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
1148 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

DATE           09/22/14      TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            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                      51          80          54          81          54
TEMP                   58 55 51 63 75 80 74 65 60 57 54 66 76 81 74 66 59 58 54
DEWPT                  50 47 45 48 45 44 46 47 47 46 45 48 45 42 46 46 46 46 47
MAX/MIN RH                   80          28          73          25          77
RH                     75 74 80 58 34 28 37 52 62 67 71 52 33 25 37 48 62 64 77
WIND DIR                N NW NW NW  S SE  E  N NW NW NW NW SE SE SE NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                5  4  6  3  4  6  5  3  6  5  5  3  2  4  3  4  5  5  5
CLOUDS                 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      5          10           5           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
TSTMS
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  3  2  3  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE
15K WIND SPD           18 16 13 10 18 18 14 12 12 14 12 11 10 14 17 17 19 14  8
MIX HGT                 3  1  4  6  8 11  7  3  2  2  2  7  9 11  8  1  3  2  2
T WIND DIR             NW NW NW NW  W  W NW NE NW NW NW  N  N  N NE NW SW  W NW
T WIND SPD              5  6  8  8 14 11  8  2  5  4  4  5  8 10  9  4  4  5  4
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR GD VG VG FR PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD 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  U


DATE           09/25/14  FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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          81      52    79      51    77      50    73      46    71
TEMP          76 73 58   52 72 71 57   51 71 69 56   50 69 67 53   47 69 66
DEWPT         48 47 47   48 48 46 48   47 47 47 48   47 45 45 45   43 42 43
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SW     S      SW     S       W    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5      10    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS   IS
TSTMS                                                      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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