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

SALIDA RAWS-CHAFFEE CO
38.78N 105.95W ELEV. 9620 FT
745 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

DATE             THU 07/31/14            FRI 08/01/14            SAT 08/02/14
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                      68          45          72          45          71
TEMP                53 67 64 57 54 50 49 45 54 71 68 61 54 51 50 45 54 68 70 64
DEWPT               48 48 47 48 47 46 45 44 47 45 45 45 45 44 43 41 43 44 44 44
MIN/MAX RH                   48         100          39          86          38
RH                  83 50 54 72 77 86 86 96 77 39 43 56 71 77 77 86 66 42 39 48
WIND DIR             W SE  E SE  E  E  S NW  S SE SE  E SE  S SW  W  S SE  S SE
WIND SPD             4  3  5  6  2  2  1  2  3  4  6  5  3  2  3  3  4  4  9  8
CLOUDS              B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     60          50          40          30          30
RAIN SHWRS          SC SC NM SC SC IS    IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
TSTMS                  SC NM SC SC IS    IS IS SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS SC SC SC
OBVIS               PF
LAL                  1  4  5  4  4  3  1  3  3  4  4  4
HAINES               2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR        NW NW NW SW  S  W  W  N  N  N NE NE
15K WIND SPD        12 11  5  0  3  9 10 13 12 12 10 10
MIX HGT              2  7  7  5  5  4  3  2  4  6  8  7
T WIND DIR           W NW  N  E SE SE  S  W NW  N NE NE
T WIND SPD           3  8  2  6  4  3  2  3  5  4  2  4
SMOKE DISP          PR FR 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  U


DATE               SUN 08/03/14  MON 08/04/14  TUE 08/05/14  WED 08/06/14
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            47    73      49    71      48    73      47    71
TEMP          51   47 70 64 53   49 68 63 53   48 69 64 54   47 65 61
DEWPT         43   40 46 48 46   45 48 49 47   44 46 48 46   43 49 46
PWIND DIR           S     S      SW    SW      SW     W      NW    NW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B2 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           30    30      20    30      20    30      20    30
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS    SC IS      IS SC IS      IS SC IS   IS IS SC
TSTMS         SC   IS    SC IS      IS SC IS      IS SC IS   IS IS SC

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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