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
611 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

DATE           09/01/14      TUE 09/02/14            WED 09/03/14            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                      53          82          55          89          56
TEMP             77 66 60 55 53 61 75 82 78 70 63 57 56 72 87 89 84 70 65 57 57
DEWPT            45 45 46 45 45 47 45 45 48 49 48 48 42 45 39 37 40 40 39 42 38
MAX/MIN RH                   74          28          70          16          57
RH               32 47 60 69 74 60 34 27 35 47 58 72 59 38 18 16 21 33 38 57 49
WIND DIR         SE  N  N  N NW  S  S  S  S SW NW NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W NW NW
WIND SPD          8  4  5  4  1  5  9 12 11  5  6  6  6  4  9 13 10  6  8  8  8
WIND GUST                                                     24
CLOUDS           SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      5           0           5           0           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  3  4  5  5  4  4  5  5  6  6  5  5
15K WIND DIR      W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD     25 18 21 23 24 21 21 23 24 26 23 21 16 18 21 21 18
MIX HGT          11  8  6  4  1  4  7 10  6  3  2  1  2  1 12 14  9
T WIND DIR        W  N  N  N NW  S  W  W SW  S  W NW NW  W SW SW SW
T WIND SPD       17  6  8  6  4  4 12 14 16 14  3  6  9  5 17 19 18
SMOKE DISP       EX FR FR PR PR PR VG VG GD PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX
CRTCL FWX POT     P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U


DATE           09/04/14  FRI 09/05/14  SAT 09/06/14  SUN 09/07/14  MON 09/08/14
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          79      53    73      53    74      53    77      52    79
TEMP          75 72 60   54 65 63 58   53 63 62 58   53 73 69 59   53 74 73
DEWPT         43 48 48   47 48 48 51   49 51 51 50   48 51 51 50   49 50 51
PWIND DIR        NE      NE    SE      SE    SE      SE     S      SW     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      10    10      20    20      20    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS          IS         IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS    IS IS
TSTMS               IS         IS IS   IS 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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