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

NEEDLE CREEK RAWS-SAGUACHE CO
38.39N 106.52W ELEV. 8900 FT
642 PM MST TUE NOV 25 2014

DATE          TUE 11/25/14      WED 11/26/14            THU 11/27/14         FRI
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                      15          36          16          43          16
TEMP                20 18 17 16 17 30 36 31 23 20 17 17 19 38 42 37 25 21 18 17
DEWPT               11 12 11 10 15 22 25 20 16 13 11  9 10 16 18 16 15 11 10  8
MAX/MIN RH                   94          60          79          35          75
RH                  67 77 77 77 92 72 64 63 74 74 77 70 67 40 37 42 65 65 70 67
WIND DIR             W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD            20 18 19 19 20 20 20 20 16 14 13 14 10 10 12 12  6  9  6 12
WIND GUST           33 31 32 33 32 31    32
CLOUDS              B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
SNOW                 S  S  S
OBVIS               BS    BS
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  4  4  5  4  3  3  3  3  3  4  3
15K WIND DIR        NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD        49 67 59 56 43 39 28 17 32 40 37 35 36 41 50 52 51 51 52 58
MIX HGT              1  1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  2  3  1  1  1  1  1
T WIND DIR           W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD          23 21 21 23 19 21 19 16 12 10 11 11  9 10 11 11  6  8  9 13
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR FR FR 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  P  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           11/28/14  SAT 11/29/14  SUN 11/30/14  MON 12/01/14  TUE 12/02/14
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          43      16    39      15    36      13    35      16    31
TEMP          40 38 22   16 30 29 19   15 29 27 17   13 27 27 19   16 25 23
DEWPT         17 16 11    8 15 13  9    8 14 13 10    6 16 15 10   12 19 19
PWIND DIR         W       W     W       W     W       W    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5      10    20
SNOW                                                                   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


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.