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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
400 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

TXZ024-232215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
400 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date             Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18
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                      51          37          61          29          63
Temp             33 39 49 51 47 37 39 40 41 45 55 61 55 41 36 32 29 39 57 63 58
Dewpt            29 32 34 34 35 36 37 38 35 27 15 10  5  9  9 10 11 10 12 11 10
Min/Max RH                   54         100          12          46          13
RH               84 74 56 54 63 93 93 91 81 49 20 13 13 25 32 39 46 29 16 13 15
Wind Dir          W  N  E SE SE SE SE  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd          4  3  5  8  9  8  5  4  9 17 27 24 18  8  8  9  6  6 18 21 17
Clouds           B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        69 80 59 59 67 85 83 79 32  9  2  2  0  1  1  9 10 12  8  2  3
PoP 12hr                      5          20           5           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                    S  S  S  S
TSTMS                         S  S  S  S
Obvis                                          BD BD
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     3
Mix Hgt               700  1300  1300   700  6600  7800  3000   100  7100 11300
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE     S     W     W    SW     W     W     W
T Wind Spd              4     9    10     8    26    23     9     8    13    31
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL


Date               Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
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            27    64      37    71      42    66      35    60
Temp          36   27 55 59 42   37 61 67 50   42 60 60 44   35 53 56
Dewpt         13   13 15 20 27   29 39 31 30   28 24 25 26   25 21 22
Max/Min RH         55    16      75    25      57    20      66    22
RH            38   54 21 22 55   72 45 26 47   56 25 26 50   66 29 27
PWind Dir           W     S       S    SW      SW     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ026-232215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
400 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date             Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18
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                      43          37          61          28          64
Temp             28 31 40 43 43 37 38 38 39 44 56 61 55 43 36 31 28 37 55 64 57
Dewpt            28 31 34 35 35 36 37 36 37 34 21 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 16 13 15
Min/Max RH                   73         100          16          58          13
RH              100100 78 73 73 96 96 92 92 67 25 16 20 31 41 51 58 40 21 13 18
Wind Dir          W  E  E  E SE  E SE SE  S  W  W  W  W NE  S  W SW SW  W  W NW
Wind Spd          4  4  5  6  6  6  6  4  5 13 24 25 18  8  5  4  4  4 13 23 17
Clouds           OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        90 90 90 88 91 93 90 95 79 17  2  1  1  0  1  1  8 12  7  3  2
PoP 12hr                     10          20          10           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                    C  C  C  C
TSTMS                         C  C  C  C
Obvis                                          BD BD
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     1     1     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              1000  1300  1300   700  5800  8000     0     0  3500 11800
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE    SE    SW     W    SW     W     W     W
T Wind Spd              4     6     6     5    16    20     4     3     8    29
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO


Date               Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
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            29    66      37    70      43    67      37    61
Temp          38   29 56 60 43   37 59 66 52   43 62 63 46   37 54 57
Dewpt         15   15 19 23 27   29 41 37 36   34 29 29 27   26 24 24
Max/Min RH         55    18      74    32      72    24      64    24
RH            39   55 23 24 53   71 51 34 55   70 29 28 47   64 31 28
PWind Dir          NW     S       S     S       S     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ043-232215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
400 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date             Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18
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                      48          40          64          29          67
Temp             31 37 45 48 48 41 41 41 43 46 60 64 59 46 38 32 29 41 62 67 61
Dewpt            31 34 36 39 39 40 41 41 41 37 22 14 11 11 13 13 14 16 15 13 14
Min/Max RH                   70         100          13          53          12
RH              100 88 71 71 70 96100 98 94 72 23 14 15 24 35 44 52 37 16 12 15
Wind Dir          W  E  E  E  E  E  E  S SW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd          4  3  4  5  5  4  4  4  6 13 23 23 18  6  4  5  4  6 18 18 17
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        90 95 91 86 77 93 91 92 63 18  5  4  1  0  3  7  9 10  8  6  3
PoP 12hr                     30          30          10           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.05           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
Obvis                                          BD BD
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     3     3     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt              1000  1400   800   500  4700  6500  3600     0  4600  9500
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE     S     W     W     W    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              4     8     8     3    14    27     8     6    16    34
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
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            30    66      39    73      48    70      38    64
Temp          39   30 59 62 44   39 65 70 52   48 67 65 46   38 58 60
Dewpt         15   16 20 24 32   34 45 39 40   40 32 29 26   27 25 25
Max/Min RH         55    18      85    31      76    23      63    22
RH            38   55 22 23 62   82 49 33 63   75 27 26 45   63 28 26
PWind Dir           W     S      SE     S       S     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       0    10      10     5      10     5

