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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
443 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

TXZ012-152200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
443 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date             Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17
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                 60          37          70          50          78
Temp             44 46 56 60 51 44 40 38 37 45 61 70 59 52 50 50 50 57 74 77 67
DewPt            30 30 28 27 29 29 29 29 31 34 37 39 40 43 43 43 38 37 35 34 33
Min/Max RH                   28          76          32          74          20
RH               57 53 34 28 44 57 64 70 76 65 39 32 49 71 77 77 63 47 24 21 28
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         19 21 18 11  6  5 10 12 12 13 17 21 14 16 19 18 14 14 23 23 18
Clouds           FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         7  4  3  4 14  9 10  8 12  8  8  9 14  8 21 22 32 19 28 22 30
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     3     4     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N NE NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       17 21 18 11  4  4  8 10 10 18 20 19 10 12 13 12 11 12 29 36  9
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date               Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17
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    56      33    62      38    66      41    62
Temp          51   42 52 47 36   34 57 52 41   38 61 56 44   41 59 52
DewPt         29   26 20 20 18   21 24 24 24   25 27 27 28   28 29 30
Max/Min RH         53    24      61    23      59    23      59    28
RH            42   53 27 34 46   61 29 33 48   57 27 35 53   57 33 44
PWind Dir          NW     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5    10

$$

TXZ016-152200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
443 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date             Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17
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                 61          36          71          47          77
Temp             46 48 57 61 52 42 38 37 36 45 62 71 61 50 47 47 47 54 73 76 66
DewPt            29 28 28 27 30 29 29 29 30 32 38 39 40 42 43 42 36 35 34 33 32
Min/Max RH                   28          81          32          83          20
RH               51 46 34 28 44 61 70 74 79 61 42 32 46 76 86 83 65 48 25 21 28
Wind Dir          N  N NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         18 20 16  9  5  5  9 10 10 13 16 19 13 13 16 16 12 14 24 24 18
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         5  5  7 11 15 12 11 11 16 10 13 11 17 12 28 15 23 18 20 18 27
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     3     4     4     5     5     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       14 19 17  8  4  5  6  8  9 17 18 19 10 13 13 13 11 12 33 29  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO


Date               Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17
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    56      32    62      37    66      40    63
Temp          51   40 51 47 35   33 57 54 40   37 60 55 42   40 60 54
DewPt         29   23 20 20 19   21 24 25 25   25 26 26 27   28 30 31
Max/Min RH         50    24      63    23      61    22      62    29
RH            43   50 28 33 52   63 30 32 56   60 26 32 59   61 33 43
PWind Dir          NW    NE       S    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5    10

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
443 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date             Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17
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                 60          40          69          54          79
Temp             50 51 57 60 54 46 43 41 40 48 61 69 63 56 54 54 54 62 74 79 69
DewPt            31 30 29 28 29 28 29 29 30 34 37 39 40 42 43 42 38 37 37 34 34
Min/Max RH                   29          68          32          65          20
RH               47 44 34 29 39 50 59 62 68 58 41 32 43 58 65 62 55 40 26 20 27
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S SW  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd         14 16 13  9  4  6  6  9  6 10 13 17 14 14 14 13 13 14 21 21 17
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         4  3  2  4 14  8 10  9 11 11  7  8 13  7 16 23 37 18 33 25 35
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     3     3     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW  W SW
T Wind Spd       14 25 18  9  4  4  5  6  8 17 20 21 11 12 11 12 13 16 19 33 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  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 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17
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    57      35    64      40    66      42    62
Temp          53   44 53 49 37   35 57 56 44   40 60 57 45   42 59 54
DewPt         29   27 20 19 19   21 24 23 25   26 26 27 29   29 29 30
Max/Min RH         52    23      57    22      57    22      60    28
RH            40   52 27 30 47   57 28 27 48   57 27 32 51   59 33 40
PWind Dir          NW     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       5    10

