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
1244 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

DATE          THU 12/18/14      FRI 12/19/14            SAT 12/20/14         SUN
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
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                      18          43          21          47          22
TEMP                      24 19 21 36 43 35 27 23 23 22 25 40 47 39 29 25 24 23
DEWPT                     21 17 16 19 20 18 17 15 15 14 16 17 15 17 18 16 19 15
MAX/MIN RH                  100          39          78          28          81
RH                        88 92 81 50 39 49 65 71 71 71 68 39 27 40 63 68 81 71
WIND DIR                   N NW NW NW  S  S SW NW NW NW  N NE  E SE SW NW  W  W
WIND SPD                   2  4  5  2  3  4  5  6  6  6  4  3  3  4  3  3  5  8
CLOUDS                    B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
SNOW                       S
LAL                        1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                     3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2
15K WIND DIR               W  W  W  W NW NW  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD              11 18 18 21 26 19 18 20 20 20 19 18 19 19
MIX HGT                    2  1  2  4  6  1  2  1  2  2  2  3  4  2
T WIND DIR                NW NW NW NW NW  S  W NW NW NW  N NE  W  S
T WIND SPD                 2  4  6  8 12  4  3  8  6  8  5  1  4  4
SMOKE DISP                PR PR PR PR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT              U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14  THU 12/25/14
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          51      30    53      24    42      22    41      20    40
TEMP          44 44 32   31 47 44 27   25 38 36 24   23 36 34 22   21 35 34
DEWPT         18 21 21   22 26 23 21   18 17 15 14   14 18 18 16   16 20 15
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    NW      NW     W       W    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5      20    30      30    10      10    10      10    40
RAIN                         S  C  C
SNOW                      S  S     C    S                              S  C

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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