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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
456 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

TXZ012-242200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
456 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date             Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17
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                 60          37          72          43          70
Temp             44 49 56 60 57 47 43 40 37 48 63 71 68 56 50 46 43 51 63 69 66
DewPt            31 31 31 31 31 30 30 29 29 29 28 27 26 27 28 29 29 30 31 31 31
Min/Max RH                   33          72          19          57          23
RH               60 50 38 33 37 51 60 64 72 47 26 19 20 32 42 51 57 44 30 24 27
Wind Dir         SW  W NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  S SE  S  S SW  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd         24 31 32 40 34 21 17 13 12 12  9  9  6 11 13 13 11 14 19 21 23
Clouds           FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        22 43 65 47 30 19  8  8  8  5  3 14 25 25 25 31 37 29 21 27 33
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     2     2     4     5     5     6     6     4     3
Mix Hgt           2  4  5  5  4  3  1 <1 <1  2  4  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 10  5
Vent Rate        41136150160116 75 20 10 <1 20 48 28 61 <1 <1 <1 <1 11153209104
T Wind Dir       SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  W  S SE SE SE  S  W NW NW  N
T Wind Spd       31 39 34 36 37 34 23 23 11 14 13  5 12 10 12 10  9 12 19 25 26
RFTI              3  4  4  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2
RFTI Category    CL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL
High Wind            W  W  W  W


Date          Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
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      43      71      44      61      40      65
Temp          46 39 62 66 49 43 64 67 50 44 57 58 45 40 59 61
DewPt         32 35 35 29 32 35 40 41 40 43 43 40 40 39 40 35
Max/Min RH         85      23      76      34      96      48      96      35
RH            58 85 36 25 52 73 41 39 68 96 59 51 82 96 49 38
PWind Dir           N       N      SE      SE      SE      NE       N       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            5       0       0      40      50      60      40      10
Rain Shwrs                      SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
Tstms                           SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ016-242200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
456 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date             Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17
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                 62          35          72          41          71
Temp             41 47 57 62 58 47 41 38 35 46 63 71 68 55 48 44 41 50 64 70 66
DewPt            30 30 29 28 28 27 27 26 26 27 28 26 24 25 25 26 27 28 28 28 27
Min/Max RH                   27          69          17          57          19
RH               66 51 34 27 32 45 57 62 69 47 26 18 19 31 40 49 57 42 25 21 23
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N  N NW  N NW NW  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW NW  N
Wind Spd         24 32 40 40 34 20 14  9 10  9  6 11 12  8 13 10 12 16 20 21 21
Clouds           SC SC B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        29 42 56 37 19 12  5  5  6  6  7 18 29 25 21 28 36 26 16 24 33
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              3     2     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     3
Mix Hgt           1  3  6  6  4  3 <1 <1 <1  2  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 10 12  6
Vent Rate        27 80182210136 65 10 <1 <1 15 14 61 88 <1 <1 <1 <1 32170207116
T Wind Dir       SW  W NW NW  N  N  N NW NW  N  W SW  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NW  N
T Wind Spd       31 36 37 40 39 29 21 11  6 11  3 12 18 10 10  8  9 24 19 20 24
RFTI              3  4  4  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2
RFTI Category    CL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL
High Wind            W  W  W  W


Date          Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
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      70      42      73      41      61      38      66
Temp          44 36 62 66 49 42 65 69 49 41 56 58 44 38 59 62
DewPt         30 32 32 27 29 32 34 28 32 39 40 39 39 37 36 33
Max/Min RH         85      21      67      20      92      44      94      30
RH            57 85 32 23 46 67 31 21 52 92 55 48 82 94 42 33
PWind Dir           N      NE       S       S       S      NE       N      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0      30      30      50      40      10
Rain Shwrs                      SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                           SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
456 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date             Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17
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                 60          40          73          44          71
Temp             44 49 56 60 57 49 45 42 40 50 65 72 69 57 51 47 44 52 64 70 67
DewPt            32 32 32 32 32 31 31 30 29 29 28 27 27 28 29 29 30 31 32 32 33
Min/Max RH                   34          65          18          57          24
RH               63 52 39 34 38 50 58 62 64 44 25 19 20 32 42 49 57 44 30 24 28
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  S SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd         23 27 29 36 32 20 14 12 12 12 10  5  5  9 13 12 11 13 17 19 21
Clouds           FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        25 47 69 55 41 27 13 11  9  6  2 14 26 26 26 31 37 30 22 28 34
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs             IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     4     5     5     5     4     4     3
Mix Hgt           2  4  6  5  3  3  3  1 <1  2  4  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  6  4
Vent Rate        39127129149 90 84 63 16  5 23 48 36 37 <1 <1 <1  2 12 65110 84
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  N NW  N NW NW NW  N  N NW  S SE SE SE SE  S NW  N  N
T Wind Spd       29 35 24 37 34 32 28 18 11 17 13  6  6  8 11 11 10  9 14 23 24
RFTI              2  4  4  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1
RFTI Category    EL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL
High Wind            W  W  W  W


