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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
348 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

TXZ012-242200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
348 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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          55          94          58          89
Temp          47 45 63 74 80 81 68 62 58 57 78 91 94 90 75 68 62 58 71 81 88 86
DewPt         38 36 37 38 37 35 37 39 40 40 39 37 34 30 32 34 39 44 45 45 38 30
Min/Max RH                   19          57          11          59          13
RH            71 70 38 27 21 19 32 43 51 53 25 15 12 12 21 28 43 59 39 28 17 13
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW  W NW NW  W  W SW
Wind Spd       6  8 11 13 11  8 10 11 10  9 12 16 21 18 14 11 12 13 11  8 12 14
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      6  4  5  5  4  3  5  8  7  4  8 16 17 18 20 25 26 28 22 15 12  9
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     4     6     6     6     6     6     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  6  8 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 18 17 14 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3 12 13
Vent Rate     <1 <1110128133102 <1 <1 <1 <1 13450479420 <1 <1 <1 10  5 21240312
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  W NW  W SE  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW NW  N  N  W SW SW
T Wind Spd     6  5 23 18 16 13  9 11 10  8 14 28 33 34  5  9  9 11  3  8 23 27
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date          Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17 Mon 05/29/17 Tue 05/30/17
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       57      85      55      78      53      78      55      77
Temp          66 57 81 79 61 56 74 76 58 54 74 75 61 56 72 74
DewPt         33 36 39 44 48 49 44 39 41 43 43 42 47 49 49 47
Max/Min RH         45      22      80      26      69      28      80      36
RH            29 45 22 29 62 77 34 26 53 66 33 31 60 77 44 38
PWind Dir          SW      NW       N       N      NE       W       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR            5       5      20       5      10      20      20      30
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ016-242200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
348 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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                 83          57          94          56          87
Temp          46 46 63 73 81 82 68 63 60 59 80 91 94 91 74 67 62 56 69 81 86 84
DewPt         37 35 37 38 37 35 37 39 37 35 35 34 31 27 28 29 31 32 32 31 28 24
Min/Max RH                   18          45          10          40          10
RH            71 67 39 28 21 18 32 41 43 40 20 13 11 10 18 24 31 40 25 16 12 11
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd       5  6 11 13 12 10 10  9 10 10 14 20 24 21 18 13 12 10 11 12 14 18
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      8  7  8  7  6  4  5  6  6  7  8 10 17 32 28 19 19 16 13 10 10 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              2     4     6     6     6     6     6     6     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  4  8 10 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 15 16 16 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 10 13 13
Vent Rate     <1 <1 77113143180 <1 <1 <1 <1 23405481419 <1 <1 <1 <1  9220313338
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  W  W  W  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W NW NW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd     5  6 25 17 17 20 10 11  9 10 17 31 35 31  9 12 11  6  6 25 28 31
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17 Mon 05/29/17 Tue 05/30/17
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       54      86      52      77      51      77      54      76
Temp          63 55 80 83 60 52 72 75 58 51 72 75 59 55 71 73
DewPt         26 31 32 26 44 46 43 40 41 43 44 43 48 49 49 47
Max/Min RH         40      12      80      27      74      30      83      37
RH            24 40 17 12 55 80 35 28 53 74 37 32 67 80 45 40
PWind Dir          SW       W       N      NE       E      SE       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12HR            5       5      20       5      10      20      20      30
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
348 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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                 85          56          95          59          88
Temp          50 46 64 77 84 84 72 65 60 57 77 91 95 91 78 69 63 59 71 80 87 85
DewPt         39 38 39 39 38 37 39 41 42 42 41 40 37 33 36 38 44 49 51 52 45 38
Min/Max RH                   19          60          13          68          19
RH            68 74 40 26 20 19 30 41 51 58 28 17 13 13 23 32 49 68 49 38 24 19
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W SW SW  S SE  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  W  S
Wind Spd       5  5  9 11  9  6  9 11  9  6  9 12 18 16 12  8  9  9  8  5  8 10
Clouds        FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      6  6  3  5  4  1  6 15 12  6  7 10 14 23 21 18 22 40 32 24 17 10
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     4     6     6     6     6     6     6     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  4  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 17 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 10 12
Vent Rate     <1 <1 49120122 80 <1 <1 <1 <1  6280459326 <1 <1  4  5 13 12152260
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  W NW  W SE SE  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  N  N  N SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     5  5 16 17 14 11 10 13  9  8 12 23 31 35  9  6  8 11  5  3 18 24
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17 Mon 05/29/17 Tue 05/30/17
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       59      84      56      80      55      79      57      79
Temp          68 59 81 81 63 57 75 78 61 56 74 77 63 57 75 77
DewPt         41 42 48 47 49 50 44 40 44 45 45 44 48 50 49 48
Max/Min RH         53      28      80      25      69      29      77      34
RH            37 53 31 31 61 78 33 26 53 67 35 31 57 77 40 36
PWind Dir          SW      NW       N       N      NE      NW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5      10      20       5      10      20      20      20
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
348 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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                 83          57          94          59          87
Temp          49 45 61 73 81 82 72 65 60 58 77 91 94 91 78 69 63 59 69 78 85 85
DewPt         39 38 39 39 38 37 39 40 41 42 41 40 37 33 35 37 42 47 49 50 43 35
Min/Max RH                   19          56          13          64          17
RH            70 77 45 30 22 20 31 40 50 54 28 17 14 13 21 31 47 64 49 38 23 17
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W SW SW  S SE  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W SW
Wind Spd       5  5  9 11  9  6  9 11 10  8 10 12 19 17 13  9 10 10  8  5  9 11
Clouds        FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      6  6  5  3  2  1  5 14 12  9 10 12 15 22 21 18 21 38 30 22 16 10
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     4     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  4  8  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 17 12 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4 10 13
Vent Rate     <1 <1 56113117 75 <1 <1 <1 <1  6284462364 <1 <1  4  9  9 11162284
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  W NW  W SE SE  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  N  N  N  S SW SW
T Wind Spd     5  5 18 17 14 11  9 13  9  9 13 24 32 36  8  6  8 10  3  3 19 25
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17 Mon 05/29/17 Tue 05/30/17
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       58      83      56      79      54      78      56      78
Temp          67 58 79 79 63 56 74 77 60 55 72 76 63 57 73 76
DewPt         39 41 46 47 49 50 44 41 43 44 45 43 48 50 49 48
Max/Min RH         52      28      79      27      69      30      78      35
RH            35 52 32 32 60 78 34 27 53 68 38 31 58 77 43 38
PWind Dir          SW      NW       N       N      NE      NW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5      10      20       5      10      20      20      20
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ006-242200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
348 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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          51          90          54          88
Temp          46 43 63 75 83 82 66 61 54 54 78 87 90 85 70 62 57 55 68 79 86 86
DewPt         39 37 38 39 39 38 39 40 40 39 37 35 33 29 33 37 41 44 45 46 38 30
Min/Max RH                   19          63          12          68          14
RH            79 79 40 28 21 21 37 46 59 57 24 16 13 13 26 39 56 68 43 31 18 14
Wind Dir       W  W  W SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N  W  S  S SW
Wind Spd       6  6 10 12 11 10  9  8  8  8 12 17 21 19 14 11 11 10  8  5 11 16
Clouds        CL CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      4  5  8  4  4  3  7 14 13  9 14 24 25 27 27 28 29 36 32 27 19 10
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     5     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  3  8  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 16 15 <1 <1  1  2  3  3 10 11
Vent Rate     <1 <1 58105123131 <1 <1 <1 <1  6385394406 <1 <1 11  9  8 18177286
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  W  W SW SE  S  W  W  W  W  W  W SW NW  N NE SE  S SW SW
T Wind Spd     5  6 26 14 14 16  8  6  8  8 13 25 27 32  8  8 12  6  3  6 20 29
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL


