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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
218 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

TXZ012-252200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
218 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                 51          30          57          32          67
Temp          25 22 27 44 51 47 39 35 33 30 35 50 57 52 43 38 35 33 39 58 67 62
DewPt         17 16 18 18 15 13 18 22 22 20 20 14 12 16 20 24 24 24 25 23 18 17
Min/Max RH                   22          66          16          73          15
RH            71 77 68 35 23 25 42 59 63 66 54 23 16 24 39 57 64 69 57 26 15 17
Wind Dir       E SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W NW NW  E SE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       5  4 10 13 14 13 17 14 11 10 10 10  8  9  9  8  8  8  9 18 19 19
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      5  2  8 10  9 13 21 34 73 75 67 68 82 73 76 26 19 17  9 22 11 26
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     3     3     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  3  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5  5
Vent Rate      2  1 17 45108105 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 48 43 63 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 95105130
T Wind Dir     E SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  N  W SW  W SE  S  S  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     3  2 12 17 20 21 17 14 10  8 14  9  5 10  1  4  8  8 10 24 24 29
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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       39    66      31    55      28    59      31    65
Temp          46   40 59 61 39   31 49 51 34   28 51 55 38   31 57 61
DewPt         22   22 22 20 24   20 12 10 14   13 14 14 19   18 21 17
Max/Min RH         50    17      63    17      53    17      59    16
RH            38   48 24 20 54   63 22 19 43   53 22 19 46   58 24 18
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N      SW     W       E     S
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW CL FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            0    10      10     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-252200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
218 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                 54          29          58          30          65
Temp          24 21 27 46 54 49 40 35 32 30 35 51 58 53 42 37 33 31 37 56 65 60
DewPt         14 12 15 16 13 10 13 17 18 16 16 12 14 17 21 22 22 23 24 21 18 17
Min/Max RH                   18          58          17          75          16
RH            65 68 59 29 19 20 33 47 55 54 45 20 17 24 43 54 63 71 59 25 16 18
Wind Dir       E SE  S SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       4  6 11 13 14 14 10 11  9 10 11 13 12 10  6  4  5  9 11 19 23 20
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  3  7  8 11 13 23 36 46 61 51 67 83 71 62  9  9 13  3 21 10 21
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              3     3     3     3     3     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  4  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  9  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  5
Vent Rate      2  2 24 56114120 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 90 81 83 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 84120130
T Wind Dir     E SE  S SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW  W SW SW  W SW SW SW  W SW SW
T Wind Spd     4  4 18 18 21 23 10 11  8  8 13 13 10 17  5  5  5  6 11 24 27 29
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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       38    65      30    55      27    60      29    65
Temp          45   39 58 60 38   30 49 51 34   27 52 56 36   29 56 61
DewPt         21   22 23 21 23   20 15 12 13   14 14 14 16   16 19 16
Max/Min RH         51    19      66    18      56    16      59    15
RH            38   49 26 22 54   66 25 20 41   56 22 19 43   58 23 17
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N      SW    SW      SE    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-252200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
218 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                 52          33          57          34          68
Temp          26 23 28 45 52 48 41 38 35 33 38 51 57 53 44 40 37 34 41 60 68 63
DewPt         15 15 15 16 14 12 17 21 22 23 21 16 14 15 21 25 26 26 27 24 19 18
Min/Max RH                   20          65          18          74          15
RH            63 72 57 31 22 23 37 51 59 65 51 24 18 23 40 56 65 74 57 26 15 17
Wind Dir       E  E  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  E  E  E SE  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       3  4  4 10 12 11 14 12  8  8  6  9  6  6  8  6  4  5  8 13 17 16
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     20  6 15 10  8 22 28 38 75 68 63 57 81 68 79 26 15 19  7 24 11 21
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  4  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  6  6
Vent Rate      2  2 13 60117133  9  7  2  2  4 45 36 80  2 <1 <1 <1  5121138143
T Wind Dir    NE  E  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW NW  N SW SW  E  E SE  S  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     3  4  6 17 20 21 19 14  6  4  9 11  4 11  3  8  8  6 11 25 26 29
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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       42    66      34    56      29    61      33    65
Temp          49   43 60 62 42   34 51 52 35   29 53 57 39   33 57 61
DewPt         23   23 22 21 25   20 11  9 15   15 16 14 19   19 21 18
Max/Min RH         47    18      57    15      55    16      58    17
RH            36   46 23 20 52   57 20 17 43   54 23 18 43   57 24 19
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     N       S    NW      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW CL FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            0    10      20     5       0     0       0     0
Rain                         S    S

