MANCHESTER RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

MANCHESTER RAWS-TELLER CO
39.10N 105.14W ELEV. 8240 FT
545 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

DATE           09/17/14      THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14            SAT
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
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                      50          75          51          72          49
TEMP             66 59 54 52 50 60 74 74 68 56 53 52 51 58 72 70 66 55 52 51 49
DEWPT            35 36 35 35 35 34 32 28 29 39 37 38 38 41 39 43 44 46 42 45 44
MAX/MIN RH                   57          18          65          30          81
RH               32 42 48 52 56 37 21 18 23 53 54 59 61 53 30 38 45 72 69 80 83
WIND DIR         SE SE SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NE NE  N NW NW NW
WIND SPD          5  3  4  5  8  4  8 11 12 11  9 11  9  8  5  6  6  3  8  8  6
CLOUDS           B1 SC SC SC FW CL FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR                     20           5           5          20          20
RAIN SHWRS       IS                                        IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS                                        IS IS IS IS
LAL               3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  3
HAINES            3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  5  5  5  5  5  4  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR      E  E  W  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE NE NE  N  N
15K WIND SPD      8  4  2  1  4  5  9  9  9  5  9  9  4  5 13 12 12
MIX HGT          10  1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 11  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8  9  7
T WIND DIR        N SE SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N
T WIND SPD        3  3  4  8  8  6  5  6 13 18 16 13 11  8  9 11 10
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR GD GD GD
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           09/20/14  SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          65      49    65      47    65      44    64      43    66
TEMP          65 60 51   49 65 60 49   47 65 59 46   44 63 58 45   43 65 59
DEWPT         44 48 46   45 46 48 46   44 43 47 42   38 40 43 38   36 37 42
PWIND DIR         N      SE     S       S     S      SW     N      SW     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         20      30    40      40    30      20    20      20     5
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC   IS SC SC SC   SC IS SC IS   IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS SC   IS SC SC SC   SC IS SC IS   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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