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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
343 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

TXZ012-142200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
343 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                 55          28          31           9          30
Temp             25 30 48 55 48 38 35 33 30 29 30 31 24 19 16 12 10 10 23 30 25
DewPt            13 19 22 22 22 22 21 21 20 22 20 18 13  8  4  4  2  1  2  3  3
Min/Max RH                   27          74          58          72          30
RH               61 61 35 27 35 52 56 59 65 75 66 59 64 61 59 68 69 64 39 30 37
Wind Dir         SW NW  N  N  S  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE  W SW SE
Wind Spd          5  8 10  5  5  9 11 12 10 18 24 20 19 13 11  9 10  4  5  5  5
Clouds           CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         5  6  1  1  7  7  7 14 15 49 81 84 80 83 88 80 73 45 46 15 21
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     5     5     4     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 30 24  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 41 50 48 45 32 30 20 25 21 16  2
T Wind Dir       SW NW NE  N SE  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  E
T Wind Spd        5  6 17  6  3  8 10 10  5 20 31 23 21 20 18 17 11 11  8  4  4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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       12    38      22    50      30    64      37    60
Temp          15   12 30 34 26   22 42 43 33   30 55 56 44   37 57 49
DewPt          2    1  6 11 16   17 23 23 24   22 24 22 23   22 22 15
Max/Min RH         62    29      87    34      72    21      53    21
RH            55   60 34 39 65   83 47 45 67   72 30 26 42   53 26 25
PWind Dir           S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-142200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
343 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                 55          28          33          12          32
Temp             26 32 48 54 48 37 35 33 31 30 32 33 27 21 18 15 13 14 26 32 28
DewPt            17 19 21 21 20 19 19 19 18 21 21 20 18 13  9  7  5  4  6  7  7
Min/Max RH                   25          72          57          74          35
RH               68 59 33 27 33 48 53 58 61 68 61 57 68 71 68 74 72 65 43 35 40
Wind Dir         NW  N NE  E  S  S SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd          9  9  9  4  6  6 10 11  9 17 23 19 18 13 10  8  8  4  5  8  6
Clouds           SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        29  3  1  2  3  2  4  5  6 57 78 85 79 81 87 90 68 49 43 17 24
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     3     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 48 20  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 36 58 50 48 38 26 22 16 15  8  3
T Wind Dir       NW  N NE NE  S  S  S SW SW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE
T Wind Spd        6  8 18  5  5  6 10 10  8 14 27 26 23 21 17 14 12  9  5  2  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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       13    38      21    52      31    65      35    57
Temp          16   13 32 35 26   21 44 45 34   31 58 57 42   35 54 47
DewPt          7    4 10 16 18   18 23 23 22   20 23 21 21   21 20 13
Max/Min RH         72    36      91    32      67    19      57    21
RH            65   66 40 47 72   88 42 41 62   64 26 24 44   57 26 25
PWind Dir           S    SW       S    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
343 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                 55          29          31          10          31
Temp             28 30 49 55 49 40 36 34 31 29 30 30 24 19 16 13 11 11 23 31 26
DewPt            13 18 24 23 23 24 24 22 21 23 20 17 13  6  3  3  0  1  2  3  2
Min/Max RH                   28          77          58          66          30
RH               54 62 37 29 37 52 59 61 67 78 65 58 62 57 55 63 62 63 40 30 35
Wind Dir         SW  W  N NW  S  S SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NW SW SE
Wind Spd          4  4  6  5  5  8  8  5  8 16 19 16 14 11  8  6  8  4  5  4  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         4  5  1  1 24  0 11 18 35 77 83 76 79 88 88 79 70 39 35 17 25
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     5     5     5     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 37 27  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 46 57 58 40 41 30 30 23 20 14  2
T Wind Dir       SW NW  N  N  S  S  S SW  W NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  E
T Wind Spd        5  6 16  6  4  6  9  8  5 23 25 21 21 18 16 12 10 10  6  4  4
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               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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       14    40      24    51      31    65      40    60
Temp          17   14 32 36 28   24 42 45 35   31 54 58 46   40 56 51
DewPt          2    1  6 10 13   17 22 23 24   22 24 23 23   23 22 16
Max/Min RH         57    26      78    33      68    21      51    20
RH            51   54 34 34 53   74 44 41 64   68 31 26 40   50 27 24
PWind Dir           S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
343 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                 55          29          30          10          31
Temp             27 29 48 54 49 42 38 35 31 29 30 29 25 20 17 13 11 11 21 31 27
DewPt            14 18 24 24 23 23 23 21 20 23 20 18 13  7  3  3  1  1  2  3  2
Min/Max RH                   28          77          57          67          30
RH               59 63 39 30 36 48 54 57 66 80 67 60 61 57 55 65 64 64 43 30 34
Wind Dir         SW  W  N  N  S  S  S SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NW SW SE
Wind Spd          4  4  8  4  5  8  9  8  8 17 20 17 14 10  8  6  6  4  4  5  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         3  4  2  2 22  1 10 16 32 77 84 78 80 88 88 79 71 42 38 17 24
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     4     5     5     5     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 35 27  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 21 49 60 60 40 35 30 24 20 18 13  2
T Wind Dir       SW NW  N  N  S  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  E
T Wind Spd        4  6 16  6  4  6  9  8  5 23 27 23 23 18 16 13  9  9  6  3  4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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       14    40      24    51      32    64      39    60
Temp          19   14 30 37 30   24 41 46 36   32 53 59 48   40 55 52
DewPt          3    1  7 11 15   17 22 23 24   22 24 22 24   23 22 16
Max/Min RH         58    29      80    33      69    21      52    21
RH            50   56 36 35 54   75 46 41 63   69 32 24 39   51 28 24
PWind Dir           S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-142200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
343 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                 55          27          30          12          33
Temp             27 30 49 54 45 36 34 29 28 27 30 30 23 19 16 13 12 14 26 33 26
DewPt            18 20 23 20 21 21 22 20 21 23 20 18 13 10  8  8  6  5  7  8  7
Min/Max RH                   25          82          62          77          34
RH               69 66 35 26 38 54 61 67 74 84 66 62 65 70 68 77 75 66 43 34 43
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  S  S  S SW SW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8  8  8  5  8  8 10  8 14 24 20 16 17 11  8  6  8  5  6  9  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL SC FW SC B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         5  4  4  4  5  0 28 10 48 86 85 88 89 90 89 88 80 38 32 13 16
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Snow                                      S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     5     5     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  4  3  3  3  3  2  2  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 39  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 40 37 60 48 42 28 22 15 10  3 16  3
T Wind Dir       NW  N NE  W SW SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        9 10 12  1  6  8 10  8 14 29 20 19 18 16 12  9  6  4  0  4  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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       13    42      21    53      27    64      35    57
Temp          17   13 35 35 28   21 46 44 31   27 55 55 42   35 53 46
DewPt          8    7 13 17 18   17 22 22 22   19 22 21 21   21 19 14
Max/Min RH         79    33      85    30      74    20      57    21
RH            69   77 40 46 68   84 39 41 68   71 27 26 44   57 26 27
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-142200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
343 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018

