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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
544 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

TXZ012-242200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
544 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
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                 50          21          52          30          59
Temp             32 35 45 50 44 33 28 24 22 27 44 52 48 39 36 33 30 36 52 59 53
DewPt            21 20 17 14 12 15 15 16 15 16 15 13 12 16 18 20 19 18 16 13 17
Min/Max RH                   22          77          20          63          16
RH               63 54 32 23 26 47 57 70 74 63 30 21 23 39 47 58 63 47 24 16 24
Wind Dir          N  N NW NW  N NE NE NE  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  W  W
Wind Spd         10 12 11 11 14 10  8  4  4  8 12 16 14 13 14 13 10 11 12 11 11
Clouds           CL FW CL FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B1
Clouds(%)         4 14  5 23 38 32  8  6 12 15  9 14 18 28 41 66 54 70 64 87 60
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  9  7  3 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 10  8
Vent Rate        20 24 27136 39 35  2 <1  2 15 75117143 <1 <1 <1 <1  5119209195
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  W  N NE NE NE  E  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       14 18 10 18  6 16  4  3  3 11 17 20 25 13 16 11  8 11 19 25 29
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 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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    66      40    65      30    56      28    59
Temp          37   31 57 61 47   41 59 60 38   30 50 52 35   28 51 55
DewPt         22   23 22 18 22   22 19 12 17   15 10  6 11   12 14 13
Max/Min RH         75    16      48    13      53    14      50    16
RH            54   72 25 19 37   46 21 15 42   53 19 15 36   50 22 18
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W      NW    NW       S    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-242200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
544 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
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                 53          20          55          30          59
Temp             28 32 47 53 47 34 28 24 21 27 46 55 50 41 36 33 31 36 52 59 53
DewPt            21 21 12  5  1 11 14 14 11 13 12  8 11 12 15 15 16 16 14 14 17
Min/Max RH                   12          71          15          54          17
RH               74 63 24 14 15 37 54 65 65 55 25 15 20 30 41 47 52 43 22 17 24
Wind Dir          N  N NW  W NW  N NE  E SE  S SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          6  6 12 19 21 10  6  5  5 12 12 16 16 10 12 10 10 11 14 14 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
Clouds(%)        17 21  6 10  6  7  4  5 10 13  8 14 17 35 39 47 62 67 67 86 56
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     4     4     3     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1  1  7 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  9  9
Vent Rate        <1  5 78270243  4 <1 <1 <1 26 68147126 <1 <1 <1 <1  5143252180
T Wind Dir        N  N  W  W  W NW NE  E SE  S SW  W SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        4  5 13 31 31  8  5  2  4 19 17 24 24  8 10  9 10 11 25 32 23
RFTI              0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W