$$

TXZ008-252200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
218 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                 52          32          57          33          68
Temp          25 22 27 44 52 48 40 37 34 32 37 51 57 52 43 39 36 33 40 59 68 63
DewPt         15 15 14 17 14 12 17 21 21 21 21 16 14 16 20 25 25 26 26 24 19 18
Min/Max RH                   20          63          18          75          15
RH            65 75 57 33 22 23 38 52 58 63 52 24 18 24 39 56 64 75 57 26 15 17
Wind Dir       E  E  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N  E  E  E SE SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       3  4  5 11 12 12 14 12  8  8  6  9  6  8  6  6  6  5  8 16 18 17
Clouds        FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     18  5 14 10  8 21 28 39 77 70 56 59 78 69 78 27 14 16  9 24 12 21
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  4  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  6  6
Vent Rate      2  1 16 64117133  8  7  3  3  4 44 34 83 <1 <1 <1 <1  5121144143
T Wind Dir     E  E  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW NW  N SW SW  S  E SE  S  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     3  2  9 18 20 21 18 14  6  5  9  9  4 12  1  6  9  8 10 25 27 29
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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       42    65      33    55      29    60      32    65
Temp          49   43 59 61 41   33 50 51 35   29 52 56 39   32 57 61
DewPt         23   23 22 21 25   20 11 10 15   14 16 14 19   19 21 18
Max/Min RH         47    19      58    16      55    17      58    17
RH            36   46 24 21 52   58 20 19 43   54 24 19 44   57 24 19
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     N      SW    NW      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW CL FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            0    10      20     5       0     0       0     0
Rain                         S    S

$$

TXZ006-252200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
218 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                 52          26          54          26          66
Temp          21 18 24 43 52 47 37 33 29 27 32 47 54 49 38 33 29 27 34 56 66 60
DewPt         13 13 13 13  7  5  9 15 16 14 16 10 10 13 18 21 20 20 22 20 15 15
Min/Max RH                   16          62          17          80          14
RH            71 80 62 29 16 17 31 47 59 57 51 22 17 23 44 61 69 75 61 24 14 17
Wind Dir      NE SE  S SW SW SW SE  S  W NW  N  N NE SE  E  E  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  9 13 14 13 10  6  4  8  9  9  9 11  9  6  6  6 10 19 21 21
Clouds        CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      3  3  9 11 16 28 46 58 68 58 66 48 69 65 45  9 13 12  7 24 16 22
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  3  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 10 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  5
Vent Rate      1  2 30 62140176 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 40 50124 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 80125160
T Wind Dir     E  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N NW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     2  3 17 20 23 25  9  5  1  4  8  5  5 14  6  5  5  5  6 23 28 36
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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    62      27    53      25    58      27    64
Temp          43   36 55 57 35   27 47 49 32   25 50 54 34   27 55 60
DewPt         21   22 20 18 22   19 13  9 13   13 13 11 15   16 18 14
Max/Min RH         58    18      72    18      61    16      64    15
RH            41   56 25 21 58   72 25 19 45   61 23 18 45   64 23 16
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW    NW      SW     N      SE    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL CL FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12HR            0    10      20     5       0     0       0     0
Rain                         S    S

$$

OKZ002-252200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
218 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Date             Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17            Mon 02/27/17
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                 51          27          53          28          66
Temp          21 18 24 43 51 46 37 33 30 27 32 47 53 48 39 34 31 29 36 57 66 60
DewPt         14 14 14 14  9  8 15 18 19 17 18 14 12 14 18 21 22 24 24 22 18 19
Min/Max RH                   17          66          19          85          16
RH            73 83 65 31 18 21 40 52 62 66 55 26 19 26 43 58 70 82 61 26 16 20
Wind Dir      NE  S  S  S SW  S SE  S SW NW  N NE NE  E  E  E SE  S  S SW SW  S
Wind Spd       3  4  5 12 12  9  9  8  5  6  9 10  6  8  8  5  5  6  8 14 13 13
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     43 27  9  8 20 34 64 49 69 54 66 54 66 48 48 27 11 31 10 22 13 21
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  4  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  6  6
Vent Rate      3  2 20 64136136 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 44 17 26  6 <1 <1 <1  4109120156
T Wind Dir    NE  S  S SW SW SW SE  S SW  W  N  N SW SE  E  E  S  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     5  3 11 18 18 19 13 12  5  3 16 12  2  4 11  6  8  5  9 21 23 29
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17  Fri 03/03/17
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       37    62      27    53      27    58      28    65
Temp          44   38 56 57 35   27 47 49 33   27 50 54 35   28 56 61
DewPt         21   22 19 20 21   17 11 10 13   14 14 14 17   18 19 19
Max/Min RH         53    19      66    18      58    17      65    17
RH            39   52 23 23 56   66 23 20 44   58 23 20 47   65 23 19
PWind Dir          SW    NW      NE    NW       W     N      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    20      30     5       0     0       0     0
Rain                   S  S  C    C
Snow                         C    C

$$

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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