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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
401 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

TXZ012-182200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
401 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                 76          52          88          52          88
Temp             52 53 67 74 72 62 58 55 52 63 79 87 83 68 61 56 52 63 79 87 82
DewPt            46 48 53 51 49 50 51 51 50 51 41 28 25 27 30 30 32 33 30 27 28
Min/Max RH                   41          93          11          46          11
RH               79 83 61 44 44 65 77 86 93 65 26 12 12 21 31 37 46 32 17 11 14
Wind Dir          E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  W SW
Wind Spd          5  4  4 10 12 10 12 11 10 12 17 17 12 10 12 12  9  9  6  8  8
Clouds           B1 B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        62 78 45 26 26 28 23 24 21 17 14 13 11 14 15  6 16  9 19 19 44
PoP 12HR                     10           5           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  5  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 15 13 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 16 14
Vent Rate        <1  4 16 63124 <1 <1 <1 <1  8171375312 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1192304176
T Wind Dir       NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        3  9  9 16 21 11 14 11 10 17 21 28 27  8  9  8  8  9 18 21 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17
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       47      71      41      72      46      76      44      68
Temp          57 47 65 67 48 41 64 68 52 46 69 72 52 44 62 64
DewPt         37 38 41 37 39 38 40 37 40 41 36 24 28 28 26 22
Max/Min RH         74      30      89      29      83      16      53      18
RH            47 71 41 33 71 89 41 32 63 83 30 16 39 53 25 20
PWind Dir          SE      NE       E      SE       S      SW      SW      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5       5       5      20      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-182200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
401 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                 79          50          86          49          87
Temp             48 51 69 77 74 62 57 53 50 61 77 85 81 65 58 53 49 60 78 86 81
DewPt            42 49 50 44 42 46 47 47 47 49 31 25 24 27 27 30 33 33 27 26 24
Min/Max RH                   29          93          11          54          10
RH               82 95 52 31 32 56 69 80 89 65 18 11 12 24 31 42 54 36 16 11 12
Wind Dir         NE  N  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW  W  W SW  W NW  W  W SW
Wind Spd          4  4  3  9 12  8  9  9  9 12 16 18 13  8  8  6  6  4  4 11 11
Clouds           B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        55 66 27 28 27 20 16 15 17 17  8  8 21 25 12 13 22 20 27 28 51
PoP 12HR                     10           0           5           5           5
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     6     6     6     6     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 15 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 17 16
Vent Rate        <1  2  5 75 90 <1 <1 <1 <1  6308360322 <1 <1 <1 <1  3210231202
T Wind Dir        N NE  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        5  4  2 11 17  9 13 11  9 13 25 27 26  5  8  6  6  6 16 16 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


Date          Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17
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       47      77      41      77      46      75      41      68
Temp          57 47 70 72 50 41 68 73 53 46 68 70 49 41 61 64
DewPt         29 32 39 34 40 37 36 31 37 36 26 21 24 26 23 20
Max/Min RH         59      22      86      20      69      14      54      17
RH            35 57 33 25 68 85 31 21 54 69 20 15 37 54 23 18
PWind Dir           W      NE       E      SE       S      SW       W      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5       5       5      10       5       5      10

