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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
301 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

TXZ012-182200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
301 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

Date             Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17            Wed 12/20/17
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                 63          34          59          28          65
Temp             29 39 58 62 53 43 40 37 34 39 54 59 48 39 35 30 28 35 58 65 53
DewPt            25 28 31 32 33 34 34 32 30 29 28 27 26 26 25 25 24 24 24 23 22
Min/Max RH                   31          85          29          85          20
RH               85 64 36 32 46 70 79 82 85 67 36 29 42 59 66 81 85 64 27 20 29
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          8  9 10  9  8  8  8  8  6  6  5  5  5  5  5  5  5  9 11 12 12
Clouds           SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        33 26 19 15 11  7  2  4  6 11 15 13 11  9  7  6  5  4  2  5  8
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              3     3     2     2     3     3     3     3     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 33 83 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 12 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 24 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  W  N  N NW  W  W SW  S SW  S
T Wind Spd        9  6 14 17  8  9  8  6  6  6  5  4  5  5  5  5  5  4 10 13 10
RFTI              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


Date               Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17  Sun 12/24/17
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    63      23    43      19    38      14    28
Temp          42   37 60 48 30   23 36 35 26   19 34 31 21   14 23 23
DewPt         22   23 23 20 18   16 16 14 15   13 15 16 17   11  9 12
Max/Min RH         56    21      74    32      80    38      88    46
RH            44   56 24 33 60   74 43 41 62   77 45 53 84   88 54 62
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     N       E    SE      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     0      20    20
Snow Shwrs                                              IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-182200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
301 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

Date             Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17            Wed 12/20/17
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                 61          31          57          26          66
Temp             28 36 56 61 52 41 39 36 34 37 53 57 45 35 30 28 26 33 57 66 54
DewPt            24 28 31 31 32 32 32 31 29 27 25 24 22 23 23 22 20 21 22 21 21
Min/Max RH                   32          87          28          81          18
RH               85 72 38 32 45 70 78 81 82 68 33 28 40 63 75 78 78 62 25 18 27
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd          6  8  9  8  6  8  8  8  8  8  8  6  5  5  5  6  6 11 13 13 12
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        40 36 31 25 19 12  4  6  8 15 22 15  8  6  4  4  3  4  4  5  5
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     2     4     4     3     3     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 46 72 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 21 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 34 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W NW  W NW NW  W  W SW SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd        6  4 14 14  5  6  8  8  6  5  4  6  5  6  5  5  6  8 12 19 10
RFTI              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


Date               Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17  Sun 12/24/17
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       33    61      22    45      19    43      15    29
Temp          39   33 57 46 30   23 39 37 25   20 37 34 22   16 24 23
DewPt         22   22 22 16 18   15 15 13 11   11 13 13 16   10 10 12
Max/Min RH         63    21      74    29      74    29      82    46
RH            50   63 25 29 60   71 37 38 55   69 38 42 77   79 54 64
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW    NW      SW     S      NE    NE
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       0     0      20    20
Snow Shwrs                                              IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
301 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

Date             Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17            Wed 12/20/17
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                 64          36          61          30          66
Temp             30 38 57 63 54 47 43 39 37 40 56 61 50 41 36 33 30 36 58 66 57
DewPt            25 28 30 32 33 35 35 34 31 30 29 28 27 27 27 27 26 26 26 25 23
Min/Max RH                   30          83          28          85          21
RH               82 65 35 31 45 63 74 80 80 69 36 28 40 56 69 79 84 69 30 21 27
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW NW  N NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  6  8  8  6  6  6  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  6  9  9  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        18 16 14 12  9  7  5 10 14 13 11  9  7  6  4  6  7  4  1  2  2
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              3     3     2     2     4     4     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  7 67 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 10  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 35 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW  S SW  S
T Wind Spd        6  6  8 17  6 10  8  5  6  5  6  4  5  5  5  5  4  4 10 16  9
RFTI              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


Date               Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17  Sun 12/24/17
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    62      24    42      21    37      16    28
Temp          47   42 59 47 31   24 37 35 26   21 34 30 21   16 24 23
DewPt         22   24 24 19 18   16 15 14 14   14 15 16 16   11  8 11
Max/Min RH         48    22      71    32      74    39      83    45
RH            37   48 26 32 58   71 39 41 60   74 45 54 80   79 50 59
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     N       E     E      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      20    20
Snow Shwrs                                              IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
301 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