Date          Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17 Mon 05/29/17 Tue 05/30/17
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       52      80      51      76      50      76      52      77
Temp          62 52 77 75 57 52 71 73 55 51 72 72 57 53 72 72
DewPt         37 41 45 44 47 46 42 40 43 44 44 44 50 48 50 49
Max/Min RH         65      29      83      28      79      32      86      38
RH            39 65 32 33 69 80 35 30 64 76 38 37 76 83 46 44
PWind Dir          SW       N       N      NE      NE      SW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC B1 SC FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            5      20      20       5      10      20      30      30
Rain Shwrs          IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC
Tstms               IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

OKZ002-242200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
348 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Date             Wed 05/24/17            Thu 05/25/17            Fri 05/26/17
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          51          91          55          85
Temp          46 43 61 73 80 80 66 60 54 52 71 87 91 86 70 63 57 56 67 77 83 83
DewPt         41 38 40 41 41 41 43 45 44 43 44 44 42 40 45 49 50 51 53 55 52 48
Min/Max RH                   23          74          18          86          29
RH            82 82 46 32 25 25 44 58 68 71 38 22 18 20 41 59 76 83 61 47 34 29
Wind Dir       W  W  W SW  S SE SE SE  S  S SW  W  W SW NW  N  N  N NE  E  E SE
Wind Spd       5  6  6  6  6  6  9 10  8  5  8 11 14 14 12 10 10 10  8  5  8 10
Clouds        FW FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)      9  6  4  8  6  1  8 23 18  9 14 25 31 43 39 31 33 44 43 42 31 19
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     5     6     6     6     6     6     6     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  4  7  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 19 14 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  6 11
Vent Rate     <1 <1 35 70 85 63 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 65399348 <1  9  6  5 12 25 72197
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  W  W SW SE SE SE SE  W  W SW  W  W  N  N NW  N SE  S SW
T Wind Spd     5  5 11 11 11 10 10 12  4  2  3 11 24 28 10 20 12 11  6  5 13 20
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          Sat 05/27/17 Sun 05/28/17 Mon 05/29/17 Tue 05/30/17
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       56      78      52      77      52      77      54      78
Temp          63 57 75 75 59 53 73 74 56 53 73 74 60 55 75 75
DewPt         50 47 53 50 50 49 44 41 45 45 45 45 49 49 50 49
Max/Min RH         74      39      89      29      77      32      84      36
RH            61 69 46 41 73 86 36 31 66 74 36 35 67 81 41 40
PWind Dir           S       N       N       N       N      NW      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR           10      20      20       5      20      20      30      20
Rain Shwrs          IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC SC IS IS
Tstms               IS IS IS IS       IS IS IS IS SC 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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