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

SALIDA RAWS-CHAFFEE CO
38.78N 105.95W ELEV. 9620 FT
633 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

DATE             THU 09/18/14            FRI 09/19/14            SAT 09/20/14
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                      70          47          73          46          69
TEMP                58 69 70 66 55 51 49 47 56 70 71 68 54 52 48 46 54 68 66 60
DEWPT               36 32 28 29 33 33 35 34 40 39 38 40 40 40 41 40 41 42 42 42
MIN/MAX RH                   21          66          31          80          38
RH                  44 25 21 25 43 50 58 60 55 32 30 36 59 63 77 79 61 39 42 51
WIND DIR            SW SE SE SE  S SW SW  W  W NW NW NE  N  N  N  N  N  E  E  E
WIND SPD             1  4  6 10  6  3  5  5  5  4  6  6  8  4  5  6  5  6  9  9
CLOUDS              FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC
POP 12HR                      5           5          30          30          30
RAIN SHWRS                                     SC SC SC IS             SC SC SC
TSTMS                                          IS IS IS IS             IS IS IS
LAL                  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2
HAINES               2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
15K WIND DIR        SE SE  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N NE  N
15K WIND SPD         8 10  9  6  9 10  6  5  5  6  5  5
MIX HGT              4  8  9  7  2  1  1 <1  3  9 11 10
T WIND DIR           S SE  S  S SE  S SW  W NW NW  W NW
T WIND SPD           6  6  8  8 16 11 10  9  8  4  4  6
SMOKE DISP          PR FR FR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR FR
CRTCL FWX POT        U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               SUN 09/21/14  MON 09/22/14  TUE 09/23/14  WED 09/24/14
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    65      45    64      43    64      43    66
TEMP          48   46 63 54 49   46 62 58 48   44 63 60 49   44 64 62
DEWPT         43   44 47 46 45   43 45 42 39   38 39 38 37   35 38 38
PWIND DIR          SE    SE      SE    SW      SW     W      NW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC FW SC
POP 12HR           30    50      50    30      30    20      10    10
RAIN SHWRS    SC   IS SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   IS IS IS IS         IS
TSTMS         IS   IS IS IS IS   IS 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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