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
736 AM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014

DATE             SAT 07/12/14            SUN 07/13/14            MON 07/14/14
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                      86          60          78          58          81
TEMP                74 85 84 75 70 65 63 60 70 72 78 74 73 66 63 58 72 79 81 76
DEWPT               56 56 57 58 59 59 59 58 58 57 57 56 56 56 54 53 54 56 54 53
MIN/MAX RH                   36          93          49          85          40
RH                  53 37 40 55 68 81 87 93 66 59 48 53 55 70 72 83 53 45 39 45
WIND DIR             N  E NE  N  N  N NW NW NE SE SE  E SW  W NW NW  N NE  E NE
WIND SPD             1  5  8 13 12  6  4  5  4  5  6  4  3  3  4  6  6  9  8 10
CLOUDS              SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     40          50          30          30          40
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC IS
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC IS IS IS SC SC SC SC       IS IS SC SC IS
LAL                  1  1  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  4  4  4  4  1  1  2
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2
15K WIND DIR        NW  S  N  E NE  N  N NW  N NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW
15K WIND SPD         4  1  3  2  3  3  9 12 10  6 11 14 10  5 11 20 21 20  8  5
MIX HGT              5 12 10  8  5  3  3  2  7  8  9  9  7  2  2  2  7 11 11  9
T WIND DIR          NW NW  N NE  N  N NE NW NW  W NW  N NW SW NW NW  N  N  N  N
T WIND SPD           4  2  4  9  9 11  3  3  3  2  3  6  4  2  4  5 16 18 11 10
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR GD EX VG GD
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               TUE 07/15/14  WED 07/16/14  THU 07/17/14  FRI 07/18/14
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            56    76      56    79      54    80      56    86
TEMP          65   56 70 70 61   56 73 71 61   55 70 74 63   56 80 80
DEWPT         55   55 56 56 57   54 56 54 53   52 51 50 53   51 51 48
PWIND DIR           E    SE       S    SE      SE    SE       S     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR           20    30      30    30      20    10      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    IS   IS IS SC SC   IS IS SC IS   IS IS IS IS         IS
TSTMS         IS   IS IS SC SC   IS IS SC 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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