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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
400 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

TXZ012-172200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
400 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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          42          53          30          60
Temp             52 60 76 80 70 61 58 59 44 43 49 53 47 44 38 32 30 39 55 59 48
DewPt            34 33 29 29 31 32 32 33 26 23 20 16 16 19 17 17 17 18 19 21 19
Min/Max RH                   15          50          23          58          21
RH               50 36 18 16 23 33 37 37 49 45 31 23 28 36 42 53 58 42 24 23 31
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         14 16 23 26 17 13 18 21 21 26 21 13  8  4  4  5  6 10 14 16 12
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        40 48 45 42 37 32 24 17 18  7  2  1  0  0  3  0  2  1  2  3 14
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              5     5     3     3     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 84170 <1 <1 <1 10 12130126 72  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 56 68 <1
T Wind Dir       SW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       11 11 32 39 12 10 16 21 26 42 32 18  3  2  5  6  6 10 18 19  9
RFTI              0  0  2  3  0  0  0  1  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL NO NO NO EL EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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      39    60      32    59      38    66
Temp          37   35 58 54 43   40 56 49 36   33 54 50 39   38 60 53
DewPt         18   21 20 20 23   21 25 26 25   24 26 27 28   29 31 32
Max/Min RH         56    16      48    26      72    28      70    27
RH            46   56 23 26 45   46 30 40 64   69 34 41 64   70 33 44
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N       N    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-172200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
400 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                 80          41          51          28          58
Temp             49 57 74 79 68 58 56 55 43 42 46 51 44 38 33 30 28 38 53 58 49
DewPt            32 31 24 28 29 28 30 33 28 16 16 14 15 18 17 19 17 21 20 22 19
Min/Max RH                   14          55          22          66          24
RH               52 37 15 15 24 32 37 43 55 34 29 22 30 44 51 63 63 49 27 25 31
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW SW  N  N  N NE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         12 13 24 28 17 13 19 21 20 28 21 12  6  4  4  4  6 12 14 16 11
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        29 28 30 28 26 26 15 17 18  5  4  2  0  0  2  0  1  1  4  5 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              4     3     3     3     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 90182 <1 <1 <1  9  6136108 65  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 54 48 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  N  N  N NE  E  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       11 12 34 37 10 12 19 20 12 39 27 14  3  4  5  6  8 18 20 18  8
RFTI              0  0  4  5  0  0  0  1  1  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CH NO NO NO EL EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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    67      38    61      32    61      38    67
Temp          38   35 60 56 41   38 57 50 35   32 55 52 40   39 62 55
DewPt         18   21 21 21 24   18 24 24 27   26 27 28 28   30 31 31
Max/Min RH         58    16      50    24      81    27      73    27
RH            45   56 22 25 50   44 28 37 72   80 35 39 62   70 31 40
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N       N    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
400 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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          55          32          61
Temp             54 61 76 81 72 64 63 59 48 46 52 55 50 47 41 35 32 42 55 61 53
DewPt            33 33 32 31 32 33 33 33 22 25 21 16 16 18 18 18 17 18 19 21 19
Min/Max RH                   17          43          21          54          20
RH               44 35 20 17 23 31 32 37 36 43 29 21 25 31 39 50 52 37 24 21 27
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  W SW  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         13 13 21 21 16 13 16 21 21 23 18 13  9  3  4  4  5  9 13 13 10
Clouds           SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        44 56 54 52 43 32 24 20 24 13  2  1  0  0  1  0  1  1  3  3 10
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              5     4     2     2     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18106  3 <1 <1 10 10119117 74  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 63 68 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W SW SW  W NW NW  N  N  N  N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       11 14 20 34 16 12 18 23 20 39 29 14  3  2  5  4  5  9 20 19  9
RFTI              0  0  1  2  0  0  0  2  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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       38    66      41    60      34    61      40    66
Temp          42   38 59 58 44   41 56 51 37   34 55 53 42   40 60 56
DewPt         19   21 20 21 24   23 25 26 26   25 27 27 28   28 32 32
Max/Min RH         50    16      48    26      70    27      63    27
RH            39   50 22 23 44   48 30 37 62   70 34 38 57   62 34 40
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N       N    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-172200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
