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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
415 PM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

TXZ012-161000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
415 PM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

Date           06/15/17      Fri 06/16/17            Sat 06/17/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 67         100          67         105          63
Temp             91 79 73 69 68 81 94 99 97 80 75 70 68 87101104102 83 75 68 63
DewPt            48 55 59 59 59 54 49 43 37 45 53 52 51 46 41 37 34 39 43 49 54
Max/Min RH                   75          12          56           9          72
RH               22 44 62 70 73 39 22 15 12 29 46 53 54 24 13 10 10 21 32 51 72
Wind Dir          S SE  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SE SE  E NE
Wind Spd         14 13 16 14 13 12  6  9 12 10  8  8  8  8  8 10 12 13 13 17 19
Clouds           SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        37 26 20 17 13  8  2  4  7  6  6  5  4  4  3  7 10  9  7 21 34
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt           2  1  1  1 <1  2  4 13 13 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 14 17 15 <1 <1 <1  3
Vent Rate        28 24 24 27  9 28 25117 91  5  7 <1 <1  5 98 99 75 <1 <1 <1 85
T Wind Dir       SE  S SE SE  S SW SW  W  W SE SE  S  S  W  W  W  W SE SE NW  N
T Wind Spd       16 27 27 31 19 16  8 10  8 11 16  9  6  5  8  6  5  6 10 10 39
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL CL NO NO NO NO
Heat                                                        Y  Y  Y
Svr Tstorm        A


Date           06/18 Mon 06/19/17 Tue 06/20/17 Wed 06/21/17 Thu 06/22/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       86      62      90      68      98      72     101      72     100
Temp          80 84 69 63 85 88 74 69 93 95 79 73 97 98 79 72 96 98
DewPt         52 49 51 51 55 56 57 60 56 50 54 56 52 47 52 55 49 46
Min/Max RH         29      67      31      73      21      55      17      55      17
RH            38 30 53 65 36 34 55 73 29 22 42 55 22 18 39 55 20 17
PWind Dir          NE       E      SE      SE       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10       0       5       5      20       5      10      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS

$$

TXZ016-161000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
415 PM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

Date           06/15/17      Fri 06/16/17            Sat 06/17/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 65         102          62         104          60
Temp             96 82 73 69 66 84 98101 99 81 72 67 63 86 99103102 81 72 66 60
DewPt            30 26 47 50 53 45 37 31 25 31 37 39 41 37 34 31 28 32 37 43 50
Max/Min RH                   63           7          45           7          71
RH               10 13 39 51 63 26 12  9  7 16 29 36 45 18 10  8  7 17 28 44 71
Wind Dir         SW SW SE  S SW  W NW  W  W SW  S SW  W  W  W  W SW  S SE  E NE
Wind Spd         10  5  9 10  9 10  8  8  8  6  5  5  6  6  6  9 11  9  8 13 19
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        15 12 11 10  9  5  2  2  3  4  5  4  3  3  3  5  8  8  9 19 28
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              6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt          17 <1 <1  1  1  2 13 16 15 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 15 17 15 <1 <1 <1  2
Vent Rate       182 <1 <1 21 16 17150192165 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 60 66 45 <1 <1 <1 60
T Wind Dir        W SE SE SE  S SW  W  W  W NE  S  S  W NW NW NW  W  N  W NW NE
T Wind Spd       12  2 12 24 18 12 13 13 12  3  4  5  6 10  4  4  3  2  5  8 34
RFTI              3  1  0  0  0  0  1  3  4  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  4  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL EL NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Heat                                   Y                    Y  Y  Y


Date           06/18 Mon 06/19/17 Tue 06/20/17 Wed 06/21/17 Thu 06/22/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       86      61      93      67      98      68     102      69     100
Temp          81 84 68 62 85 92 74 68 94 96 77 69 96 99 77 69 96 99
DewPt         51 50 54 52 55 53 56 58 53 47 53 54 50 46 50 51 47 43
Min/Max RH         29      72      26      70      18      59      16      53      14
RH            35 31 60 70 36 27 54 69 26 19 44 59 21 17 39 53 19 15
PWind Dir          NE       E      SE       S       S       S       S       S      SW
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      10       0       5       5      10      10      10      10

$$

TXZ008-161000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
415 PM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

