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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
357 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

TXZ012-232200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
357 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 Temp                 59          33          53          23          56
Temp             29 35 53 57 48 39 36 35 34 39 50 53 49 35 32 27 23 34 51 56 50
DewPt            24 24 22 28 32 33 34 33 25 16 12  6  4  5  7  6  8 10  8  6  5
Min/Max RH                   30          95          14          53          13
RH               83 64 30 33 55 79 91 92 69 40 21 15 16 26 35 40 53 35 17 13 15
Wind Dir         SW  W SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W  W NW  W  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd          6  5  8 13 17 14 13 13 13 21 25 20 17 10 11 10 10 13 20 16 13
Clouds           FW FW SC FW B1 B1 B2 B1 FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC CL CL
Clouds(%)        18 25 28  7 55 59 73 52 23 18  6  1  0  6 10 18 24 21 30  5  0
PoP 12HR                      0           5           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     5     5     4     4     3     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 11  8
Vent Rate        <1 <1 12 42 16  9  9  8  5 52224162105 <1 <1 <1 <1  4137264113
T Wind Dir       SW NW SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  S SW SW  W  W  W NW NW
T Wind Spd        6  3  4 16 18 20 19 17 11 29 32 21 16  6  9  9  6  8 24 27 17
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


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 Temp       22    62      34    68      35    62      31    56
Temp          32   22 54 56 41   34 60 63 45   35 58 57 41   31 51 52
DewPt          7    7 11 11 17   24 29 17 17   18 20 17 23   20 18 15
Max/Min RH         53    13      65    17      50    19      64    21
RH            35   53 17 16 37   65 30 17 33   50 23 21 49   64 27 23
PWind Dir          SW    SW       S    SW      SW    SW       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-232200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
357 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 Temp                 64          30          51          21          54
Temp             26 35 56 63 58 44 37 35 33 35 46 51 47 33 27 23 21 32 49 54 50
DewPt            22 23 21 20 21 25 23 24 15 14  9  3  1  2  5  5  8 10  8  8  5
Min/Max RH                   19          65          13          57          14
RH               85 60 25 19 23 47 57 65 49 42 22 14 15 27 38 46 57 40 18 15 15
Wind Dir          W SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          8  6  9 13 14 11 10 12 14 24 28 24 21 13  9  9 11 17 25 19 14
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL
Clouds(%)        23 17  7  2  0 13 23 31 16  9  2  2  2  4  6 14 23 17 14  6  0
PoP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     4     4     4     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  8  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 10  7
Vent Rate        <1 <1 54158110  7 <1  6 <1 41182168117 <1 <1 <1 <1  8208238104
T Wind Dir       SW  W  S SW  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W
T Wind Spd        6  5 13 24 25 14 12 12 13 31 29 24 20  9  8  8  6 17 29 28 18
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO CL EL EL
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


