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
415 AM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

DATE             FRI 10/24/14            SAT 10/25/14            SUN 10/26/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
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                      81          47          81          48          78
TEMP             48 60 77 81 72 60 52 50 47 60 76 80 71 61 52 51 48 56 73 78 70
DEWPT            29 28 27 24 25 26 25 24 24 25 22 22 24 25 27 29 29 35 29 29 28
MIN/MAX RH                   13          39          11          50          16
RH               47 29 16 12 17 27 35 36 40 26 13 12 17 25 38 42 47 45 19 16 21
WIND DIR         NW NW SE  S  S NW NW NW NW  N  S  S  S  W NW NW NW  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD          6  4  3  8  5  3  5  8  9  8  8 11  8  6  6 10  8  6 11 12 10
WIND GUST                                                                 24
CLOUDS           FW FW FW CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            5  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  4  4  5  5  4  4  3  4  2  4  2  3  3
15K WIND DIR      W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W
15K WIND SPD     19 19 19 21 24 26 25 21 19 21 27 33 27
MIX HGT           1  1  7  9  3  2  1  1  2  2  8 10  2
T WIND DIR       NW NW  W  W  S NW NW NW NW NW SW SW  S
T WIND SPD        9  6 10 12  6  3  5  9  9  6 17 24 12
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR VG EX PR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  P  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P


DATE               MON 10/27/14  TUE 10/28/14  WED 10/29/14  THU 10/30/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            43    55      29    53      34    63      38    61
TEMP          51   44 49 44 34   29 44 44 34   34 55 54 41   39 50 51
DEWPT         28   32 34 29 23   21 24 24 19   21 25 24 25   25 30 28
PWIND DIR           W     E      NW     S      SW     W       W     S
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0    10      10     5       5     5       5     5
RAIN SHWRS               IS IS
SNOWSHWRS                   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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