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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
400 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

TXZ024-042215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
400 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      96          68          95          72          95
TEMP          73 70 77 89 95 91 80 76 73 70 77 89 94 91 82 79 76 74 80 90 94 91
DEWPT         60 60 61 60 58 59 61 61 62 62 64 62 62 61 63 62 63 63 64 62 60 60
MIN/MAX RH                   30          69          33          70          32
RH            64 71 57 38 30 35 52 60 68 76 64 41 35 37 53 58 65 70 59 40 32 35
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6  8 10 11 11  6  8  5  6  9  9 10 10  6  6  6  8 11  9  9  9
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     32 31 31 31 30 29 28 27 34 40 44 48 44 39 37 35 32 30 30 30 35 40
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              9800 11700  6500   700 10600 11900  6200   600 10000 11600
T WIND DIR             SW     S     S     S    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             10    11    12     9    16    17    14    10    16    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            72      97      71      93      68      87      65      83
TEMP          79 74 91 92 78 73 88 89 75 70 82 83 71 66 79 80
DEWPT         61 62 61 61 61 62 62 61 65 64 63 62 63 61 60 60
MAX/MIN RH
RH            54 65 37 36 56 67 42 40 73 83 53 50 77 84 52 51
PWIND DIR           S      SW       S      SW       S       E       E       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR           10      20      20      20      30      30      40      20

$$

TXZ026-042215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
400 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      98          71          98          73          98
TEMP          74 71 79 91 97 93 83 79 76 73 80 92 97 94 84 80 77 75 81 92 97 94
DEWPT         62 62 63 62 61 61 62 64 64 64 67 64 64 63 64 64 63 64 65 63 61 61
MIN/MAX RH                   31          69          35          70          31
RH            66 73 58 39 31 34 49 60 67 73 64 40 34 36 52 58 63 70 58 39 31 34
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  6  8 10 11 11  8  9  6  6  9  9 10 10  8  8  5  5  8  9 10  9
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     20 28 27 26 24 22 22 22 29 35 40 46 40 34 32 29 27 26 24 23 25 27
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              8500 11000  5800   400 10000 12000  6200   400  9500 10700
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             12    13    10     8    14    14    17     8    13    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            74      99      74      97      70      91      67      86
TEMP          81 76 93 95 81 76 91 92 77 72 86 87 73 69 82 82
DEWPT         62 62 63 60 61 62 64 63 65 65 65 64 64 62 62 61
MAX/MIN RH
RH            52 63 37 31 51 62 41 38 66 78 50 46 74 79 52 49
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S      SE       E       E       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      10      10      20      30      30      30      20

$$

TXZ043-042215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
400 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      98          71          97          71          97
TEMP          73 71 78 91 97 93 83 79 76 73 80 91 96 92 82 79 76 73 80 91 96 93
DEWPT         60 61 63 60 58 58 60 62 64 64 68 65 65 63 63 63 63 63 66 64 61 59
MIN/MAX RH                   30          71          36          71          29
RH            64 70 60 36 28 31 46 56 66 73 67 43 36 38 53 58 64 71 62 41 32 32
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       4  4  8  8  9 10  8  6  4  4  9  8  8  9  6  5  5  5  9  9  9  9
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     17 18 18 18 22 25 23 21 27 33 42 50 44 38 32 27 26 26 26 26 27 27
POP 12HR                      0           0          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              9300 11400  7200   300  9500 11200  6000   200  8100  9800
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             12    11    14     4    14    14     9     5    14    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            73      99      75      97      72      94      68      87
TEMP          80 75 93 95 82 77 92 93 79 74 89 89 75 70 82 83
DEWPT         59 61 62 58 60 62 62 62 63 63 65 64 67 64 65 63
MAX/MIN RH
RH            49 62 36 29 47 60 37 36 59 68 45 43 75 81 56 51
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       E      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10       5      20      20      30      30      30

$$

TXZ035-042215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
400 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      93          66          93          68          94
TEMP          70 67 74 87 92 88 78 74 71 68 75 87 92 89 79 75 73 70 77 88 93 90
DEWPT         57 57 59 59 56 56 58 60 61 61 64 62 61 60 62 62 62 62 64 62 60 58
MIN/MAX RH                   29          70          38          73          34
RH            64 71 59 39 30 34 51 61 70 78 69 43 36 38 57 64 69 76 65 42 33 34
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       6  5 10 10 11 12  8  9  8  6 10 10 12 12  6  8  8  6 10  9  9  9
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     38 30 31 31 29 26 27 27 35 42 45 49 47 44 42 39 34 28 32 36 39 42
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              8000 10900  5400   300  7200 10400  5000   400  8500 10300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S     S     S    SE    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             12    12     9     8    16    16     9     9    13    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            70      95      70      92      67      87      63      83
TEMP          77 72 89 91 77 72 87 88 74 69 82 83 70 65 78 79
DEWPT         60 60 60 59 60 61 61 58 63 62 60 60 63 61 62 59
MAX/MIN RH
RH            57 67 38 34 56 67 41 37 69 77 48 46 78 86 57 51
PWIND DIR           S      SW       S      SW       S      SE       E      SE
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC
POP 12HR            5      20      20      20      20      20      30      20

