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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
308 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017

TXZ012-152200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
308 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017

Date             Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17
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                 56          31          68          33          69
Temp             26 32 49 56 51 42 37 34 32 38 59 68 61 48 42 37 34 40 60 69 63
DewPt            24 27 27 26 25 25 25 24 23 27 28 25 26 27 26 26 26 27 27 25 26
Min/Max RH                   31          78          20          75          19
RH               92 81 42 31 36 50 61 66 69 64 30 20 26 44 53 64 72 59 28 19 24
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SE
Wind Spd          6  5  6  5  4  6  9  9  9  6  9 11  9  9 11 10  9  8 10  8  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         3  4  2  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  1  6  4  1  2  5  3  9
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  3
Vent Rate        <1  3 36 20  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 28 44  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 32 10
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W NW NW  N
T Wind Spd        6  5 10  5  6  6  8  8  8  8 12 12  8  9 11  9  8  8  8  9  4
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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       35    66      41    65      45    66      40    70
Temp          44   36 58 61 47   42 59 61 50   45 61 61 47   41 63 64
DewPt         31   30 33 34 39   39 44 45 45   42 39 35 36   34 36 31
Max/Min RH         85    30     100    48      89    33      79    25
RH            60   79 39 36 74   89 57 56 83   89 44 38 65   76 36 29
PWind Dir           S    NE      SE     S       S     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5    30      40    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs                          SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                                  SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ016-152200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
308 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017

Date             Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17
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                 56          29          66          32          69
Temp             22 29 48 56 51 40 36 32 30 36 57 66 60 46 41 36 33 39 60 69 62
DewPt            22 24 25 23 23 21 22 21 22 26 27 22 23 23 24 24 25 25 25 22 24
Min/Max RH                   27          80          18          75          17
RH              100 81 40 27 33 46 56 63 72 66 31 18 24 40 50 61 72 57 26 17 23
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N
Wind Spd          6  6  6  4  4  5  8  8  8  8 10 10  9 10 10  9  9  8 10 10  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         5  4  2  2  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  2  6  8  4 13
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              3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  2 36 25 24 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 30 44 33 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 33 77  3
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        6  4  9  5  6  6  6 10  9  8 13 12 14  9 13 11  9 10 14 16  6
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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       34    66      40    64      41    65      38    71
Temp          43   35 58 61 47   41 58 60 47   41 59 60 45   39 63 65
DewPt         26   27 29 30 35   36 43 41 41   37 36 32 32   31 30 28
Max/Min RH         75    26      92    44      86    30      76    21
RH            51   72 33 31 63   82 57 49 79   85 42 34 60   73 29 25
PWind Dir           N    NE      SE     S      SW     W      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 B2 B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0    30      30     5       0     0
Rain Shwrs                          SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                                  SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
308 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017

Date             Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17
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                 58          33          71          36          70
Temp             28 34 51 58 53 44 39 36 34 41 62 71 64 50 45 40 37 43 62 70 64
DewPt            25 27 26 24 25 27 27 26 25 27 29 24 25 29 28 27 27 28 28 26 27
Min/Max RH                   27          74          18          70          19
RH               88 74 37 27 33 51 61 67 69 57 28 18 22 43 51 60 67 55 28 19 24
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SE
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  4  6  6  6  5  8  8 10  6  9  8  6  5  5  6  8  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  0  1  0  3  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  1  2  2  7
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 30 23 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 39  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 20 11
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  4  8  5  8  6  8  8  8  9 10 12  6  8  9  6  5  5  4  5  3
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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       37    68      43    67      48    69      42    72
Temp          46   38 60 63 49   43 61 63 53   48 64 64 49   43 65 66
DewPt         34   33 36 35 42   40 45 46 47   43 39 37 38   35 35 34
Max/Min RH         85    29      95    47      83    32      76    25
RH            62   79 40 35 77   87 55 55 80   83 40 36 66   73 34 30
PWind Dir           S     E      SE     S       S     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0    30      30    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs                          SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                                  SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
308 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017

