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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
525 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

TXZ012-282200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
525 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
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                 73          30          54          27          60
Temp             45 50 66 73 67 49 40 35 30 37 48 54 50 39 33 30 27 37 52 59 56
DewPt            25 30 26 15 21 21 22 20 18 18 10  7  8 10 11 13 14 15 16 14 13
Min/Max RH                   11          61          15          57          16
RH               45 46 22 11 17 33 48 54 60 46 21 15 18 30 39 49 57 40 24 17 18
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NW  W  N NW  S SE SE  S  S SW SW  W  N
Wind Spd         17 25 34 39 31 23 17 14  9  8  9  5  4  8  9  9  9 10 10  6  6
Clouds           B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        66 87 69 45 46 25 10  2  2  0  3  7  0  1 12  2  3  2  6  0  3
PoP 12HR                      5           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              3     3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  6 11 10 <1 <1  2 <1  1  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 24220451380 12  6 29  2  6 59 38 28 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 21 52 33
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W SW  W  W  W NE  N NW NW NW SW  E SE  S  S SW  W NW  N
T Wind Spd       13 27 46 47 46 26 13 21  3  6 10  5  4  6  9  9  9 12  6  9  6
RFTI              0  3  4  6  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO CL CL CH CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
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       30    67      37    75      42    79      43    70
Temp          37   30 58 63 44   37 66 70 50   42 70 74 52   43 63 65
DewPt         17   19 20 19 25   27 29 25 32   33 29 21 25   26 20 17
Max/Min RH         63    16      67    16      70    12      51    14
RH            44   63 23 18 47   67 25 18 50   70 22 13 35   51 19 15
PWind Dir           E    SW       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-282200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
525 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
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                 69          28          54          24          59
Temp             44 49 63 69 63 46 38 33 28 36 48 53 50 37 31 27 24 35 50 58 55
DewPt            28 30 23 15 23 22 22 20 18 18 11 10 11 13 14 14 13 14 12 12 12
Min/Max RH                   12          66          17          62          15
RH               52 48 21 12 21 38 52 58 66 47 22 17 20 37 49 57 62 41 21 16 18
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  S  E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W NE
Wind Spd         16 23 35 39 33 24 16 14  6  4  5  4  6  6  6  6  6  6  8  6  4
Clouds           B1 B2 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)        67 79 37 40 45 24 12  3  5  9  6  9 10  8  6  2  4  6  8  2  3
PoP 12HR                     10           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     4     3     3     3     2     3     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1  2  7 11 10  1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 47260495371 23  7 <1 <1  4  7 35 63 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 40 59 28
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NE  E  N SW  S SE  S  S SW NW  N NW  N
T Wind Spd       16 35 44 51 44 26 14  9  4  4  1  5 10  5  6  5  5 12 11 10  5
RFTI              0  2  4  5  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO EL CL CH CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
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       28    66      35    73      39    77      40    70
Temp          35   28 57 62 42   35 64 68 47   39 68 72 49   40 63 65
DewPt         15   17 19 19 25   27 27 21 29   31 26 17 21   24 19 16
Max/Min RH         63    16      72    15      72    12      52    13
RH            43   63 22 19 50   72 24 17 49   72 20 12 32   52 18 15
PWind Dir          SE    SW       S    SW      SW    SW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-282200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
525 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
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                 74          32          56          29          61
Temp             52 56 69 74 68 50 42 37 32 39 50 56 52 41 35 32 29 39 53 60 57
DewPt            24 31 26 18 22 22 22 20 18 18 10  6  6  8  9 10 12 16 16 15 12
Min/Max RH                   12          58          13          51          15
RH               33 38 20 12 17 33 46 51 58 42 19 13 15 25 33 39 48 38 23 17 16
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  W  W  N  N  E SE SE  S  S SW SW  W NE
Wind Spd         14 21 32 35 31 21 16 12  8 10 10  6  4  5  5  5  5  8  8  4  5
Clouds           B1 B2 SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        57 79 45 45 45 16 10  3  1  0  3  7  0  1  8 12  2  1  1  0  3
PoP 12HR                      5           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              3     3     3     4     4     4     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7 11 10 <1 <1  2 <1  1  8  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  8  7
Vent Rate        <1 13336495400 13  5 24  2  8 83 55 23 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 31 30 26
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W SW SW  W NW  N  W NW NW NW  W  E SE  S SE  S SW NW  N
T Wind Spd        8 29 55 51 46 29 11 18  4  9 12  6  3  6  5  5  4 12  8  4  4
RFTI              0  2  4  6  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO EL CL CH CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
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    69      41    76      45    81      46    71
Temp          40   33 60 65 48   41 67 72 52   45 72 76 54   46 65 66
DewPt         17   19 20 19 25   27 28 24 32   32 28 20 24   25 18 17
Max/Min RH         56    15      58    15      59    11      44    13
RH            39   56 21 17 40   58 23 16 46   59 19 12 31   44 16 15
