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

NEEDLE CREEK RAWS-SAGUACHE CO
38.39N 106.52W ELEV. 8900 FT
654 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE          FRI 02/27/15      SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15         MON
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                      10          27          15          33          20
TEMP                17 14 13 10 13 24 27 26 21 18 17 15 17 29 33 31 26 24 22 20
DEWPT               13 11 11 10 12 18 20 21 19 16 17 14 16 19 21 23 22 22 21 20
MAX/MIN RH                  100          71          98          61         100
RH                  84 88 91100 96 77 74 81 92 92100 96 96 66 61 72 85 92 96100
WIND DIR            SW  S SW  S SE SE  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD             4  4  4  4  3 10  9  9 10 13 12 11  2  8  6  8  9  8  6  4
CLOUDS              OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     80          80          80          50          60
SNOW                 L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR         W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
15K WIND SPD        24 20 25 34 34 29 39 40 51 56 41 63 51 32 23 26
MIX HGT              2  2  2  1 <1  4  3  3  2  1  1  1  2  3  4  4
T WIND DIR          SW  S SW SW  S SE  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD           3  3  4  4  4 11 11 10 10 11 13 11  4  8  8  3
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR PR PR 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
WINTER WEATH         Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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    27       4    20      -5    29       7    35
TEMP          30 32 22   17 24 24 11    4 16 17  2   -5 20 26 13    7 27 31
DEWPT         24 24 18   15 16 14  6    3  4  4-10  -12  7 14  2   -1 11 16
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W       W     W      NW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR         50      40    30      30    10       5     5       5     5
SNOW           C  C  C    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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