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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
323 AM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

TXZ012-202200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
323 AM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

Date             Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17            Sat 04/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 72          52          73          41          61
Temp          56 52 60 68 72 70 61 57 54 52 61 69 73 69 55 49 44 41 49 57 61 58
DewPt         44 43 41 40 39 40 43 49 49 51 52 43 33 32 40 39 38 36 34 33 32 31
Min/Max RH                   30          96          23          82          33
RH            64 71 49 36 30 33 51 75 83 96 72 39 23 25 57 68 79 82 56 40 33 36
Wind Dir       N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  N  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      17 19 21 18 14 13 13 12 10  8 11 13 19 19 23 18 16 18 18 17 17 17
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     14 26 27 33 34 51 53 56 63 70 54 37 34 43 46 55 51 47 38 29 22 15
PoP 12HR                      5          50          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.16        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC IS IS
Tstms                              SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     2     4     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1  2  4  5  5  5  3  2  1 <1  2  3  6  2  2  3  3  2  3  5  6  6
Vent Rate     11 68119104 80 63 35 12  5  3  9 10 30 34 34 48 50 38 50 86 99102
T Wind Dir     N  N NE NE  E  E  E SE  E SE SE  S SW  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    24 39 39 26 18 16 16  9  5  5  6  4  5 19 19 21 23 21 23 21 20 19
RFTI           0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       38      69      48      86      51      87      54      82
Temp          44 38 63 67 53 48 79 82 60 51 80 83 62 54 77 79
DewPt         34 33 32 31 30 30 35 31 31 38 32 27 31 36 37 36
Max/Min RH         82      24      49      14      61      12      50      19
RH            68 82 31 26 41 49 20 16 33 61 17 13 31 50 24 21
PWind Dir           N      SW       S      SW      SW       W      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ016-202200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
323 AM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

Date             Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17            Sat 04/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 73          51          75          40          62
Temp          55 51 60 69 73 71 61 57 53 51 61 70 75 71 55 49 44 40 49 58 62 59
DewPt         40 39 37 38 40 42 45 48 48 48 46 30 25 27 33 36 36 35 34 32 31 30
Min/Max RH                   30          89          15          82          30
RH            57 63 42 32 30 35 55 72 83 89 58 22 15 19 43 61 73 82 55 37 31 33
Wind Dir       N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd      16 20 21 16 13 13 12 11  9  6 13 18 20 19 26 25 21 17 16 14 13 13
Clouds        CL FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      3 14 18 31 28 52 50 48 50 52 31  9 11 15 21 32 34 36 30 25 21 17
PoP 12HR                      5          30           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.06           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS SC SC
Tstms                        IS IS SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     2     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     5     5     5     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt        1  1  4  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  8 10  2  3  3  2  3  6  8  6
Vent Rate     21 22105 88 70 54  4 <1  2  2 16 66 96114 42 53 45 34 57102120 78
T Wind Dir     N NE NE NE  E  E SE  E SE SE SW  W  W  W  E NE NE  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    24 25 34 25 16 13  9  3  3  3  9 12 13 13 24 24 20 19 21 19 18 14
RFTI           0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       37      71      48      86      50      86      53      82
Temp          43 37 65 68 54 48 79 82 59 50 79 82 61 53 76 79
DewPt         32 32 32 32 31 30 31 24 27 29 26 23 25 31 34 30
Max/Min RH         82      24      50      11      44      10      43      16
RH            65 82 30 26 42 50 17 12 29 44 14 11 25 43 22 17
PWind Dir           E       S       S      SW       W       W      SW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
323 AM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

Date             Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17            Sat 04/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 74          53          70          42          62
Temp          62 55 63 70 74 72 62 58 55 53 60 67 70 67 54 49 45 42 50 58 62 60
DewPt         46 42 41 39 37 38 41 48 48 50 53 46 38 39 41 40 39 37 35 34 32 32
Min/Max RH                   26          93          31          82          32
RH            57 63 45 32 26 29 46 68 77 91 78 48 31 36 61 70 79 82 55 39 32 35
Wind Dir       N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  N  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      19 18 18 16 13 13 11  9  6  5  9 11 18 19 19 16 13 14 16 16 14 14
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     25 29 29 31 33 51 54 57 66 75 63 51 56 69 65 69 62 54 42 30 25 20
PoP 12HR                      5          50          30          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.24        0.02           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                              SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     2     4     3     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1  3  3  5  6  6  4  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  3  3  2  2  3  5  7  6
Vent Rate     10105 68107102 77 53 19 12 11 14 15 23 36 45 46 31 43 57 90129102
T Wind Dir     N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E  E SE  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    23 42 31 25 18 16 17 10  9  8 10  6 10 20 20 18 17 20 21 20 20 19
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       40      71      52      87      53      87      57      83
Temp          46 40 65 69 57 52 80 83 62 53 81 84 65 57 78 80
DewPt         35 33 32 32 31 31 36 33 33 39 37 31 34 40 39 38
Max/Min RH         78      24      44      15      59      14      53      20
RH            65 78 29 25 37 44 20 16 33 59 21 15 32 53 25 22
PWind Dir           N      SW       S      SW      SW       W      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
323 AM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