$$

TXZ031-042215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
400 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      99          70          99          72          99
TEMP          74 72 79 92 98 94 83 78 75 72 80 92 98 94 84 80 77 74 81 93 98 94
DEWPT         62 62 63 61 59 59 61 63 64 64 66 64 64 63 64 63 63 63 65 62 60 59
MIN/MAX RH                   30          70          34          68          29
RH            66 70 58 36 28 31 47 60 68 76 62 39 33 36 51 56 62 70 58 36 29 31
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
WIND SPD       5  5  8 10 10 11  8  9  6  5  9  9  9 10  6  6  5  5  9 10 10 10
CLOUDS        FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC
CLOUDS(%)     21 26 25 23 24 24 23 21 28 35 41 48 41 34 32 30 27 25 23 22 25 27
POP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              9000 11100  5900  1700  9900 11900  6500   400  9600 10800
T WIND DIR              S     S     S     S     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T WIND SPD             12    12    13    13    14    16    18     9    13    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            73     100      74      97      70      93      67      87
TEMP          81 75 94 95 81 76 91 92 77 72 87 88 74 69 82 83
DEWPT         61 62 62 59 60 62 63 62 64 65 65 64 65 63 63 61
MAX/MIN RH
RH            51 64 35 30 49 62 40 37 64 78 48 46 74 80 53 48
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       E      SE       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR            5      10      10      20      30      30      40      20

$$

TXZ029-042215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
400 AM CDT FRI SEP 4 2015

DATE             FRI 09/04/15            SAT 09/05/15            SUN 09/06/15
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3HRLY     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

MAX/MIN                      92          64          92          66          93
TEMP          68 65 73 85 91 87 76 72 69 66 73 86 91 87 77 74 71 68 75 87 92 89
DEWPT         58 57 59 59 56 57 58 59 59 59 63 61 60 59 62 62 62 61 63 61 59 58
MIN/MAX RH                   32          75          37          78          34
RH            69 76 63 41 31 36 55 64 71 79 69 43 35 39 59 67 74 80 68 42 33 36
WIND DIR       S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
WIND SPD       5  4  9 10 11 10  5  8  5  4 10  9 11 10  6  8  5  6 10  9  9  8
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     41 30 30 30 31 32 31 30 37 44 45 46 47 47 44 40 35 29 32 34 37 39
POP 12HR                      0           5           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
HAINES                  2     2     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT              9000 11200  5300   200  9200 10200  5200  1700  8800 10600
T WIND DIR              S     S    SE     S    SW     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             12    12     9     8    18    18    14    12    16    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE          MON 09/07/15 TUE 09/08/15 WED 09/09/15 THU 09/10/15
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MIN/MAX            68      94      68      91      64      85      61      82
TEMP          75 70 88 89 75 70 85 86 71 66 80 81 68 63 77 78
DEWPT         60 60 59 58 60 60 60 57 62 61 61 59 62 60 61 58
MAX/MIN RH
RH            59 70 37 35 60 71 42 38 74 82 52 47 81 90 58 51
PWIND DIR           S      SW       S      SW       S       N       E       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR           10      20      20      20      20      20      30      20

$$

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)...........20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND DIR DEG(DEGREES)...............20 FT. WIND DIRECTION IN TENS OF DEGREES
                                    RELATIVE TO DUE NORTH.
     EXAMPLE: 09 = 90 DEGREES = EAST; 18 = 180 DEGREES = SOUTH;
              27 = 270 DEGREES = WEST; 36 = 360 DEGREES = NORTH
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
WIND GUST(MPH)......................20 FT. WIND GUST
WIND CHILL..........................WIND CHILL TEMPERATURE
HEAT INDX...........................HEAT INDEX
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
       SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS
       SLEET..........SLEET
       FLURRIES.......FLURRIES
       FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN
       FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE
     COVERAGE...
       S..............SLIGHT CHANCE
       C..............CHANCE
       L..............LIKELY
       O..............OCCASIONAL
       D..............DEFINITE
       AR.............AREAS
       PA.............PATCHY
OBVIS...............................OBSTRUCTION TO VISIBILITY
     TYPE...
       F..............FOG
       PF.............PATCHY FOG
       F+.............DENSE FOG
       H..............HAZE
       BS.............BLOWING SNOW
       K..............SMOKE
       BD.............BLOWING DUST
       AF.............VOLCANIC ASHFALL
LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL
MIX HGT(FT AGL).....................MIXING HEIGHT
T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION
T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED
ADI (INDEX).........................ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX
DISPERSION..........................LDSI
MAX LVORI...........................LVORI
STA PRES (INCHES MERCURY)...........STATION PRESSURE
ADI (INDEX).........................ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX
CEILING (FT)........................CEILING
STABILITY (CAT).....................PASQUILL TURNER STABILITY
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
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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