Date           06/15/17      Fri 06/16/17            Sat 06/17/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 69         102          69         106          68
Temp             95 83 77 72 70 82 95102100 87 79 73 70 89101105103 89 80 72 68
DewPt            49 56 59 59 60 55 51 48 45 50 56 55 54 50 46 42 38 43 48 51 55
Max/Min RH                   73          15          60          10          64
RH               21 40 55 65 71 40 23 16 16 28 45 53 58 26 16 12 11 20 33 48 64
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SW  W SW SE  E SE  S  S SW  S SE  S  S SE SE  E NE
Wind Spd         12 11 13 10  6  9  6  8 10  9  8  6  5  6  8  9 11 13 14 16 17
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        33 24 17 15 14  8  3  4  6  6  7  5  4  4  3  5  6  9 11 25 38
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt           2 <1  1  2  1  3  4 10 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 16 14 <1 <1  1  3
Vent Rate        21  9 34 41 15 23 28 62 83  5  6 <1 <1  3 31109 84 <1  6 28 82
T Wind Dir        S  S SE  S  S SW SW  W SW SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  W SE  S NE NE
T Wind Spd       13 20 28 31 17 10  9  6  6 11 13  8  4  3  4  8  6  6 12 31 36
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO
Heat                                                        Y  Y  Y


Date           06/18 Mon 06/19/17 Tue 06/20/17 Wed 06/21/17 Thu 06/22/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       88      65      92      71      99      74     103      74     101
Temp          82 86 71 66 86 90 77 72 95 97 81 74 98100 82 74 96 99
DewPt         51 48 51 51 53 55 57 60 57 52 56 56 54 49 54 56 51 48
Min/Max RH         25      61      28      68      21      53      18      53      17
RH            34 27 48 59 32 31 50 66 28 22 42 53 23 18 38 53 22 18
PWind Dir          NE      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10       5       5       5      20       5      10      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS

$$

TXZ008-161000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
415 PM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

Date           06/15/17      Fri 06/16/17            Sat 06/17/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 68         101          68         105          66
Temp             94 82 75 70 69 80 93100100 86 77 71 69 86 99104103 88 77 70 66
DewPt            50 56 60 59 59 55 51 46 41 47 54 53 53 49 44 40 37 42 47 51 54
Max/Min RH                   73          13          59          10          65
RH               22 42 60 68 70 42 24 16 13 27 45 54 57 28 15 12 10 20 35 51 65
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SW  W  W  N NE  E  S  S SW  S SE  S  S SE SE  E NE
Wind Spd         12 13 14 11  9 10  6  8  9  9  8  6  5  6  8  9 11 13 14 17 18
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        30 24 17 16 14  8  2  4  6  6  6  5  4  4  3  5  7  8 10 24 38
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt           4 <1  1  2  1  3  4 11 13 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 16 14 <1 <1 <1  3
Vent Rate        26 10 24 33 16 38 28 63 77  8  6  4 <1  3 26109 70 <1  5 13 83
T Wind Dir        S  S SE  S  S SW SW  W  W SE  S  S  S  W  W  W  W SE  S NE NE
T Wind Spd        9 23 26 25 18 16  9  6  6 17 13  9  4  3  3  8  5  6 11 29 37
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO
Heat                                                        Y  Y  Y


Date           06/18 Mon 06/19/17 Tue 06/20/17 Wed 06/21/17 Thu 06/22/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       87      64      91      70      99      74     101      74     101
Temp          81 86 70 65 85 90 76 71 94 97 81 75 97100 81 74 96 99
DewPt         51 48 51 51 54 54 58 60 57 51 55 56 53 49 54 55 50 47
Min/Max RH         26      64      29      68      21      54      18      52      17
RH            35 27 52 61 35 31 54 68 29 21 42 53 24 19 38 52 22 18
PWind Dir          NE      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      10       5       5       5      20       5      10      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS

$$

TXZ006-161000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
415 PM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

