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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
251 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

TXZ012-171000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
251 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 33          61          35          73          44
Temp          44 40 33 34 35 34 40 56 61 55 43 40 37 35 44 65 73 68 57 53 49 44
DewPt         20 23 28 34 35 34 36 24 18 22 26 25 27 30 33 36 38 34 37 38 36 35
Max/Min RH                  100          19          82          27          70
RH            38 50 82100100100 85 29 19 27 51 55 67 82 65 34 28 28 47 57 61 70
Wind Dir      SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd       9 13 13 16 16 13 11 13 11 11 11 13 16 14 18 24 27 21 14 19 18 13
Clouds        B2 OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     87 93 93 94 82 43 18  7  6  8 14 16 14 38 45 39 45 42 38 34 19 23
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS
Snow Shwrs       IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     5     5     5     5     5     5     2     2     4
Mix Hgt        3  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate     21 35 11  8  9  8  7 42 20 35 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 87224150 <1  8  8 <1
T Wind Dir    SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     8 16 12 18 19 18 16 13  4 11 11 14 16 13 14 33 36 34 12 17 17 13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     70      37    56      19    44      22    55      31    60
Temp          66 66 54   39 51 50 29   19 37 39 26   22 46 50 34   31 53 53
DewPt         31 26 27   23 19 16 13    8 11 13 14   15 20 21 26   25 25 19
Min/Max RH       19      54    22      64    27      74    26      78    23
RH            27 22 35   52 28 25 51   61 33 34 60   74 35 31 72   78 33 26
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-171000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
251 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 32          62          31          70          40
Temp          44 40 32 33 34 34 40 57 61 57 40 35 32 31 40 63 70 66 51 48 45 40
DewPt         24 30 32 33 34 34 36 25 22 26 29 26 29 29 31 36 36 34 34 37 35 34
Max/Min RH                  100          22          92          27          79
RH            45 69100100100100 87 30 22 30 65 70 88 92 72 36 29 31 52 67 69 79
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  E SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       9 13 12 13 17 13 11 11 10 11  9 10 12 12 13 23 26 21 14 17 16 13
Clouds        B2 OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     87 97 96 90 79 43 25 15 14 13 20 21 19 39 45 39 38 37 21 20 13 18
PoP 12HR                     30           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.07           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       SC SC IS IS
Snow Shwrs       SC SC IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     5     5     5     5     5     5     2     2     5
Mix Hgt        3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate     20 18 12  8 11  9  7 32 27 25 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1102186112 <1  9  9  8
T Wind Dir     S  S  S SW SW  W  W NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     9 13 13 18 24 20 16 10  6 11  8 12 13 11 11 33 35 32 13 19 19 17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     67      38    60      20    47      22    58      31    61
Temp          61 63 47   39 55 55 31   21 39 44 26   22 49 54 35   31 54 57
DewPt         30 25 26   23 20 19 15   10 12 13 15   16 21 22 27   25 24 19
Min/Max RH       21      54    20      66    25      77    25      81    21
RH            31 24 43   52 25 24 52   63 33 29 63   77 34 28 72   78 31 23
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       E     E      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-171000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
251 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 38          63          43          75          49
Temp          45 45 40 39 40 39 43 57 62 59 49 46 44 43 50 67 75 72 60 56 53 49
DewPt         17 20 25 32 36 37 34 22 17 19 23 24 27 29 33 34 35 33 36 39 37 35
Max/Min RH                   92          17          58          22          58
RH            33 36 54 77 86 92 69 25 17 21 35 41 50 57 52 30 23 25 41 53 54 58
Wind Dir      SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd       6 10 11 14 12 10  6 11  8  8  9 13 13 13 16 21 24 20 16 16 17 13
Clouds        B2 OV OV OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     81 89 93 92 76 37  9  4  4  3  7 15  9 25 36 34 38 42 41 33 16 25
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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     2     2     4
Mix Hgt        3  3  3  1  1  2 <1  4  5  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate     15 33 45 16 16 27  5 45 25  7 <1  4  7  7 10 87270186 <1  3  7  3
T Wind Dir    SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     6 14 20 18 18 20 11 13  5  8 10 13 16 14 21 33 37 35 11 13 14 12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     72      37    52      20    44      23    56      33    61
Temp          66 69 54   38 46 47 28   20 36 41 27   23 46 52 35   33 53 56
DewPt         30 25 26   21 16 14 11    7 10 12 13   14 19 22 24   25 24 19
Min/Max RH       18      50    23      60    26      68    25      72    21
RH            26 19 33   50 29 26 47   58 33 30 55   68 34 31 63   72 32 23
