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
304 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

DATE           10/01/14      THU 10/02/14            FRI 10/03/14            SAT
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                      37          62          34          62          39
TEMP             58 51 45 41 37 43 55 62 59 50 46 39 34 42 56 62 57 49 45 40 40
DEWPT            38 40 38 36 33 34 30 28 28 27 28 27 27 28 28 28 29 29 29 29 28
MAX/MIN RH                   89          27          75          28          66
RH               47 66 76 82 85 70 38 27 30 41 49 62 75 57 34 27 34 46 53 64 62
WIND DIR          W  N  N  N  N  N SE  S SE  N NW  N  N  S  S SE SE  S  W NW NW
WIND SPD          5 19 17 12 11 10  2  6  6  6  8 14  6  1  9  6  5  3  3  5  8
WIND GUST           29
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
POP 12HR                     50          10           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS
TSTMS            IS
LAL               2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  2  2  2  3  3  3  2
15K WIND DIR      W  W SW SW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD     26 31 31 28 14 23 31 40 35 33 36 50 55 51 48 41 39 37 36 34 35
MIX HGT           5  2  1  2  2  3  7  8  4  1  1  2  1  3  5  6  4  2  1  1  1
T WIND DIR        W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W NW NW  N  N SW NW NW  W  S  W NW NW
T WIND SPD       18 18 18 14 12 19 20 17  8  4  9 19 10  6 12 13  5  3  3  5  8
SMOKE DISP       GD PR PR PR PR FR VG VG PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           10/04/14  SUN 10/05/14  MON 10/06/14  TUE 10/07/14  WED 10/08/14
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          73      43    72      43    76      45    77      47    75
TEMP          64 64 50   43 64 63 48   44 68 68 52   45 72 70 55   50 71 70
DEWPT         29 30 29   30 31 32 31   30 30 32 31   31 32 34 32   33 35 36
PWIND DIR         E      NW     N      NW     N      SW     S      SW    NE
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     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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