Date          Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
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      70      46      71      46      60      41      64
Temp          49 42 63 67 52 46 65 68 52 46 57 57 46 41 58 61
DewPt         34 35 35 30 34 36 39 42 41 43 43 41 41 39 40 35
Max/Min RH         77      24      70      33      90      51      91      36
RH            57 77 35 25 49 67 38 39 66 90 59 55 83 90 50 38
PWind Dir           N       N      SE      SE      SE      NE       N       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            5       0       0      40      50      60      50      20
Rain Shwrs                      SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC IS IS
Tstms                           SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
456 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date             Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17
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                 60          37          73          44          71
Temp             47 51 57 60 57 47 43 40 37 48 64 72 69 57 51 47 44 52 64 70 67
DewPt            31 31 31 32 32 31 30 30 29 29 28 27 26 27 28 29 29 30 31 32 32
Min/Max RH                   35          72          18          56          24
RH               53 46 37 35 38 53 60 66 72 47 26 19 20 32 41 49 56 43 29 25 28
Wind Dir         SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  S SE SE  S SW  W  W NW NW
Wind Spd         23 28 31 37 33 20 14 12 12 12  9  6  5  9 13 12 11 13 18 20 21
Clouds           SC SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        26 48 69 55 40 26 12 11  9  6  2 15 27 26 26 31 37 29 21 28 34
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     3     2     4     5     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt           2  5  6  5  3  3  2  1 <1  2  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  6  4
Vent Rate        48144143165 93 84 53 16  5 21 50 33 44 <1  6  3  4  8 90121 88
T Wind Dir       SW SW NW  N NW  N NW NW NW  N  N  W  S SE SE  S  S SW NW  N  N
T Wind Spd       36 36 29 37 35 32 26 18 10 16 12  6  9  8 12 11  9  9 17 25 25
RFTI              2  4  4  4  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2
RFTI Category    EL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL
High Wind            W  W  W  W


Date          Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
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       41      70      44      71      45      60      41      64
Temp          48 41 63 66 50 44 64 67 51 45 56 57 46 41 58 61
DewPt         33 35 36 31 33 36 40 42 41 44 43 41 41 39 40 36
Max/Min RH         81      25      75      34      97      51      93      36
RH            57 81 36 27 53 72 41 41 69 97 63 55 84 92 51 39
PWind Dir           N       N      SE      SE      SE      NE       N       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            5       0       0      40      50      60      50      10
Rain Shwrs                      SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
Tstms                           SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ006-242200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
456 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date             Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17
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                 54          31          71          40          66
Temp             39 43 50 54 51 41 37 34 31 43 61 70 67 54 47 43 40 48 60 65 62
DewPt            31 31 31 31 31 29 28 27 26 26 27 25 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 31
Min/Max RH                   41          81          18          62          27
RH               72 61 48 41 46 62 70 75 81 51 27 18 19 32 43 53 62 47 32 28 31
Wind Dir         SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW SW  S SE  S SW SW  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd         23 34 42 42 35 21 13 10 10 11  8 10 11 10 13 12 11 17 24 23 23
Clouds           B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        52 61 70 55 41 26 10  9  8  6  4 20 35 29 22 27 33 27 22 32 41
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     4     4     5     5     5     5     3     3
Mix Hgt           2  4  4  4  4  3  1 <1 <1  1  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  6  5
Vent Rate        49106179160152 87 16 <1 <1  8 23 44 65 <1 <1 <1 <1 21149170104
T Wind Dir       SW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N NW SW  S SE  S  S SW NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd       36 34 50 46 40 32 18 10  6  9  5  9 14  9 10  8  4 19 31 33 26
RFTI              2  4  5  5  4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  2
RFTI Category    EL CL CH CH CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL EL
High Wind            W  W  W  W


Date          Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
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      68      40      70      40      59      37      64
Temp          43 36 60 64 47 40 63 66 47 40 54 56 42 37 57 60
DewPt         31 32 33 29 30 31 36 38 37 39 40 38 37 34 34 32
Max/Min RH         86      24      73      30      95      47      89      31
RH            63 86 36 26 51 70 37 35 68 94 60 51 83 89 42 35
PWind Dir           N      NE      SE      SE      SE      NE       N       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            5       0       0      40      50      60      40      10
Rain Shwrs                      SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC
Tstms                           SC SC SC SC

$$

OKZ002-242200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
456 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Date             Fri 03/24/17            Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17
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                 57          34          69          40          68
Temp             43 47 54 57 54 44 40 37 34 45 60 68 65 53 47 43 40 48 61 67 64
DewPt            32 32 31 32 32 31 30 29 28 28 28 27 27 28 28 29 29 31 33 33 33
Min/Max RH                   38          78          21          67          27
RH               66 56 42 38 44 61 67 72 78 51 29 21 24 38 48 57 64 51 35 28 31
Wind Dir         SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  W  S SE SE  S  S  W NW NW  N
Wind Spd         19 25 28 36 33 21 18 13 13 12  9  5  5  8 10 12 11 14 19 21 23
Clouds           SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW CL FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        40 58 75 63 52 36 20 17 13  8  3 16 29 30 31 34 37 34 30 38 46
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs       IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     4     5     5     5     6     6     3
Mix Hgt           2  3  5  3  3  3  3  1 <1  2  4  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  4  3
Vent Rate        47 47 75 93 83 84 65 16 <1 24 47 33 18 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 53 70 65
T Wind Dir       SW SW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NW  S  E SE SE SE  E  N  N  N
T Wind Spd       35 20 17 35 37 32 29 18 10 18 12  6  4  8  9  9  4  4 17 23 21
RFTI              0  3  4  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2
RFTI Category    NO CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL
High Wind            W  W  W  W


Date          Mon 03/27/17 Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17
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      68      41      69      42      60      38      62
Temp          45 38 61 64 47 41 62 65 48 42 56 57 43 38 56 58
DewPt         35 34 35 32 35 38 42 42 43 41 42 40 38 37 39 36
Max/Min RH         86      27      92      38      95      49      95      39
RH            68 86 38 30 63 89 48 44 83 95 59 53 82 95 52 43
PWind Dir           N       N      SE      SE       E      NE       N       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC
PoP 12HR           10       0       0      50      60      60      50      10
Rain Shwrs                      SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC
Tstms                           SC SC NM NM

$$

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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