RED DEER RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

RED DEER RAWS-CHAFFEE CO
38.82N 106.20W ELEV. 8820 FT
347 PM MDT WED APR 16 2014

DATE           04/16/14      THU 04/17/14            FRI 04/18/14            SAT
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                      25          54          33          62          35
TEMP             43 34 30 29 25 35 47 52 52 40 35 35 33 46 59 62 57 47 40 40 35
DEWPT            14 22 22 21 19 19 17 16 16 19 19 20 19 22 22 22 26 26 27 27 26
MAX/MIN RH                   78          22          57          22          70
RH               30 61 72 72 78 52 30 24 24 42 52 54 56 38 24 21 30 43 59 59 69
WIND DIR          W  W  N  N  N NE SE SW SW  W  W  W NW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD         12  4  3  2  2  3  4  9  9  9  4  6  5  2  8 13  9  8  5  6  6
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     50          10           0          10          20
RAIN              C
RAIN SHWRS                                                 IS IS IS IS IS IS SC
SNOW                 C  C  S
SNOWSHWRS                    IS                                              SC
TSTMS                                                      IS IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  1
HAINES            2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3
10K WIND DIR      W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W
10K WIND SPD     26 18 23 31 39 44 40 36 36 33 31 27 21 33 37 33 39 28 33 25  8
MIX HGT           6  4  3  2  1  4  7  7  6  2  2  2  2  3  9 11  9  5  2  2  2
T WIND DIR        W  N NE SE  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD        6  3  2  2  2  6 16 18 23  9  8  9  8  8 29 34 32 21  8  9  8
SMOKE DISP       PR PR PR PR PR PR GD VG VG PR PR PR PR PR EX EX EX GD PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT     U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  U  U  U  U


DATE           04/19/14  SUN 04/20/14  MON 04/21/14  TUE 04/22/14  WED 04/23/14
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          56      34    59      34    62      35    60      33    53
TEMP          54 53 37   35 58 58 38   34 60 61 40   37 59 57 43   34 51 47
DEWPT         29 33 31   28 30 29 28   27 25 24 25   25 24 22 22   21 14 11
PWIND DIR         W      NW     W       W     W      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         40      20    10       5     5       5    10       5     5
RAIN SHWRS    SC SC IS   IS IS IS
SNOWSHWRS           IS   IS IS
TSTMS            IS 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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