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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
401 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

TXZ012-222200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
401 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
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                 82          46          75          30          54
Temp             45 52 73 82 75 61 55 50 47 52 68 75 66 49 41 35 31 35 48 54 48
DewPt            28 33 32 31 31 34 35 34 33 34 26 14 12 14 13 13 13 13 11  6  6
Min/Max RH                   16          60           9          49          14
RH               51 48 22 16 20 36 47 54 58 50 20 10 12 24 31 40 47 40 22 14 17
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd         10 10 11 11 11  9  8  9 10 14 27 29 21 13 13 10 10 13 13 16 13
Clouds           FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        11 47 62 57 59 65 53 48 50 60 12 15  7 14 17  3  9  5 14  7 25
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     3     3     4     5     5     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  9 10
Vent Rate        <1 <1 44144  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1165186171  6 <1 <1 <1 20 77171124
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W SW  S SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W NW  N  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        9  9 12 18  4  4  5  5  8 14 37 35 35 12  8  6  6 14 16 21 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  7  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Red Flag                                        W  W  W


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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       23    53      32    64      37    72      44    68
Temp          31   24 46 49 37   32 56 59 44   38 63 67 51   45 62 63
DewPt         14   14 13 11 19   18 18 18 25   25 26 22 25   25 25 20
Max/Min RH         68    19      56    17      61    16      47    17
RH            49   65 26 21 48   56 22 20 47   59 24 18 36   45 24 19
PWind Dir           N    SE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-222200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
401 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
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                 81          45          72          27          55
Temp             45 51 72 81 74 60 54 49 46 50 65 72 63 46 38 32 28 33 48 55 49
DewPt            31 33 33 31 30 31 32 33 32 32 25 13 13 14 11 12 11  9  4  4  4
Min/Max RH                   16          60          10          48          13
RH               58 50 24 16 20 33 43 54 58 50 22 10 14 27 32 43 48 37 17 13 15
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W
Wind Spd         11 11 16 18 13  8  6  6  9 14 29 31 23 13 13 11 12 16 20 20 19
Clouds           FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        11 38 57 48 40 43 41 47 54 45 12 12 14 16 13  8 11  3 13  3  8
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     3     3     4     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5 10  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  9  9
Vent Rate        <1 <1105250160 <1 <1 <1 <1  8165192165 <1 <1 <1 <1 10154225204
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W  W SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W NW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        9  8 24 28 23  6  6  5  8 17 37 36 34  6  6  6  6 11 25 28 27
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL
Red Flag                                        W  W  W


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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       22    55      31    66      37    71      42    66
Temp          30   23 47 50 37   31 57 60 44   38 63 65 49   43 60 61
DewPt          8   11 12 11 14   15 17 17 21   22 23 20 23   23 23 18
Max/Min RH         62    17      51    15      55    15      46    17
RH            39   59 24 20 38   51 21 18 39   53 22 18 36   45 24 19
PWind Dir           N     S      SW     W       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     5

$$

TXZ008-222200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
401 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
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                 83          50          76          33          53
Temp             44 51 73 83 77 64 58 54 51 55 70 76 68 51 44 38 34 37 48 53 48
DewPt            29 33 32 30 31 34 37 36 34 35 27 14 12 12 12 13 17 17 15 10 10
Min/Max RH                   15          54           9          50          17
RH               55 50 22 15 18 32 44 50 52 47 20  9 11 20 27 35 48 43 26 17 21
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          6  5  6  6  9  8  6  6  8 10 21 24 18 13 13 10 10 11 12 13 12
Clouds           FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         8 48 62 60 70 70 67 57 54 62 12 12 13  3 19  9  5  4 10 24 42
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     4     3     3     5     5     4     3     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 10  8
Vent Rate        <1 <1  4 69  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1185189160 <1 <1 <1  1 30 40170 85
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW SE  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  N NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        6  8  2 11  4  9  6  6  6  9 42 35 33  9  8  6  5 17 11 19 11
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  6  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                                        W  W  W


