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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
354 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

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

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                 69          36          68          43          66
Temp             35 41 60 69 63 50 44 40 37 42 60 68 63 54 49 46 44 48 60 66 61
DewPt            29 30 30 28 27 32 32 31 29 31 33 31 34 38 41 41 41 42 45 42 40
Min/Max RH                   20          76          25          99          40
RH               77 64 31 20 25 48 61 69 71 63 36 25 33 56 73 86 92 82 58 42 46
Wind Dir         SW  S SW  S  E  E SW  W  W NW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10  9  9  8  6  5  4  5  4  4  6 11 11 12 11 11 10 13 14 17 12
Clouds           CL CL FW CL FW CL FW CL SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)         2  2  7  1  7  0 21  2 26 50 28 51 33 27 50 52 52 58 71 73 74
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.08
Rain Shwrs                                                             SC SC SC
Tstms                                                                  SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     4     2     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18 32  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 41 35 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 24 34 30
T Wind Dir        S SW  S  S SE  E  W NW  W NW SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE
T Wind Spd        9  8 10  9  2  3  3  5  5  4  5 10 16 10 13  8  6  8 18 19 23
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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       42    66      38    71      38    73      42    70
Temp          48   42 60 61 45   39 63 65 46   39 64 67 50   43 63 64
DewPt         37   36 31 29 30   30 31 28 30   29 29 28 32   30 29 20
Max/Min RH         78    26      73    21      70    19      61    17
RH            66   78 34 30 55   70 29 24 51   67 26 23 48   59 27 18
PWind Dir          SW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           30     0       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs    SC
Tstms         SC

$$

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

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                 69          37          68          40          64
Temp             34 40 60 69 63 50 45 41 38 43 60 68 63 52 47 43 41 45 58 64 59
DewPt            27 28 27 23 21 22 24 25 25 27 29 30 31 32 34 34 36 39 39 36 36
Min/Max RH                   17          66          23          92          36
RH               75 62 28 18 20 33 44 55 61 54 30 23 30 46 60 70 83 79 50 36 43
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  N  N  N NW NW NW  W SE  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         10  9  9  9  8  4  4  5  4  4  4  9  9  9  9  5 10  9 13 16 13
Clouds           CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)         4  4  6  3 10  8 17 14 45 50 26 41 35 40 45 54 55 57 79 70 68
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.06
Rain Shwrs                                                             SC SC IS
Tstms                                                                  SC SC IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3
Haines 6HR              5     5     4     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  4
Vent Rate        <1  4 12 45 25 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 24 72 83 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 38 96 68
T Wind Dir       SW SW NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW SE  S  S SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
T Wind Spd        9  9  6 11 11  4  6  5  5  3  6 13 17  6  6  3  4  5 17 18 19
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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       40    64      35    70      39    73      41    68
Temp          46   40 58 58 42   36 61 64 47   40 65 67 49   42 61 62
DewPt         34   32 30 28 28   27 28 28 27   27 29 26 28   29 28 18
Max/Min RH         74    26      74    20      63    18      61    16
RH            64   73 33 32 57   71 28 25 46   59 26 21 44   59 27 18
PWind Dir          SW    NW       W    SW       S     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20     0       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs    IS
Tstms         IS

$$

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

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                 69          38          69          45          66
Temp             37 43 61 69 63 51 46 42 39 44 61 69 64 55 51 48 45 49 61 66 62
DewPt            29 30 30 28 28 33 32 32 31 32 34 33 35 39 43 42 42 43 46 45 42
Min/Max RH                   21          75          26          92          45
RH               72 61 31 21 27 49 58 67 71 62 36 26 34 54 72 81 89 80 57 47 48
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S SE SE  S  W  W  W  S  S SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6  4  5  6  4  5  4  4  4  3  4  9  9 11 10  8  6 11 12 16 13
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW B1 SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  4  2  1  2  7 23 54 40 43 34 13 40 56 59 57 65 67 85
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.09
Rain Shwrs                                                       IS IS SC SC SC
Tstms                                                            IS IS SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     3     3     2     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 12 41 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 40 44 <1  2 <1 <1 <1 50 69 38
T Wind Dir       SW SW  S  S  S SE SW NW NW NW SE  S SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SE  S
T Wind Spd        5  3  9 10  5  5  3  4  4  4  2  9 13  8  9  8  4  4 18 21 21
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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       45    68      41    72      41    74      45    71
Temp          50   45 62 63 48   42 64 66 49   42 66 68 52   46 65 65
DewPt         41   38 33 30 31   30 31 28 31   31 30 29 33   33 31 20
Max/Min RH         76    25      66    20      67    19      61    17
RH            70   76 33 29 52   64 28 24 51   65 26 23 49   59 28 18
PWind Dir           S    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           30     0       0     0       0     0       0    10
Rain Shwrs    SC
Tstms         SC

