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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
303 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

TXZ024-261015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
303 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date           03/25/17      Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      46          79          46          75          49
Temp          73 72 61 56 52 48 56 71 78 76 63 57 52 48 55 68 74 73 63 57 53 51
Dewpt         26 27 29 30 30 31 33 25 25 27 34 36 40 41 42 40 39 38 40 40 43 42
Max/Min RH                   51          14          77          27          73
RH            17 19 29 37 43 50 42 18 14 16 34 45 64 77 61 36 28 28 43 54 69 72
Wind Dir      NW  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  E SE SE SE SE  E
Wind Spd       5  4  5  5  5  5 12 17 20 19 14 13 11 10 11  5  4  6  8  9  9  9
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)      9 13 23 34 43 52 39 27 29 23 16  9 11 18 20 13 20 32 22 29 36 52
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    L
TSTMS                                                                         L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4100   100  7500 12600  7900  1200  3800  7400  4700   700
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SW     W    NW    NW     N    SW    SE     E
T Wind Spd              6     5    16    27    18    18    11     5     8    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/28  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          71      52    68      46    69      45    75      49    68
Temp          66 69   58 53 64 66   53 48 63 67   54 47 68 73   57 50 64 67
Dewpt         48 52   50 52 45 46   42 41 40 36   39 39 41 39   40 40 39 35
Min/Max RH       49      96    46      77    31      74    28      70    30
RH            52 55   75 96 51 49   66 77 42 32   57 74 37 29   54 70 40 30
PWind Dir        SE      SE    NW       N    NW      NE     E       E    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 OV   OV B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW SC FW SC   SC B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         60      60    40      20    10       5     5      30    30

$$

TXZ026-261015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
303 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date           03/25/17      Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      47          83          46          75          47
Temp          75 74 63 58 53 49 58 74 82 80 65 57 52 48 55 68 74 73 62 56 52 49
Dewpt         30 29 30 33 34 35 38 32 28 30 33 38 42 42 43 43 41 39 42 42 44 43
Max/Min RH                   58          13          80          28          80
RH            19 19 29 39 48 58 47 21 14 16 30 49 69 80 64 40 30 29 48 59 74 80
Wind Dir      NW SW SE SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NE SE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       8  4  6  8  6  8 13 16 20 17 14 13 13 10 12  8  4  6  8  9  8  8
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
Clouds(%)      6  8 20 33 43 53 43 32 28 15 16 12 10 20 19 10 19 19 16 25 33 51
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3300   100  3700 12000  7500  1100  4100  5700  3600   400
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SW     W    NW     N    NE     E     E
T Wind Spd              6     6    13    26    12    14    13     4     9    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/28  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          73      52    70      46    70      44    73      46    68
Temp          67 71   59 53 65 68   54 48 64 68   53 46 66 71   54 48 63 66
Dewpt         50 54   54 53 51 47   45 42 41 40   41 39 43 41   42 42 41 39
Min/Max RH       48     100    47      80    35      76    33      80    36
RH            54 55   83100 60 47   71 80 43 36   64 76 43 34   64 80 44 37
PWind Dir        SE       E    SW      NW    NW       N    NE       E    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2   OV OV B2 B1   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         50      70    40      20    10       5     5      20    30

$$

TXZ043-261015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
303 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date           03/25/17      Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      48          83          47          77          50
Temp          75 74 63 58 54 50 59 74 82 80 66 58 53 49 56 70 76 75 64 59 55 52
Dewpt         30 29 30 32 34 35 39 32 24 22 25 31 38 41 43 42 41 39 42 43 45 46
Max/Min RH                   56          11          72          26          82
RH            19 19 29 37 47 56 47 21 12 12 21 35 57 72 61 36 28 27 45 56 70 82
Wind Dir       W  S SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  W SW NW NW NW  N  N  E SE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd       4  4  6  6  5  6 13 16 20 17 13 10 10  8 10  6  3  5  6  8  6  9
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
Clouds(%)      6  8 20 32 37 42 39 35 27 11  6  4  5  7 12  7 15 14  9 18 27 54
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              4000   100  8000 11400  6800   300  3800  6500  3600   600
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW    SW     W    NW     N    SW     E     E
T Wind Spd              6     5    20    29    11    10    12     4     6    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/28  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          76      54    73      46    71      45    78      49    71
Temp          70 74   61 55 68 71   55 48 65 69   55 47 70 76   58 51 66 69
Dewpt         56 54   55 51 43 41   44 43 42 39   42 40 43 43   44 43 42 40
Min/Max RH       48      86    33      82    32      76    30      74    33
RH            60 50   81 86 40 34   65 82 44 33   62 76 38 31   60 74 42 35
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW      NW    NW      NE     E       E    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2   OV B2 B1 SC   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12hr         50      70    20      10     5       5     5      20    30

