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

NEEDLE CREEK RAWS-SAGUACHE CO
38.39N 106.52W ELEV. 8900 FT
810 PM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

DATE          FRI 12/26/14      SAT 12/27/14            SUN 12/28/14         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                      -9          15          -6          16          -3
TEMP                    2 -3 -5 -3  8 15  8  3 -3 -5 -5 -5 11 16 11  7  4 -1  0
DEWPT                   0 -4 -7 -7  2  5  2 -3 -6 -6 -7 -5  6  6  6  4  2 -1 -3
MAX/MIN RH                   95          66         100          66         100
RH                     91 95 91 82 76 64 76 75 86 95 91100 80 64 80 87 91100 87
WIND DIR                W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                5  5  8  9  9  8  6 12 10 12 14 13 12 13 14 13 11 10  6
WIND GUST                                            26 28
CLOUDS                 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     40           5           5          20          30
SNOW                    C  S                                S  S  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  3  3  3  3  3  2  4  4  4  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW NW  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD           12 11 11  9 11 19 23 25 39 51 52 47 50 48 51
MIX HGT                 1  1  1 <1  2  3  1  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2
T WIND DIR              W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD              5  5  6  8  9  9  9 12 11 12 16 16 16 14 14
SMOKE DISP             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


DATE           12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14  THU 01/01/15  FRI 01/02/15
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          12      -4    10      -5    18       0    21       2    21
TEMP           8  3 -1   -2  6  5 -2   -3 10 12  3    2 14 14  6    4 15 15
DEWPT          5  1 -3   -4  2  1 -5   -6  9  8  2    2 11 12  6    4 11 12
PWIND DIR        SW       S    SE       S     S       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40      40    20      10    10      10    20      10    10
SNOW           C  C  C    C  S  S             S          S  S  S    S  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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