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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
411 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

TXZ012-062200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
411 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
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                 45          21          38          24          55
Temp             24 30 42 44 36 30 28 25 24 25 34 38 32 26 24 25 25 32 50 54 43
DewPt            14 14 14 11 12 13 12 13 13 14 11  9  8  6  7  9 13 18 18 15 15
Min/Max RH                   26          74          29          62          21
RH               65 51 31 26 36 49 50 60 62 62 38 29 36 42 47 50 60 56 28 21 32
Wind Dir         NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W NW  N  N NW
Wind Spd          4  9 16 14  5  5  6  9 10 11 14 16  8  5  6 11 12 13 19 20 11
Clouds           FW FW CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        11  7  2 23 34 44 65 63 52 43 32 20 13 25 49 66 46 47 34 33 25
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     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  6  1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  5  7  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  3105 90 11 <1 <1  7 60 70 81154 57 <1 <1  5  5  6 96165 <1
T Wind Dir        W  N NE NE NE  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W NW  W NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd        3  6 21 17 12  5  4 14 23 23 20 25 21  5  6 10 11 13 27 34  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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       31    61      31    65      33    56      30    55
Temp          33   31 55 48 36   31 59 54 39   33 52 47 34   30 50 47
DewPt         16   15 14 15 15   15 16 17 16   16 16 18 18   16 18 20
Max/Min RH         51    16      51    15      49    21      58    24
RH            49   51 19 26 42   51 18 23 39   49 24 31 51   55 28 34
PWind Dir          NW    NW       W     W      SW     N      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-062200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
411 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
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                 43          19          37          23          55
Temp             23 31 40 43 34 27 26 26 24 25 33 37 30 23 24 25 25 31 49 55 44
DewPt            15 14 13 13 12 12 12 11 11 12  9  8  8  8  9  9 11 14 16 14 15
Min/Max RH                   29          74          29          56          19
RH               70 49 33 29 40 54 54 52 57 57 36 29 40 52 52 50 55 50 27 19 31
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  N  N  N NW NW  W NW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  8 16 14  6  5  4  8  9 13 14 14  6  5  6 10 11 13 18 20 10
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)        23 14 11 25 35 48 56 75 70 54 38 30 31 44 57 67 38 43 27 29 18
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     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  6  1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  2 86 99 12 <1  2  4 57 48115 95  3 <1 <1  4 <1  6135168 <1
T Wind Dir        E  N  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd        1  4 21 20 13  5  3  8 21 21 26 21  5  5  6  9 10 12 31 32  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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       30    60      30    64      31    56      28    56
Temp          34   30 55 47 34   30 58 51 37   31 50 45 32   28 50 47
DewPt         14   14 14 14 14   16 17 17 17   16 16 18 17   16 18 19
Max/Min RH         51    16      55    16      53    21      60    22
RH            43   51 19 27 43   55 20 27 45   53 25 34 53   60 28 33
PWind Dir          NW    NW       W     W      SW     N      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-062200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
411 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
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                 46          25          39          26          59
Temp             24 31 44 45 39 32 31 29 27 29 36 39 34 28 27 26 27 36 53 59 49
DewPt            13 13 14 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 11 10  8  7  8 11 15 20 18 15 15
Min/Max RH                   25          63          29          60          17
RH               61 46 29 25 31 43 45 52 57 54 36 29 33 40 45 52 59 53 25 17 25
Wind Dir         NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4 14 13  5  4  6  6  8  8 13 16  6  4  5  8  9 10 17 18 10
Clouds           CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)         2  3  8 18 34 48 56 60 54 35 29 25 11 29 52 67 52 49 30 33 24
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     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  5  2 <1 <1  1  4  5  6  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1109 88 24 <1 <1 14 74 81126196  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 88125 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NE NE  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd        4  8 21 20 13  4  5 16 24 20 24 26  8  5  6  8 10 10 25 28  8
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 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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    62      34    65      34    58      32    55
Temp          37   33 57 51 39   34 59 54 41   34 53 50 37   32 50 48
DewPt         16   15 14 15 15   15 16 17 18   17 16 17 19   17 18 20
Max/Min RH         48    15      45    15      48    20      55    24
RH            42   47 18 23 38   45 18 23 40   48 23 27 47   54 28 32
PWind Dir          NW     N      NW     W       W     N      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-062200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
