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

SALIDA RAWS-CHAFFEE CO
38.78N 105.95W ELEV. 9620 FT
1230 PM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

DATE                SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE 02/03/15
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
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                      26          19          34          23          42
TEMP                      26 25 21 20 20 22 26 32 34 30 26 23 24 25 30 39 42 39
DEWPT                      3  4  5  6  6  8  9 13 13 13 14 14 13 14 16 19 19 18
MIN/MAX RH                   26          78          40          67          40
RH                        36 40 49 54 54 54 48 45 41 49 60 68 62 62 55 44 39 42
WIND DIR                  NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
WIND SPD                  17 12  9 10 14 18 17 17 16 11  9  9 10 11 12 12 12 10
CLOUDS                    B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           5           0
SNOW
SNOWSHWRS
LAL                        1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                     4  4  2  3  3  3  2  3  3  3  4  6  3  3  3  3  3  4
15K WIND DIR              NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
15K WIND SPD              70 64 52 41 37 33 36 51 49 42 40 25 39 36 49 29 36 29
MIX HGT                    4  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  3  3  2  2  1  2  3  4  3
T WIND DIR                NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W NW  W  W  W  W  W
T WIND SPD                34 16 14 23 31 33 33 27 31 21 20 19 23 23 25 34 39 25
SMOKE DISP                VG FR PR PR PR PR FR GD GD GD GD FR FR PR GD VG VG GD
CRTCL FWX POT              U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            25    39      24    40      24    44      27    45
TEMP          26   26 39 35 30   30 38 40 29   28 43 43 29   30 44 40
DEWPT         16   16 21 17 15   13 15 17 14   12 18 19 17   17 23 22
PWIND DIR           W     W       W     W       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5    20      10     5       5     5       5    10
RAIN SHWRS            IS IS IS
SNOWSHWRS             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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