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
634 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

DATE                FRI 03/06/15            SAT 03/07/15            SUN 03/08/15
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
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                      50          27          49          26          48
TEMP                32 45 49 48 41 36 33 31 35 43 48 46 30 27 28 28 36 43 48 42
DEWPT               15 20 22 22 19 15 16 13 21 22 24 23 25 22 25 21 26 24 25 26
MIN/MAX RH                   32          56          37          90          40
RH                  49 36 34 35 41 42 49 47 56 43 39 40 81 81 88 75 67 47 40 53
WIND DIR            NW  S SE  S NW  N  N NW NW  S  S  S  W  N  N NW  N  N NE  E
WIND SPD             4  3  4  4  4  5  6  6  6 10  9 10  5  8  9 13 18 14  9  3
CLOUDS              SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  3  3  3  2  3  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR        NW NW  W NW NW  W  W NW  W SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD        25 20 20 13 12 10 10 11  6  8 13 14 12 13 12 13 12 10 13 11
MIX HGT              2  3  4  2  1  2  2  2  1  4  4  3  1  1  2  1  2  4  6  4
T WIND DIR          NW SW  W  S NW NW NW NW NW SW SW  S  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE
T WIND SPD           6  3  6  1  4  5  6  6  5 11 12 10  5  6  8 14 21 12  6  1
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U


DATE               MON 03/09/15  TUE 03/10/15  WED 03/11/15  THU 03/12/15
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            23    52      25    58      29    64      34    61
TEMP          28   23 43 47 28   25 50 53 33   29 53 56 37   34 55 56
DEWPT         22   19 26 29 23   19 23 31 24   21 27 30 29   27 28 32
PWIND DIR          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       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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