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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
310 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

TXZ012-122200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
310 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

Date             Fri 01/12/18            Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18
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          15          42          22          54
Temp             20 24 41 54 45 31 25 20 16 17 32 42 36 28 24 23 22 28 45 54 46
DewPt            13 16 18 19 19 18 15 12  9  9 11 12 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 20
Min/Max RH                   25          76          28          78          26
RH               78 70 38 25 35 55 63 70 72 70 40 28 37 55 65 72 78 68 36 26 36
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SE  E NE NE  N  N SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  S
Wind Spd          6 11 13 11  8  8  8  8  5  4  4  8  9 11 12 12 10  9 10  5  6
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL B1 SC FW CL CL FW FW SC FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         8  8  9 25 38 21  7  5 53 38 19  2  3 16 25 26 19  2  0  0 14
PoP 12HR                      0           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     2     2     2     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1  6 38 30 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  2  5 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 21 33 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S SW SE SE  E NE  N  N NW  W  S  S  S  S  S  W  N NE  E
T Wind Spd        5 12 21 13  6  6  4  5  6  4  3  4  8 11 12  9  8  9 16 12  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               Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18
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       26    39      15    38      18    45      24    52
Temp          32   26 37 32 21   15 30 33 21   18 36 39 28   24 44 45
DewPt         22   21 23 17 10    7  8 10  5    4 12 16 19   18 24 22
Max/Min RH         81    48      71    29      60    29      80    32
RH            64   79 57 55 62   71 39 38 49   55 37 40 68   77 45 40
PWind Dir           S     N       E     S       S     S       S     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     5       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-122200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
310 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

Date             Fri 01/12/18            Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18
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                 60          18          48          21          54
Temp             20 26 48 60 52 40 32 24 20 23 40 48 42 30 26 23 21 27 45 54 47
DewPt            12 17 21 21 19 20 19 16 13 13 15 15 15 16 16 17 17 21 21 23 21
Min/Max RH                   21          78          27          91          29
RH               71 68 35 21 27 45 60 70 72 65 36 27 34 57 67 79 86 81 38 29 36
Wind Dir          S SW  W NW  N NE  N  N NE  E  S SW  S  S SW SW SW SW NW NW SE
Wind Spd          8  9 11 11  8 11  9  9  5  4  4 10  9  9 11 11  9  8  9  5  4
Clouds           CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         3  6 14 14 29 25  9 16 34 20 10  5  4 10  9 15 13  7  5  2 12
PoP 12HR                      0           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     3     2     2     3     4     4     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1  5 24 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 26 32  2
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  W SE NE  N  N NE  E SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W NE NE  E
T Wind Spd       10 10 13  6  3  5  6  8  6  4  1  8  8  9 12 13 10  6 14 10  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               Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18
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       27    42      15    39      18    48      25    54
Temp          32   27 41 34 22   16 32 35 22   18 40 43 29   25 47 48
DewPt         21   19 23 20 13   11 12 14  9    9 16 20 21   19 23 22
Max/Min RH         74    44      84    34      71    30      82    29
RH            64   72 47 57 71   83 43 41 58   68 37 40 71   79 38 36
PWind Dir          SW     N       E     S       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     5       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
310 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

Date             Fri 01/12/18            Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18
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                 51          16          42          26          55
Temp             22 23 38 51 42 31 23 19 16 18 32 42 38 30 28 27 26 31 47 55 47
DewPt            13 14 17 18 18 16 13 10  9  9 12 13 13 14 15 16 16 19 20 21 20
Min/Max RH                   27          75          30          69          26
RH               69 68 42 27 37 54 63 67 72 70 44 30 36 51 57 64 67 64 35 26 34
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  E NE NE  N NE NE SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  S
Wind Spd          4  5 11  9  8  6  8  6  4  2  4  6  6 11 11  9  9  9  9  4  5
Clouds           CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW B1 B1 FW CL FW FW SC SC FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         5  4  9 17 49 11 10 10 67 63 18  2  6 19 32 29 25  1  1  0  5
PoP 12HR                      0           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     2     2     2     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate         2  3 45 42 <1 <1 <1  5  4  6  5  8 <1 <1  6 <1 <1  2 23 35  2
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S SE  E NE NE NE NE NW SW SE  S  S  S SW  W  N NE SE
T Wind Spd        3  5 20 16  6  4  5 11  8  4  3  4  5 10 12  9 10  8 14 11  3
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               Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18
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       28    38      15    38      19    45      25    52
Temp          34   29 36 31 20   15 29 32 21   19 36 39 29   25 44 47
DewPt         23   21 23 15  8    6  7  9  3    4 11 15 18   18 24 22
Max/Min RH         78    46      65    28      55    27      78    33
RH            63   74 59 50 58   65 38 37 44   51 35 36 64   75 45 38
PWind Dir           S    NE       E     S       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL SC B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     5       5    10

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
310 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

