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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
322 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

TXZ012-241000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
322 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date           02/23/18      Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon
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                 34          53          24          56          24
Temp             46 36 35 36 37 39 49 53 48 35 30 27 24 35 52 56 51 38 33 27 24
DewPt            33 33 33 32 31 21 11  7  3  4  4  5  6  8  9  7  4  5  6  7  7
Max/Min RH                   96          15          45          13          47
RH               60 89 92 85 79 48 21 15 15 26 32 38 45 32 17 14 14 25 31 42 47
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W  S  S SW
Wind Spd         16 14 13 13 11 21 24 21 13 12 10 10  9 13 19 16 12 10  6  8  8
Clouds           SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        28 45 61 42 23 15  7  4  0  3  6 15 23 20 16  8  0  3  5  3  1
PoP 12HR                      5           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              5     5     4     4     5     5     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  8  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 10  8 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        15  8  8  6 17 54240207119 <1 <1 <1 <1  4234209120 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       17 18 17 13 19 31 34 26 19  8 10 10  6  8 29 25 18  5  6  6  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A


Date           02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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     63      35    66      36    62      29    58      31    63
Temp          56 57 42   35 60 62 45   36 56 55 39   29 52 54 39   31 57 57
DewPt         10 11 18   26 31 18 16   19 24 20 21   20 17 14 16   18 22 20
Min/Max RH       12      69    18      52    21      69    18      58    20
RH            16 16 37   69 33 18 31   50 29 25 48   69 25 20 39   58 25 23
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW      SW     W      NW    NW       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-241000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
322 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date           02/23/18      Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon
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                 32          51          22          55          23
Temp             60 45 40 39 34 37 47 51 47 34 28 24 23 34 49 55 51 35 29 25 23
DewPt            18 26 33 26 19 14  8  4 -1  1  2  4  6  8  9  6  3  4  5  5  4
Max/Min RH                   75          13          48          13          44
RH               20 46 75 61 55 39 20 14 13 25 32 41 48 34 19 13 14 27 36 43 44
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         13 13 13 12 11 24 31 26 21 14  9  9  9 16 23 18 13 11  8  8  8
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         3 10 16 13 10  6  2  2  1  3  4 12 20 13  6  3  0  1  2  4  5
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     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9  9  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        95 <1 <1  6 <1 54240195114 <1 <1 <1 <1  8243179102 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S SE  S  S  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W
T Wind Spd       21 14 12 13 12 31 34 29 21 10  9  8  6 18 31 24 19  6  6  8  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A