$$

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

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                 69          38          68          45          66
Temp             37 43 61 69 63 51 46 42 39 44 61 68 64 55 51 48 45 49 61 66 62
DewPt            29 30 30 29 28 31 31 31 30 32 33 33 35 38 42 42 41 43 46 44 42
Min/Max RH                   22          76          27          92          44
RH               74 62 32 22 27 47 57 66 71 63 35 27 34 53 72 81 88 81 57 45 47
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S  E SE  S  W  W  W  S  S SE SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8  5  5  5  4  5  4  4  4  3  4  9  9 11 11  9  8 12 13 17 13
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 SC SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  4  2  1  3  7 27 52 28 44 26 16 44 54 56 54 68 70 82
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.08
Rain Shwrs                                                             SC SC SC
Tstms                                                                  SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     4     4     3     3     2     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  2
Vent Rate        <1  2 12 32 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 40 50 <1  5  4 <1 <1 50 59 38
T Wind Dir       SW SW  S  S  S SE SW NW  W NW SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE  S SE SE
T Wind Spd        5  4  9  8  3  4  3  4  4  4  4  9 14  8 10  8  4  4 19 19 21
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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       44    67      40    72      40    73      45    70
Temp          50   44 61 62 47   41 64 66 48   41 65 68 52   46 64 64
DewPt         40   37 33 29 30   30 30 28 31   30 29 29 32   32 30 21
Max/Min RH         76    26      67    20      66    19      61    17
RH            68   76 34 29 52   64 28 24 50   64 25 23 48   58 28 18
PWind Dir          SW    NW      NW    SW       S    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           30     0       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs    SC
Tstms         SC

$$

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

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                 69          34          67          38          63
Temp             30 37 59 69 62 49 43 38 35 41 59 67 61 50 45 41 39 43 57 63 58
DewPt            24 22 20 18 18 22 26 27 26 29 29 28 30 33 36 37 37 38 40 38 36
Min/Max RH                   14          77          23          98          38
RH               77 55 22 14 18 35 51 64 71 62 31 23 30 52 72 84 92 84 51 38 43
Wind Dir          W NW  N NE NE  N NW NW NW NW SE  S SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  5  9 11  8  5  4  4  5  4  6 11 10 11 10  8  8 12 14 16 13
Clouds           CL FW FW CL FW FW SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)         2  6 11  3 19 20 29 15 43 54 33 40 34 35 35 33 46 46 72 67 60
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.04
Rain Shwrs                                                             SC SC IS
Tstms                                                                  SC SC IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     3     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  9  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1 15 42 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 24 44 59 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63187 57
T Wind Dir       SW NW NE  N  N  N NW NW NW  N SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  E  S  S SE
T Wind Spd        5  2  6 10 12  5  6  6  6  5  6  9 14  9 11  5  2  2 16 25 24
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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       39    66      34    73      37    72      39    67
Temp          45   39 59 60 42   35 63 66 46   38 63 66 47   40 60 60
DewPt         35   32 30 25 28   26 26 25 27   25 27 25 27   28 26 17
Max/Min RH         76    23      72    17      63    18      64    16
RH            68   75 33 26 57   69 24 21 48   61 25 21 47   62 27 18
PWind Dir          SW     N      NW    SW      SW     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B1   SC FW FW FW   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20     5       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs    IS
Tstms         IS

$$

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

Date             Fri 02/17/17            Sat 02/18/17            Sun 02/19/17
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                 70          35          68          42          66
Temp             33 40 61 70 63 50 44 39 36 42 60 68 63 53 49 45 43 47 60 66 62
DewPt            27 26 24 23 23 25 29 30 29 31 33 32 33 37 40 41 41 42 45 44 42
Min/Max RH                   17          81          26          99          44
RH               78 59 25 17 22 38 55 70 75 65 36 26 33 54 71 85 92 82 58 45 48
Wind Dir         SW  W  E NW  E SE  W  W NW  N SE  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          4  4  5  8  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  9  9  9  9  6  6 12 16 17 14
Clouds           FW CL FW CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2
Clouds(%)         7  1 13  2 11  0 11 19 16 41 49 32 43 23 37 44 67 49 66 56 83
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.05
Rain Shwrs                                                             SC SC SC
Tstms                                                                  SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     4     4     2     4     4     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  3
Vent Rate        <1 <1  8 22 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 35 42 <1 <1  4  3  2 45180 69
T Wind Dir       SW  W SE SW  N NE NW NW NW  N NE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE
T Wind Spd        5  2  3  4  3  3  4  6  8  8  3  8 13  5  9  8  6  4 17 27 26
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               Mon 02/20/17  Tue 02/21/17  Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17
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       43    67      37    74      38    72      41    70
Temp          49   43 61 61 45   38 65 67 47   39 64 66 49   42 63 63
DewPt         41   36 33 30 29   28 30 27 30   28 29 28 31   31 30 19
Max/Min RH         77    25      70    18      67    20      67    16
RH            73   77 34 30 53   67 27 22 51   64 27 24 50   64 29 18
PWind Dir           S    NW      NW    SW       S    NE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    B2   SC SC FW FW   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           30     0       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs    SC
Tstms         SC

$$

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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