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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
406 AM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

TXZ012-052200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
406 AM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date             Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17
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                 44          25          45          22          42
Temp             27 32 40 43 38 32 31 27 26 31 43 44 36 29 26 24 22 27 38 42 33
DewPt            13 11  8  8 11 15 18 19 19 19 15 13 13 13 13 13 11 12 10  8  8
Min/Max RH                   23          78          28          65          24
RH               55 41 26 23 32 49 58 71 74 61 32 28 38 51 57 62 62 53 31 24 34
Wind Dir          N  N  N  W SW SW SW  W  W  N NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          8  5  4  4  4  4  6  6  5  9 13 13  8  4  6  9  8 11 16 17  9
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        79 80 69 59 68 62 44 39 25 17  8 17 28 20 30 34 35 24 16 35 38
PoP 12HR                      5           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt           2  1  2  3 <1  1  1  1  2  1  5  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  7 <1
Vent Rate        17  5 10  5  3  8 12 12 11 10100104  4 <1 <1  5 <1 11150168 <1
T Wind Dir        N NW  N  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NE  N  N  N NW  N NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd       12  5  5  2  5  9 13 13  8 11 23 18  8  5  8 10  9 12 28 27  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               Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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       26    55      31    61      34    63      33    57
Temp          27   26 49 45 35   31 56 50 38   34 58 53 40   33 52 47
DewPt         12   16 19 19 19   18 17 17 17   17 19 19 20   19 20 20
Max/Min RH         65    24      58    18      49    18      56    23
RH            53   65 30 35 52   58 21 27 42   49 22 26 44   56 28 34
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-052200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
406 AM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date             Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17
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                 41          23          43          19          43
Temp             28 31 37 40 34 29 28 26 23 29 41 43 33 24 22 22 19 24 38 43 32
DewPt            14 14 11 13 17 20 21 22 21 22 17 15 15 14 15 15 14 14 11 10 11
Min/Max RH                   31          96          32          82          25
RH               56 49 34 33 48 69 75 85 92 75 37 32 46 67 76 76 82 67 32 25 42
Wind Dir          N  N  N  S  S SW SW  W  W  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW
Wind Spd          6  4  2  3  4  5  5  5  4  6 12 12  6  4  4  6  5  6 11 13  6
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        78 83 84 68 80 76 60 50 36 36 19 28 29 28 28 38 36 33 22 25 36
PoP 12HR                     10          10           5           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  1  2  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  7 <1
Vent Rate        14  9  2 10 16 18 20 20  5 15 96 99 <1 <1 <1  7  4  4169140 <1
T Wind Dir       NE  N NE  S SW SW SW SW  W  N NE NE NE  N NW  N  N  N  N NW NW
T Wind Spd       10  6  1  4  9 13 14 14  5 11 27 20  6  5  5 14  8  8 29 23  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               Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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       23    56      29    61      31    63      32    58
Temp          26   23 49 44 32   29 55 47 35   31 58 51 37   32 52 47
DewPt         13   14 17 18 17   17 17 17 18   18 20 22 20   19 20 20
Max/Min RH         70    22      60    18      57    20      58    23
RH            58   68 28 36 55   60 22 31 50   57 23 32 51   58 28 33
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W       W     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-052200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
406 AM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date             Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17
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                 47          27          47          25          44
Temp             29 33 41 46 41 35 32 29 27 33 44 46 38 31 29 26 25 29 40 44 37
DewPt            11  8  6  8 10 12 15 17 16 16 14 12 13 13 13 12 11 12  9  9  9
Min/Max RH                   20          65          25          58          23
RH               46 35 23 21 27 38 48 60 63 49 29 25 34 46 51 55 56 47 27 23 31
Wind Dir          N NW NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  N NE  N  N NW  N NW NW NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5 13 12  6  5  6  6  6 10 16 17  9
Clouds           B2 B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        84 75 46 34 43 38 13 11  7  4  8 18 23 29 37 25 32 22 17 42 44
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              2     4     4     4     3     2     2     4     4     2
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8 <1
Vent Rate        15 12  6  8  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1100135  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  5150180 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd       11  6  2  2  5  5  5  5  4  9 23 20  8  5  9  9  9 10 26 27  8
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               Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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       29    55      33    61      35    63      34    58
Temp          31   29 50 47 37   33 56 51 40   35 58 54 41   34 52 51
DewPt         13   17 19 18 19   19 17 17 18   18 19 19 20   20 20 20
Max/Min RH         60    23      56    18      49    18      56    23
RH            46   60 28 31 48   56 21 26 41   49 22 25 43   56 28 29
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-052200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