Date               Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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       29    66      37    63      28    55      27    59
Temp          37   30 57 60 44   38 57 58 36   28 48 51 34   27 51 55
DewPt         19   21 21 18 20   21 20 14 15   15 12  7 10   12 12 13
Max/Min RH         72    17      51    16      58    15      54    16
RH            48   69 24 19 38   49 23 17 42   58 23 16 37   54 20 18
PWind Dir           W    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
544 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
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                 48          22          52          33          60
Temp             33 35 44 48 43 33 29 25 23 28 45 52 48 41 38 35 33 38 53 60 55
DewPt            20 17 15 13 12 14 16 14 15 14 15 14 12 16 18 20 20 19 17 15 17
Min/Max RH                   22          72          21          58          17
RH               58 47 30 23 27 45 58 62 69 56 29 22 23 35 43 53 58 45 24 17 22
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW  N NE NE NE NE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  W  S
Wind Spd          8 10 10 10 13 10  8  4  3  4  9 12 11 14 13 11  8  9  9  9  9
Clouds           FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
Clouds(%)         8 21 14 31 58 38 38 26 19 16 12  9 21 29 38 60 65 69 58 83 58
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           2  3  3  9  7  4 <1  1 <1  2  6  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 10  8
Vent Rate        23 43 36132 78 50  8  8  2  9 77126130  8  7  6 <1  4112147144
T Wind Dir        N  N  N NW  N NE NE NE  E  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       17 19 13 18 13 14 10  9  4  6 16 20 23 17 16 13  8  9 16 16 21
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 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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    67      42    67      32    56      29    60
Temp          40   34 59 62 48   43 61 62 40   32 50 52 36   29 52 56
DewPt         24   24 23 18 23   23 21 12 20   16 10  5 10   13 13 14
Max/Min RH         70    16      46    13      51    13      50    16
RH            52   67 25 17 36   45 21 14 43   51 19 14 34   50 21 19
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W      NW    NW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      10     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
544 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
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                 48          22          52          33          59
Temp             32 34 44 48 43 33 29 25 23 28 45 52 48 41 38 35 33 38 53 59 54
DewPt            20 17 16 13 12 15 15 14 14 14 15 13 12 16 18 20 19 19 16 15 17
Min/Max RH                   24          71          20          57          17
RH               60 48 32 24 28 46 56 62 68 55 29 21 23 36 45 55 57 46 24 17 23
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW  N NE NE NE NE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  W SW
Wind Spd          8 10 10  9 13 10  8  4  3  4 10 13 12 14 13 11  8  9 10  9 10
Clouds           CL FW FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1
Clouds(%)         5 18 12 34 54 39 30 23 17 15 10 10 21 30 40 62 58 69 60 84 58
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           2  3  3  9  7  3 <1 <1 <1  2  6  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 10  8
Vent Rate        22 40 33144 72 36  3  4  2 11 83126158  7  7  6 <1  5128143150
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  W  N NE NE NE  E  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       16 18 12 18 12 14  6  8  3  8 17 20 24 16 16 12  8 10 18 17 23
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 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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    67      42    66      32    55      29    60
Temp          39   33 58 62 48   43 60 61 40   32 49 51 35   29 52 56
DewPt         23   23 22 18 22   23 20 12 19   16 11  5 10   12 14 14
Max/Min RH         70    16      46    13      51    14      48    16
RH            53   67 25 18 35   45 21 14 42   51 21 15 35   48 22 19
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W      NW    NW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-242200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
544 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
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                 46          18          52          26          56
Temp             27 30 41 46 41 30 25 21 19 25 44 52 47 37 33 29 27 32 49 56 50
DewPt            17 15 13 12 11 12 14 13 12 13 13  6  7  9 13 13 14 15 12 11 14
Min/Max RH                   25          77          15          60          16
RH               66 53 31 25 29 47 62 70 73 59 28 15 19 31 43 51 57 48 22 16 23
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NE NE NE SE  S SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W NW  W  S
Wind Spd          8 10 10 10 13  9  6  5  5  8 13 16 13 10  8  6  6  8 11  9 12
Clouds           FW FW FW B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 SC B2 B1
Clouds(%)        14 25 22 72 73 47 25 18 15 16 14 14 23 34 52 57 51 72 50 78 55
PoP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Sprinkles              IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  9  5  5  4 <1 <1  2  6  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  9  7
Vent Rate         5 26 36 66 50 50 28  2  2 21 87126154 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 83 99116
T Wind Dir        N  N NW  W NE NE  E  E SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       11 14  9  8 12 11  8  4  4 16 17 20 25 10  8  5  5  5 12 12 19
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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       26    64      34    61      26    54      24    59
Temp          34   27 55 58 42   35 54 56 34   26 47 50 31   24 50 55
DewPt         20   21 19 15 20   23 18 10 15   13  8  5  8   10 12 10
Max/Min RH         81    16      62    14      58    14      54    15
RH            57   78 25 18 42   62 24 16 45   58 20 15 38   54 21 16
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W      NW     W      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     5      10     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-242200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
544 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Date             Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun 02/26/17
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                 44          19          50          26          55
Temp             28 30 40 44 39 30 25 22 20 25 42 50 45 36 32 29 26 32 48 55 50
DewPt            19 17 13 10 10 12 13 14 14 14 13 10 10 13 16 16 15 17 14 12 15
Min/Max RH                   24          79          19          65          18
RH               67 55 33 24 29 47 59 71 76 63 30 19 23 39 51 58 62 53 25 18 24
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  N  W  S  S  S  S SE  S SW  W NW  N NE SE
Wind Spd         11 13 13 13 13  9  6  4  4  6 10 13 10 11 11  8  6  6 11  5  9
Clouds           FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)        13 13 20 46 62 45 38 49 37 20 20 26 34 38 46 56 63 64 48 63 47
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt           2  3  4  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 11 11
Vent Rate        27 53 60119 66  3  4  2  2 11 84136135 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 81 84105
T Wind Dir        N  N  N NW  N NE NE  N  W  S SW SW SW SE SW SW  W  W  W  W  S
T Wind Spd       20 24 17 19 12  5  9  3  3  8 16 19 20 12 10  5  5  4 10  9 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 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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    65      36    62      28    54      25    59
Temp          34   28 56 59 43   37 56 57 36   28 48 50 32   25 51 55
DewPt         21   22 22 17 20   24 20 14 15   15  8  4  8   11 12 11
Max/Min RH         82    17      59    16      57    13      55    15
RH            59   79 26 19 39   59 24 18 42   57 19 15 36   55 20 17
PWind Dir          SE    SW      SW    NW       N    NW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW SC FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     5      20     0       0     0
Rain Shwrs                                IS   IS

$$

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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