Date             Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17            Wed 12/20/17
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                 63          35          60          29          65
Temp             28 36 54 63 55 47 42 39 37 39 55 60 52 41 35 31 29 34 56 65 57
DewPt            25 28 30 32 33 34 35 33 31 30 29 28 27 27 27 27 26 26 26 24 22
Min/Max RH                   31          83          29          87          21
RH               87 74 41 31 44 62 75 79 81 72 38 29 38 57 71 83 87 73 32 21 26
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW NW  N NW NW  W  W SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          6  8  8  8  6  8  8  6  5  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  8 10 10 10
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        19 17 14 11  7  5  3  8 13 13 13 10  7  6  4  5  5  3  1  2  3
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              3     3     2     2     4     4     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  8 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 10  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 33 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        6  6  9 17  6 10  8  5  6  5  6  4  5  5  5  5  4  3 10 14  9
RFTI              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


Date               Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17  Sun 12/24/17
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       40    62      23    42      19    37      15    27
Temp          47   41 58 50 31   24 35 36 25   20 31 32 22   16 22 23
DewPt         22   23 24 19 18   16 15 15 15   14 15 16 16   10  9 11
Max/Min RH         50    22      74    33      80    41      82    48
RH            38   49 27 30 59   72 43 41 64   77 52 52 77   77 57 59
PWind Dir          SW     W      NW     N       E     E      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      20    20
Snow Shwrs                                              IS   IS IS IS

$$

TXZ006-182200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
301 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

Date             Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17            Wed 12/20/17
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                 62          29          57          25          63
Temp             25 35 56 62 50 42 37 33 30 36 53 57 44 33 28 26 25 33 56 63 52
DewPt            22 24 26 29 31 31 31 28 25 24 23 24 25 25 24 23 22 23 24 23 21
Min/Max RH                   26          86          28          90          21
RH               88 65 31 27 48 66 80 82 82 62 31 28 47 72 84 89 86 65 30 21 29
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5  8 10  9  8  8  6  6  5  8 10  9  6  5  4  5  5  9 11 11 10
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        11 10  8  8  6  4  2  5  8  6  3  4  5  4  2  2  1  2  3  2  1
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     3     2     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 16 57 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 26 30  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 14 <1
T Wind Dir       SW  W SW SW  S SW SW  W NW  N NE  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5  3 12 21  8  5  6  5  6 11 14 11  4  4  5  5  5  5 12 16 10
RFTI              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


Date               Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17  Sun 12/24/17
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    57      19    42      16    36      12    26
Temp          40   35 54 40 24   19 36 32 21   16 31 27 16   12 22 19
DewPt         19   21 22 21 16   15 15 15 13   13 13 16 10    7  7  9
Max/Min RH         57    26      82    33      88    40      83    47
RH            42   57 28 48 71   82 42 50 72   88 47 63 79   82 52 65
PWind Dir          SW     W       N    NW      SE     E      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    10      30    20
Snow Shwrs                                              SC   SC IS IS

$$

OKZ002-182200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
301 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

Date             Mon 12/18/17            Tue 12/19/17            Wed 12/20/17
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                 62          31          58          27          64
Temp             24 32 51 61 50 42 39 35 33 37 52 58 45 36 32 27 27 34 56 64 51
DewPt            23 25 27 28 31 32 33 31 28 28 27 28 28 27 27 26 25 26 27 26 24
Min/Max RH                   28          88          30          96          23
RH               97 76 39 28 48 68 79 84 81 70 38 31 50 70 81 95 92 73 33 23 35
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  5  5  6  8  6  6  6  5  6  8  6  4  4  4  4  4  8 11 11 10
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        10  9  8  5  1  2  2  6 10  7  3  4  5  4  3  3  3  3  2  4  6
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              4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1  2 22 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 25 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 32 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W NW  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        3  5  1 12  8  6  5  5  6 10 11 11  5  6  5  5  5  5 13 18 10
RFTI              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


Date               Thu 12/21/17  Fri 12/22/17  Sat 12/23/17  Sun 12/24/17
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    58      19    41      17    33      12    25
Temp          41   36 55 39 24   20 35 31 22   18 29 23 15   12 21 19
DewPt         21   21 21 22 18   15 13 13 12   13 14 16 10    7  6  9
Max/Min RH         54    23      83    31      85    47      85    46
RH            44   54 26 50 79   81 40 48 66   83 53 73 80   80 53 64
PWind Dir          SW     W       N     N      NE     E      NE     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 SC FW FW   SC B1 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5    20      30    20
Snow Shwrs                                        IS IS SC   SC 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 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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