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Daily Debris Flow Hazard (DFH) for Monday, July 6, 2020

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DAY 280 OF WATER YEAR 2020, FORECAST LAST UPDATED 07/03/2020 12:00:03 AM

THIS DAY'S DEBRIS FLOW HAZARD CLASS:
L
LOW

MODEL USED FOR HAZARD CLASS DETERMINATION:

DRY

MODEL VARIABLES AND OUTPUT:
Temperature at Paradise MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (Tmax): 58.16°F
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (Tmin): 40.30°F
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE (Tavg): 49.23°F

MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE PERCENTILE (Tmax percentile): 0.492
Maximum Percentile on this day is based on 91 years of historic (1917-2017) records:


Forecasted temperatures from DarkSky
DEBRIS FLOW HAZARD MODEL:


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Degree Days above 32°F
(DD32)
TODAY'S DD32: 26
18-DAY CUMULATIVE DD32: 414

DD32 is calculated as: DD32 = TMAX - 32
18-day Cumulative DD32 is the sum of DD32 for the last 18 days.
Precipitation at Paradise DAY 1: 0.01 in
DAY 1-3 (P3): 0.06 in
DAY 4-15 (P15): 1.20 in
18-DAY TOTAL (P18): 1.26 in

PRECIP THRESHOLD A (PA) EXCEEDED: False
P3 > (-0.67 * P15 + 2.5)

PRECIP THRESHOLD B (PB) EXCEEDED: False
P3 > (-0.67 * P15 + 4.5)

Forecasted precipitation from DarkSky
Snow at Paradise DEPTH: 49 in
SWE DAY: 187
CALCULATED SNOW DENSITY: 450.38 kg/m3
CALCULATED SWE: 22.11 in

SWE Day, Calculated Snow Density, and Calculated SWE based on work by Sturm and others (2010)
If Tavg > 32°F, snow melt is factored in at: M (in) = a(Tavg - T32), where a is between 0.0766 - 0.1312 in * °F-1 * day-1 (Currently 0.1039) and T32 = 32°F. This method is from Westerstrom (1982) in Kustas and others (1994) and converted to US customary units.

Forecasted snow from DarkSky
Seasonal Variables DAYS SINCE JULY 11: -6

July 11 is the average snow melt-out day (where snow depth goes down to 0 in) at Paradise
Calculated Variables D0: 2
D1: 1
D2: 3
D3: 1
D4: 1
D5: 2
HSdry: 3.0

These are primarly for the Dry-weather debris flow hazard model, but calculated every day.
HSdry = (([D0 + D1 + D2] * D3) * D4) / D5
See model (right) to figure out how D0 - D5 are calculated.
Notes

