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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ012-232200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 80          33          53          22          51
Temp             48 55 71 79 70 52 45 39 34 37 48 53 47 35 30 26 23 28 44 51 48
DewPt            35 33 26 14 11 11 12  9 10 11 10  6  8 11 13 12 13 12 12  9 11
Min/Max RH                    8          39          15          68          18
RH               60 42 18  8 10 19 26 28 36 33 21 15 20 36 49 55 65 50 27 18 22
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N NE NE  N  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6 11 28 32 23 17 16 11  9  9 14 17 16 11 10  6  4  6 12 16 18
Clouds           SC B1 FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        37 54 15 14  7 16  8  1  3  8  6 17 28 22 12  2 12  9 15  7 13
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              5     5     4     3     3     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  8  7  7  1  2 <1 <1  2  7 10 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  6  7
Vent Rate        <1 <1293217202 22 39  6 <1 15112171160 <1 <1 <1  2 16 59 96124
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  W NW  W  W  W NE NE  E  E SE SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5  6 44 35 35 25 29 12  6 11 18 20 18  8  4  3  3  9 14 18 21
RFTI              0  0  4  7  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EX CH NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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       33    62      30    65      39    67      32    57
Temp          38   33 55 56 38   31 56 60 46   40 60 62 40   32 51 53
DewPt         18   22 22 19 23   22 22 17 23   23 23 17 19   20 14 12
Max/Min RH         63    20      72    17      52    16      61    17
RH            44   63 27 23 54   69 26 18 40   50 24 17 42   61 22 19
PWind Dir           S    SW       N     W      SW    SW      NW     N
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-232200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 73          30          55          21          55
Temp             43 51 65 72 64 48 41 35 31 35 49 55 49 35 30 25 22 28 47 55 51
DewPt            34 32 25 11 12 12 10 10 10  8  3  3  3  6  8  9 12 11 11  9 10
Min/Max RH                    9          41          12          68          15
RH               70 48 22  9 13 23 27 35 41 32 15 12 15 29 39 50 65 48 23 15 19
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW  W NW  W NW  N NE NE  N SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5 12 32 39 26 17 12  9 10 16 24 25 21 12  9  6  5  8 12 16 13
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        48 25 10 11 10 13  8  5  6  6  7 10 13 10  8  5 13 14 14  8 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              5     5     4     2     3     3     2     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 <1234240233 10  9  6 <1 12154238230 <1 <1 <1 <1 24 59133120
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW  E SE  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        6  9 44 36 35 21 19 12  9 13 25 28 31  8  6  8  5 18 14 21 23
RFTI              0  0  4  7  4  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EX CL NO NO NO NO NO CL CH EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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       32    62      28    64      37    63      30    56
Temp          38   32 55 56 37   29 55 59 44   38 57 58 38   30 50 52
DewPt         15   17 16 18 19   19 18 16 20   22 22 17 18   17 13 10
Max/Min RH         53    17      68    16      54    18      58    16
RH            38   53 21 22 48   66 23 18 38   52 25 20 44   58 22 18
PWind Dir           S     W       W    SW      SW     W      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 80          34          53          22          52
Temp             51 57 72 79 70 53 45 39 35 38 48 53 47 35 30 26 23 28 45 52 49
DewPt            36 34 27 14 10 10  9 10 13 14 15 10 10 11 13 12 14 12 12  9 11
Min/Max RH                    8          43          17          68          17
RH               56 43 19  8 10 17 22 29 40 37 25 17 22 36 49 55 68 50 26 17 21
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NE  N  N  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  8 25 32 23 18 17 11  9  9 12 13 13 11  9  4  4  4  9 13 16
Clouds           SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        47 47 15 11 11  9  3  2  8 11  9 23 47 24 15  4 11 13 16  7 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              5     5     5     4     3     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  7  6 <1  1 <1 <1  3  7 10  9  1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 <1259215187  8 20  4  3 34105150 43 15  4  2  1  6 54 98100
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NE NE NE  N SE SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        6  4 42 37 39 17 23  8  6 13 17 17  4 17  9  3  2  3 12 17 19
RFTI              0  0  3  7  5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EX CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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       34    61      31    66      42    68      33    58
Temp          39   34 54 55 39   32 57 61 48   42 62 63 41   33 52 54
DewPt         18   22 22 19 24   23 23 18 23   23 24 17 21   20 13 11
Max/Min RH         61    20      72    17      47    15      58    16
RH            43   61 28 24 55   69 27 19 37   47 23 17 44   58 21 18
PWind Dir           S    SW       N     W      SW    SW      NW     N
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 B1 SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0     5      10     0