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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    53      33    64      38    74      46    69
Temp          32   26 46 49 38   33 56 59 45   39 65 69 53   47 63 64
DewPt         15   14 12 12 19   19 18 18 25   26 27 24 27   25 25 20
Max/Min RH         62    19      57    17      62    16      44    16
RH            49   60 25 22 46   57 22 20 46   59 24 18 36   42 23 18
PWind Dir           N    SE       S    NW      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-222200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
401 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
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                 82          50          75          32          53
Temp             45 52 73 82 76 63 58 54 51 55 69 75 67 50 43 37 33 36 48 53 47
DewPt            28 32 32 30 31 33 36 35 34 35 26 15 12 11 12 13 15 15 15 10 10
Min/Max RH                   15          54          10          50          17
RH               52 47 22 15 19 32 44 48 52 47 20 10 12 20 28 36 47 42 26 17 22
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          8  8  8  9  9  8  8  8  8 11 24 25 19 13 13 11 10 11 12 13 11
Clouds           FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW CL FW FW CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         8 48 62 62 65 70 65 56 53 63 12 13 13  4 18  6  1  4 10 20 43
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     3     3     3     5     5     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 10  9
Vent Rate        <1 <1  8 89  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1185192165  4 <1 <1  3 27 50165 81
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  N NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        8  9  5 13  4  6  5  6  6 10 42 36 34 10  8  6  5 14 12 18 10
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                                        W  W  W


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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       24    52      33    63      38    73      47    69
Temp          31   25 45 48 38   33 56 58 44   39 64 68 54   48 64 64
DewPt         15   14 13 12 19   19 18 17 25   25 27 24 26   25 25 20
Max/Min RH         66    20      56    17      61    17      42    17
RH            50   63 27 23 46   56 22 20 47   58 24 19 35   40 23 18
PWind Dir           N    SE       S    NW      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-222200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
401 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
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                 83          42          69          27          52
Temp             42 49 73 83 75 59 52 47 43 47 62 69 61 45 38 32 28 32 46 52 46
DewPt            27 33 30 28 26 29 32 32 32 33 22 11  8  9 10 10 13 13  8  4  6
Min/Max RH                   13          67          10          55          14
RH               55 54 21 13 16 32 47 56 65 58 21 10 12 22 31 39 52 45 21 14 20
Wind Dir          W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          9  8 12 16 14  9  9  9 10 14 29 31 27 19 16 11 11 11 12 12 13
Clouds           FW SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW CL FW CL FW CL CL CL FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        21 47 62 70 70 66 56 56 54 22  6  5 19  1 11  1  2  2 12 40 45
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     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4 11  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 12  9
Vent Rate        <1 <1 57210140  3  4 <1 <1  8149169176  8  6 <1 <1 18102150 17
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        8  5 17 23 21 11 10  8  8 17 31 29 31 17 13  6  5 13 13 14  2
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  7  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EX CH NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Red Flag                                        W  W  W


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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       19    53      28    61      31    71      38    65
Temp          27   20 45 48 34   29 53 55 39   32 61 65 46   39 58 60
DewPt         12   13 11  7 13   14 15 15 23   23 24 21 24   24 22 16
Max/Min RH         76    16      55    16      72    16      55    16
RH            52   73 25 18 41   54 22 20 52   69 24 18 42   53 24 18
PWind Dir           N     S      SW     W       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-222200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
401 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Date             Wed 02/22/17            Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17
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                 82          44          73          28          49
Temp             44 51 72 82 75 60 54 49 45 50 66 73 64 47 39 33 29 32 44 49 44
DewPt            25 31 31 29 29 32 33 34 33 34 24 12  9 10 14 17 19 17 14 10 11
Min/Max RH                   14          65           9          65          20
RH               48 47 22 14 18 34 46 57 62 54 20  9 11 22 35 50 64 52 29 20 26
Wind Dir          W  W NW  S SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N
Wind Spd          6  4  5  6 10  8  6  6  8 12 27 26 25 19 16 12 12 13 13 14 13
Clouds           FW SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)        21 48 51 72 69 83 80 65 58 28  3  5 15  1  1  9 13 11 26 24 35
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     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  7  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8  9 <1 <1  1 <1  3  5  8  6
Vent Rate        <1 <1 27 33 17 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1168184213 <1 <1 21  4 48 85144 72
T Wind Dir        W  W  N  S SE SE SW SW  S SW  W  W  W NW NW  N NW  N NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        6  4  8  5 12  9  9  6  5 12 28 26 28 10  9 17  8 21 19 20 13
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  6  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                                        W  W  W


Date               Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17
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       21    51      28    59      32    72      42    68
Temp          28   22 44 47 34   28 51 54 39   33 62 66 50   43 62 63
DewPt         14   14 10 11 17   17 15 16 22   24 27 23 27   25 23 16
Max/Min RH         71    19      62    18      75    16      49    14
RH            55   71 24 23 48   62 23 22 50   69 26 19 41   48 22 16
PWind Dir           N    SW       S     N      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     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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