Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

465
FOUS54 KAMA 140823
PFWAMA

Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
323 AM CDT Sat Oct 14 2017

TXZ012-142200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
323 AM CDT Sat Oct 14 2017

Date             Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 82          40          65          36          70
Temp          66 63 70 79 82 69 55 48 45 40 49 61 65 56 46 42 39 36 49 64 70 62
DewPt         61 61 62 62 57 55 43 35 32 31 31 28 27 30 30 32 30 30 33 35 36 38
Min/Max RH                   44          70          24          79          29
RH            84 90 81 60 44 53 51 50 56 70 60 30 24 33 49 67 67 79 58 33 29 41
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      12 13 14 13 13  8 19 21 18 13 11  9  6  5  4  4  5  5  9 12 12 10
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     69 66 68 62 64 44 18  9  6  2  1  0  1  1  1  1  0  1  0  2  0  4
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  1  3 <1 <1  2  2 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate      7  6 18 13 38 <1 <1 47 33  6 26 25 14  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 33 49 <1
T Wind Dir     S SW SW SW SW  S  N  N  N  N  N NE  N NW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    14 13 20 14 17  6 20 35 25 12 14  8  4  3  1  4  5  6 13 14 16  8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      76      49      77      51      75      53      76
Temp          49 44 71 68 54 49 72 69 56 51 71 68 57 53 72 69
DewPt         36 35 39 40 40 39 43 44 45 43 43 45 48 47 50 49
Max/Min RH         70      26      68      30      74      33      80      40
RH            63 70 32 33 59 68 35 38 66 74 38 42 72 80 49 47
PWind Dir           S      SW       S       S       S      SW       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ016-142200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
323 AM CDT Sat Oct 14 2017

Date             Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 81          40          64          34          70
Temp          63 62 69 78 81 68 54 48 45 40 49 60 64 55 45 40 37 34 47 64 70 62
DewPt         59 60 62 61 55 53 43 34 31 30 29 27 29 32 31 33 29 30 33 37 40 41
Min/Max RH                   42          72          26          84          33
RH            88 93 84 62 42 50 52 50 55 72 52 29 26 36 55 72 71 84 56 38 33 44
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N NE  N  E  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       6  9 13 11 13  8 11 19 18 16 12  6  4  5  4  4  5  5  8 12 12 10
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     74 71 74 58 57 38 16 10  7  2  1  0  1  1  1  1  0  1  1  2  0  3
PoP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS
Tstms         SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1  2  2 <1  2  4  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate      6  6  6 54108 <1 <1 60 36  4 30 21  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 35 42 <1
T Wind Dir     S  S SW SW  W SW NW  N  N  N NE NE NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    12 12 13 20 20  5 11 34 27  9 17  6  1  3  4  5  6  6 14 16 16  6
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      77      49      79      49      76      51      76
Temp          49 44 71 68 55 49 74 70 55 49 71 68 56 51 72 69
DewPt         38 35 38 40 39 38 43 43 43 42 43 44 46 46 48 47
Max/Min RH         70      26      66      29      77      31      83      37
RH            63 70 31 32 57 66 34 37 69 77 35 39 72 83 44 42
PWind Dir          SW      SW      SW      SW      SW       E       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       5       5

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
323 AM CDT Sat Oct 14 2017

Date             Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 82          41          67          38          72
Temp          70 66 72 79 82 70 56 49 46 41 51 63 67 58 48 44 41 38 51 66 72 63
DewPt         62 62 62 61 56 50 34 32 32 31 29 28 26 30 30 32 31 32 32 35 36 39
Min/Max RH                   39          67          21          78          27
RH            74 84 74 57 41 43 37 41 54 67 50 29 21 30 45 59 66 78 52 33 27 40
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      11  6 13 13 12  6 21 19 13 12  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  8 11 12  9
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     74 79 73 65 55 23 10  9  5  1  1  0  1  1  1  1  1  1  0  2  1  2
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  2  4 <1  3  3  2 <1  2  4  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate      6  6 16 34 76 <1 93 75 29  5 25 21 16  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 42 56 <1
T Wind Dir     S SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N NE NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    13 12 18 19 21  6 42 34 20  9 13  6  4  4  4  4  5  5  9 16 16  6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      77      51      80      53      77      55      79
Temp          50 44 71 69 56 51 75 72 58 53 73 70 59 55 75 72
DewPt         38 37 39 40 41 40 43 44 46 43 44 45 49 47 49 49
Max/Min RH         76      26      64      27      72      31      75      35
RH            63 76 32 34 57 64 33 36 63 70 36 38 67 75 42 43
PWind Dir           S      SW       S       S       S      SW       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
323 AM CDT Sat Oct 14 2017

