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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
242 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

TXZ012-192200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
242 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date             Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17
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                 66          41          67          36          74
Temp          46 43 47 60 66 61 52 47 44 42 46 61 67 61 49 44 40 37 44 65 74 68
DewPt         45 43 44 44 40 36 35 34 33 32 30 28 24 20 22 24 23 22 24 25 25 24
Min/Max RH                   35          67          18          59          15
RH            96100 89 55 38 39 52 60 65 67 53 28 19 20 34 45 50 54 45 22 16 19
Wind Dir      SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd      11  9 12 12 13 13 13 12 11 10 13 14 13 10  8  4  5  5  8  9  9  9
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     79 73 76 71 66 69 69 47 24  7  5  3  2  0  2  4  4  4  5  5  7  8
PoP 12HR                     10           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     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 26 88147 <1  6 <1 <1  8 63 99 85 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 45  4
T Wind Dir    SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    11 11 11 14 18 24 10 13  9  8 17 20 20 19  5  4  5  5  3  5 10  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date               Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17
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    81      46    76      34    55      28    58
Temp          51   44 72 74 55   47 69 68 45   35 50 50 35   29 51 53
DewPt         30   31 32 28 31   32 31 18 20   18 17 13 17   18 19 18
Max/Min RH         62    15      58    13      51    19      66    21
RH            44   60 23 18 40   56 24 15 36   49 27 22 47   63 28 25
PWind Dir           S     W      SW    SW       W     N      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-192200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
242 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date             Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17
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                 64          38          66          36          74
Temp          45 41 45 58 64 59 49 45 41 39 44 59 66 60 49 44 40 37 44 65 74 68
DewPt         41 38 38 38 34 29 30 30 30 30 28 26 24 21 21 21 22 22 24 26 27 27
Min/Max RH                   30          70          19          60          17
RH            86 89 76 47 32 32 48 55 65 69 53 28 20 22 34 40 49 55 46 23 17 21
Wind Dir      SE SE  S SW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       8  5 10 11 13 13 12 11 11 11 13 16 12  6  5  4  5  6  8  9  9  8
Clouds        B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     60 70 79 83 81 56 47 12 12  5  4  3  3  3  3  2  3  3  4  4  6  7
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              3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  4 72130114 <1  6 <1 <1  8125108 65 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 44 59 42
T Wind Dir    SE SE  S  W  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N NW NW  N SW SW SW  S  S SW
T Wind Spd     8  5  8 18 23 21  8 13 11 13 17 28 20 14  4  1  4  5  3 12 14 16
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date               Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17
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    79      45    72      33    55      27    60
Temp          51   44 70 73 54   46 65 65 43   34 50 50 34   28 52 54
DewPt         30   32 32 27 29   30 28 18 16   16 14 11 16   17 18 16
Max/Min RH         64    16      55    14      49    18      65    18
RH            44   61 24 18 38   53 25 16 33   47 23 20 47   63 26 22
PWind Dir          SW     W      SW    SW       W    NW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-192200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
242 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date             Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17
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          44          70          38          76
Temp          49 46 50 64 70 65 55 51 47 45 49 63 70 64 51 46 42 39 46 67 76 70
DewPt         46 45 46 46 44 41 40 39 36 33 31 29 25 20 23 25 25 24 25 26 25 24
Min/Max RH                   37          67          17          55          15
RH            91 99 88 52 39 41 58 64 66 63 50 27 18 18 32 42 49 52 43 21 15 18
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       6  5  8 12 12 12 12 11 10  9 12 13 12 10  6  4  4  4  6  8  8  8
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     78 74 79 63 69 65 60 52 23  7  7  6  3  0  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  3
PoP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS
Tstms                  IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     5     5     3     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate      3  4  4 28 80 96  6 <1 <1 <1  7 71111 99 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 16 41  3
T Wind Dir     S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     9  8  9 16 17 20 13 11 10 10 16 19 19 20  6  5  5  5  2  6 10  6
RFTI           0  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 NO EL NO


