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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
156 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

TXZ012-212200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
156 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 77          43          83          46          74
Temp          38 34 42 66 77 71 57 52 47 44 51 73 83 76 62 55 50 47 52 67 74 66
DewPt         14 15 20 19 20 24 27 30 29 30 35 34 30 28 31 32 32 31 32 26 16 12
Min/Max RH                   12          65          14          56          10
RH            37 45 41 16 12 17 31 43 49 57 54 24 15 17 31 41 50 53 46 21 11 12
Wind Dir       W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       4  5  4  6  6  5  6  9 10 10  9 13 16 13  9  9 11 11 14 28 32 26
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  1  1  1  1  5  1 13 11 26 30 38 50 38 40 48 37 33 35 28 15 10
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  6
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 24 32  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 77221  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1150224154
T Wind Dir     W SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd     5  4  4  9  8  6  8 10  8  9 10 19 29 11  6 11 12 11 12 34 36 32
RFTI           0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  6  5
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       34    54      25    55      33    66      39    68
Temp          44   35 49 48 32   26 48 51 39   33 58 61 46   40 61 63
DewPt         15   14 13 11 18   17 17 17 23   23 22 20 27   25 24 22
Max/Min RH         43    18      71    22      66    18      57    18
RH            30   41 23 22 56   68 29 26 52   66 25 20 47   55 24 21
PWind Dir           W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ016-212200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
156 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 77          44          81          45          70
Temp          37 33 41 66 77 71 58 52 48 45 51 72 81 74 60 54 49 46 50 64 70 63
DewPt         19 21 25 24 25 27 29 30 31 33 35 33 30 29 29 29 31 31 32 23 16 14
Min/Max RH                   14          68          15          58          12
RH            48 61 52 20 14 19 33 42 51 62 54 24 16 19 31 38 50 55 50 21 12 15
Wind Dir      SW  W NW  W  W  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       4  5  4  4  4  4  4  9 11 10  9 18 20 14  9  9 11 10 13 31 36 26
Clouds        CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      2  3  2  1  6  4  3  6 10 21 26 32 41 36 39 35 39 42 18 23 14 15
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  6
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1  4 23 23 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1132238154 <1 <1 <1 <1  5126228143
T Wind Dir    SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd     4  4  4  2  5 10  6  9 10  9  8 27 32 25  8 11 12 10 11 32 40 29
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  6  4
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CL
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       32    55      23    57      33    67      39    68
Temp          42   33 49 49 31   24 49 52 39   33 59 62 46   40 61 63
DewPt         11   12  7  6 13   16 17 16 20   22 19 18 23   24 23 21
Max/Min RH         40    13      73    20      63    15      54    17
RH            27   40 18 17 47   70 28 24 46   63 21 18 40   52 23 20
PWind Dir           W    NW       N     S      SW    SW       W     W
Wind Char         15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   FW SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
156 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 78          44          84          50          75
Temp          41 37 44 68 78 72 58 53 48 45 52 74 84 78 64 59 54 51 55 69 75 68
DewPt         17 17 20 20 19 23 26 30 31 30 33 34 30 29 30 33 33 32 33 26 16 13
Min/Max RH                   11          60          14          51          10
RH            37 45 38 16 11 16 29 42 51 55 47 23 14 16 28 37 45 49 43 20 11 12
Wind Dir       W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd       3  4  4  5  5  4  5  6  8  6  8 10 12 10  9  8  8  9 13 24 31 21
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  1  1  1  1  2  1 10 22 28 34 41 43 39 51 56 46 35 28 30 14 12
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     4     3     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  6
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 23 40  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 25147  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1165224143
T Wind Dir     W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd     5  4  3 10  9  6  6  9  8  8  9 11 24  8 10  6  6  8 13 37 36 29
RFTI           0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  7  4
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CL
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       36    52      26    54      36    66      40    69
Temp          46   37 48 47 33   27 47 51 41   36 59 61 47   41 62 64
DewPt         16   22 19 13 18   18 17 17 23   24 22 22 29   26 25 22
Max/Min RH         56    22      70    23      62    18      58    17
RH            30   54 31 25 54   67 30 26 48   62 24 22 50   56 24 20
PWind Dir           W     N      NE    SE       S    SW       S     W
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
156 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 78          45          84          49          74
Temp          40 35 43 67 78 72 59 53 49 46 53 74 84 77 64 58 53 50 54 68 74 67
DewPt         17 17 20 20 20 23 26 30 30 30 33 34 30 29 30 32 33 32 32 25 16 13
Min/Max RH                   11          59          14          52          10
RH            38 47 39 16 11 16 29 41 48 54 47 23 14 17 28 37 46 50 43 20 11 12
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd       3  5  4  5  5  4  6  8  8  8  9 11 13 11  9  9  9 10 13 25 31 23
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  1  1  1  1  3  1 11 20 27 37 41 46 40 45 55 45 35 27 29 14 13
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  6
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 23 36  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 30161  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  6158215149
T Wind Dir     W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd     5  4  4 10  9  6  8  8  8  9  9 13 26  9  9  6  6  8 13 35 37 31
RFTI           0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  7  4
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CL
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       35    52      25    54      35    66      40    68
Temp          45   36 48 47 32   26 47 50 40   35 58 61 47   41 61 63
DewPt         15   21 18 14 18   17 17 17 23   24 22 22 28   26 25 22
Max/Min RH         55    23      71    23      63    18      57    18
RH            29   53 30 26 56   68 30 27 50   63 25 22 48   55 25 21
PWind Dir           W    NW      NE    SE       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ006-212200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
156 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 76          39          81          42          70
Temp          34 29 38 64 76 69 55 48 43 40 47 71 81 74 58 52 47 43 48 63 70 62
DewPt         16 16 21 21 22 23 26 27 28 28 32 31 27 24 27 30 31 30 30 20 11 10
Min/Max RH                   13          70          13          62          10
RH            47 57 50 19 13 17 32 44 55 62 56 23 14 15 30 43 53 60 49 19 10 13
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W NW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W SW  W SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd       4  5  4  8  6  5  5  6  8  8  6 14 19 17  9  9 10 10 16 28 33 29
Clouds        FW FW CL CL FW FW CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      9 10  1  1  6  8  4 10 26 31 40 49 44 49 46 46 44 34 14 27 13  8
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8  7
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 17 20 23 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 53196 65 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1120180143
T Wind Dir     W  W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd     5  5  3  8  4 10  5  6  9  8  5 17 26 24  6  6 11  6  9 27 27 25
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  6
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CH
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    50      21    54      28    63      34    66
Temp          40   31 45 44 28   22 46 49 35   29 54 57 41   35 58 60
DewPt         13   16 14  9 16   16 16 12 19   19 18 19 24   23 24 21
Max/Min RH         56    20      81    19      67    18      65    18
RH            33   54 28 23 60   77 29 22 52   65 24 22 50   62 26 22
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NE     S      SW    SW       W    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

