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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
401 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

TXZ012-202200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
401 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
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          72          38          69
Temp             56 61 70 77 70 64 61 58 57 63 71 70 59 51 46 41 39 50 63 69 62
DewPt            53 55 56 55 55 55 56 54 51 46 40 37 35 33 30 29 28 27 25 27 29
Min/Max RH                   47          87          29          70          20
RH               90 81 61 47 59 73 84 86 80 54 32 30 40 50 53 62 64 41 23 21 28
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NW NW  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd         16 19 21 21 19 19 20 19 13 14 17 18 19 13  8  6  4  5  8  6  6
Clouds           B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        79 58 38 33 29 26 22 26 30 32 35 30 26 17  9  9  9  6  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt           1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  8  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate        20 15 53 69  6  9 12 11 10 17132104 91 10 <1 <1 <1  2 20 36 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NW  W  W SW  W  S
T Wind Spd       23 17 24 26 13 19 26 24 23 19 25 14 29 23  9  5  5  4  5  9  5
RFTI              0  0  1  2  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
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       44      77      42      65      41      74      50      74
Temp          50 45 73 67 49 42 61 58 46 42 68 67 56 50 71 63
DewPt         31 32 35 36 38 34 29 31 31 32 36 36 37 36 35 35
Max/Min RH         62      22      73      27      70      25      58      24
RH            48 60 25 32 66 73 29 36 55 67 31 32 49 58 27 35
PWind Dir          SW       N      NE       N       W      SW      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ016-202200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
401 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
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          54          71          35          69
Temp             53 59 71 77 72 64 62 60 57 62 69 71 59 47 42 38 36 49 63 69 62
DewPt            53 54 55 53 51 50 50 48 47 42 38 36 34 32 29 28 27 26 25 27 29
Min/Max RH                   43          72          28          72          21
RH              100 83 57 43 48 60 65 64 71 48 32 28 39 57 60 67 69 41 24 21 28
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13 16 18 18 14 14 13 11 10 13 17 16 19 13  8  4  4  5  9  8  8
Clouds           B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        74 53 32 27 22 19 15 20 24 28 33 30 26 17  8  8  8  5  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt           1  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  4 <1
Vent Rate        18 15 48 53  5 <1 <1  9  7  9116 98 55  4 <1 <1 <1  3 28 35 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W NW NE NE  N NW  W SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       20 17 21 24 11 13 16 19 14 19 24 14 25  9  6  5  5  3  9 11  6
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 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
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      76      41      63      38      73      50      74
Temp          47 43 72 67 48 41 60 58 42 39 67 67 54 50 71 65
DewPt         31 32 34 35 37 35 31 33 33 32 36 35 35 34 32 34
Max/Min RH         67      22      79      30      79      25      54      22
RH            54 66 25 30 67 79 33 40 70 78 32 30 49 54 24 32
PWind Dir          SW       N      NE      NE       W      SW      SW      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
401 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
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          60          73          41          71
Temp             59 64 73 79 74 68 65 63 61 66 73 71 63 54 48 44 41 52 66 71 65
DewPt            53 55 56 56 56 56 57 54 52 45 39 36 33 31 30 29 28 26 25 26 28
Min/Max RH                   45          75          27          60          18
RH               80 73 55 46 52 67 74 72 70 47 29 28 32 41 49 56 60 36 21 18 25
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd         14 17 19 20 17 16 20 17 12 13 13 18 16 11  6  4  4  5  6  5  4
Clouds           B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        74 58 42 36 31 28 25 29 32 36 40 32 24 16  9  9  9  6  3  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1  7  7  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        10 15 75104  8 12 12 10 17 17126120 88  4 <1 <1 <1  2 29 41  2
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       23 17 28 29 17 27 26 23 19 18 20 18 28  9  5  5  5  3  6 10  4
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
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      78      45      67      43      77      53      75
Temp          52 47 74 70 53 45 62 62 49 43 70 71 58 53 71 66
DewPt         31 32 34 36 37 32 28 30 30 32 36 37 38 36 34 34
Max/Min RH         56      21      63      24      64      23      53      22
RH            44 56 23 29 54 61 26 30 48 64 29 29 47 53 26 30
PWind Dir          SW       N      NE       N       W      SW      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
401 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