Date           02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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      34    66      35    61      28    58      30    64
Temp          54 58 39   34 59 62 41   35 55 56 38   28 51 55 36   30 56 60
DewPt          9 11 18   25 27 12 12   17 18 16 17   18 17 14 14   17 21 18
Min/Max RH       13      69    14      47    18      65    18      59    17
RH            17 15 42   69 29 14 30   47 23 20 43   65 25 19 40   59 26 19
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW      SW     W       W     W       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0    10       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-241000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
322 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date           02/23/18      Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon
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          54          27          57          27
Temp             46 39 37 38 38 41 51 54 50 39 33 31 27 36 51 57 54 41 34 30 27
DewPt            33 33 33 33 32 24 15 12  9  9  9  9  8  9 10  8  5  6  7  8  9
Max/Min RH                   86          18          44          13          46
RH               59 80 86 83 80 49 23 18 19 28 36 40 44 32 19 14 13 23 32 39 46
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  W  S  S SW
Wind Spd         13 12 10  9  6 18 21 20  8  8  8  8  8 12 16 13  9  8  5  6  8
Clouds           FW SC B1 B1 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        20 43 66 55 44 23  1  1  1  1  1 10 19 21 23 12  0  1  1  1  1
PoP 12HR                     10           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              5     5     4     3     5     5     2     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  1 <1  1  9 11  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 11  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        21 20 18  7  5 27274200 37 <1 <1 <1 <1  2172209 44 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        E SE SE SE SW  W  W  W  W  S SW SW  W SW  W  W NW  S  S SW SW
T Wind Spd       14 14 13  8 10 21 33 21  8  6 10 11  8  6 23 21 12  4  6  6  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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     65      40    67      37    63      32    59      33    64
Temp          56 62 45   40 59 63 45   37 56 59 41   32 51 56 39   33 56 61
DewPt         11 12 18   25 31 21 21   21 23 20 22   21 18 14 18   19 22 20
Min/Max RH       11      58    19      52    20      62    17      57    19
RH            16 14 33   56 35 20 37   52 27 22 47   62 27 19 41   57 26 20
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW      SW     W      NW    NW       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-241000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
322 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date           02/23/18      Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon
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          53          26          57          27
Temp             48 38 36 37 38 40 50 53 51 38 34 30 26 34 50 57 54 42 35 30 27
DewPt            32 32 32 32 31 23 15 12  8  8  7  8  8  9 10  8  5  6  7  8  8
Max/Min RH                   84          16          45          13          45
RH               54 78 84 81 75 50 24 19 17 27 32 38 45 35 20 14 13 23 30 38 45
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  W  S  S SW
Wind Spd         13 12 11 10  9 19 21 19  9  9  9  9  8 13 17 13  9  8  6  8  8
Clouds           FW SC B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        18 39 60 49 37 20  2  1  0  1  1 11 21 21 21 11  0  1  2  2  1
PoP 12HR                      5           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              5     5     4     4     5     5     2     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  1 <1  2  9 11  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 11  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        28 21 18  8  6 39262190117 <1 <1 <1 <1  4179198 68 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        E SE SE  S SW  W  W  W  W  S SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       16 16 13  9 12 29 32 20 14  8 11 12  8  8 24 20 12  5  6  6  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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     65      39    67      37    63      31    58      33    64
Temp          55 62 46   39 58 64 47   37 55 60 42   31 49 56 41   33 56 62
DewPt         11 11 18   26 31 20 19   20 23 20 22   21 17 14 17   19 22 20
Min/Max RH       11      61    18      52    20      65    18      57    18
RH            17 14 33   59 36 18 32   50 28 22 44   65 28 19 37   56 26 19
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW      SW     W      NW    NW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-241000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
322 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date           02/23/18      Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon
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          53          19          53          20
Temp             52 38 35 34 31 36 49 52 49 32 25 22 19 30 47 53 50 35 28 23 20
DewPt            24 27 30 27 24 17 10  6  2  2  1  3  5  6  7  5  3  4  5  6  6
Max/Min RH                   81          13          53          13          54
RH               33 65 81 74 75 46 20 15 14 27 34 43 53 34 18 14 14 26 37 47 54
Wind Dir         SE SE SE  S SW SW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  S SW SW
Wind Spd         16 13 11 11 10 20 24 18 12 11  9  9  8 13 17 13  8  8  6  6  6
Clouds           CL FW SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         5 20 34 31 27 15  2  2  1  5  9 18 27 23 18  9  0  1  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                      5           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     4     5     5     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           3  1  1 <1 <1  1 11 11  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 11  8 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        45 13  9  4  5 18261168105 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1231147 88 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        E  E SE  S SW  W NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  W SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       20 14 10  8 10 20 27 18 16  8 11 10  6  8 23 16 12  6  6  6  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A


Date           02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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      30    65      30    60      25    56      27    62
Temp          53 58 36   30 58 61 40   30 54 55 33   25 49 53 35   27 55 58
DewPt          9 10 13   19 23 13 11   16 20 18 20   18 15 14 15   17 20 18
Min/Max RH       12      63    14      55    20      74    19      64    19
RH            17 15 38   63 25 14 31   55 26 23 58   74 26 21 43   64 25 21
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW     W      NW     W       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-241000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
322 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

Date           02/23/18      Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon
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                 31          47          21          54          22
Temp             37 32 31 32 32 35 43 47 43 30 26 23 21 30 48 54 49 34 29 25 22
DewPt            29 29 29 29 28 24 20 15 10  9  8  8  8  9  9  8  6  6  5  6  7
Max/Min RH                   92          25          56          15          53
RH               72 88 91 88 85 65 39 27 25 41 47 53 56 41 20 15 17 30 35 45 53
Wind Dir          E  E SE SE  S SW NW NW NW  W  S SW  W  W NW NW NW  W  S  S SW
Wind Spd         12 11 10  9  8 16 25 19  9  8  5  6  6 11 14 12  9  8  6  8  8
Clouds           FW SC B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        24 50 75 68 60 41 21 11  1  1  1 19 37 34 30 15  0  0  0  1  2
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Drizzle                 S  S
Frzg Drzl               S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     3     3     5     5     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  1  1  2  6  9  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 12 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        17 17 17  8  4 15138204 26 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 97264  3 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        E  E SE SE SE  W NW NW  W SE  S SW  W  W  W NW NW SE  S SW SW
T Wind Spd       12 12 12  9  4 11 28 27  5  6  6 10  8  5 16 25  6  3  6  6  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  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


Date           02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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     64      34    67      33    59      28    57      30    64
Temp          54 58 40   34 58 62 42   33 50 55 37   28 50 53 36   30 55 60
DewPt         12 12 15   21 27 19 16   18 24 21 22   19 19 16 15   18 21 19
Min/Max RH       12      61    18      56    24      69    21      61    18
RH            18 16 36   58 31 19 35   53 35 26 54   68 29 22 43   60 26 20
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW      SW    NW      NW     N      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       0     5       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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