OKZ002-212200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
156 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Date             Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 77          41          81          44          72
Temp          35 31 39 65 77 70 56 50 45 42 49 71 81 74 60 53 48 45 50 65 72 64
DewPt         16 16 19 20 22 24 26 28 29 27 31 32 28 28 29 30 32 31 30 22 15 15
Min/Max RH                   13          62          14          59          11
RH            45 52 45 18 13 18 31 42 53 56 50 24 14 18 31 41 53 57 47 19 11 15
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW  W  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  S SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd       3  5  4  9  6  4  4  5  6  6  6 10 11 10  8  6  6  8 13 25 26 24
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B1 FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     10  1  1  1  1  3 10 14 20 27 26 40 52 55 47 54 70 55 13 26 12 14
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     5     5     5     4     4     5     5     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  9  8
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 45 40  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 25 85  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1105162128
T Wind Dir     W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  S  S SW  W SW  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd     6  6  4 13  9  5  6  8  6  6  5  5 11  5  9  5  6  9 10 21 21 18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  4
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CL
Fire Weather                                                            A  A  A


Date               Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       32    48      21    53      31    60      33    67
Temp          42   33 44 43 28   22 45 49 37   31 53 55 40   34 59 61
DewPt         20   22 18 14 16   16 15 16 21   20 20 19 25   25 25 21
Max/Min RH         64    26      78    23      63    20      71    18
RH            41   63 34 30 59   75 29 26 51   63 27 24 54   68 27 21
PWind Dir          NW     N       N    SE       S     N      SE    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

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 Humidity
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Dir(8 point compass)...........20ft Wind Direction
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20ft Wind Speed
Clouds(CAT).........................Cloud Cover Category
     Example: CL = Clear; FW = Few; SC = Scattered;
              B1 = Mostly Cloudy; B2 = Considerable Clouds; OV = Overcast
Clouds(%)...........................Cloud Cover as a Percentage
PoP 12HR(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
QPF 12HR(IN)........................Liquid Equivalent Precipitation Amount
Weather...
     Type...
       Rain...........Rain
       Rain Shwrs.....Rain Showers
       Tstms..........Thunderstorms
       Drizzle........Drizzle
       Snow...........Snow
       Snow Shwrs......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       Frzg Rain......Freezing Rain
       Frzg Drzl......Freezing Drizzle
     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
Mix Hgt(Thousands of FT AGL)........Mixing Height
     Example: 6 = 6000 Feet; 12 = 12000 Feet; <1 = Less than 1000 Feet
Vent Rate(Thousands of KT-FT AGL)...Ventilation Rate
     Example: 12 = 12,000 Feet; 120 = 120,000 Feet; <1 = Less than than 100 Foot
T Wind Dir(8 Point Compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
RFTI................................Red Flag Threat Index
     Category...
       HS............Historically Critical
       EX............Extremely Critical
       CH............Critical - High
       CL............Critical - Low
       EL............Elevated
       NO............None
Watch/Warning/Advisory...
     Example: W = Warning; Y = Advisory; A = Watch
     in effect for the indicated hour

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).......................20 FT. Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = Less Than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or Greater
Avg Clouds(CAT).....................Average Cloud Cover Category
PoP 12HR(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
Weather...
     See Day 1 through 3 Weather Descriptions


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