Date             Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 82          41          67          38          71
Temp          69 65 71 79 82 69 55 49 46 41 51 63 67 58 48 44 41 38 50 65 71 63
DewPt         62 61 62 60 55 48 34 31 31 31 30 28 26 31 31 32 30 32 33 37 37 40
Min/Max RH                   37          69          22          79          29
RH            77 84 78 56 41 39 37 42 54 69 55 29 22 32 48 62 66 79 55 37 29 43
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  E  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      12 10 13 13 13  8 21 19 13 12  6  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  9 11 12  9
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     75 78 73 63 55 22 10  9  5  1  1  0  1  1  1  1  1  1  0  2  1  3
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  2  5 <1  3  3  2 <1  2  4  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate      6  6 16 34 93 <1 90 75 28  5 24 23 12  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 42 56 <1
T Wind Dir     S SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N NE NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    13 12 18 19 23  6 40 34 20 10 13  6  3  4  4  4  5  5 10 16 16  6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      77      51      79      52      77      55      78
Temp          49 44 71 69 56 51 74 71 57 52 73 70 59 55 74 71
DewPt         39 37 39 41 41 39 43 44 46 43 44 45 48 47 49 49
Max/Min RH         75      27      63      28      74      31      75      36
RH            68 75 33 34 57 63 34 37 64 71 37 38 67 75 44 44
PWind Dir           S      SW       S       S       S      SW       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ006-142200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
323 AM CDT Sat Oct 14 2017

Date             Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 84          38          64          36          72
Temp          62 61 70 80 84 70 54 47 43 38 48 60 64 55 46 42 39 36 49 66 72 63
DewPt         58 58 58 48 35 34 28 27 29 27 28 23 23 27 30 30 32 31 34 34 35 39
Min/Max RH                   17          78          21          82          26
RH            85 89 73 34 18 24 34 45 72 75 53 25 21 29 53 65 77 79 56 29 27 40
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       8  8 11 16 16  9 25 21 13 13  6  5  5  5  5  4  5  5 11 16 16 12
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     62 58 49 30 14  7  8  8  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  4  1  2
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC
Tstms         SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  5  6 <1  4  2 <1 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1  2 16128143 <1119 52 12  4 28 14 14  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 43 45 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N NE NE SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     9 10 18 28 29  6 39 29 18  8 16  4  4  5  5  5  5  6 16 19 17  5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       42      77      46      79      47      77      49      78
Temp          48 42 71 67 52 46 73 69 53 47 72 68 55 49 73 70
DewPt         42 37 36 38 40 38 37 38 41 38 38 41 44 44 45 44
Max/Min RH         93      24      75      22      74      26      82      32
RH            82 81 28 32 67 74 26 29 66 71 29 36 69 82 40 38
PWind Dir          SW       S       S       W       N       E       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

OKZ002-142200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
323 AM CDT Sat Oct 14 2017

Date             Sat 10/14/17            Sun 10/15/17            Mon 10/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 87          39          65          37          72
Temp          66 63 72 83 87 72 56 49 44 39 49 61 65 56 47 43 40 37 50 66 72 63
DewPt         62 59 60 53 39 30 32 32 33 29 30 28 26 29 30 31 32 30 34 36 36 40
Min/Max RH                   18          76          23          77          27
RH            84 78 70 36 19 19 40 54 71 75 57 30 23 34 52 64 74 73 56 33 27 42
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW SW SE  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8 12 14 17 13 16 23 18 12 12  5  4  4  4  4  4  5  4 10 14 13 10
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     64 62 47 27 12 10  8  9  5  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  2  1  3
PoP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC IS IS
Tstms         SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3  8 <1  3  3  1 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1  5  9 45180  6 88 68 15  4 26 18 12  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 43 42 <1
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  W  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     8 10 19 19 27 14 40 31 17  8 14  5  3  4  4  5  5  5  9 19 16  6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 10/17/17 Wed 10/18/17 Thu 10/19/17 Fri 10/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      77      48      79      49      77      52      79
Temp          50 44 71 68 54 48 74 70 55 49 72 69 57 52 74 71
DewPt         44 38 40 40 42 39 41 41 45 41 42 44 47 45 47 48
Max/Min RH         89      26      74      26      78      30      78      32
RH            84 79 32 33 67 71 32 33 65 75 34 38 69 78 38 40
PWind Dir          SW       S       S       S       W      SE       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            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



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.