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
750 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

DATE          SUN 12/28/14      MON 12/29/14            TUE 12/30/14         WED
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
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                       2          16          -5          15          -4
TEMP                 6  7  5  3  3 13 16 10  2 -1 -3 -5 -2 11 15  4 -3  1  3  2
DEWPT                0  1  1 -1  1  5  5  5  1 -2 -5 -8 -4  3  2  1 -3 -2 -2 -3
MAX/MIN RH                   96          61         100          55         100
RH                  76 76 83 83 91 70 61 80 95 95 91 86 91 69 55 87100 87 79 79
WIND DIR            SW SW SW SW  W  S  S  E  E SE SE  S SE SE SE SE  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD             9 11  9  8  5  6  4  9 11 11  6  8 10 10 10 11 10  9  8  8
WIND GUST                                                           20 19 18
CLOUDS              SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10          60          80          30          30
SNOW                          S  S  L  C  D  D  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                  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  2  3  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR         W  W  W  W  W SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW
15K WIND SPD        65 58 59 43 19 11 29 29 21 34 54 65 57 63 67 69
MIX HGT              1  1  1  1  1  4  5  1  1  1  1  1 <1  2  2  1
T WIND DIR           W  W  W SW  W SW SW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
T WIND SPD          16 18 16 10  6  8 12 13 14 14 12 11 12 13 14 16
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR 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  U
WINTER WEATH                        Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15  SAT 01/03/15  SUN 01/04/15
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          23       9    29       8    26       6    27       9    30
TEMP          18 18 14   13 24 23 13    8 21 20 10    6 21 21 13    9 25 23
DEWPT         11 11  9    5 16 15 11    7 13 11  7    4 11 12  8    5 12 12
PWIND DIR        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10       5    10      10    10      10     5       5     5
SNOW                            S  S    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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