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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1250 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

NDZ015-231000-
BISMARCK/MANDAN-BURLEIGH/MORTON ND
46.78N 100.76W ELEV. 1650 FT
1250 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      27          31          23          28          16
TEMP                      27 27 25 30 31 29 27 27 24 26 22 27 28 25 20 17 17 16
DEWPT                     26 26 23 26 25 25 23 22 21 21 18 20 21 21 18 17 16 16
RH                        96 96 92 85 78 85 85 81 88 81 84 74 75 84 92100 96100
WIND DIR                   E  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW
WIND SPD                   5  4  9 13 19 17 17 17 17 18 16 17 14 13 11  8  5  5
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     30          60          60          30          10
QPF 12HR                   0.03        0.07        0.07        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           1           1
FRZG RAIN                  S
SNOW                          C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                      F
WIND CHILL                20    16 19 19 17 14 14 10 13  8 14 16 13  9  9 10  6
MIN CHILL              21    20    16    17    14    10     8    13     8     6


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          32      18    27       7    15       5    16      -1    13
TEMP          26 26 19   19 27 22 15    7 14 12  7    6 16  9  0    1 10 13
DEWPT         22 24 19   19 20 17 10    5  6  5  5    4  8  3 -2   -2  2  2
PWIND DIR        SW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        LT      GN    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR          5      10    20      10     5       5    10       5    10
SNOW                         S  S

$$
NDZ033-231000-
DICKINSON-STARK ND
46.80N 102.81W ELEV. 2562 FT
1150 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE          SUN 12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14         WED
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      29          29          21          28          17
TEMP                      34 31 29 29 28 25 23 23 22 21 21 26 28 22 20 17 18 18
DEWPT                     32 29 26 25 24 23 20 20 19 19 18 21 22 20 20 17 16 17
RH                        92 92 88 85 85 92 88 88 88 92 88 81 78 92100100 92 96
WIND DIR                   W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD                  16 19 17 21 23 18 16 17 17 18 17 17 16 12  9  8  9 10
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     70          80          40          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.05        0.13        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     1           2           T
RAIN
SLEET
SNOW                       C  D  D  D  D  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                                 BS
WIND CHILL                24 19 17 16 14 11 10  9  8  6  7 13 16 10  9  7  7  6
MIN CHILL              29    19    16    11     9     6     7    10     7     6
WINTER WEATH               Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          36      21    27       8    18      10    21       4    17
TEMP          32 31 23   22 27 19 14    8 16 18 18   10 21 16  6    5 17 13
DEWPT         25 27 22   20 19 15 10    6  8  9 11    9 12  8  4    2  6  5
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW       W    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         10      10    20      10    10      10    10       5    10
SNOW                         S  S

$$
NDZ044-231000-
HETTINGER-ADAMS ND
46.02N 102.66W ELEV. 2703 FT
1150 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE          SUN 12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14         WED
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      31          31          22          28          17
TEMP                      34 32 29 31 28 26 24 23 22 23 22 26 28 24 23 17 18 17
DEWPT                     32 30 26 26 25 23 22 20 19 19 20 21 22 20 20 17 15 16
RH                        92 92 88 81 88 88 92 88 88 84 92 81 78 84 88100 88 96
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW
WIND SPD                  18 21 21 26 27 21 20 19 19 20 18 20 18 13 10  6  5  8
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     70          80          50          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.06        0.13        0.02           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     1           2           T
FRZG RAIN                  S
RAIN
SNOW                       C  D  D  D  D  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                           BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL                23 19 16 17 13 12  9  8  7  8  7 12 15 12 12  8  8  7
MIN CHILL              29    19    16    11     8     7     7    12     8     7
WINTER WEATH               Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          37      22    29      11    21      11    23       6    19
TEMP          34 31 24   23 29 23 16   11 19 21 17   12 23 18 11    6 19 15
DEWPT         25 27 23   21 19 17 11    8 11 12 12   11 15 12  8    4  7  7
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW       W    NW       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5      20    20      10    10       5    10      10    10
SNOW                 S    S  S  S

