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
400 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                      66          47          73          48          73
TEMP             48 56 63 66 58 54 52 50 48 59 68 73 63 56 53 50 49 59 68 73 65
DEWPT            47 49 50 50 50 49 47 47 47 50 49 49 47 46 45 44 43 46 48 46 44
MIN/MAX RH                   56          97          43          83          39
RH               96 77 62 56 75 83 83 89 96 72 51 43 56 69 74 80 80 62 49 38 46
WIND DIR         SW  W  S SE  E  E  E SE  S  W  E  E  E  E  E  W  W  W  E SE  E
WIND SPD          4  5  5  5  8  6  6  4  3  3  3  9  8  8  5  3  4  3  4  8  6
CLOUDS           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     60          50          50          40          40
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC NM SC SC SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC NM SC SC SC IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC
OBVIS            PF
LAL               1  1  4  5  4  4  4  2  4  4  4  4  4
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR     NW NW NW NW NW SW  W  W NW  N NE  E NE
15K WIND SPD     27 27 21 16  3  5  9 12 12 14  5  2  2
MIX HGT           3  4  7  7  6  4  3  3  2  4  6  8  6
T WIND DIR       SW  W  W NW  E  E  E SE  W  N  N NE  E
T WIND SPD        6 12 13  8  2  6  5  3  2  6  3  2  4
SMOKE DISP       PR FR GD 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  U


DATE               SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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            49    73      50    73      49    74      49    72
TEMP          56   50 66 64 54   50 67 65 53   49 68 65 55   50 63 62
DEWPT         45   43 50 48 48   47 50 48 47   46 48 46 47   46 49 46
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC B1
POP 12HR           40    40      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS IS SC IS      IS SC IS   IS IS SC IS   IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC   IS IS SC IS      IS SC IS   IS IS SC IS   IS IS SC

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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