$$

TXZ035-232215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
400 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date             Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18
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                      59          37          60          25          61
Temp             31 39 55 59 58 46 43 43 40 44 55 60 55 41 33 28 25 36 55 61 58
Dewpt            29 31 34 36 37 37 38 38 31 21 12  6  4  5  7  8  8 10 10  9  7
Min/Max RH                   42          84          11          48          12
RH               92 73 46 42 45 71 84 84 69 40 18 11 12 22 33 41 48 33 16 13 13
Wind Dir          W  N SE  S  S SE  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          3  3  8 10 12 10  9  8 13 21 27 27 21 10  6  5  5  9 23 21 20
Clouds           B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B2 B2 FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        52 57 55 39 29 40 74 76 18  5  5  1  0  0  7 25 16 12 12  2  1
PoP 12hr                      5          10           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                          BD BD
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     3
Mix Hgt              1800  2400  1200   600  5700  6500  4000   100  5900  8900
T Wind Dir              N    SE    SE    SW     W     W     W     W     W     W
T Wind Spd              5    11    13    12    31    27     9     5    16    32
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  6  3  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL


Date               Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
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            25    63      36    71      39    64      33    61
Temp          35   25 54 60 42   36 62 67 47   39 60 61 42   33 54 57
Dewpt          9    9 12 14 26   29 35 24 25   26 23 21 23   22 20 20
Max/Min RH         50    13      76    19      59    19      63    20
RH            33   50 18 16 52   75 37 19 42   59 24 21 47   63 26 23
PWind Dir           W    SW       S    SW      SW     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ031-232215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
400 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date             Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18
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                      44          38          64          29          66
Temp             27 33 41 44 43 39 39 40 41 46 59 64 58 45 37 32 29 39 58 66 59
Dewpt            27 32 34 35 36 36 38 37 39 34 20 15 14 13 13 13 14 15 14 12 15
Min/Max RH                   72         100          15          53          12
RH              100 99 77 72 77 89 97 90 91 63 22 15 18 27 37 45 53 37 17 12 17
Wind Dir          W  E  E  E SE  E SE SE SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W NW
Wind Spd          4  4  5  5  6  5  5  4  6 13 25 25 19  6  5  6  4  4 16 23 18
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 OV OV OV OV B2 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        90 91 92 85 91 91 90 91 74 14  2  1  1  0  1  3  6 12  6  1  2
PoP 12hr                     20          20          10           0           0
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS             S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Obvis                                          BD BD
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     2     2     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              1100  1500  1400   800  5800  7600  3300   100  4600 11400
T Wind Dir             NE     E    SE    SE    SW     W    SW    SW    SW     W
T Wind Spd              5     6     8     5    14    23     8     5     9    32
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO


Date               Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
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            29    67      38    73      45    70      37    63
Temp          38   29 59 61 45   38 63 69 52   45 64 64 46   37 57 60
Dewpt         15   16 20 24 28   30 42 37 35   35 30 29 27   25 24 24
Max/Min RH         57    18      76    29      69    22      61    22
RH            39   57 22 24 53   73 45 31 53   69 28 26 47   61 28 26
PWind Dir           W     S       S     S      SW     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW SC
PoP 12hr            0     0       5     5       5     5      10     5

$$

TXZ029-232215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
400 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date             Fri 02/23/18            Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18
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                      59          35          58          25          60
Temp             29 38 57 59 56 44 41 41 38 42 53 58 52 39 32 27 26 36 53 60 54
Dewpt            28 30 31 35 37 37 36 37 30 21 10  6  3  5  7  7  9  9  8  9  7
Min/Max RH                   36          86          12          49          13
RH               96 71 37 40 49 76 83 86 71 43 18 12 13 24 34 42 49 32 16 13 15
Wind Dir         SW  W SE  S  S SE  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW
Wind Spd          4  2  6 10 11 10  9  9 13 21 28 25 20 10  6  5  5 10 21 20 18
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        50 48 35 35 31 47 54 49 20  8  2  4  0  0  2 16 14 13  7  3  2
PoP 12hr                      0          10           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis                                          BD BD
Fire Weather                                    A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     3
Mix Hgt              2900  3100  1300   600  6000  7100  4400   100  7000  9800
T Wind Dir              W    SE     S    SW     W     W    SW     W     W     W
T Wind Spd              5    11    16    14    28    25     9     5    16    29
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


Date               Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18
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            23    61      34    69      37    63      33    58
Temp          32   23 52 56 39   34 58 64 45   37 58 58 40   33 52 54
Dewpt         10    9 12 13 24   28 36 23 23   25 22 21 24   23 20 19
Max/Min RH         57    14      81    20      61    20      66    22
RH            39   54 20 18 54   78 44 20 42   61 25 23 52   66 28 25
PWind Dir           W    SW       S    SW      SW     W      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12hr            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$

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 Index..........................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 of Measurable 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(feet 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).....................Pasquil 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
Dwpt................................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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