Date           06/15/17      Fri 06/16/17            Sat 06/17/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 60         102          61         104          62
Temp             96 77 69 64 61 80 96101100 81 73 67 62 87 98103101 82 74 66 62
DewPt            24 30 48 49 49 45 41 36 31 38 44 44 44 42 39 35 32 38 45 47 51
Max/Min RH                   67           9          55           9          67
RH                8 18 46 58 65 29 15 11  9 21 36 45 52 21 13 10  9 21 35 50 67
Wind Dir         SW SE SE  S  W NW  N  W  S  S  S SW NW  N  E SE  S SE  E NE NE
Wind Spd          8  6  9  6  6 10  6  8  8  8  8  6  5  6  8  9 10 12 13 17 18
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         8 11 15 15 16  9  2  3  3  5  7  5  3  3  2  4  7 22 37 39 40
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              6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt          17 <1 <1  1 <1  2  8 16 16 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 15 16 14 <1 <1  3  3
Vent Rate       182 <1  9 20  6 20 65124 93 <1 <1 <1 <1 20102109 70 <1 <1 98 73
T Wind Dir        W SE SE  S  S  W NW NW  W  S  S SW NW  N NW NW  W SE  W NE NE
T Wind Spd       12  5 19 23 12 14  9  9  6  5  8  3  6 14  8  8  5  4  5 44 33
RFTI              4  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Heat                                                        Y  Y  Y


Date           06/18 Mon 06/19/17 Tue 06/20/17 Wed 06/21/17 Thu 06/22/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       86      60      94      66     101      69     102      68     100
Temp          80 84 67 61 88 92 74 68 95 99 77 70 97 99 78 69 97 98
DewPt         47 45 50 50 53 50 57 57 54 47 54 54 50 44 51 53 48 44
Min/Max RH         24      70      23      73      17      59      15      58      15
RH            31 26 54 68 31 24 55 69 25 17 45 57 21 15 39 57 19 16
PWind Dir          NE      SE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      10       5      10      10      20      10      10      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS

$$

OKZ002-161000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
415 PM CDT Thu Jun 15 2017

Date           06/15/17      Fri 06/16/17            Sat 06/17/17            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max Temp                 65         101          66         104          64
Temp             95 80 73 68 65 78 92 99 99 83 76 71 67 86 99103101 85 75 68 64
DewPt            41 50 56 57 58 56 55 48 42 47 53 54 55 52 50 45 41 47 54 54 52
Max/Min RH                   76          14          66          12          70
RH               15 35 55 67 76 46 29 17 14 29 45 56 64 32 19 14 13 27 48 62 66
Wind Dir          S SE  S  S SW  W  N NE  E SE  S SW  W  N  E SE  S  E NE NE NE
Wind Spd          8  9 10  8  4  9  6  8  8  8  6  5  5  6  8  9 10 13 18 17 14
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)         9 17 18 17 17 10  3  4  4  9 14  9  4  4  3  6  8 27 46 48 51
PoP 12HR                      5           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              5     6     6     6     5     6     6     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          14 <1  1  2  2  2  3 10 14 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 12 14 13 <1 <1  4  3
Vent Rate       122 <1 23 39 26 28 17 70 95 <1  4 <1 <1  3 60 95 75 <1 <1140 58
T Wind Dir        W  E SE  S SW SW SW NW  W SE  S  S  W NW NW  W  W SE NW NE NE
T Wind Spd       10 12 26 29 19 16  5  8  8  9 10  5  3  3  5  8  6  3  5 40 25
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO
Heat                                                        Y  Y  Y


Date           06/18 Mon 06/19/17 Tue 06/20/17 Wed 06/21/17 Thu 06/22/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Max/Min Temp       86      62      93      68     101      71     101      71     101
Temp          80 85 68 63 87 91 74 69 95 98 78 72 96 99 78 71 97 99
DewPt         48 45 49 50 53 53 56 59 58 53 56 56 55 50 55 56 53 50
Min/Max RH         25      64      26      70      20      58      18      58      19
RH            33 25 50 61 31 28 53 70 29 22 47 56 25 19 45 58 23 19
PWind Dir          NE      SE       S       S      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      10       0       5      10      20       5      10      10
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS
Tstms                                       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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