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-171000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
251 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 36          61          40          74          47
Temp          42 45 37 36 38 38 40 55 60 58 47 43 41 40 46 64 73 71 60 55 52 47
DewPt         17 20 25 32 35 36 33 21 17 18 23 23 25 29 33 34 35 33 36 39 36 34
Max/Min RH                   97          18          66          23          60
RH            36 37 60 86 89 94 77 27 18 21 38 44 53 63 62 33 25 25 41 55 55 60
Wind Dir      SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd       6 11 12 16 13 11  8 10  8  9  9 13 13 13 17 21 25 21 16 17 18 13
Clouds        B2 OV OV OV B2 SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     82 90 93 91 77 37 10  4  4  3  7 15 10 27 38 34 39 42 40 32 16 24
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     2     2     4
Mix Hgt        3  3  3  1  1  2 <1  4  5  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate     18 37 43 16 16 29  5 44 25  7  3  6  7  7 10 87272186  6  7  7  6
T Wind Dir    SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     8 14 19 18 18 21 11 12  5  8 10 13 16 14 21 33 39 35 12 14 14 12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     71      36    52      20    44      23    56      33    60
Temp          63 68 56   38 46 48 29   20 34 42 27   24 45 53 37   33 51 57
DewPt         31 26 25   22 17 15 12    8 10 12 14   15 20 22 25   25 24 19
Min/Max RH       18      52    23      62    26      71    26      72    22
RH            29 20 31   51 31 26 49   59 36 29 57   70 37 30 63   72 34 23
PWind Dir        SW      SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC B1 SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ006-171000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
251 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 28          60          32          73          38
Temp          43 42 35 34 33 31 36 55 59 55 41 36 33 33 42 65 73 69 52 46 41 38
DewPt         19 22 26 34 33 30 25 17 15 17 21 21 25 27 28 29 28 25 30 35 31 29
Max/Min RH                  100          17          79          18          71
RH            37 45 69100100100 62 22 17 22 44 54 73 78 57 26 19 19 42 64 66 71
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      12 16 14 14 13 10  8 10 10 12 12 13 13 13 17 26 31 24 16 16 18 14
Clouds        B2 B2 OV B2 B1 FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     76 86 90 71 59 18  7  6  5  7  9 11 21 33 36 31 30 25 21 17 11 19
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              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     2     4
Mix Hgt        4  3  2  2  1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate     56 45 40 38 18 <1 <1 32 20 47 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 50171215  6  8  7  8
T Wind Dir     S  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd    16 19 23 28 20  6  5  9  4 14 10 13 14 16 16 28 35 37 13 18 16 17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  2  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     68      30    50      14    43      19    56      28    58
Temp          63 64 47   31 45 46 24   14 35 41 23   19 47 52 33   28 52 54
DewPt         28 22 21   19 14 13 11    7  9 11 13   14 18 19 22   22 19 15
Min/Max RH       17      62    22      75    25      81    23      78    19
RH            26 20 35   62 28 26 58   73 33 28 65   80 31 27 65   78 27 21
PWind Dir        SW      SW    NE      NE     E       S     S      SW    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-171000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
251 PM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date           02/16/18      Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18            Mon
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 33          62          37          78          44
Temp          43 42 37 37 36 34 39 55 61 56 44 41 38 38 46 68 78 73 57 52 48 44
DewPt         14 16 21 28 34 30 25 17 14 15 15 18 23 27 31 30 27 27 31 34 34 30
Max/Min RH                   93          15          64          15          60
RH            30 34 51 70 93 84 57 22 16 19 31 40 54 63 55 24 15 18 37 49 58 58
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW NW  N  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd       9 13 12 14 12 10  9 10  8  9 10 13 16 18 21 26 27 23 17 14 16 14
Clouds        B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     64 72 83 77 58 12  2  1  0  1  2  4  9 23 24 29 29 31 10 25 12 23
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              5     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt        3  3  2  2  2 <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate     23 43 48 46 26 <1  3 40  6  4 <1 <1  7  7 10 48165165 <1 <1 <1  7
T Wind Dir     S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd    10 19 21 25 19  8  9 11  1  8  9 13 14 16 21 27 34 37 16 14 14 16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     71      27    44      15    41      20    56      30    59
Temp          65 66 43   28 39 40 22   15 32 38 23   20 45 52 33   31 53 54
DewPt         28 23 21   16 12 11  7    6  7 10 11   13 19 20 23   23 21 18
Min/Max RH       17      60    26      67    26      74    24      75    22
RH            25 19 40   60 32 30 52   67 34 30 58   74 35 28 64   72 28 24
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       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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