UPDATE HISTORY AND MODEL OUTPUT NOTES:
You can also use this to see how the forecast changes over time. Note that "FORECAST" is the forecasted model whereas "OBSERVED" is the actual observed values for that day.
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D TYPE WY DOFWY DS0SP T_MAX T_MIN T_AVG SP P1 P3 P15 P18 PA PB DD32 DD32_18 SWE_DAY SNOW_P SWE T_MAX_PERC T_MAX_PERC_YRS D0 D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 HS_DRY FCST_TYPE HAZ_CLASS
2020-07-03 00:00:03FORECAST2020280-658.1640.349.2349.0847040.00530.05531.21.2553FF26.16414.16187450.3798843376622.1067633102680.4924317463942912131123DRYL
2020-07-02 20:00:01FORECAST2020280-658.1739.4148.7950.1212213333330.00510.05511.231.2851FF26.17425.17187450.7677577045522.593030553840.49281260087861912131123DRYL
2020-07-02 16:00:03FORECAST2020280-656.4241.5248.9750.0899520.00620.04621.231.2762FF24.42425.42187450.7560713935722.5783499798120.42657085225729912131123DRYL
2020-07-02 12:00:01FORECAST2020280-660.7441.7151.22548.7468466666670.00070.01071.241.2507FF28.74424.74187450.2532344903221.948425382870.58993304837824913131123.5DRYL
2020-07-02 08:00:03FORECAST2020280-660.7641.6951.22548.6431986666670.00070.00071.241.2407FF28.76423.76187450.2143590116921.8998665079920.59067528739336913131123.5DRYL
2020-07-02 04:00:04FORECAST2020280-662.0941.9952.0448.3804519166670.00080.01081.281.2908FF30.09432.09187450.1157641530321.7768040845390.639182667886913131123.5DRYL
2020-07-02 00:00:03FORECAST2020280-660.9541.7451.34549.0853253333330.00070.00070.920.9207FF28.95430.95187450.3801171517522.1070545740590.59770999506991913131123.5DRYL
2020-07-01 20:03:08FORECAST2020280-660.9441.9851.4649.9373973333330.00090.01091.061.0709FF28.94444.94187450.6990437133122.5067372236650.59734051359941913131123.5DRYL
2020-07-01 16:00:03FORECAST2020280-661.1641.4751.31549.8152720.00120.00121.021.0212FF29.16445.16187450.6533751372522.449420460180.60544846454706913131123.5DRYL
2020-07-01 12:00:03FORECAST2020280-663.9142.4253.16549.0353426666670.00150.001511.0015FF31.91442.91187450.3613874325422.083624956590.70196466431775914131124DRYL
2020-07-01 08:00:03FORECAST2020280-663.942.453.1549.0168106666670.00150.00151.031.0315FF31.9438.9187450.3544424377422.0749384378630.70163356095197914131124DRYL
2020-07-01 04:00:03FORECAST2020280-662.3742.0452.20549.0998903333330.00240.00241.11.1024FF30.37445.37187450.3855745636222.1138823187890.64914400717836913131123.5DRYL
2020-07-01 00:00:02FORECAST2020280-662.2242.4452.3349.7573626666670.00250.00251.061.0625FF30.22439.22187450.6317150814522.422245676410.64381980268294913131123.5DRYL
2020-06-30 20:00:03FORECAST2020280-662.2142.4452.32550.7629933333330.00250.00251.161.1625FF30.21449.21187451.0074027263522.8944857778820.64346384349738913131123.5DRYL
2020-06-30 16:00:03FORECAST2020280-663.0142.2152.6149.997660.00250.00251.21.2025FF31.01455.01187450.7215736232722.5350239926810.6715224089221913131123.5DRYL
2020-06-30 12:00:02FORECAST2020280-661.8541.4151.6349.1372066666670.00090.00091.171.1709FF29.85455.85187450.3995558325922.1313760575210.63056829892242913131123.5DRYL
2020-06-30 08:00:02FORECAST2020280-661.8641.4151.63549.0134960.00090.00091.381.3809FF29.86444.86187450.3532002090922.0733847770350.63092857719632913131123.5DRYL
2020-06-30 04:00:04FORECAST2020280-664.0743.3353.748.81077250.00830.01831.431.4483FF32.07456.07187450.2772061881221.9783782731840.70723940818195914131124DRYL
2020-06-29 23:58:49FORECAST2020280-665.0541.8153.4349.46169066666700.071.591.66FF33.05461.05187450.5210740453822.2835340032470.73856279506332914131124DRYL
2020-06-29 19:53:57FORECAST2020280-665.0641.853.4351.11769066666700.071.691.76FF33.06452.06187451.1396832574223.0612187762110.738873337011914131124DRYL
2020-06-29 16:03:04FORECAST2020280-663.8741.9452.90551.49981066666700.071.71.77FF31.87457.87187451.2820574857923.2409405177820.70063924873216914131124DRYL
2020-06-29 12:00:02FORECAST2020280-659.6946.4453.06548.1824186666670.00040.00041.381.3804FF27.69484.69187450.0414093251821.6840836014430.55057575842351913131123.5DRYL
2020-06-29 08:00:03FORECAST2020280-649.2446.4347.83548.4301680.00040.00041.411.4104FF17.24475.24187450.1344249983721.8000858252540.19194277678548911131122.5DRYL
2020-06-29 04:00:03FORECAST2020280-643.4242.7143.06548.8522196666670.00040.00041.321.3204FF11.42467.42187450.292746478321.9978001652650.076764406770465911131122.5DRYL