$$

TXZ008-152200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
443 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date             Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17
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                 60          39          69          53          79
Temp             49 50 56 60 53 46 42 39 39 46 60 69 62 54 54 54 54 60 73 79 70
DewPt            30 30 29 28 29 29 29 29 31 33 37 39 40 42 42 42 38 37 36 34 33
Min/Max RH                   30          74          33          66          20
RH               48 47 35 30 41 53 60 68 74 62 42 33 44 64 65 65 55 43 27 20 25
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd         14 16 13  9  4  6  8 10  8 11 14 18 14 16 16 14 13 14 21 23 18
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         4  3  3  5 14  8 10  9 10 11  7  8 14  7 17 23 36 19 32 24 35
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     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  2  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE NE  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       14 25 18  9  4  4  5  8  8 18 20 20 11 12 11 12 13 16 23 33 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  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 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17
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    56      35    63      40    65      42    62
Temp          53   44 52 49 37   35 55 55 43   40 59 56 46   42 58 54
DewPt         29   26 20 20 19   21 24 24 25   26 26 27 29   28 28 30
Max/Min RH         50    24      58    22      57    23      58    28
RH            39   50 29 31 45   57 30 30 49   57 29 32 54   57 32 41
PWind Dir          NW     N      SE    SW      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       5    10

$$

TXZ006-152200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
443 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date             Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17
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                 59          37          72          46          76
Temp             43 45 54 59 50 42 38 38 38 47 62 72 61 51 48 48 46 54 71 76 65
DewPt            28 28 27 27 28 28 28 28 29 31 35 35 34 35 35 35 35 35 35 33 32
Min/Max RH                   29          72          26          64          21
RH               56 51 35 29 41 59 68 68 72 53 35 26 37 55 61 60 64 47 27 21 29
Wind Dir          N  N NE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd         18 19 13  9  6  8 10 12 10 13 18 21 13 14 16 17 11 13 21 24 19
Clouds           CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         2  2  3 14 17  9 10  9 10  9  9  8 18 14 27 24 44 30 31 25 38
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     3     4     5     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       14 24 13  4  5  5  8 10 12 19 18 20  9 12 12 12 10 11 23 34 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO


Date               Sat 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17
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    54      31    63      35    65      38    60
Temp          45   38 50 44 33   31 56 52 37   35 59 54 39   38 57 51
DewPt         27   25 19 20 17   21 24 25 24   24 24 26 26   26 27 30
Max/Min RH         59    25      66    23      64    22      63    29
RH            51   59 29 35 51   66 30 35 61   63 26 35 58   63 32 46
PWind Dir          NW     N       S    SW      SW     W       W     N
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     0       0     0       5    10

$$

OKZ002-152200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
443 AM CST Wed Nov 15 2017

Date             Wed 11/15/17            Thu 11/16/17            Fri 11/17/17
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                 57          36          68          46          76
Temp             44 45 52 57 47 40 37 36 36 42 57 68 57 48 49 48 46 53 69 76 64
DewPt            30 30 29 28 27 27 27 28 29 32 36 38 39 38 36 35 36 36 37 35 32
Min/Max RH                   31          76          33          68          23
RH               58 56 40 32 45 58 68 71 76 65 43 33 51 67 61 61 67 51 31 22 30
Wind Dir          N  N  N NE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd         16 13 11  6  4  5  9 10  9 16 18 19 13 13 16 14 13 14 21 21 18
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         3  2  2  5 10 11 10 12 13  7  8  6 12  9 29 19 42 31 40 30 44
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     3     4     5     5     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       13 19 12  5  4  4  6  9  9 18 20 19  9 10  9 11 11 11 23 28 10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  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 11/18/17  Sun 11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17
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    54      32    62      37    64      37    59
Temp          47   39 49 44 34   32 55 52 40   37 57 52 40   37 54 49
DewPt         28   27 22 20 19   20 25 25 25   25 25 28 28   26 28 29
Max/Min RH         62    27      62    24      61    23      64    31
RH            48   62 32 36 51   62 32 36 54   61 28 41 62   64 37 46
PWind Dir          NW     N       S    SW      SW    SW       W     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5     5       0     0       0     0       5    10

$$

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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