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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
327 AM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

TXZ012-162200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
327 AM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Date             Sun 07/16/17            Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17
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                 91          67          93          68          95
Temp          70 69 79 89 91 87 77 73 70 68 81 90 93 91 79 75 71 69 82 90 95 92
DewPt         61 62 63 59 58 59 61 62 62 63 63 59 58 59 59 60 60 61 62 59 57 56
Min/Max RH                   33          87          31          78          28
RH            73 78 58 37 33 39 58 68 76 84 54 35 31 34 50 60 68 76 51 35 28 30
Wind Dir      SE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  3  4  3  5  8  6  8  8  6 10 10 10 12 10 11 10  8 11  9 10 12
Clouds        B1 SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC FW
Clouds(%)     60 47 48 53 67 70 64 55 45 39 29 31 42 54 40 38 28 29 23 18 30 24
PoP 12HR                     30          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.02           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                  SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     3     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  6 12 11  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 11 12 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 11 12 11
Vent Rate      1 <1 24 35 33 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 33 99120143  6  7  6 <1 56110120126
T Wind Dir    SE  S  W SW  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     2  2  4  3  3  8  6 10  8  8 14 10 11 17 12 14 12  9 18 11 11 13
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 07/19/17 Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17
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       69      95      69      97      69      96      69      95
Temp          75 70 91 93 75 70 92 94 75 70 91 93 76 69 92 92
DewPt         58 61 58 54 58 59 56 52 56 58 56 53 57 58 56 53
Max/Min RH         76      26      70      23      68      25      68      25
RH            55 73 33 27 55 68 30 24 52 66 31 26 52 68 30 27
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       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            5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ016-162200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
327 AM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Date             Sun 07/16/17            Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17
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                 91          65          93          66          94
Temp          70 67 81 89 91 88 76 72 69 66 81 91 93 90 79 74 70 67 82 91 94 92
DewPt         59 59 60 56 54 54 57 59 60 59 60 56 55 56 58 59 59 59 60 57 54 54
Min/Max RH                   30          81          28          78          26
RH            68 75 49 33 30 32 52 64 75 78 49 31 28 32 49 59 69 75 48 32 26 28
Wind Dir      NW NW NW SW  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  3  4  4  6  9  6  4  4  4  9  9 10 12  8  8  6  6 11 10 10 11
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     35 38 30 41 41 53 55 48 44 31 25 31 46 55 46 35 34 29 24 27 31 37
PoP 12HR                     30          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.02           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms                  SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     3     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  6 11 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 11 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 11 12 11
Vent Rate     <1 <1 36 53 81 88  3  2  1 <1 65110108121  5  6  4 <1 63110108126
T Wind Dir     W NW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     6  5  6  5  8  9  5  4  2  2 11 11 10 12 11 12  9  8 20 11 10 13
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 07/19/17 Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17
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       65      93      66      95      66      95      67      93
Temp          73 66 88 90 74 67 91 92 75 67 91 92 75 68 90 89
DewPt         58 60 57 53 56 58 55 51 55 58 55 53 55 57 55 52
Max/Min RH         84      27      75      23      75      25      72      26
RH            60 81 35 28 54 73 30 25 51 73 30 27 51 69 32 28
PWind Dir           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
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 FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
327 AM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Date             Sun 07/16/17            Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17
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                 94          71          97          73          99
Temp          71 69 80 89 94 89 81 77 74 72 85 93 97 94 85 81 76 73 86 95 99 97
DewPt         64 64 64 60 57 60 61 63 64 63 64 59 57 59 59 60 61 62 62 58 55 55
Min/Max RH                   29          77          27          68          23
RH            79 83 59 37 29 37 51 63 71 74 50 32 27 31 41 50 61 68 45 29 23 26
Wind Dir       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  3  3  4  6 10  8  6  5  5 10 10 11 13 11 11  9  6 10 10 10 12
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW
Clouds(%)     62 59 59 48 67 65 58 49 46 44 29 21 37 53 40 34 22 24 20 14 30 21
PoP 12HR                     30          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.06           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS       SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS       SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     3     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2 11 11 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 11 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 12 13 12
Vent Rate      2 <1  4 22 44 86 <1 <1  2 <1 47121147158  9 10  8  5 63132143149
T Wind Dir    SE SE NE SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     4  2  2  2  4 10  9  9  9  8 18 12 13 17 19 23 18 10 20 12 12 13
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 07/19/17 Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17
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       73     100      74      98      73      98      74      99
Temp          81 73 95 97 82 74 94 96 80 73 94 95 81 74 96 96
DewPt         59 61 57 54 58 59 55 52 57 58 55 53 57 58 55 53
Max/Min RH         66      23      61      22      59      22      57      22
RH            47 65 28 24 45 60 27 23 45 58 27 24 44 57 25 24
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW       S       S       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            5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
327 AM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Date             Sun 07/16/17            Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17
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                 92          70          95          72          97
Temp          72 69 78 89 92 89 79 75 72 71 82 92 95 93 83 78 75 72 82 93 96 96
DewPt         64 64 64 61 58 60 62 63 64 64 64 60 58 59 60 61 61 61 62 59 56 56
Min/Max RH                   32          80          29          70          26
RH            75 84 62 40 32 39 56 66 75 78 54 35 29 32 46 56 63 70 51 33 26 27
Wind Dir       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  3  5 10  9  8  6  6 10 10 10 12 11 12 10  8 10 10 10 11
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW
Clouds(%)     63 56 57 48 58 65 56 51 45 41 29 21 41 51 41 33 22 24 20 15 29 21
PoP 12HR                     30          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.03           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS       SC SC IS IS IS IS
Tstms         IS       SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     3     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2 10 11 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 11 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 12 13 12
Vent Rate      2 <1  4 19 44 70  4  4  4  3 38121144152  9 10  9  5 54127130150
T Wind Dir    SE SE  N SW  S SE SE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     4  2  2  2  4  8  9  9  8  6 17 12 13 16 20 23 19 10 20 12 11 14
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 07/19/17 Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17
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       72      97      73      98      72      98      72      97
Temp          79 72 93 96 80 73 93 96 80 73 93 96 79 72 93 95
DewPt         59 62 58 55 58 60 56 53 57 59 56 54 57 58 56 55
Max/Min RH         71      25      64      23      64      24      62      25
RH            51 71 31 25 47 62 29 24 46 63 30 24 47 62 30 26
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW       S       S       S       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            5       5       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ006-162200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
327 AM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Date             Sun 07/16/17            Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17
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                 92          66          95          67          97
Temp          67 64 77 87 92 88 78 74 70 67 83 92 95 92 80 75 71 68 84 93 97 93
DewPt         63 62 62 58 55 55 59 60 61 60 59 56 54 53 57 59 59 59 58 57 53 53
Min/Max RH                   29          81          25          75          23
RH            87 93 59 38 29 33 52 63 74 78 46 30 25 28 46 58 66 73 42 30 23 26
Wind Dir      NE  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  4  4  5  8 10  8  8  5  6 11 13 12 12 10 11  9  6 12 12 11 11
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     62 62 48 44 45 53 52 53 42 32 19 14 21 36 32 30 23 17  9 16 26 36
PoP 12HR                     30          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    IS       SC SC IS IS
Tstms         IS       SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1  1  2 10 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 12 13 12
Vent Rate      2  8  8 80108110  4  5 <1 <1 56140144132 <1 10  5 <1 60127117120
T Wind Dir     E NE NE SW  S  S SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd     3  9  4  9 10 11  8 10  6  5 17 16 13 13  9 21 11  9 23 12 10 11
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 07/19/17 Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17
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       67      96      67      97      67      96      67      95
Temp          76 68 91 93 75 68 92 94 75 67 92 93 76 68 92 91
DewPt         57 59 57 51 56 58 55 50 56 58 56 51 56 57 56 54
Max/Min RH         75      23      73      22      73      23      70      26
RH            52 73 31 24 52 72 29 23 52 72 30 24 51 69 30 29
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW       S      SW       S       S
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 FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           10       5       5       5       5       5       5      10