Date               Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17
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    81      49    77      36    55      29    58
Temp          53   46 72 75 57   50 70 69 46   37 50 50 36   30 51 53
DewPt         31   31 32 28 32   33 31 20 21   21 19 14 18   20 19 19
Max/Min RH         58    15      55    14      55    20      69    22
RH            42   55 23 17 38   53 23 15 36   53 28 23 47   66 28 26
PWind Dir           S     W      SW    SW       W     N       E     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       0     5

$$

TXZ008-192200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
242 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date             Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17
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          43          69          38          75
Temp          48 45 49 63 69 64 54 50 46 44 48 63 69 63 51 46 42 39 45 66 75 69
DewPt         46 44 45 45 42 39 38 37 35 32 30 28 24 19 22 24 23 22 24 26 25 24
Min/Max RH                   37          65          17          55          15
RH            93 95 85 53 38 41 55 61 64 62 49 26 18 18 32 42 47 51 44 22 15 18
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       8  5  8 12 12 13 12 11 10  9 12 14 13 10  8  4  5  5  8  9  9  8
Clouds        B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     77 74 79 66 70 67 65 51 22  3  4  5  3  0  1  1  2  2  2  2  3  3
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     4     3     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate      4  4  4 30111140  5 <1 <1 <1  7 78117 94 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 50  3
T Wind Dir     S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     9  8  8 14 19 23 11 11 10 10 16 20 20 19  5  5  5  5  2  6 11  6
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date               Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17
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    81      49    76      36    55      28    58
Temp          53   46 72 75 57   50 69 68 46   37 50 50 35   29 51 53
DewPt         31   31 32 29 32   33 31 19 20   21 18 14 18   20 19 18
Max/Min RH         58    16      54    13      54    20      70    21
RH            43   55 23 18 38   52 24 15 35   52 28 23 49   68 29 26
PWind Dir           S     W      SW    SW       W     N       E     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       0     5

$$

TXZ006-192200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
242 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date             Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17
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                 67          36          68          32          75
Temp          44 40 44 60 67 61 49 44 40 37 42 60 68 61 47 41 36 33 41 64 75 68
DewPt         42 39 40 40 35 30 30 30 29 28 26 23 20 16 18 19 20 20 22 24 24 23
Min/Max RH                   28          69          14          63          15
RH            95 97 83 47 31 31 48 57 64 69 52 24 16 17 31 41 52 58 47 22 15 19
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       8  6  9 13 16 14 13 12 11 10 14 19 13  6  6  6  6  6  8  9  9  9
Clouds        B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     72 54 80 80 80 52 36 23 12 10  8  5  3  0  2  3  2  1  1  1  4  7
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              3     3     3     3     5     5     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  6  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  2 22108165  6  6 <1 <1 40149108 59 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 71 36
T Wind Dir     S  S SE  S SW  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  5  4 12 20 25 12 13 11 11 29 31 20 14  4  5  6  5  2 16 17 16
RFTI           0  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 NO EL NO


Date               Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17
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    80      42    72      30    54      24    57
Temp          48   40 70 73 52   43 65 64 41   31 48 48 31   25 49 51
DewPt         28   28 29 24 31   31 29 17 18   18 15 10 14   15 15 13
Max/Min RH         65    14      65    14      62    18      69    18
RH            46   63 22 16 44   63 26 15 40   59 26 22 48   66 25 21
PWind Dir          SW     W      SW    SW       W    NW      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-192200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
242 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Date             Sun 02/19/17            Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17
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          41          69          35          75
Temp          45 42 47 63 70 64 53 48 44 42 47 62 69 63 49 44 39 36 43 65 75 69
DewPt         45 41 43 45 42 39 40 40 36 31 28 25 21 17 19 21 21 21 23 25 25 25
Min/Max RH                   35          73          15          59          15
RH           100 97 87 52 37 40 60 73 72 65 47 24 16 17 30 39 48 54 45 22 15 19
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       8  4  8 13 14 13 13 12 11 10 14 19 13  8  8  6  6  6  8  9  9  8
Clouds        B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)     70 68 71 61 58 65 56 41 20 12 10  7  4  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10          10           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     3     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  2  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  7  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate      3  4  4 24120105 10 <1 <1 <1 17121124 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 39 70  4
T Wind Dir     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd     8  8  8 13 23 21 21 10 10  9 19 25 21 17  6  5  6  6  3 12 16  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date               Wed 02/22/17  Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17
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    81      43    75      31    51      24    56
Temp          50   43 71 74 53   44 67 67 42   32 46 46 31   25 48 51
DewPt         28   29 32 28 29   31 31 20 20   22 17 13 17   18 18 14
Max/Min RH         62    15      63    15      65    22      76    19
RH            42   57 24 18 40   61 26 16 41   65 31 26 55   73 30 22
PWind Dir          SW     W      SW    SW       W     N       E     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5     5       5     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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