$$

TXZ035-261015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
303 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date           03/25/17      Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      49          82          41          74          46
Temp          74 73 63 59 55 51 59 73 80 79 62 54 48 43 51 66 73 72 61 55 51 48
Dewpt         25 25 27 28 29 30 30 25 20 22 29 32 36 37 40 38 35 33 36 38 42 43
Max/Min RH                   44          10          79          23          83
RH            16 17 25 30 37 44 33 17 11 12 28 43 63 79 66 36 25 24 39 53 71 83
Wind Dir       W  S  S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  S  S SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       8  9  6  9  9 12 16 23 26 21 13 11 11  9 10  4  4 10 10 12 13 11
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
Clouds(%)      9 13 24 35 43 51 39 27 23 13  7  6  8 10 18 16 24 22 19 23 26 54
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3600   200  7100 11600  7400   500  5000  7900  5000   400
T Wind Dir              S     S     W     W     W     N     N    SW    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9    10    21    29    11    16    11     6    11    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  6  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/28  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          72      49    67      43    67      42    75      46    68
Temp          66 70   56 50 62 65   51 45 61 65   51 44 67 73   55 48 63 66
Dewpt         50 44   42 42 38 38   40 40 36 33   36 38 38 34   37 40 37 31
Min/Max RH       39      74    36      82    29      79    23      74    26
RH            56 39   59 74 41 37   66 82 39 30   56 79 34 24   51 74 38 27
PWind Dir        SE       S     W      NW    NW      NE    SE       E    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2   B1 B1 SC B1   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         40      30    20      20    10       5     5      20    30

$$

TXZ031-261015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
303 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date           03/25/17      Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      47          84          47          76          48
Temp          74 73 62 57 53 50 59 75 83 81 66 58 53 49 56 69 75 74 63 57 53 50
Dewpt         30 29 30 32 33 34 37 31 26 28 32 37 41 42 44 43 41 41 43 43 44 44
Max/Min RH                   55          12          78          29          81
RH            20 19 30 38 47 55 45 20 13 14 28 45 65 78 65 39 29 30 49 59 72 81
Wind Dir      NW  S SE SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N NE SE  E  E SE  E
Wind Spd       6  3  6  6  4  8 13 16 21 17 13 13 12  9 12  8  4  5  6  8  6  6
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1
Clouds(%)      6  8 20 32 42 52 43 33 27 13 13 10  9 16 18 10 20 19 15 23 30 51
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3600   200  7800 12200  7800  1200  4000  6700  4200   600
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     S    SW     W    NW     N     W    SE     E
T Wind Spd              6     6    18    28    13    17    13     3     6    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/28  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          75      52    72      46    71      44    75      48    70
Temp          69 73   59 53 67 70   55 48 65 69   54 46 68 73   56 50 65 68
Dewpt         51 55   54 53 49 47   45 43 42 40   42 40 43 42   43 42 42 39
Min/Max RH       44      99    43      82    33      79    32      76    34
RH            53 53   83 99 53 44   70 82 43 35   64 79 40 33   62 76 43 35
PWind Dir        SE      SE     W      NW    NW       N    NE       E    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 OV   OV OV B2 B1   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         50      70    30      20    10       5     5      20    30

$$

TXZ029-261015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
303 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date           03/25/17      Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      45          77          39          72          43
Temp          71 70 59 55 51 47 55 69 76 74 59 51 45 41 49 64 71 70 58 52 48 45
Dewpt         25 24 26 27 28 30 31 25 23 26 33 34 38 38 41 39 36 35 37 38 41 42
Max/Min RH                   51          14          89          27          89
RH            18 18 28 34 41 51 40 19 14 17 37 52 76 89 74 40 28 27 45 59 77 89
Wind Dir       W SW  S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  S  S SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6  8  6  8  8  9 13 21 23 21 14 12 10  8  9  5  4  9  8 10 10 10
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     11 19 28 36 44 51 39 27 29 21  9  4  7 14 21 18 23 26 23 30 36 53
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    C
TSTMS                                                                         C
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              3800   200  7100 11700  7500   700  5500  8000  5100   400
T Wind Dir              S     S     W     W    NW     N     N    SW    SE    SE
T Wind Spd              9    11    21    29    17    16    10     6    10    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           03/28  Wed 03/29/17  Thu 03/30/17  Fri 03/31/17  Sat 04/01/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          69      46    64      40    66      39    73      44    66
Temp          63 67   53 47 59 62   48 42 60 64   49 41 65 71   53 46 61 64
Dewpt         49 47   43 44 40 41   40 39 37 34   36 37 39 35   37 38 37 31
Min/Max RH       47      89    43      89    31      85    26      73    29
RH            60 49   69 89 49 46   74 89 42 32   61 85 38 27   54 73 41 29
PWind Dir        SE      SE     W       N    NW      NE     E       E    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         50      40    30      20    10       5     5      20    30

$$

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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