GREAT SAND DUNES RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

GREAT SAND DUNES RAWS-ALAMOSA CO
37.72N 105.51W ELEV. 8230 FT
934 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE                SAT 01/31/15            SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15
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                      35          21          33          18          37
TEMP                   32 35 31 28 28 25 23 21 30 33 30 21 21 19 20 19 33 37 34
DEWPT                  27 27 27 26 24 22 19 19 18 18 17 15 15 15 15 15 17 17 19
MIN/MAX RH                   74          93          53          88          44
RH                     81 72 85 92 85 88 84 92 60 53 58 77 77 84 81 84 51 44 54
WIND DIR               SW SW  W NW  N NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                4  4  2  2  5  4  4  5  9 11  9 10  9 13 12 14 14 14 10
WIND GUST                                               20 19 25 24 27 27 25
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     80          80          20           5           5
RAIN                    D  D  D
SNOW                    D  D  D  L  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  2  2  2  4  4  4  3  3  2  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  2
15K WIND DIR           SW  W NW  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N NW NW
15K WIND SPD           23 20 20 29 20 29 35 43 54 63 60 52 41 47 50 41 20 23 37
MIX HGT                 2  3  2  1  2  1  1  1  3  4  3  1  1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3
T WIND DIR             SW SW  W NW  N NW NW  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD              8  8  9 10 10  6  5 10 12 19 13 13 16 21 23 25 19 18 16
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               TUE 02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15
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            20    40      20    36      17    38      20    42
TEMP          22   20 32 33 23   20 32 31 22   18 33 35 26   22 35 37
DEWPT         15   14 19 20 17   16 20 19 16   13 17 18 16   14 18 21
PWIND DIR           W     W       W     W       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       5    10      10     5       5     5
RAIN                                    S
SNOW                                 S  S  S    S

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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