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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
Issued by National Weather Service ALBUQUERQUE NM
323 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

TXZ012-161100-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
323 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat
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                 37          71          51          80          44
Temp             51 44 41 39 37 43 62 71 64 56 54 51 51 58 75 79 70 62 58 53 47
DewPt            27 27 28 31 33 36 39 38 38 39 40 38 36 34 32 31 30 31 32 29 26
Max/Min RH                   85          30          61          17          45
RH               39 51 59 73 85 76 43 30 38 53 59 61 56 40 21 17 22 31 37 39 43
Wind Dir          E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5  8  9 10 13 14 17 13 13 13 13 13 17 21 23 13 10 11 19 19
Clouds           FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        10 17 25 26 28 32 13 15 18 20 23 25 28 30 32 30 28 27 25 24 22
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  4
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 38 32 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 90175 <1 <1 <1  8132
T Wind Dir       NE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N
T Wind Spd        4  3  6 10  9 18 21 18  9 10 13 12 11 13 34 40 10  8 11 18 37
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     55      30    58      35    63      39    61      34    59
Temp          52 48 34   30 52 50 39   35 56 56 42   39 57 54 38   34 54 51
DewPt         19 14 16   14 17 15 16   19 25 24 26   18 20 21 25   23 25 24
Min/Max RH       20      51    19      56    22      53    20      66    26
RH            27 25 47   51 25 24 39   52 30 29 53   42 23 27 59   64 32 34
PWind Dir         N       S    SW       S    SW      SW     N       N    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-161100-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
323 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat
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                 36          72          50          79          42
Temp             53 43 39 37 36 45 63 72 66 56 53 52 50 57 74 79 71 59 54 50 44
DewPt            27 28 29 31 34 37 40 39 37 39 41 38 34 33 32 30 30 30 30 28 26
Max/Min RH                   92          31          64          17          49
RH               37 55 67 79 92 73 43 31 34 53 64 59 54 40 21 17 22 33 40 42 49
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  N
Wind Spd          4  5  8  9 10 13 17 18 13 13 13 13 13 18 21 24 13  9 10 13 17
Clouds           FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        18 34 26 34 41 44  8  9 11 13 15 16 18 22 25 23 20 18 16 21 26
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  3
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 18 15 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 75165 <1 <1 <1 <1 84
T Wind Dir        E SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  N
T Wind Spd        4  4  6  8  9 20 20 17 10 13 13 13 11 13 33 36 10  9 10 16 32
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     53      30    56      35    65      40    63      33    59
Temp          51 47 35   30 51 51 39   35 59 58 43   40 59 57 38   33 55 53
DewPt         19 16 15   13 18 18 17   20 26 22 22   18 22 23 22   21 23 24
Min/Max RH       25      49    22      54    21      43    21      61    25
RH            28 28 43   49 27 28 41   54 28 25 43   40 24 27 52   61 29 32
PWind Dir         N      SE    SW      SW    SW       W    NW       N    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW CL   CL CL FW CL   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-161100-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
323 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat
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                 39          70          52          82          44
Temp             55 47 43 41 39 45 61 70 64 56 54 52 52 59 76 81 71 63 59 53 46
DewPt            27 28 29 31 33 36 38 39 40 41 41 39 37 35 33 33 32 33 34 31 28
Max/Min RH                   79          32          63          17          51
RH               35 47 56 67 79 69 42 32 41 56 62 61 56 41 21 18 24 32 39 42 50
Wind Dir          E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  6  8  8 12 16 16 12 13 13 13 13 18 21 24 16 11 11 19 17
Clouds           FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         8  5 20 14  8 13 12 15 19 22 26 29 33 34 34 33 32 31 30 31 31
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1  3  5
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 53 45 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 40149 <1 <1 <1 80149
T Wind Dir       NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  3  5  8  6 17 24 20  9 10 10 11 13 16 29 37 16 13 13 36 37
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     57      30    60      37    63      41    62      36    59
Temp          54 49 35   30 54 53 41   37 56 57 45   41 58 55 41   36 53 52
DewPt         19 16 18   17 19 18 17   21 25 25 27   20 20 21 25   25 27 27
Min/Max RH       20      57    20      55    23      49    20      66    28
RH            25 27 50   57 25 25 36   52 30 29 49   43 23 27 53   64 36 38
PWind Dir         N       S    SW       S    SW      SW     N       N     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ008-161100-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
