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

NEEDLE CREEK RAWS-SAGUACHE CO
38.39N 106.52W ELEV. 8900 FT
344 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      57          32          52          29          56
TEMP             36 43 55 56 51 40 37 34 32 37 48 52 49 38 33 31 29 35 50 56 51
DEWPT            32 34 36 36 36 37 35 34 32 36 36 34 31 30 29 29 28 31 29 29 29
MIN/MAX RH                   46         100          47          98          36
RH               85 70 49 47 56 89 92100100 96 63 50 50 73 85 92 96 85 44 35 42
WIND DIR         SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD          2  3  6  6  6  9  4  4  6  6  9 12 10  6  6  6  8  6 10 12 12
CLOUDS           B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     30          40          20           5           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS SC SC SC SC    IS IS IS
SNOWSHWRS                                IS IS
TSTMS                     IS IS                IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  3  3  1
HAINES            3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3
15K WIND DIR     SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD     13 10  8  6  3  3 27 24 28 28 28 27 25 21 24 27 27 23 25 33 31
MIX HGT           1  2  7  8  6  3  2  1  1  2  6  8  5  2  1  1  1  1  4  6  3
T WIND DIR       SW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD        3  3  8 10  6 10  5  6  8  8 20 21 17  6  6  6  6  6 17 24 14
SMOKE DISP       PR PR FR GD PR PR PR PR PR PR VG EX GD PR PR PR PR PR GD VG FR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U


DATE               FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            32    61      32    59      32    51      26    45
TEMP          36   32 53 53 37   32 53 51 37   32 46 42 30   26 36 36
DEWPT         28   26 28 25 26   23 28 27 28   28 31 25 24   22 22 21
PWIND DIR           W     W       W    SW      SW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS                                           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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