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
401 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                 77          57          91          52          88
Temp             51 51 67 75 73 65 62 59 57 67 83 90 85 69 61 56 52 63 79 87 82
DewPt            40 42 51 52 50 52 53 52 50 51 40 27 24 24 28 27 29 30 30 28 30
Min/Max RH                   42          79          10          41          12
RH               64 72 56 45 44 63 72 78 77 55 22 10 11 18 28 33 41 29 17 12 15
Wind Dir         NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W NW  N NW NE
Wind Spd          3  3  4  9 10 10 10  9  6 11 16 17 11 11 11 12  9  8  4  4  8
Clouds           SC B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        50 78 62 21 15 18 21 25 22 13 13  8  4  2  8  6  9  4 13 10 28
PoP 12HR                      5           0           5           5           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     6     6     5     5     6     6
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 14 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 15 13
Vent Rate        <1  3 30 85 95 <1  3 <1 <1  7 51377231 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1191317228
T Wind Dir       NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        4  6 11 16 21 11 13 11  9 16 19 29 24  9 10  8  8  8 19 23 19
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17
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       46      69      40      72      47      76      45      69
Temp          56 46 64 65 47 40 64 69 53 47 69 72 53 45 63 65
DewPt         40 39 39 36 36 36 38 37 40 41 35 25 26 27 26 23
Max/Min RH         76      30      84      27      79      16      48      18
RH            54 76 40 33 64 84 37 31 62 79 28 17 35 48 24 20
PWind Dir           E      NE       E      SE       S       S      SW      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            5       5      10       5      20      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
401 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                 76          56          90          55          87
Temp             53 53 67 74 72 64 61 58 56 66 82 89 85 70 63 59 55 65 79 86 82
DewPt            41 43 51 52 50 51 52 52 50 50 40 27 24 24 27 27 29 30 30 28 30
Min/Max RH                   43          80          10          38          12
RH               63 70 55 46 46 62 72 79 80 56 22 11 11 18 25 30 38 28 17 12 15
Wind Dir         NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  W NE
Wind Spd          3  2  4  8 10 10 11 10  9 12 16 18 11 11 12 12  9  6  4  5  8
Clouds           B1 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        53 79 57 21 15 18 23 25 20 14 11  8  4  2  9  6 10  4 14 12 33
PoP 12HR                      5           0           5           5           5
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     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 14 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 16 13
Vent Rate        <1  3 27 84 95 <1  6 <1 <1  7 51364231 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1225326225
T Wind Dir       NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        3  5 10 16 21 10 13 10  9 16 19 29 25  9 10  8  8  6 20 24 20
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17
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       48      69      41      72      48      76      46      68
Temp          57 48 64 65 48 41 64 69 54 48 69 72 53 46 62 64
DewPt         40 39 40 37 37 37 39 37 41 41 35 25 27 27 26 24
Max/Min RH         72      32      84      29      76      17      48      19
RH            53 72 41 35 65 84 39 31 60 76 28 17 37 48 25 22
PWind Dir           E      NE       E      SE       S      SW      SW      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            5       5       5       5      20      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                 IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ006-182200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
401 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                 79          46          90          45          85
Temp             47 47 67 77 74 60 54 50 46 59 79 89 84 65 56 50 45 57 75 84 79
DewPt            37 41 49 44 43 47 48 46 43 42 29 20 19 20 23 24 24 27 25 24 24
Min/Max RH                   28          90           8          47          11
RH               69 79 52 31 33 61 79 86 89 53 16  8  9 18 27 37 45 31 15 11 13
Wind Dir          S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW  N SW  S
Wind Spd          2  3  8 12 13  8  9  8  6  9 16 18 12 10 10 10  8  9  5  9 11
Clouds           SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW B1
Clouds(%)        39 68 30 10  6 18 19 14  7 13  2  7  3  1  5  1  7  5 14 20 51
PoP 12HR                      5           0           5           5           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     6     6     6     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 14 13 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 15 15
Vent Rate        <1  2 20 52 65 <1 <1 <1 <1  5192257221 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1241270276
T Wind Dir       NE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        0  3  9 14 19  6 11 10  9 11 18 21 19  9  9  8  8  6 19 20 21
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


Date          Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17
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       43      70      37      73      42      74      40      66
Temp          53 43 63 65 45 37 64 69 49 42 66 69 48 40 60 62
DewPt         34 39 39 36 35 33 36 33 36 32 27 21 22 24 23 21
Max/Min RH         87      30      90      24      68      15      52      18
RH            48 87 42 34 67 87 35 26 61 68 23 16 35 52 24 20
PWind Dir           E      NE       E      SE       S      SW       W      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5       5       5       5      10      10       5      10

$$

OKZ002-182200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
401 AM CDT Sat Mar 18 2017

Date             Sat 03/18/17            Sun 03/19/17            Mon 03/20/17
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                 78          50          92          48          83
Temp             47 48 67 76 73 62 56 53 50 63 82 91 86 67 59 53 48 59 74 82 77
DewPt            35 38 47 50 49 51 54 50 47 45 35 25 25 23 27 27 27 31 34 33 34
Min/Max RH                   37          93           9          46          16
RH               66 68 48 41 43 68 93 89 89 53 18  9 11 19 29 36 43 34 23 17 21
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE  E
Wind Spd          4  4  9 13 13  9 10  9  8 11 12 13  8  6  8  9  9  6  4  4 11
Clouds           SC B1 SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        29 63 50 12  5 13 22 25 16  9  4  9 10  1  7 11  7  6 17  6 30
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     6     6     5     5     6     6     6     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 15 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 13 14
Vent Rate        <1  4 28 53 89 <1 <1 <1 <1  5125180154 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 23182182
T Wind Dir       SE SE SE  S  S SE  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W  W NW NW  W SW
T Wind Spd        0  9 12 17 21  8 11 10  9 10 12 13 12  5  9  9 10 14 10 16 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17 Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17
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       42      63      36      68      43      76      42      66
Temp          52 42 58 59 42 36 60 65 49 43 68 71 50 42 60 62
DewPt         41 36 35 33 32 33 36 36 40 39 35 26 25 25 26 23
Max/Min RH         81      33      91      31      86      17      51      20
RH            66 81 42 38 68 88 40 34 70 86 29 18 37 51 27 22
PWind Dir          NE      NE       E      SE      SE       S       W      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10       5      10      10      20      20      10      20
Rain                                                     S  S
Rain Shwrs                                  IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS

$$

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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