$$
NDZ011-231000-
MINOT-WARD ND
48.26N 101.29W ELEV. 1699 FT
1250 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      25          28          22          26          16
TEMP                      26 26 25 27 28 26 26 26 24 24 22 25 25 22 16 16 16 16
DEWPT                     25 24 22 24 23 22 22 22 20 20 17 20 19 18 16 16 16 16
RH                        96 92 88 88 81 85 85 85 84 84 81 81 78 84100100100100
WIND DIR                   E NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW
WIND SPD                   6  4  8 14 18 14 14 13 16 14 14 14 13 11  9  6  5  8
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.02        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           T           T
DRIZZLE
FRZG DRZL
FRZG RAIN
SLEET                      C
SNOW                          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                      F
WIND CHILL                18 20 16 15 15 14 14 14 11 11  9 13 13 10  4  6  5  5
MIN CHILL              22    18    15    14    14    11     9    10     4     5


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          30      17    23       3     9       0     9      -5    10
TEMP          27 27 19   18 23 17  9    3  8  8  1    2  9  4 -4   -2  9  9
DEWPT         22 22 17   16 17 12  5    0  0  0 -2   -2  0 -3 -7   -6 -1 -1
PWIND DIR        SW      NW    NW      NW    NW       W    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B2 B1
POP 12HR         10       5    20      10     5       5     5      10    10
SNOW                         S  S

$$
NDZ037-231000-
JAMESTOWN-STUTSMAN ND
46.94N  98.69W ELEV. 1496 FT
1250 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      30          32          26          27          17
TEMP                      30 30 29 30 32 31 31 29 28 27 26 27 27 26 22 21 17 17
DEWPT                     30 29 28 29 29 30 29 28 26 25 22 24 22 22 20 18 16 15
RH                       100 96 96 96 88 96 92 96 92 92 85 88 81 85 92 88 96 92
WIND DIR                   E  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
WIND SPD                   8  8 11 16 17 14 13 16 17 18 19 20 19 19 16 14 11 10
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     30          80          80          60          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.10        0.12        0.05           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00           1           1
FRZG DRZL
FRZG RAIN                  C
SNOW                          L  L  D  D  D  D  D  D  L  L  C  C
OBVIS                      F
WIND CHILL                22 22 19 19 21 20 21 17 16 14 12 13 14 12  8  8  4  4
MIN CHILL              26    22    19    20    17    14    12    12     7     4


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          26      16    23       4     9      -2     9      -7     7
TEMP          23 21 17   17 23 21 15    4  9  3  0   -1  9  1 -5   -6  5  7
DEWPT         20 20 17   16 19 16  9    2  2  0 -3   -3  3 -2 -7   -8 -3 -2
PWIND DIR         W       W    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR          5       5    10      20     5      10    10      10    10
SNOW                               S    S

$$
NDZ001-231000-
WILLISTON-WILLIAMS ND
48.18N 103.64W ELEV. 1920 FT
1250 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      26          28          18          28          16
TEMP                      30 28 23 28 28 25 23 22 20 20 18 26 28 22 20 16 17 17
DEWPT                     29 26 21 23 22 21 20 18 17 16 16 21 21 19 19 15 15 17
RH                        96 92 92 81 78 84 88 84 88 84 92 81 75 88 96 96 92100
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW
WIND SPD                   8 13 13 17 20 14 12 12 11 10  9 10 10  8  5  5  5  6
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     70          80          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.08        0.01           0           0
SNOW 12HR                     1           1           T
FRZG RAIN
RAIN
SLEET
SNOW                       L  D  D  L  L  S  S  S  S
WIND CHILL                22 17 11 16 15 13 11 10  8  9  7 16 19 13 12  7  8  7
MIN CHILL              28    17    11    13    10     8     7    13     7     7


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          32      17    23       2    12       2    14      -3    12
TEMP          28 28 18   19 23 16  9    2 10 12  9    2 13  9  0   -2 11 11
DEWPT         24 24 17   17 16 12  5    1  3  4  4    1  5  2 -1   -3  2  3
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW       W    NW       N    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    LT      LT    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B2 B2
POP 12HR          5      10    20      10     5      10     5      10    10
SNOW                         S  S

$$
NDZ021-231000-
GARRISON-MCLEAN ND
47.65N 101.44W ELEV. 1912 FT
1250 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      26          29          22          26          16
TEMP                      27 26 25 27 29 28 26 26 24 24 22 25 26 21 18 18 18 16
DEWPT                     26 26 22 24 24 23 21 21 19 19 17 20 20 18 17 18 18 16
RH                        96100 88 88 81 81 81 81 81 81 81 81 78 88 96100100100
WIND DIR                  SE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW
WIND SPD                   8  5 10 14 18 17 16 16 17 16 13 16 16 12 10  6  5  6
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR                     30          50          40          20           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.03        0.01        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           T           T
FRZG RAIN
SLEET                      C
SNOW                          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                      F
WIND CHILL                19 19 15 15 17 16 13 13 10 11  9 12 13  9  6  9  9  5
MIN CHILL              22    19    15    14    13    10     9     9     6     5