Date             Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17
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                 58          33          70          35          70
Temp             28 34 51 58 53 44 39 36 34 40 61 70 63 50 44 39 36 42 61 70 64
DewPt            24 26 25 24 25 26 26 25 25 26 28 25 25 28 27 27 27 27 28 26 27
Min/Max RH                   27          72          18          72          19
RH               85 71 36 27 33 49 59 63 68 57 28 18 23 42 51 62 69 55 28 19 24
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SE
Wind Spd          4  4  4  4  4  8  9  8  6  8  8  9  6  9  9  8  6  5  6  8  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  0  1  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  1  1  2  3  7
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  4
Vent Rate        <1  2 28 23 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 39  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 12 24 14
T Wind Dir       NW NW NW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  4  8  5  8  6  8  8  8  9 10 12  6  8 10  6  5  5  6  6  4
RFTI              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


Date               Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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       37    67      42    66      47    68      42    71
Temp          45   38 60 62 48   43 60 62 52   47 63 63 49   43 64 65
DewPt         33   31 34 34 41   39 44 46 46   42 39 36 37   34 35 33
Max/Min RH         82    29      96    47      84    33      73    25
RH            61   76 38 35 77   86 56 56 81   83 43 37 65   70 34 30
PWind Dir           S     E      SE     S       S     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW SC   B1 B1 B2 B2   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0    40      30    10       5     5
Rain Shwrs                          SC SC SC   SC
Tstms                                  SC SC   SC

$$

TXZ006-152200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
308 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017

Date             Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17
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                 58          29          70          29          69
Temp             25 32 50 58 52 41 36 32 30 37 60 70 62 46 39 34 30 37 59 69 62
DewPt            22 23 21 19 20 22 22 21 21 24 23 19 20 22 24 23 23 25 24 20 23
Min/Max RH                   22          77          14          81          15
RH               88 69 31 22 28 46 55 63 70 60 24 14 20 38 53 64 75 61 26 15 22
Wind Dir         NW NW NW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W NE  N  E
Wind Spd          6  4  5  4  5  6  6  8  6  4  8 10  8  6  6  6  5  4  8 10  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  1  0  0  1  0  0  1  3  1  3 11  5  6
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  5  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  4
Vent Rate        <1 <1 27 25 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 36 15 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 65 46
T Wind Dir       NW  W NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5  3  6  5  9  8  8  8  5  3  8 10 11  5  6  5  4  8 16 14 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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       33    66      38    64      41    68      37    72
Temp          42   34 58 61 45   39 58 60 47   41 61 62 45   38 63 65
DewPt         28   25 27 28 35   34 41 41 41   36 33 30 31   28 28 26
Max/Min RH         73    24      90    43      82    25      70    19
RH            56   70 30 28 69   83 54 49 79   82 35 30 58   67 26 23
PWind Dir           W     E       S     S       S     W      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW CL
PoP 12HR            0     0       0    30      30     5       0     0
Rain Shwrs                          SC IS SC   SC
Tstms                                  IS SC   SC

$$

OKZ002-152200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
308 AM CST Wed Feb 15 2017

Date             Wed 02/15/17            Thu 02/16/17            Fri 02/17/17
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                 60          31          71          32          70
Temp             25 32 51 60 54 43 38 34 32 39 61 71 64 48 42 37 33 40 61 70 63
DewPt            22 24 23 21 23 23 24 23 23 24 25 21 23 25 26 26 25 25 27 24 27
Min/Max RH                   22          71          15          76          18
RH               88 73 33 22 30 45 56 63 67 53 25 15 21 40 54 65 73 56 27 18 25
Wind Dir         NW  W NW  W  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S SE
Wind Spd          5  4  5  4  4  6  9  8  6  4  5  8  6  8  8  6  5  4  6  6  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  0  1  0  1  0  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  1  1  3  9
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              3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 24 23  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 36  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 32 24
T Wind Dir        W  W NW  W  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W NW  N  N
T Wind Spd        6  3  6  5  5  6  9  9  8  3  4  9  6  6  6  5  5  3  5  8  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 02/18/17  Sun 02/19/17  Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17
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       34    68      40    68      46    69      39    72
Temp          43   35 60 63 47   41 61 64 52   46 63 63 47   40 64 66
DewPt         32   28 32 32 39   37 43 43 44   41 38 33 35   31 33 31
Max/Min RH         83    26      92    40      83    28      73    23
RH            64   76 35 31 74   85 51 46 74   83 40 32 63   70 31 27
PWind Dir          SW     E       S     S       S     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW FW SC   SC B1 B1 B2   B2 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0    30      20     5       5     0
Rain Shwrs                          IS SC IS   IS
Tstms                                  SC IS   IS

$$

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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