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

NEEDLE CREEK RAWS-SAGUACHE CO
38.39N 106.52W ELEV. 8900 FT
847 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

DATE           03/28/15      SUN 03/29/15            MON 03/30/15            TUE
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                      28          55          27          53          26
TEMP                42 35 30 28 33 47 54 51 39 34 30 27 35 47 52 49 38 33 29 26
DEWPT               20 19 21 20 23 22 16 16 17 19 19 18 20 22 20 18 18 19 19 19
MAX/MIN RH                   72          21          71          26          76
RH                  41 52 69 71 66 37 22 24 40 54 63 68 54 37 28 29 44 56 66 74
WIND DIR             W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W
WIND SPD             8  6  8  6  5  8 11  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  3  2  2  2  1
CLOUDS              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                      0          20          20          10           5
RAIN SHWRS                            IS IS IS                IS
SNOWSHWRS                                   IS
TSTMS                                 IS IS                   IS
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  1  1  1
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  4  5  5  5  4  4  3  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR         W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W
15K WIND SPD        33 39 43 44 43 35 26 19 18 25 25 29 27 21 21 18 11  9 13 19
MIX HGT              2  1  1  1  1  6 10  8  3  2  2  1 <1  9 11  9  3  2  2  1
T WIND DIR           W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W NW  W
T WIND SPD          10 11 10  8  8 26 26 17  3  3  3  3  4 18 19 16  4  3  3  2
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR VG EX VG PR PR PR PR PR VG EX VG PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           03/31/15  WED 04/01/15  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15
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          55      30    53      26    50      21    44      21    48
TEMP          48 52 36   30 49 50 33   26 45 47 28   21 40 41 27   21 43 45
DEWPT         22 18 22   20 20 17 18   17 11  8 12   11  3  3  9   10  8 11
PWIND DIR         W       W     W      SW    SW       W     W      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR          5       5     5       5     5      20     0       5    10
RAIN SHWRS                                      IS
SNOWSHWRS                                       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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