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

SALIDA RAWS-CHAFFEE CO
38.78N 105.95W ELEV. 9620 FT
600 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015

DATE           03/29/15      MON 03/30/15            TUE 03/31/15            WED
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                      35          60          34          60          34
TEMP             54 45 39 37 35 43 57 60 55 45 40 37 34 42 54 59 57 45 41 37 34
DEWPT             2 12 15 12  5  5 13 13 15 17 19 17 15 18 20 19 17 19 20 20 19
MAX/MIN RH                   36          16          46          19          54
RH               12 26 37 35 28 20 17 15 20 32 42 44 45 37 26 21 21 35 42 50 54
WIND DIR          W  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD         10  6  6  8 11  9 11 12 10  2  2  2  2  2  2  4  4  3  2  5  3
WIND GUST                                                                 17
CLOUDS           SC FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           5
SNOWSHWRS                                                                    IS
LAL               1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES            3  6  5  5  5  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4  3  3  4  3  3  3  4  4
15K WIND DIR      W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
15K WIND SPD     14 18 24 28 34 39 24 17 21 19 18 14 19 19 16 13 13 18 26 31 25
MIX HGT          12  3  1  1 <1  4 11 14 11  6  2 <1 <1  3 12 14 12  5  2 <1 <1
T WIND DIR        W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD       17  9 10 13 17 21 19 19 20 16  5  5  6  9 12 13 14 18 13 20 20
SMOKE DISP       EX PR PR PR PR GD EX EX EX GD PR PR PR PR VG EX EX GD PR PR PR
CRTCL FWX POT     P  U  U  U  U  P  P  P  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           04/01/15  THU 04/02/15  FRI 04/03/15  SAT 04/04/15  SUN 04/05/15
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          55      29    45      23    41      23    45      27    49
TEMP          51 52 36   29 42 43 29   23 37 39 27   23 41 43 32   27 45 47
DEWPT         19 16 18   20 17 11 10   10  7  3 10   10  9 11 15   16 12 10
PWIND DIR         W      SW    SW       W     W      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR         10      20    30      20    10      10    10      10     5
RAIN SHWRS    IS    IS      IS SC IS
SNOWSHWRS     IS    IS   IS IS SC 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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