FORT CARSON RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

FORT CARSON RAWS-EL PASO CO
38.69N 104.77W ELEV. 6700 FT
358 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

DATE             WED 08/27/14            THU 08/28/14            FRI 08/29/14
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                      76          53          73          53          76
TEMP             56 63 72 76 72 62 60 56 54 62 70 73 68 63 58 56 54 65 73 76 73
DEWPT            55 57 58 52 53 54 52 51 49 48 48 49 50 49 48 47 45 44 43 43 43
MIN/MAX RH                   43          89          42          77          31
RH               96 81 61 43 51 75 75 83 83 60 45 43 52 60 69 72 71 46 34 31 34
WIND DIR         SW  S SE  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N NE  E SE
WIND SPD          2  3  6 10  9 11 11  9 12  9  8  5  6  9  8  8  9  6  5  4  6
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          50          40          30          10
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC
LAL               3  2  3  3  4  4  4  4  2  2  4  4  4  4  1  1  1
HAINES            2  2  3  3  3  4  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR     SW  W SW SW  W SW SW  W  W SW  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW  W
15K WIND SPD     20 16 27 29 21 10 11 14 11  5  6 18 23 23 18 13 10  6  8  6  6
MIX HGT           3  4  8 11  9  2  1  2  2  6  9  9  7  4  1  2  2  7  9 10  9
T WIND DIR       SW  W SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  N NW  W  W
T WIND SPD       10 11 16 23 21  8 11  9 11  2  4  6  8  9  5  6  8  9  5  5  5
SMOKE DISP       PR PR VG EX EX PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR FR FR FR FR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               SAT 08/30/14  SUN 08/31/14  MON 09/01/14  TUE 09/02/14
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            53    81      56    84      55    79      55    74
TEMP          61   54 73 73 62   57 78 74 62   55 73 72 61   55 70 68
DEWPT         44   44 44 42 44   43 40 40 41   41 42 45 47   45 45 45
PWIND DIR          SW    SW      SW    SW       W     S       N    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   FW FW SC SC   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5     5       0     5       5     5      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                                              IS
TSTMS                                                   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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