20
RH                     20 16 16 29 42 52 61 43 27 25 25 40 55 64 61 45 26 21 20
WIND DIR                W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W SE  E  E NE NW  W  W  W  W  W  E
WIND SPD                8 14 13 12 13 13 12  8  5 18  9  6  5 12 14 13  9  4  8
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0          10           5          10
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS                         IS
TSTMS                                             IS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  4  3  4  5  4  5  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  4
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD           10 23 34 32 27 27 27 36 35 26 21 17 24 27 25 19 17 20 16
MIX HGT                 9 12 11  3 <1 <1 <1  2  8 10  9  2  1 <1 <1  1 12 14 13
T WIND DIR              W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W  W  W  E  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD             18 24 29 21 23 21 14  5 20 18 14  4  6 13 16 13 16 14 10
SMOKE DISP             VG EX EX FR PR PR PR PR VG EX VG PR PR PR PR PR EX EX VG
CRTCL FWX POT           P  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U


DATE               TUE 03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15
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            33    66      36    62      30    56      27    51
TEMP          42   33 58 65 45   36 59 60 40   30 52 56 32   27 44 46
DEWPT         27   24 22 18 25   23 19 16 20   20 12  8 12   12  3  6
PWIND DIR           W    SW       W     W       W    SW       W     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR           20     5       5    10      10     5      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS                  IS IS                    IS IS
SNOWSHWRS          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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