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

SALIDA RAWS-CHAFFEE CO
38.78N 105.95W ELEV. 9620 FT
952 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

DATE          FRI 02/27/15      SAT 02/28/15            SUN 03/01/15         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                       8          23          16          28          20
TEMP                    9  9  9 13 19 23 21 19 17 17 17 18 25 28 26 23 21 21 21
DEWPT                   7  8  8  9 12 15 18 17 14 12 11 14 17 20 22 16 18 13 20
MAX/MIN RH                   98          68          92          67         100
RH                     91 96 96 84 74 71 88 92 88 80 77 84 71 71 85 74 88 71 96
WIND DIR                S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW SW SE  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD                5  6  6  4  9 12 10  4  5  6  5  5  5  9  4  6  8 10  5
CLOUDS                 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV
POP 12HR                     50          80          90          50          60
SNOW                    C  C  C  L  L  L  D  D  C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  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  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W SW SW  W SW SW SW
15K WIND SPD           32 26 31 34 29 32 51 58 60 51 72 65 42 31 24
MIX HGT                <1 <1  1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  2
T WIND DIR             SW SW  W SW  S SE  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S
T WIND SPD              9  9  9  6 10 14 12 13 18 20 20 17 10  9  6
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           03/02/15  TUE 03/03/15  WED 03/04/15  THU 03/05/15  FRI 03/06/15
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          34      21    27       7    19       3    31      15    38
TEMP          30 31 23   22 25 22 10    8 15 15  5    4 22 27 17   16 31 32
DEWPT         23 20 18   13 10  8  3    1 -2 -1-11  -11  4  8  1   -1  8  9
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W      SW     W      NW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
POP 12HR         50      40    30      30    20       5     5       5     5
SNOW           C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  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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