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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
331 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

TXZ012-191000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
331 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 28          61          33          70          37
Temp             45 37 33 29 28 39 56 61 48 39 39 34 33 40 62 70 56 47 42 40 37
DewPt            15 15 15 14 14 15 15 16 16 15 16 17 18 22 21 19 19 20 19 18 22
Max/Min RH                   57          17          56          14          55
RH               30 40 47 53 56 37 19 17 27 37 40 47 54 48 20 14 23 34 41 42 55
Wind Dir          N NE SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW NW  N  N
Wind Spd          8  4  4  5  8  9 16 19 11 12 13 14 13 12  9  6  5  4  6 11 12
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  1 11  8  1 17 20 29  8  6  0  2  3 16 17 25 18 15
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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 63 80 <1 <1  6  7 <1  6  8 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N NW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW  S NE  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  1  4  6  6 11 20 23 10 11 13 16 14 13  9  8  4  5  9 14 10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     61      35    65      41    69      42    72      42    65
Temp          58 50 39   35 59 53 45   42 63 55 45   42 66 58 47   42 61 54
DewPt         26 28 28   28 29 31 31   32 36 37 36   34 35 34 33   30 32 32
Min/Max RH       26      75    26      69    30      75    25      62    29
RH            30 42 66   74 31 41 58   66 37 50 71   72 31 39 59   62 33 42
PWind Dir         N       S    SW       W    NW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-191000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
331 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 26          59          31          71          35
Temp             45 34 31 28 26 37 54 59 47 39 37 33 31 41 61 71 56 42 39 38 35
DewPt            14 15 14 14 14 15 16 16 15 15 16 17 18 21 18 18 16 15 15 15 18
Max/Min RH                   61          18          58          13          51
RH               29 45 49 56 60 41 22 18 27 38 42 52 58 45 18 13 20 32 38 40 50
Wind Dir          N SE SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          5  4  5  6  8 11 17 18 10 12 13 12 11 12 10  9  6  6  8 11 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  1  5  2  8 24 46 21  4  2  3 12 15 30 20 24 10 14
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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 57 67 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 22 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  2  5  6  8 18 21 21 10 12 14 13 13 12 11 12  5  8 11 13  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     62      35    66      39    69      41    72      44    67
Temp          57 51 38   35 59 54 42   39 63 58 43   41 66 60 49   44 63 57
DewPt         26 27 28   28 27 29 29   30 34 36 34   33 34 33 30   30 31 30
Min/Max RH       25      74    24      70    28      72    24      57    25
RH            31 40 68   74 29 38 63   70 34 46 70   70 31 36 49   57 30 36
PWind Dir         N       S    SW       W    NW      SW    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-191000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
331 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 30          63          36          71          41
Temp             48 41 36 33 31 41 57 63 53 43 41 39 36 44 61 71 60 50 46 43 41
DewPt            13 16 17 16 16 17 16 17 17 16 16 17 19 22 22 20 21 21 21 19 22
Max/Min RH                   56          17          50          14          48
RH               25 37 45 50 53 38 20 17 25 34 36 41 50 43 22 14 22 31 38 37 48
Wind Dir          N NW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW  S SW NW  N  N
Wind Spd          6  4  4  5  5  8 13 16 10 11 12 12 11 11  6  5  4  4  5 10  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  2  0  1  0 12  8 17  4  1  0  1  2 22 16 26 17 18
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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 77 95 <1 <1 <1  6  3  7  7 16 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N NW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S NE  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  2  5  5  5  9 23 24 10 11 12 12 12 16  8  9  2  2  8 12  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     62      38    67      44    70      45    72      42    65
Temp          58 52 41   38 60 57 48   45 63 60 47   45 66 61 48   42 61 56
DewPt         26 28 28   28 30 32 33   33 37 38 38   35 37 36 35   31 33 32
Min/Max RH       26      68    26      65    31      69    27      65    30
RH            30 38 60   68 32 39 57   64 39 45 68   67 34 39 61   65 35 39
PWind Dir         N       S    SW       W    NW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-191000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
331 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 29          62          35          71          39