Date             Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17            Sat 04/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 73          53          70          42          62
Temp          61 54 62 69 73 71 62 58 55 53 60 67 70 67 54 49 45 42 50 58 62 59
DewPt         45 42 41 38 38 38 41 47 49 50 53 46 38 38 41 40 39 37 35 33 32 31
Min/Max RH                   28          94          31          83          33
RH            56 64 46 32 28 31 47 68 79 90 77 47 31 34 62 71 80 81 56 40 33 34
Wind Dir       N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  N  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      19 18 19 16 13 13 11  9  6  5  9 11 19 19 20 16 13 16 17 17 16 14
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     24 28 29 29 31 51 53 56 64 72 59 46 53 65 63 66 59 52 41 30 24 18
PoP 12HR                      5          50          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.22        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC IS IS
Tstms                              SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     2     4     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     4     4     3     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        1  3  3  5  6  6  4  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  3  3  2  2  3  5  7  7
Vent Rate     23111 81110102 72 56 18 11 11 12 13 26 38 45 40 30 36 57 90126117
T Wind Dir     N NE NE NE  E  E  E SE  E  E SE SE  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    25 42 31 25 19 14 18 10  8  8  9  5 10 21 20 18 17 20 21 20 20 20
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       39      70      51      87      53      87      56      82
Temp          45 39 64 68 56 51 80 83 62 53 81 84 64 56 77 79
DewPt         35 33 32 32 31 31 36 32 32 38 35 30 34 39 38 37
Max/Min RH         79      24      46      14      58      14      53      20
RH            67 79 30 26 38 46 20 16 33 58 20 14 32 53 24 22
PWind Dir           N      SW       S      SW      SW       W      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

TXZ006-202200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
323 AM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

Date             Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17            Sat 04/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 71          48          67          39          60
Temp          55 49 58 67 71 68 58 54 50 48 56 63 67 64 51 46 42 39 48 56 60 57
DewPt         40 37 35 33 34 35 37 43 44 45 48 35 34 34 36 37 37 36 33 31 30 30
Min/Max RH                   26          93          29          89          32
RH            57 63 42 29 26 29 45 65 80 89 74 35 29 33 56 71 81 89 56 38 32 35
Wind Dir       N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE SE NE NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd      21 18 19 14 13 14 13 10 10  9 12 14 19 23 24 19 16 16 16 14 14 14
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)      7 11 10 31 31 50 55 61 67 74 59 43 57 55 43 56 56 56 49 43 33 22
PoP 12HR                      5          40          20          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC IS IS
Tstms                              SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     2     4     2     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        2  2  4  6  7  6 <1 <1 <1  1  3  8  9  2  3  3  3  2  4  5  8  7
Vent Rate     64 50 94106 85 90  4 <1  3  7 24 51 34 38 49 45 34 32 65 75120 91
T Wind Dir     N NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  W NW  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    35 29 27 19 14 17  9  4  5  8  9  6  4 21 21 17 14 18 20 17 17 14
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       36      72      48      86      48      84      50      81
Temp          42 36 65 69 54 48 79 82 58 48 77 80 59 50 75 78
DewPt         32 32 32 32 32 31 28 29 29 34 31 25 33 36 35 33
Max/Min RH         85      23      51      12      57      12      58      18
RH            67 85 29 25 42 51 15 14 33 57 18 13 37 58 23 19
PWind Dir           E      SW       S      SW      NW      SW       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       5       5

$$

OKZ002-202200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
323 AM CDT Thu Apr 20 2017

Date             Thu 04/20/17            Fri 04/21/17            Sat 04/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 72          49          58          40          61
Temp          57 51 60 68 72 69 59 55 51 49 53 56 58 56 48 45 42 40 49 57 61 58
DewPt         43 38 38 36 34 36 39 42 45 46 50 48 42 40 41 39 39 37 35 34 33 32
Min/Max RH                   25          96          53          92          33
RH            60 61 44 32 25 30 47 62 80 89 89 74 55 55 76 79 89 89 58 42 35 37
Wind Dir       N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      20 17 16 13 12 13 11  9  9  9 10 10 16 19 18 13 12 14 14 14 14 13
Clouds        SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)     49 26 11 25 27 40 54 68 74 80 77 74 78 86 81 78 65 52 46 40 32 23
PoP 12HR                      5          50          50          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.09        0.26        0.01           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms                              SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     2     4     4     4     2     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        4  2  3  6  7  7 <1 <1  3  2  2  3  2  3  3  3  3  3  4  7  8  7
Vent Rate    140 46 68 97 84 98 <1  2 36 18 22 35 26 35 45 35 38 45 68117134 85
T Wind Dir    NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE  E  E  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd    40 26 23 18 13 17  6  4 13 13 16 16 14 16 20 16 17 20 19 20 18 14
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17 Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       37      71      51      86      49      84      51      79
Temp          43 37 65 69 56 51 79 82 58 49 77 80 59 51 74 76
DewPt         34 33 34 34 32 33 36 35 35 34 41 36 44 42 42 40
Max/Min RH         85      26      50      16      55      19      71      26
RH            70 85 31 27 40 50 21 18 41 55 27 20 56 71 32 27
PWind Dir          NW       S       S      SW      NE      SE       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       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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