$$

OKZ002-162200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
327 AM CDT Sun Jul 16 2017

Date             Sun 07/16/17            Mon 07/17/17            Tue 07/18/17
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                 92          68          96          70          98
Temp          70 68 78 88 92 88 78 74 71 68 81 93 96 94 81 77 73 71 83 93 98 95
DewPt         66 65 66 64 61 62 64 64 64 63 64 61 58 59 61 61 61 61 62 61 56 57
Min/Max RH                   36          85          28          73          25
RH            87 91 66 46 36 41 62 72 80 85 56 35 28 31 51 59 66 72 49 34 25 28
Wind Dir      NE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  3  4  5  6 10  9  8  8  6 13 13 12 12 10 12 10  9 13 12 11 11
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     73 75 63 54 56 62 59 60 55 43 23 17 30 43 32 22 10 10  6 10 24 24
PoP 12HR                     30          30          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.06           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 3     3     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  3 10 11  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 11 13 12 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 12 14 13
Vent Rate      3  3 20 57 74111  6  7  5  5 43165175168  7 10  6  5 53138135149
T Wind Dir     E NE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd     5  5  8  6  8 14 12 16 10 10 19 17 16 16 14 21 13 11 24 13 11 12
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 07/19/17 Thu 07/20/17 Fri 07/21/17 Sat 07/22/17
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       70      98      70     100      70      98      70      98
Temp          77 71 93 95 77 70 95 97 79 71 94 95 78 70 94 95
DewPt         59 61 59 55 58 59 58 53 57 58 58 54 58 59 59 56
Max/Min RH         72      25      68      22      66      24      68      26
RH            54 70 32 26 52 67 29 23 48 64 30 25 51 68 31 28
PWind Dir           S       S       S      SW       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            5       5       5       5       5       5       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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