Temp             48 40 36 32 30 39 55 61 51 42 40 39 35 41 60 71 61 50 44 42 39
DewPt            15 16 16 16 16 17 17 18 17 16 16 17 19 22 21 20 20 20 21 19 22
Max/Min RH                   57          17          52          14          50
RH               27 38 45 51 54 40 21 18 25 35 38 42 51 46 22 14 21 31 40 39 50
Wind Dir          N  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW  S SW NW  N  N
Wind Spd          5  4  4  5  5  8 13 17 10 12 13 13 12 11  8  5  5  4  6 11 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  2  1  2  0 12  8 20  5  2  0  1  2 26 17 26 16 18
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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 70 95  5 <1 <1  6  6  7  7 16  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S NE  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  1  5  5  5  9 23 24 11 11 12 13 12 16  8  9  2  3  9 12  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     62      37    66      43    70      44    71      42    65
Temp          57 53 41   37 59 56 48   44 62 60 48   45 65 61 49   42 60 57
DewPt         27 28 28   29 30 32 33   33 37 38 37   35 37 36 35   31 33 32
Min/Max RH       26      70    27      66    31      71    27      65    30
RH            31 38 61   70 33 40 57   65 39 45 69   69 34 39 60   65 36 39
PWind Dir         N       S    SW       W    NW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-191000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
331 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 25          60          29          70          36
Temp             43 33 29 27 25 38 53 60 49 39 35 34 29 40 63 70 56 44 40 40 36
DewPt            13 15 16 15 16 17 17 17 17 16 15 17 16 18 17 15 17 15 15 16 21
Max/Min RH                   69          18          58          12          53
RH               30 46 57 61 67 43 24 18 28 39 42 50 58 41 16 12 21 31 35 37 53
Wind Dir          N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          6  5  5  6  5 10 17 19 10 10 11 10  6  4  5  5  5  5 10 11  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  1  0  3  2 13 32 20  4  1  2 13  7 31 23 23 15 17
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              4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 39 57 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       NE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW SW  S  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        3  4  5  6  8 19 21 21 10 11 12 12  8  4  4  8  3  8 12 11  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     60      35    66      39    70      38    71      40    65
Temp          55 49 36   35 59 53 42   39 61 57 40   39 65 58 44   40 60 54
DewPt         26 29 28   28 30 34 32   33 36 38 35   33 35 35 32   29 31 32
Min/Max RH       28      75    27      77    30      83    26      64    29
RH            32 45 71   74 32 48 68   76 39 49 81   80 33 41 63   64 34 43
PWind Dir         N       S     W       W    NW      SW    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-191000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
331 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date           11/18/17      Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17            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
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 26          62          31          70          37
Temp             42 34 29 28 27 39 56 62 48 40 37 35 31 38 60 70 55 44 42 40 37
DewPt            13 17 17 16 16 17 19 19 20 19 17 17 18 19 19 18 20 18 19 19 24
Max/Min RH                   65          19          58          13          59
RH               30 49 58 61 62 41 23 19 32 42 44 47 58 46 20 13 24 34 38 42 59
Wind Dir          N  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  S  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          5  4  4  5  5 10 17 17  8 11 11 10  8  6  5  4  4  5  9 10  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL FW SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  2  2  0  1  1  3  8  5  1  0  1 12 29 18 28 19 15
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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 55 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW NW NW  E  N  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        4  2  5  6  5 10 25 23  9 12 11 10  8  8  8  6  4  6 11 10  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17  Sat 11/25/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     59      35    66      41    69      40    70      40    62
Temp          54 48 37   35 57 52 45   41 60 54 43   40 63 56 45   41 56 51
DewPt         28 29 29   29 31 34 34   34 38 39 38   35 37 37 35   31 33 32
Min/Max RH       31      78    29      76    33      83    30      72    33
RH            37 48 72   78 37 51 65   75 44 57 82   81 37 48 67   70 42 48
PWind Dir         N       S     W      NW    NW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       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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