$$

TXZ008-232200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 79          33          53          22          51
Temp             50 57 71 78 69 52 44 38 34 37 48 53 47 35 30 26 23 28 44 51 48
DewPt            35 34 27 14 11 10  9 10 12 14 14 10 10 11 13 12 14 12 11 10 11
Min/Max RH                    8          43          17          68          19
RH               56 42 19  9 10 18 23 30 39 38 25 17 22 36 49 55 67 50 26 19 22
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NE  N  N  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd          6  9 26 32 24 18 17 11  9  9 12 13 13 11  9  4  4  4 10 13 16
Clouds           SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        47 45 15 12 11 10  4  1  7 11  8 25 49 23 15  3 11 13 16  7 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              5     5     5     4     3     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  8  7  6 <1  1 <1 <1  2  7 10 10  2 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  7
Vent Rate        <1 <1285219187 11 21  4  3 20103137 59 26  3  2  1  8 54 98117
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW  N NW  W  W NE NE NE  N SE SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        6  4 43 37 39 24 24  9  5 11 16 14  5 19  5  3  2  4 13 17 20
RFTI              0  0  3  7  6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EX CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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       34    60      31    66      41    68      33    57
Temp          38   34 54 54 38   32 57 61 47   42 61 63 41   33 51 53
DewPt         18   22 21 19 24   22 23 17 23   23 25 17 20   19 14 11
Max/Min RH         61    21      70    16      48    16      57    16
RH            43   61 27 25 57   67 27 18 38   46 25 17 43   57 22 18
PWind Dir           S    SW       N     W      SW    SW      NW     N
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 B1 SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    10       5     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ006-232200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 70          27          50          19          54
Temp             44 49 62 69 61 45 38 32 28 32 44 50 44 32 27 23 20 26 45 54 49
DewPt            33 32 21 10  7  7  6  7 10 11  9  5  7 10 11 11 12 11 11  7  6
Min/Max RH                    9          50          15          74          15
RH               66 51 20 10 11 20 27 34 46 41 23 15 21 39 50 59 71 52 24 15 17
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NE  N  N  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8 13 31 39 31 21 17 11  8 11 14 14 16 11  9  4  4  6 13 19 18
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        47 10  7  9 13  4  2  1  4 10  9 39 57 28 12  8 19 20 22  9 19
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              5     5     4     4     3     3     3     2     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  6  7  2 <1 <1 <1  2  9 12 12  3 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 <1209228220 57 10 <1 <1 19 99136 89 40  3  2  1 20 65104108
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W NW  N NW  W SW NE NE  E SE  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        8 14 43 43 37 32 21  8  6 10 12 12  8 18  5  3  2 11 14 18 19
RFTI              0  0  4  7  6  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EX CH EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
High Wind               W  W  W
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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       30    57      25    64      34    63      27    56
Temp          36   30 50 51 33   26 54 58 42   35 56 58 36   27 49 52
DewPt         13   14 14 16 19   20 19 13 20   22 22 14 18   16 11  8
Max/Min RH         51    19      81    15      60    16      64    15
RH            38   51 23 24 56   78 25 17 41   58 26 17 48   64 22 16
PWind Dir           S     W      NW    SW      SW    SW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    10       0     0       0     5      10     0

$$

OKZ002-232200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
440 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date             Thu 02/23/17            Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 75          30          48          20          50
Temp             46 53 67 74 66 48 41 35 31 34 44 48 43 32 27 23 21 26 43 50 46
DewPt            32 33 26 13  9  8 11 16 17 16 14 10 11 11 13 13 13 12  9  7  9
Min/Max RH                    9          59          21          74          17
RH               59 46 21 10 10 19 29 45 57 48 29 21 27 42 55 65 71 55 24 17 22
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW  N NW  N  N  N  N NW  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          5  9 26 31 27 21 19 13 12 13 13 13 14 12  8  4  4  4 11 13 14
Clouds           B1 SC FW CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        64 26  6  5  9  1  5 11 13 12 18 32 41 43 35 32 21 20 22 14 23
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              5     5     3     2     2     3     3     2     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  8  8  2 <1  2 <1  3  6  8  6  2  1 <1 <1  2  6  8  7
Vent Rate        <1 <1241279253 36  7 26  5 57 99128 66 30 17  2  2 10 66105112
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  W  W  W  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NE NE SW  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        4  5 42 37 36 26 14 19 11 21 20 18 12 18 13  3  3  5 13 16 18
RFTI              0  0  3  7  5  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EX CH EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y


Date               Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17
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       30    56      26    64      37    66      29    56
Temp          35   30 50 50 34   27 55 59 44   38 59 61 38   29 49 52
DewPt         15   17 16 18 19   19 22 17 21   23 23 17 19   17 12  7
Max/Min RH         58    21      78    17      57    16      60    15
RH            43   58 26 28 54   71 27 19 39   55 25 18 47   60 22 16
PWind Dir           S    NW      NE     S      SW     W      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 B1 SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       0    10      10     0

$$

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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