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
1127 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

DATE           10/20/14      TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU
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                      43          71          47          64          41
TEMP                   49 44 44 52 66 71 64 58 50 48 48 53 61 64 60 54 45 44 41
DEWPT                  37 37 37 40 41 39 40 40 39 39 38 39 41 39 38 38 37 35 33
MAX/MIN RH                   79          32          74          40          77
RH                     63 76 76 63 40 31 41 51 66 71 68 59 48 40 44 54 73 70 73
WIND DIR               NW NW NW NW  S  S  S  W  N NW NW  N SE  S  S  S  W NW NW
WIND SPD                4  6  5  5  8 11  9  6  6  9  6  5  6  6  6  3  4  5  8
CLOUDS                 FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           5          10          20          10
RAIN SHWRS                                        IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS                                                      IS IS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  1
HAINES                  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  4
15K WIND DIR           SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD            9 14 17 12  9 10 12 10 12 17 12 17 19 13 14 17 20 19 16
MIX HGT                 1  1  1  1  8  9  5  2  1  2  2  2  8  8  5  2  2  2  1
T WIND DIR              W  W  W  W SW SW  S  W  N NW NW  N  W  W  S  S SW  W NW
T WIND SPD              3  5  6  4 12 14 13  3  6 10  6  4  8  5  6  5  6  5  8
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR PR GD VG GD PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           10/23/14  FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
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          69      43    77      44    76      44    71      37    58
TEMP          62 62 48   43 68 65 50   45 70 65 49   44 66 63 44   37 49 50
DEWPT         34 33 33   30 32 32 32   29 35 31 33   31 36 27 29   26 28 27
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W      NW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

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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