400 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                 80          44          54          31          60
Temp             55 61 76 80 72 64 61 58 46 45 51 54 49 45 39 33 31 39 53 60 52
DewPt            33 33 31 31 32 33 33 33 22 25 21 17 16 19 18 18 17 18 20 22 19
Min/Max RH                   17          46          23          57          22
RH               44 35 20 17 23 31 35 39 38 46 29 23 26 34 43 53 56 42 27 23 28
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  W  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         13 13 21 23 17 13 17 21 21 24 18 13  8  4  4  4  5  9 13 14 11
Clouds           SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        44 56 54 50 42 32 23 20 23 13  2  1  0  0  1  1  1  1  3  3 11
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              5     4     2     2     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 27124  7 <1  5  9 10116121 80  2  1 <1 <1 <1  4 63 68  4
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W SW SW  W NW NW  N  N  N  N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       12 14 20 35 16 11 18 20 23 37 28 16  3  2  5  5  5  9 20 19  9
RFTI              0  0  2  2  0  0  0  2  1  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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       38    66      40    59      34    60      39    66
Temp          41   38 58 58 45   40 55 51 38   34 53 53 42   39 60 56
DewPt         18   21 20 21 24   22 26 27 26   25 27 28 28   29 32 32
Max/Min RH         51    16      49    28      71    29      67    28
RH            40   51 23 23 43   48 32 38 63   71 37 38 58   66 36 40
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N       N    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-172200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
400 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                 80          39          53          28          60
Temp             47 56 74 80 68 59 57 51 43 39 48 53 47 40 34 30 28 38 53 60 51
DewPt            31 33 32 34 34 34 34 31 22 20 16 13 14 16 15 17 16 18 21 22 21
Min/Max RH                   19          48          20          60          23
RH               53 42 21 19 27 38 42 46 44 46 27 20 26 38 46 58 60 45 28 23 30
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N NE  N  N NE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         11 13 24 29 19 13 18 21 24 23 19 11  6  4  5  5  6 11 16 16 11
Clouds           SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)        47 54 53 42 37 24 20 22 21  9  1  1  0  0  4  1  3  4  8  4 16
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     2     2     3     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1  1 <1  4  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 40204 <1 <1 <1 37 11128110 66  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 38 43 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  N NW  N  N  N NE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       11 10 23 37 12 13 16 27 25 36 25 13  2  4  5  6  6 18 21 19  9
RFTI              0  0  3  4  0  0  0  2  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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    67      37    59      31    61      37    68
Temp          38   34 61 53 37   37 55 48 33   31 55 50 37   37 62 55
DewPt         19   17 17 17 20   20 24 27 27   26 29 30 29   30 32 34
Max/Min RH         55    14      50    27      82    30      75    27
RH            46   51 18 24 50   50 31 44 78   81 38 46 70   75 32 44
PWind Dir          SW     W       W     N       N    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-172200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
400 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017

Date             Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17
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                 79          39          53          29          59
Temp             47 55 73 79 69 61 57 50 40 40 49 53 47 43 36 31 29 38 52 59 49
DewPt            33 34 35 35 33 34 36 30 23 26 19 16 15 19 18 18 17 19 21 23 21
Min/Max RH                   20          57          23          61          24
RH               58 45 25 20 26 36 45 46 51 56 30 23 27 38 48 59 60 47 29 25 33
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         11 13 21 24 19 17 20 23 26 23 19 13  9  3  4  4  5 11 16 14 11
Clouds           SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)        47 61 61 55 44 27 27 34 25 10  3  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  3  4  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     3     3     2     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 11 75 <1 <1 <1 23150116110 84  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 54 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        8  9 12 28 13 12 14 26 47 37 25 16  3  2  5  5  5 10 24 20  9
RFTI              0  0  1  3  0  0  1  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL NO NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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    65      37    58      31    60      38    66
Temp          40   34 57 52 40   37 53 46 34   31 52 49 39   38 59 52
DewPt         20   20 20 20 23   23 28 27 26   25 29 29 29   30 33 34
Max/Min RH         56    17      57    32      78    31      73    29
RH            44   56 23 28 51   56 38 46 73   78 41 45 67   73 37 50
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N      SE    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     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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