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

SALIDA RAWS-CHAFFEE CO
38.78N 105.95W ELEV. 9620 FT
635 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

DATE          WED 12/17/14      THU 12/18/14            FRI 12/19/14         SAT
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                      19          31          14          31          14
TEMP                24 23 21 19 20 28 31 24 20 19 17 14 15 25 30 23 15 15 16 15
DEWPT               19 18 16 14 12 15 14 12 12  9  7  6  7  9  8  6  4  2  2  2
MAX/MIN RH                   83          49          73          38          63
RH                  81 81 81 80 71 58 49 60 71 64 64 70 70 50 39 47 61 55 53 55
WIND DIR             W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
WIND SPD             3  3  5  6  6  4  6  5  4  6  8  8  9  8  9  6  8  9 10  9
CLOUDS              OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     40          20          10           0           0
SNOW                 C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES               3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  5  4  3  3  3
15K WIND DIR        NW NW  W  W NW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD         8  5  6  8  4  5 11 10  5  6 10 14 14 17 20 24
MIX HGT              1  1 <1 <1  1  3  5  2  1  1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  2
T WIND DIR          SW  W NW NW NW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
T WIND SPD           3  3  8  9  9  5  8  6  6  9 11 13 16 13 16 11
SMOKE DISP          PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR 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           12/20/14  SUN 12/21/14  MON 12/22/14  TUE 12/23/14  WED 12/24/14
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          33      16    33      25    37      19    29      17    35
TEMP          29 27 20   17 29 30 27   25 35 30 23   19 27 25 20   17 31 28
DEWPT         10 12  6    5 11 15 15   15 19 17 11    7  5  5  6    6 10 11
PWIND DIR        NW      NW     W       W     W      NW     W       W     W
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC B1
POP 12HR          5       5    20      20    30      20    10      10    10
SNOW                            S  S    S  S  C  S    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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