Date             Fri 01/12/18            Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18
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                 51          15          42          25          55
Temp             21 24 39 51 45 33 25 19 16 16 30 42 40 31 29 26 25 29 45 55 49
DewPt            13 15 18 19 19 17 14 10  8  9 12 13 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 20
Min/Max RH                   27          75          30          73          26
RH               73 69 42 27 35 53 62 68 71 71 47 30 34 50 57 66 71 67 37 26 33
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW  E NE NE NE NE NE SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SE
Wind Spd          4  6 11  9  6  6  8  6  4  2  4  6  6 11 11 10  9  9  9  4  5
Clouds           FW CL FW FW SC FW FW FW B1 B1 FW CL FW FW SC SC FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         6  4 10 17 44 15  8  6 65 57 17  3  6 22 31 27 23  1  1  0  6
PoP 12HR                      0           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     2     2     3     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate         2  3 45 39  3  1 <1  5  4  3  5  8  3 <1  6 <1 <1  2 26 35  2
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  S SE  E NE NE NE NE  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  N NE SE
T Wind Spd        3  6 20 14  6  4  5 11  8  3  3  4  5 10 12  8  9  8 14 11  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               Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18
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       28    38      15    38      19    45      25    52
Temp          36   29 35 33 22   16 27 35 23   19 34 41 30   25 43 48
DewPt         23   21 23 16  9    6  8 10  5    5 12 16 19   19 24 23
Max/Min RH         78    46      68    30      56    28      80    33
RH            60   74 61 49 57   67 42 36 44   52 39 36 65   76 47 37
PWind Dir           S    NE       E     S       S     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL SC B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     5       5    10

$$

TXZ006-122200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
310 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

Date             Fri 01/12/18            Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18
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                 57          19          46          22          55
Temp             20 24 45 57 47 35 27 22 20 23 38 45 37 29 26 23 22 28 49 55 45
DewPt            12 17 20 19 20 20 17 14 13 14 17 17 17 18 18 19 18 21 22 22 21
Min/Max RH                   23          78          31          87          27
RH               71 73 36 23 34 53 65 70 73 67 42 32 43 64 72 84 85 74 35 27 38
Wind Dir          S  S SW NW  N NE  N  N NE  S  S SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  N NE SE
Wind Spd          6  9 12 11 12 10  9  6  5  4  6 12 10  8  8  6  8  6 11  6  6
Clouds           CL FW FW SC SC FW CL FW B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         4  9 10 33 41 15  2 10 59 26  6  6  9 12 21 20 25  1  5  0  4
PoP 12HR                      0           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     2     2     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1  4  9 11  1  5 <1  3  4  1  9 33  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 30  2
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  N  N  N  N NE SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W NW  N NE SE
T Wind Spd        6  9  9  8  2 10  8  6  8  1  6 12  9  6  9  6  5  9 18  9  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               Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18
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       28    38      16    42      18    48      23    54
Temp          33   28 36 30 20   16 34 34 22   18 40 40 27   23 47 45
DewPt         22   20 23 18 12   11 15 15 12   11 17 19 21   18 23 22
Max/Min RH         76    50      84    33      76    30      83    29
RH            65   73 58 60 70   81 45 45 65   73 39 42 74   80 39 40
PWind Dir          SW    NE      SE     S       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL SC B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     5       0     5       5    10

$$

OKZ002-122200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
310 AM CST Fri Jan 12 2018

Date             Fri 01/12/18            Sat 01/13/18            Sun 01/14/18
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                 48          14          41          23          55
Temp             16 20 37 48 37 26 19 16 15 16 30 41 35 26 24 24 23 29 48 55 46
DewPt            11 15 18 19 18 15 11 11 10 11 14 16 17 18 18 19 19 21 23 23 23
Min/Max RH                   31          85          36          86          28
RH               78 81 46 32 45 62 70 77 80 78 51 36 48 74 77 83 84 74 37 28 40
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S NE NE  N  N NE SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SW  W  N  N SE
Wind Spd          4  8 12 10  9  9  8  4  3  4  4  8  8  8  8  8  8  8 10  6  5
Clouds           SC FW SC B1 SC SC SC SC B2 B1 FW FW FW FW SC SC SC CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        30 24 38 55 40 43 42 35 74 53 11 15  8 23 28 32 27  4  1  0  0
PoP 12HR                      0           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     2     2     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1  1  1  1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate         2  4 30 25 <1  4  5  8  5  4  8 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 38 23  1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  E NE NE NE NE SE SW  S SE  S  S  S  W NW  N  N SE
T Wind Spd        4  8 17 11  6  9 10  9  5  4  4  8  8  6  6  6  5  8 17  8  2
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               Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18
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       26    36      11    38      16    46      22    52
Temp          32   28 34 28 17   12 29 32 18   17 36 38 26   22 43 44
DewPt         23   22 22 13  7    5  9 11  5    6 13 17 19   17 24 23
Max/Min RH         84    49      78    31      70    28      84    32
RH            70   78 61 52 66   72 43 42 57   62 38 41 75   80 45 44
PWind Dir          SW    NE       E     S       S     S       S     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW SC B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0    10       5     0       0     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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