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          60          72          39          71
Temp             58 62 72 79 74 67 65 62 60 65 72 71 62 52 47 43 39 50 64 71 66
DewPt            53 55 56 55 55 56 56 53 51 45 38 36 33 31 30 29 28 26 25 26 28
Min/Max RH                   44          75          28          64          18
RH               83 76 57 44 51 67 74 73 72 49 29 28 33 44 51 59 64 40 22 18 25
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd         16 17 20 21 17 17 20 17 12 13 14 18 16 10  6  4  4  5  8  6  5
Clouds           B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        75 57 39 34 29 27 24 28 31 35 39 31 23 16  9  9  9  6  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1  7  7  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        10 15 88100  7 12 12 10 18 17126105 88  4 <1 <1 <1  2 27 41  2
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       23 17 28 28 14 27 26 23 20 19 20 17 28  9  5  5  5  3  6 10  4
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
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       45      78      43      66      41      76      51      74
Temp          51 45 73 70 52 43 61 62 48 41 69 71 57 51 70 66
DewPt         31 32 34 36 37 32 28 30 30 32 36 37 37 35 34 34
Max/Min RH         60      21      66      25      70      23      56      23
RH            46 60 25 30 56 64 28 31 50 70 31 29 47 54 26 31
PWind Dir          SW       N      NE       N       W      SW      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ006-202200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
401 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
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                 80          51          66          34          70
Temp             56 63 73 79 73 64 60 57 53 60 66 65 57 45 41 38 34 49 63 70 62
DewPt            52 52 53 51 49 50 50 48 46 40 34 31 29 27 26 25 24 24 24 26 29
Min/Max RH                   36          77          28          67          19
RH               87 67 49 38 43 59 70 71 76 47 30 28 34 49 56 59 66 37 22 19 28
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd         17 20 24 24 18 14 14 13 12 13 19 21 14 10  6  4  5  9 12 10  8
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        62 43 24 22 20 18 16 21 27 33 39 30 22 15  8  8  8  5  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     4     4     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt           1  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  7  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1
Vent Rate        20 35 63 91  7  7  7  6 <1  8105117 39 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 42 39 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       23 26 27 29 16 14 14 12 12 18 16 20 18  5  6  5  6  3 13 12  5
RFTI              0  1  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
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      77      40      63      38      76      45      73
Temp          46 42 73 68 48 40 60 58 43 39 69 69 51 45 70 62
DewPt         30 30 31 35 36 31 27 31 31 31 35 34 35 32 31 32
Max/Min RH         65      19      73      27      76      22      60      22
RH            53 63 21 29 63 70 28 36 62 74 28 27 54 59 23 33
PWind Dir          SW       N      NE       N       W      SW      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

OKZ002-202200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
401 AM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Date             Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17            Sun 10/22/17
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                 82          56          67          35          71
Temp             57 64 76 82 75 66 63 60 58 62 67 66 58 47 43 38 35 50 65 71 64
DewPt            52 54 55 54 53 53 54 51 48 41 34 31 28 28 27 26 25 25 25 27 29
Min/Max RH                   38          72          27          67          19
RH               83 70 49 38 47 63 71 71 69 45 29 27 32 48 54 61 66 38 22 19 27
Wind Dir          S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd         17 21 25 26 20 18 18 14 13 16 20 21 13 10  5  4  5  9 12 10  6
Clouds           B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        59 47 35 31 27 26 24 29 33 39 45 32 18 13  8  8  8  5  2  2  2
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           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     3     3     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  6  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        10 30 95120  8 11 12 10  9 16 99168 43 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 45 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       23 23 31 34 17 25 26 23 19 17 25 32 19  5  6  5  6  3 11 11  5
RFTI              0  1  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17 Thu 10/26/17
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      76      41      64      39      77      47      72
Temp          48 44 72 66 48 41 59 56 43 39 69 69 53 47 69 62
DewPt         31 32 35 37 36 29 27 29 29 30 36 37 37 34 33 33
Max/Min RH         65      23      65      25      71      23      60      24
RH            52 62 26 34 64 62 29 35 58 69 30 31 54 59 26 34
PWind Dir          SW       N       N       N       W      SW      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       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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