411 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
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                 46          24          39          26          58
Temp             26 31 43 45 39 33 31 28 26 28 35 39 34 28 27 26 28 35 52 58 49
DewPt            15 14 14 12 11 13 14 14 14 14 12  9  8  8  9 12 15 20 18 15 16
Min/Max RH                   26          67          29          60          18
RH               62 49 30 26 31 45 49 55 59 57 37 29 34 43 47 55 58 54 26 18 26
Wind Dir         NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5 14 13  5  4  5  8  9  8 13 16  8  4  6  9 11 11 18 18 11
Clouds           CL CL FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)         2  4  8 18 35 48 62 59 53 35 29 27 11 31 54 69 52 49 30 33 24
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     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  5  2 <1 <1  1  3  4  6  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1114 81 24 <1 <1 14 70 76105196  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 88130 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NE NE  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd        4  8 21 20 13  4  4 16 24 21 21 26  9  5  6  8  9 10 25 29  8
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 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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    62      34    64      35    57      31    55
Temp          37   33 56 52 40   34 58 56 41   35 51 49 37   31 48 49
DewPt         16   15 14 15 16   15 16 17 17   16 16 18 19   17 18 21
Max/Min RH         48    15      46    15      47    21      56    25
RH            43   47 19 22 38   46 20 22 38   47 24 29 47   56 30 32
PWind Dir          NW     N       W     W       W     N      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-062200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
411 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
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                 45          21          40          23          56
Temp             18 29 42 44 34 27 27 25 23 27 36 40 30 23 24 24 26 33 51 55 44
DewPt            11 13 13 11 10 10 11 11 12 13 10  7  6  6  7 15 15 19 17 14 15
Min/Max RH                   26          71          25          68          19
RH               72 52 30 26 37 48 50 55 62 55 33 25 35 48 48 68 64 56 26 19 31
Wind Dir          N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          8 11 18 14  6  5  6 10  8 10 17 18  8  6  8 11 11 13 21 21 12
Clouds           CL FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  7 12 17 38 62 74 62 51 39 18 23 30 61 72 75 48 45 31 28 28
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     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7 <1 <1 <1  3  4  4  7  9 <1 <1 <1  1 <1 <1  6  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  5 88 91 <1 <1 <1 63 70 76156196 <1 <1  4 14  6  6187135 <1
T Wind Dir        N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W NW NW NW NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd        8 11 18 16  5  4  4 24 23 21 27 26  8  5  8 16 12 12 39 31  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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       29    62      27    64      30    56      26    57
Temp          33   29 56 47 32   27 57 49 34   30 51 44 30   26 50 46
DewPt         14   14 14 14 13   13 15 18 17   13 16 19 17   16 19 22
Max/Min RH         53    15      55    15      51    21      65    23
RH            46   52 19 27 46   55 19 29 50   49 24 35 57   65 29 39
PWind Dir          NW     N      NW     W       W     N      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-062200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
411 AM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date             Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17
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                 45          21          38          25          55
Temp             23 30 43 45 35 30 27 25 24 26 35 38 31 26 25 27 28 34 49 55 42
DewPt            12 15 13 11 11 12 12 14 14 14 12  9  8  9 10 15 18 20 17 15 16
Min/Max RH                   25          74          29          66          20
RH               61 53 29 25 36 47 53 62 66 61 37 29 38 47 52 60 66 56 29 20 34
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N NW NW  N  N NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          8  9 17 16  6  5  6  9  6  9 18 18  6  5  8  9 11 13 21 20 11
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        22 14 12 22 24 39 43 47 48 30 31 21 21 61 65 78 62 55 33 36 33
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     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  7 <1 <1 <1  3  3  5  7  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1115143 <1 <1  6 63 51 90156204  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 98107 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  N  W  W  W  W NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd        8  5 26 25  5  5 12 24 19 23 27 27  8  5  8  9  9 13 32 29 10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17
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       31    60      29    65      31    56      29    54
Temp          32   31 54 45 33   29 58 51 35   31 51 45 33   29 48 45
DewPt         16   15 14 15 14   13 16 18 18   15 16 18 17   17 18 22
Max/Min RH         51    16      52    15      52    21      60    25
RH            50   51 20 29 44   51 19 27 48   51 24 34 52   60 30 41
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW     W       W     N      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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