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

RED DEER RAWS-CHAFFEE CO
38.82N 106.20W ELEV. 8820 FT
1036 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
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                      69          44          73          46          75
TEMP                   65 69 65 55 49 46 44 55 69 73 70 57 51 48 46 57 72 75 69
DEWPT                  38 36 33 37 36 35 33 35 31 29 33 36 38 37 37 37 37 37 37
MIN/MAX RH                   30          67          20          71          25
RH                     37 30 30 51 61 65 65 47 24 19 25 45 61 65 71 47 28 25 31
WIND DIR                W  W NW NW NW NW  W  E  E  E  E SW NW NW NW SW  S SE SE
WIND SPD                9 10  6  5  6  8  9  2  5  8  5  4  8  8  8  2  6  5  6
CLOUDS                 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           5           5
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
15K WIND DIR           NW NW NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  N SE SW NW NE  W NW  W NW
15K WIND SPD           29 20 16 13  9 11 14 14 11  6  3  2  2  3  3  0  6  5  2
MIX HGT                 7  9  8  4  2  2  2  3  7 10  9  3  2  2  2  3  9 11  9
T WIND DIR             NW  W NW NW NW NW  W  N  N  N NE  S NW NW NW SW  E NE NE
T WIND SPD             19 18 16  9  8  8  8  1  8  8  5  3  5  6  6  3  2  3  3
SMOKE DISP             VG VG VG PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
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            46    76      46    71      45    65      40    63
TEMP          50   46 73 68 50   47 69 66 51   46 63 63 45   41 58 60
DEWPT         40   39 37 38 41   39 38 40 41   41 37 32 34   34 31 28
PWIND DIR          SW    NW      SW    SW       S    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B1 B1   SC SC B1
POP 12HR            5    10      20    20      20    40      20    10
RAIN SHWRS               IS IS         IS IS   IS SC SC IS   IS    IS
TSTMS                                  IS IS   IS IS IS IS   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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