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

COPPER GULCH RAWS-FREMONT CO
38.31N 105.48W ELEV. 7750 FT
339 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

DATE           07/23/14      THU 07/24/14            FRI 07/25/14            SAT
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                      54          86          56          84          55
TEMP             81 72 65 58 55 72 85 84 80 75 67 61 56 72 83 82 76 72 64 59 55
DEWPT            39 42 44 47 46 46 44 43 46 46 47 47 46 45 43 45 49 49 48 47 46
MAX/MIN RH                   76          23          72          25          75
RH               22 34 46 67 72 39 24 24 30 36 49 60 69 38 24 27 39 44 56 64 72
WIND DIR          E  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W NW
WIND SPD         12  6  8 11 12 12 12 12 13 10 11 14 13 11  6  6  6 10 12 12 12
CLOUDS           B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10          20          20          30          20
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS             IS IS IS IS          IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS             IS IS IS IS          IS SC SC IS IS
LAL               2  2  1  1  1  1  2  3  3  2  1  1  1  2  4  4  3
HAINES            4  4  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR      S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  W  W  W NW NW  N  N
15K WIND SPD     11 13  9  8  9  8  8 11 12 14 20 14 13 10  6 11 10  8  9 12 11
MIX HGT          13  4  2 <1 <1  6 12 13 11  9  2 <1 <1  8 12 12 11  7  2 <1 <1
T WIND DIR       SE SE SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW
T WIND SPD        6 14  6 13 14 17 14 14 18 16 13 16 12  9 10 12 13 11 12 11 11
SMOKE DISP       GD FR PR PR PR GD VG EX EX VG PR PR PR GD VG VG VG GD PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT     P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           07/26/14  SUN 07/27/14  MON 07/28/14  TUE 07/29/14  WED 07/30/14
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          83      54    79      52    77      53    79      51    76
TEMP          83 77 65   55 76 70 60   53 71 66 60   53 74 65 59   52 70 66
DEWPT         43 48 49   47 47 53 54   50 52 56 54   49 49 55 51   47 45 52
PWIND DIR        NE      NW     E      NE     E      SW    NW      NW    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         30      30    40      30    30      30    30      20    20
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC      IS SC SC   IS IS SC SC      IS SC IS   IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC      IS SC SC   IS IS SC SC      IS SC 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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