Date             Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue 01/16/18
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                 54          27          29           8          32
Temp             23 29 48 54 46 37 33 30 28 27 28 29 22 16 14 11  9  9 23 32 25
DewPt            16 22 28 25 23 24 24 23 23 24 18 13  8  5  3  3  0  1  2  5  3
Min/Max RH                   31          88          49          73          30
RH               74 76 44 32 41 62 69 76 82 91 64 50 54 62 61 68 67 69 39 31 38
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  E SE  S SE
Wind Spd          8  8  8  5  6  8  8  6 16 18 16 13 13  9  6  5  6  4  5  5  5
Clouds           CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         5 10  3 20 24 16 37 30 76 91 90 89 91 93 78 61 50 27 16 11 11
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Snow                                      S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  3  3  3  4  2  2  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 39 35 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 31 47 60 48 45 32 35 18 12  9 11  2
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N NW  S SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE  N NW  E
T Wind Spd        8 10 14  8  5  8  8  5 14 23 20 19 18 17 11 11 10  6  3  3  5
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               Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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       13    41      22    53      28    64      36    59
Temp          15   13 33 35 27   22 44 43 31   28 54 56 42   36 54 48
DewPt          4    3 10 14 15   16 22 22 23   20 25 23 23   22 22 18
Max/Min RH         66    28      83    30      76    22      56    23
RH            60   64 36 39 62   79 42 43 71   72 32 28 46   55 29 30
PWind Dir          SE     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     5

$$

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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