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

NEEDLE CREEK RAWS-SAGUACHE CO
38.39N 106.52W ELEV. 8900 FT
1004 PM MST MON JAN 26 2015

DATE          MON 01/26/15      TUE 01/27/15            WED 01/28/15         THU
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                      19          39          17          34          14
TEMP                   24 23 20 21 33 39 32 25 21 21 17 19 28 34 31 23 18 18 16
DEWPT                  14 12 10 13 20 22 23 21 18 18 16 17 21 22 21 19 15 14 13
MAX/MIN RH                   78          49         100          60         100
RH                     65 62 64 71 58 50 69 84 88 88 96 92 75 61 66 84 88 84 88
WIND DIR               SE  S SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD                3  5  5  8  4  4  6 11 11 19 21 17 21 18 13 11  6  4  2
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10           0
SNOW                                               S  S  S
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  4  4  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  3  2  2  4  3  3  2
15K WIND DIR            S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD           13 19 23 23 23 23 25 28 41 49 54 52 46 46 35 25 20 17 16
MIX HGT                 1  1  1  1 <1  3  1  1  1  2  2  3  3  4  3  2  1  1 <1
T WIND DIR              E SE  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW
T WIND SPD              4  4  3  4  3  5  6 11 13 18 21 19 23 27 14 12  6  5  2
SMOKE DISP             PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR GD VG FR 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


DATE           01/29/15  FRI 01/30/15  SAT 01/31/15  SUN 02/01/15  MON 02/02/15
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          34      17    32      17    28       6    27       8    32
TEMP          26 29 19   17 23 26 20   17 19 22 13    6 17 20 12    8 22 25
DEWPT         18 22 18   16 20 23 19   15 16 17 10    3 10 14  7    3 15 18
PWIND DIR         E       S    SE       E     E       W    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 OV   OV OV OV OV   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR         10      20    30      40    30      20     5       5     5
SNOW              S  S    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  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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