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          30      17    24       4    12       2    12      -4    12
TEMP          25 26 18   19 24 17 11    4 11 10  7    2 12  7 -3    0 11 11
DEWPT         22 23 18   18 18 13  8    2  3  3  3    2  3  0 -4   -3  1  2
PWIND DIR        SW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B2   B1 B1 SC B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR          5      10    20      10     5      10    10      10    10
SNOW                         S  S

$$
NDZ043-231000-
BOWMAN-BOWMAN ND
46.19N 103.43W ELEV. 2956 FT
1150 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

DATE          SUN 12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14         WED
MST 3HRLY     14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      31          31          23          28          16
TEMP                      34 32 29 30 29 25 24 24 23 24 24 27 28 23 21 16 17 17
DEWPT                     31 29 27 25 24 22 22 21 20 20 20 22 22 20 21 16 15 17
RH                        89 88 92 81 81 88 92 88 88 84 84 81 78 88100100 92100
WIND DIR                  NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W SW
WIND SPD                  24 25 23 27 28 21 20 19 19 20 18 19 18 13  9  8  9 10
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
POP 12HR                     70          80          50          30           5
QPF 12HR                   0.08        0.15        0.03        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                     1           2           T
RAIN
SLEET
SNOW                       C  D  D  D  D  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
OBVIS                        BS BS BS BS BS
WIND CHILL                22 19 15 15 14 10  9 10  8  9 10 14 15 11 11  5  6  5
MIN CHILL              26    19    15    10     9     8    10    11     5     5
WINTER WEATH               Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
MST 6HRLY     11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          36      22    27      10    20      12    23       7    19
TEMP          34 31 24   23 26 20 14   10 19 18 21   12 23 18 11    7 19 14
DEWPT         26 27 23   22 18 16 11   10 11 12 12   11 15 12  8    5  7  7
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W       W     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    BZ      BZ    BZ      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         10      20    20      10    10       5    10      10    10
SNOW                 S    S  S  S

$$
NDZ045-231000-
SELFRIDGE-SIOUX ND
46.16N 100.90W ELEV. 2375 FT
1250 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

DATE           12/21/14      MON 12/22/14            TUE 12/23/14            WED
CST 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      28          31          22          28          18
TEMP                      29 31 25 30 30 29 26 26 25 24 22 27 28 25 22 21 19 18
DEWPT                     28 29 25 26 25 24 22 22 21 21 18 21 21 20 20 19 18 17
RH                        96 92100 85 81 81 85 85 84 88 84 78 75 81 92 92 96 96
WIND DIR                   S NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W
WIND SPD                   3  6 12 19 20 18 18 19 19 19 17 19 16 14 11  9  6  6
CLOUDS                    OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR                     40          70          60          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.04        0.11        0.09        0.01           0
SNOW 12HR                     T           2           1
FRZG RAIN                  S
SLEET
SNOW                          L  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S  S  S
OBVIS                     PF
WIND CHILL                   24 14 17 17 17 13 12 11 10  8 14 16 13 10 11 10  8
MIN CHILL              22    23    14    16    12    10     7    13    10     8


DATE           12/24/14  THU 12/25/14  FRI 12/26/14  SAT 12/27/14  SUN 12/28/14
CST 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          33      20    28       9    18       9    19       1    14
TEMP          28 30 22   21 28 25 15    9 16 18 11   10 19 14  2    4 10 14
DEWPT         22 26 21   20 20 18 12    7  8  8  8    9 11  7  1    1  3  4
PWIND DIR         W      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW    NW      NW     W
WIND CHAR        GN      GN    GN      BZ    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR          5      10    20      10     5      10    10       0     5
SNOW                         S  S

$$


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