PWind Dir           E    SW       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-282200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
525 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
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                 73          31          55          29          60
Temp             51 55 68 73 67 49 41 36 31 38 49 55 51 40 35 32 29 38 52 59 56
DewPt            25 30 26 18 22 21 22 20 18 17 10  6  6  8 10 10 13 15 16 15 12
Min/Max RH                   12          58          13          53          16
RH               36 39 21 12 18 33 46 52 58 42 20 13 16 26 35 40 50 38 24 17 17
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  W  W  N NW  E SE SE  S  S SW  W  W NE
Wind Spd         16 21 33 36 31 21 16 12  8  9  9  5  4  6  8  8  6  8  8  4  5
Clouds           B1 B2 SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        60 82 45 45 45 15  4  2  1  0  4  7  1  2  9 11  2  1  1  0  3
PoP 12HR                      5           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              3     3     3     4     4     4     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7 12 10  1 <1  2 <1  1  7  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 13336500400 26  6 24  2  8 70 48 23 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 16 42 30
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W SW  W  W NW  N  W NW NW NW SW  E SE  S SE  S SW NW  N
T Wind Spd        9 29 55 50 46 29 13 18  4  9 11  6  3  6  6  6  5 10  4  6  5
RFTI              0  2  4  5  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO EL CL CH CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
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       32    68      38    76      45    80      44    71
Temp          39   32 59 64 45   38 67 72 52   45 71 75 53   44 64 66
DewPt         17   19 20 18 24   27 28 23 31   31 28 20 24   25 18 17
Max/Min RH         58    15      64    15      58    11      47    13
RH            40   58 22 17 43   64 23 16 44   58 20 12 32   47 17 15
PWind Dir           E    SW       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-282200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
525 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
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                 68          26          53          22          59
Temp             41 46 61 68 62 44 36 31 26 34 46 52 49 36 29 25 22 33 50 58 54
DewPt            25 29 25 23 22 20 19 17 16 17  6  4  6  9  9 10 11 12 11 10  9
Min/Max RH                   18          65          14          62          14
RH               52 51 25 18 21 38 50 56 65 48 19 14 17 32 42 52 62 40 20 15 16
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  W  W  W  S  S  S SE SW  W  N  N NE  E
Wind Spd         17 25 36 39 29 20 14 11  8  9  6  4  5  6  6  5  5  6 10  5  8
Clouds           B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        54 42 32 38 39 13  6  2  1  0  6  9  4  2  1 12  1  0  0  0  4
PoP 12HR                      5          10           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     2     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  7 11  9  1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  7  5
Vent Rate        <1 26329452306 22  5  4 <1 10 56 30 59 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 65 65 30
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NE NW NW NW  W SW SE SE SE  N  N  N  N NE
T Wind Spd       16 29 54 49 41 25 11  9  4 11  9  4  8  6  8  9  6 16 14 11  6
RFTI              0  3  4  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
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       25    67      34    75      36    78      37    69
Temp          33   25 57 62 42   34 65 70 45   36 68 72 47   37 61 64
DewPt         13   15 17 16 23   24 23 16 23   23 21 15 18   21 17 16
Max/Min RH         65    14      66    12      59    10      52    13
RH            43   65 21 16 46   66 20 12 41   59 17 11 31   52 18 15
PWind Dir          SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-282200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
525 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Date             Tue 02/28/17            Wed 03/01/17            Thu 03/02/17
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                 72          28          53          24          58
Temp             42 47 64 72 66 47 39 33 28 36 47 53 49 37 31 27 24 34 50 57 54
DewPt            22 28 28 25 26 24 23 20 18 18  8  5  6  6  8  8 10 12 14 14 12
Min/Max RH                   17          66          14          57          17
RH               44 47 26 17 22 40 52 59 66 47 20 14 17 27 37 44 54 39 23 18 18
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW NW  N  N NW  W  W  N NW  E SE  S SW SW  W NE NE NE
Wind Spd         16 23 33 33 23 18 14 11  9 12 12  8  4  5  4  4  5  6  6  5  6
Clouds           B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        67 54 37 40 52 63 21  3  1  0  0  0  0  0 12 14 12  0  1  2  4
PoP 12HR                     20          20           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     4     4     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  7 11 11 <1  3 <1 <1 <1  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  6
Vent Rate        <1 25262410376  4 55  3 <1 13118 83 34 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 38 28
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W SW  W NW  N  W  W NW NW NW NW  E  S  W  N  E  N  N NE
T Wind Spd       13 27 43 44 40  8 24  5  6 16 18 12  4  6  3  3  4  1  3  5  5
RFTI              0  2  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Fri 03/03/17  Sat 03/04/17  Sun 03/05/17  Mon 03/06/17
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       27    69      37    77      39    81      39    70
Temp          34   27 59 65 45   37 67 72 48   39 71 75 49   39 62 65
DewPt         16   16 20 18 23   24 26 21 25   24 24 18 20   22 17 17
Max/Min RH         65    15      60    13      54    10      50    13
RH            46   64 22 16 42   60 21 14 40   54 17 11 31   50 17 15
PWind Dir          SE    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW       W     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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