406 AM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date             Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17
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                 46          26          46          23          44
Temp             28 31 39 45 41 36 33 29 28 32 43 45 38 30 27 24 23 27 39 44 37
DewPt            12 10  7  9 10 13 16 18 17 16 14 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 10  9  9
Min/Max RH                   22          67          26          62          23
RH               51 42 27 23 28 38 49 63 64 53 31 27 36 49 55 60 61 53 29 23 31
Wind Dir          N NW NW  W SW SW SW SW  W  N NE  N  N NW  N NW NW NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          5  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  4  5 13 12  6  5  6  6  6 10 16 17  9
Clouds           B2 B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        83 76 50 37 46 41 20 13  8  6  9 20 23 27 36 26 32 20 18 43 44
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              2     4     4     4     3     2     2     3     3     2
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8 <1
Vent Rate        14 10  6  6  3 <1  3 <1 <1  4100128  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  5150180  4
T Wind Dir       NE NW NW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N NE  N  N NW  N NW NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd       10  5  3  2  5  4  6  5  4  9 23 19  8  5  9  9  8 10 26 27  8
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               Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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       28    55      33    61      35    63      33    57
Temp          30   28 48 48 37   33 55 51 39   35 57 54 41   34 51 51
DewPt         13   17 19 18 19   19 18 17 17   18 19 20 20   20 20 21
Max/Min RH         63    24      57    19      50    18      58    23
RH            50   63 31 30 49   57 23 25 41   50 23 26 42   57 29 30
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-052200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
406 AM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date             Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17
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                 45          22          43          20          43
Temp             25 31 40 44 35 27 25 23 23 28 40 42 33 25 24 22 20 25 38 42 32
DewPt            10  9  6  8 10 12 13 14 13 14 13 13 14 13 14 11 12 11  9  7  9
Min/Max RH                   21          70          29          71          23
RH               51 40 25 22 35 53 60 68 68 55 33 30 46 60 67 65 71 57 29 23 38
Wind Dir          N NW SW SW  S SW  W  W  N  N NE  N NE NW  N  N NW NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          4  4  4  6  5  5  4  4  5 10 13 13  6  5  5  8  6 10 14 17  9
Clouds           B2 B1 SC FW SC FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        81 58 27 18 27 15  4  1  1  5 15 18 28 29 33 25 21 17 17 49 49
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     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt           1  2  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8 <1
Vent Rate         7  3 12 21 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9105126  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5187180  4
T Wind Dir        N NE SW SW  S SW  W  W NW  N NE  N  N NW  N  N NW NW  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        8  2  4  6  6  6  5  5  5 20 24 20  6  5  9  8  5  9 29 26  9
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               Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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       23    56      28    61      29    62      28    56
Temp          24   23 49 44 32   28 55 47 33   29 56 49 34   28 51 46
DewPt         14   15 19 18 17   16 17 16 15   15 19 19 17   17 18 20
Max/Min RH         71    23      60    18      55    19      63    23
RH            64   70 29 34 53   60 22 28 46   55 23 30 50   63 28 35
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW    NW       W    SW       N    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-052200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
406 AM CST Tue Dec 5 2017

Date             Tue 12/05/17            Wed 12/06/17            Thu 12/07/17
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                 48          23          46          22          43
Temp             26 29 43 48 37 30 27 25 25 30 42 46 34 28 25 23 22 26 38 43 32
DewPt            10 10  8  8 10 10 12 12 13 15 14 12 12 11 11 12 11 12 10  9 11
Min/Max RH                   19          67          25          65          24
RH               49 43 23 19 31 42 53 57 61 52 31 25 39 48 55 62 62 55 31 24 42
Wind Dir         NW  W  W SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          4  4  4  6  5  5  5  5  5  9 13 13  8  8  8  8  8 12 19 19 10
Clouds           B2 B1 FW CL FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        85 51 13  4  6  3  1  1  3 11 16 26 24 29 33 27 31 21 26 47 53
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     4     3     2     2     2     3     3     2
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8 <1
Vent Rate        11  9 14 32 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6115 90 <1 <1 <1  5 <1  5163188  5
T Wind Dir        N  N  W  W SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        8  6  4  8  4  6  6  5  8 11 26 20  6  9 10 10  8 10 28 28 11
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               Fri 12/08/17  Sat 12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17
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       27    54      30    61      31    61      30    56
Temp          27   27 48 43 32   30 54 47 36   32 54 48 36   30 50 46
DewPt         17   19 18 18 18   18 17 17 15   15 18 19 18   18 19 20
Max/Min RH         71    24      60    18      51    19      60    23
RH            64   71 31 37 56   60 23 29 42   50 24 31 48   60 29 35
PWind Dir          NW    NW      NW    NW       W     W      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW 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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