323 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat
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                 39          71          52          81          43
Temp             54 46 42 41 39 44 62 71 64 56 54 52 52 59 75 81 71 63 59 52 45
DewPt            27 27 28 30 33 35 38 38 38 39 41 38 36 35 33 32 32 32 33 30 27
Max/Min RH                   82          30          61          17          51
RH               35 48 57 66 79 71 41 30 39 54 60 59 54 40 21 17 24 31 38 43 49
Wind Dir          E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5  8  8  9 13 16 16 13 13 13 13 13 18 23 25 16 11 11 19 17
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         8  9 20 15  9 15 11 15 18 22 25 28 32 33 34 33 31 30 28 29 30
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1  3  5
Vent Rate         2  2 <1 <1 <1  8 50 45  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 54153  7 <1 <1 78149
T Wind Dir       NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  3  5  8  6 18 23 20  9 10 10 11 13 16 31 39 16 13 12 35 37
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     56      31    60      37    63      40    62      35    59
Temp          53 49 36   31 54 53 41   37 56 57 45   40 58 54 41   35 53 52
DewPt         18 16 17   16 19 17 16   21 25 24 26   19 19 20 25   25 26 26
Min/Max RH       20      53    19      54    22      47    19      66    28
RH            25 26 46   53 25 24 36   51 30 28 47   42 22 26 52   66 35 36
PWind Dir         N       S    SW       S    SW      SW     N       N     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ006-161100-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
323 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat
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                 33          73          46          78          39
Temp             51 42 39 35 33 43 64 73 64 53 51 48 46 54 73 77 66 57 52 47 42
DewPt            26 26 26 28 30 31 33 33 32 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 28 22
Max/Min RH                   90          23          60          19          48
RH               37 53 61 75 90 63 31 23 30 46 51 56 60 45 23 20 29 41 48 46 44
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd          5  6  9 10 11 13 16 16 13 13 12 12 12 16 21 26 19 11 11 17 18
Clouds           FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        18  5 15  8  1  7  6 12 18 25 31 37 43 39 36 32 29 26 23 32 42
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     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1  3  5
Vent Rate         2 <1  4 <1 <1 10 26 34 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 47193  7  7 <1 82151
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  5  9 10 10 21 19 19  8 12 12 11 11 12 26 40 14 14 11 34 37
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     53      30    58      33    64      36    60      32    56
Temp          51 45 34   30 53 48 36   33 58 54 39   36 57 51 36   32 52 47
DewPt         14 13 13   15 20 21 19   20 17 19 19   14 20 21 22   22 25 25
Min/Max RH       19      53    23      59    16      43    21      66    30
RH            22 27 42   53 27 34 51   59 20 25 43   40 23 30 56   66 35 42
PWind Dir         N       S    SW      SW    SW       W     N       N    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR          5       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

OKZ002-161100-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
323 PM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date           11/15/17      Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17            Sat
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                 36          69          48          81          40
Temp             51 40 37 36 36 41 61 69 63 50 50 48 48 56 76 80 68 58 54 49 43
DewPt            25 26 26 28 31 33 35 36 36 36 36 35 35 36 37 35 34 34 34 30 27
Max/Min RH                   81          29          61          20          53
RH               36 57 64 72 81 73 38 29 36 58 58 60 60 47 24 20 28 40 46 48 52
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          4  6  9 10 11 13 16 14 12 12 13 13 13 17 21 21 14 16 17 18 17
Clouds           FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        13  8 11  6  2  8  6 12 18 25 31 38 44 42 41 39 38 36 35 41 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     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1  4  4
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 40 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 27170 <1 <1 <1119112
T Wind Dir        E  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        3  5  6  9  9 20 21 17  9  9  9 10 10 10 20 32 13 16 16 39 36
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17
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     54      30    60      34    63      37    60      34    58
Temp          51 46 33   30 54 51 38   34 56 55 41   37 55 52 39   34 52 49
DewPt         17 15 16   15 21 22 18   22 21 22 24   18 22 24 24   25 25 25
Min/Max RH       21      53    22      60    20      50    24      70    28
RH            26 28 49   52 27 32 43   60 25 27 50   46 27 33 55   70 35 38
PWind Dir         N      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW     N       N    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     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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