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
540 PM MST WED NOV 26 2014

DATE          WED 11/26/14      THU 11/27/14            FRI 11/28/14         SAT
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                      23          47          23          49          23
TEMP                28 24 24 23 25 41 47 39 32 30 29 26 24 42 49 41 30 29 26 26
DEWPT               16 17 17 15 14 18 17 14 15 12 12 11 13 15 15 15 13 12 10  8
MAX/MIN RH                   75          29          63          25          57
RH                  60 74 74 71 62 39 30 35 49 46 48 52 62 33 25 34 49 48 50 46
WIND DIR             W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD            20 10 10 10  9  9  9  9  9  9  9 10 11 12 12 12 11  9  9 10
WIND GUST           36 23 21 21                               23
CLOUDS              FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC FW 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  1  1  1
HAINES               4  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  3  3  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4
15K WIND DIR         N  N NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD        35 39 35 36 37 42 50 56 58 57 60 62 55 57 62 63
MIX HGT             <1 <1 <1  1  1  2  3  1 <1  1  1  1 <1  1  2  1
T WIND DIR           W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD          14 13 14 16 13 13 14 14 14 16 16 20 23 24 25 24
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR 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  P  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           11/29/14  SUN 11/30/14  MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14  WED 12/03/14
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          47      23    44      22    42      22    43      23    38
TEMP          41 36 26   24 39 36 24   22 37 34 24   23 38 35 24   23 34 32
DEWPT         12 11  9    8 13 11 12   11 14 13 13   10 16 15 18   16 19 16
PWIND DIR         W       W    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5    10      10    20
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS            IS
SNOWSHWRS                                                     IS   IS IS 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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