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 Temp       20    62      32    67      33    60      28    57
Temp          27   20 53 58 40   32 60 62 41   33 56 55 36   28 50 53
DewPt          7    5  8 10 17   23 25 11 12   14 19 16 21   16 17 15
Max/Min RH         55    12      69    13      45    19      62    19
RH            42   52 16 15 40   69 26 13 30   44 24 21 54   61 27 21
PWind Dir          SW    SW       S    SW      SW     W       W     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
357 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 Temp                 57          36          54          25          57
Temp             30 32 44 55 49 41 40 39 37 41 50 54 49 37 32 29 25 34 51 57 53
DewPt            24 24 25 28 31 32 33 33 29 22 16 11  8  9 10  9 10 12  9  8  6
Min/Max RH                   35          84          17          52          13
RH               80 72 47 35 50 73 79 80 70 47 26 18 18 30 39 43 52 39 18 14 15
Wind Dir          W NE  E SE SE SE  S  S SW  W  W NW  N SE SW SW SW  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd          5  5  6 12 13 13 11  9 11 16 20 18 12  6  8  8  8 12 14 14 12
Clouds           SC SC FW CL SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC CL FW CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)        44 39 19  3 37 51 51 55 34 26  1  8  1  1  0  2 24 27 40 18  0
PoP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     4     4     3     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1  1  2  2  2 <1 <1  2  9 10  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 12  8
Vent Rate        <1 <1  4 12 18 18 15  3  2 21234190 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50276148
T Wind Dir       SW NE NE  E SE SE SE  S  S  W NW  W  W  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW
T Wind Spd        2  4  8 10 13 13 11  6  4 16 29 21  6  6  8 10  8  6 14 26 20
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL 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 Temp       25    63      38    69      37    61      32    56
Temp          33   25 54 59 43   38 60 65 46   37 55 57 41   32 50 53
DewPt         10    9 12 12 18   25 29 21 22   20 22 20 23   21 19 15
Max/Min RH         52    13      60    18      49    21      63    20
RH            38   50 18 15 36   59 31 18 37   49 27 23 49   63 30 22
PWind Dir           S    SW       S    SW      SW     W      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
357 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 Temp                 57          35          53          25          55
Temp             29 33 45 56 49 39 38 38 37 38 49 53 51 39 33 29 25 33 49 55 53
DewPt            25 23 24 26 30 32 32 32 27 21 16 10  7  8  9  8 10 12  8  7  5
Min/Max RH                   32          86          16          52          13
RH               85 70 43 32 48 74 81 83 67 48 26 17 17 28 36 41 52 40 19 14 14
Wind Dir         SW  E  E SE SE SE  S  S SW  W  W NW NW  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd          5  4  6 12 13 13 11 10 12 17 21 18 12  8 10  9  8 12 17 14 12
Clouds           SC SC FW CL SC SC SC B1 SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)        37 38 15  1 35 47 46 52 28 24  1  8  1  1  1  5 24 28 40 12  0
PoP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     4     4     3     5     5     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2  2  1  1 <1 <1  1  9 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 12  8
Vent Rate        <1 <1  8 15 20 12 10  4  3 15243180 99 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 83276134
T Wind Dir       SW NE NE  E SE SE  S  S SW  W NW  W  W  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW
T Wind Spd        2  3  9 11 14 13 11  9  5 17 29 20 12  6  9 10  8  8 17 26 18
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL 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 Temp       24    63      37    68      36    61      32    56
Temp          33   24 53 60 44   37 57 65 47   36 55 58 42   32 48 54
DewPt         10    9 12 12 18   24 29 19 20   19 21 19 23   21 19 15
Max/Min RH         52    13      60    17      49    20      63    20
RH            37   51 19 15 35   59 33 17 34   49 27 22 47   62 31 21
PWind Dir           S    SW       S    SW      SW     W      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ006-232200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
357 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 Temp                 59          28          49          19          52
Temp             20 28 46 56 54 38 34 29 29 33 45 49 46 32 25 22 19 30 46 52 47
DewPt            16 18 18 18 22 28 28 26 21 17 11  5  3  6  6  6  8  9  5  3  3
Min/Max RH                   22          88          16          61          13
RH               86 65 32 22 29 69 81 86 72 51 25 16 17 33 44 50 61 40 18 13 16
Wind Dir         NW NE SE  S  S SE  S SW SW  W NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd          5  6  9 14 14 11 10  9 13 18 25 17 16  9  9 10  9 13 20 14 12
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW B1 SC FW CL
Clouds(%)         9  3  1  0  0 21 30 45 33 10  1  3  3  0 11 20 24 60 32  8  0
PoP 12HR                      0           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     3     4     4     4     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4  1  1  1  1  1  1 11 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 12  7
Vent Rate        <1  3  6 48 11 10  5  2  6 14236170119 <1 <1 <1 <1  3155253 84
T Wind Dir       NW NE SE  S  E  E  E NE  W  W NW  W  W  S SW  W  W  W NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        2  5  3 13 12 11  5  2  6 16 25 19 16  8 10 10  6  6 20 25 13
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO
Fire Weather                                    A  A  A


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 Temp       17    62      29    66      29    58      25    55
Temp          25   17 52 58 37   29 59 62 40   29 54 54 36   25 49 51
DewPt          6    5  9 10 13   18 21 12 12   15 19 18 19   18 17 15
Max/Min RH         59    13      62    13      54    21      74    21
RH            45   59 17 15 37   62 23 14 32   54 25 24 51   74 28 23
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-232200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
357 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 Temp                 48          31          50          21          52
Temp             23 26 34 47 44 35 33 31 32 35 45 50 45 32 26 23 21 29 46 52 47
DewPt            21 23 25 27 28 29 31 30 27 26 19 13 10 11 11 10 10 11 10  8  5
Min/Max RH                   45          96          21          61          16
RH               93 89 69 45 53 78 91 96 82 70 35 22 23 41 52 58 61 46 22 16 18
Wind Dir          N NE  E SE  E  E SE SE SW  W NW NW  N  E SE  S SW  W NW NW NW
Wind Spd          6  8  6 11 13 10 10  9 11 16 23 18 13  5  5  6  8  9 18 16 11
Clouds           B2 OV B2 FW CL B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 FW CL CL CL CL SC SC SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)        70 99 72 25  1 54 65 78 68 56 16  4  1  0  1 26 36 47 45 21  0
PoP 12HR                      0          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     4     2     3     3     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  2  5  9  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 12 <1
Vent Rate         4  7  9 14 15 15 15  5  2 20 86187 36 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 74312  5
T Wind Dir        N NE  E  E  E  E SE  E NE  W NW NW  W SE  S SW  W  W NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        9  8  6 10 11 11 10  5  2 10 21 25  9  6  8  9  9  6 18 29 11
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               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 Temp       21    63      33    68      31    57      28    55
Temp          27   21 54 59 39   33 59 62 41   31 53 53 35   28 49 51
DewPt          8    8 12 13 15   21 24 19 19   20 23 21 21   20 19 17
Max/Min RH         56    14      60    17      66    25      71    23
RH            44   56 19 16 36   59 26 18 41   63 31 28 57   71 31 26
PWind Dir           S     S       S    SW      SW    NW       N    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5      10     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)...........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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