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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
315 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

TXZ012-161000-
AMARILLO-POTTER TX
35.23N 101.70W ELEV. 3585 FT
315 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 40          72          38          58          36
TEMP          64 62 51 46 42 40 53 66 72 68 53 46 41 38 46 54 58 56 46 41 38 36
DEWPT         12  9 11 13 14 15 16 16 19 22 29 32 32 33 34 36 35 34 33 32 34 36
MAX/MIN RH                   36          13          82          42         100
RH            13 12 20 26 32 36 23 14 13 17 39 58 70 82 63 50 42 43 60 70 85100
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  E  E  E NE  N  N NE NE NE  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD      21 23 18 20 21 17 13 10 12 13 14 14 13 19 18 16 13 12  9  5  5  5
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     17 27 30 32 43 54 46 37 45 52 57 62 61 60 59 57 48 39 45 50 30  9
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES 6HR              5     6     6     6     6     5     3     2     2     2
MIX HGT        8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 10 18 16  2 <1 <1  3  4  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    135165 <1  7  7  7 30110234264 30  4  8 75 98105 85 55  4  7  4  4
T WIND DIR    SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S SE SE  N  N NE NE NE  E  E SE  S  S
T WIND SPD    20 25 14 16 16 14 23 12 14 19 23  9 18 34 32 24 14 11  8 16  9  8
RFTI           2  4  0  1  1  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL CL NO EL EL NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       68      49      72      48      74      47      78      48      81
TEMP          62 66 54 49 68 69 54 48 69 71 54 47 72 75 55 48 75 77
DEWPT         37 44 48 49 41 38 46 44 43 39 47 47 49 43 47 48 51 51
MIN/MAX RH         36     100      30      86      29     100      31     100      35
RH            39 45 80100 37 32 74 86 39 31 77100 44 32 74100 43 40
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SW       N       E       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC CL FW SC
POP 12HR            5      20      30      30      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS SC SC SC SC
TSTMS               IS IS SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ016-161000-
BOOTLEG RAWS-DEAF SMITH TX
34.82N 102.78W ELEV. 4103 FT
315 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 38          75          38          62          36
TEMP          64 61 49 44 41 38 53 68 75 71 54 47 42 38 48 57 62 59 47 42 39 36
DEWPT         12 12 13 13 14 14 14 13 18 22 26 27 30 33 34 35 34 33 34 34 36 36
MAX/MIN RH                   37          11          82          36         100
RH            13 14 23 28 33 37 21 12 12 16 34 45 62 82 59 43 36 38 60 73 91100
WIND DIR      SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  E NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD      21 21 14 16 13 12 11 10 10 10 13 16 20 21 19 16 13 10  8  6  6  6
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     16 26 29 32 43 54 45 35 45 54 58 62 58 53 50 46 42 37 44 51 29  6
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES 6HR              5     6     6     6     6     3     3     4     4     3
MIX HGT        8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 16 19 19  2  2  2  3  4  6  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    135130  7  8  7  6 24217266306 33 23 42 65 95 99 66 42 <1  5 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW  N  N  N  N NE  N NE  E SE SE  S  S
T WIND SPD    20 23 14 18 14 12 18 16 16 19 25 17 32 29 31 20 12  8  8 10  8  8
RFTI           2  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       69      48      73      45      73      45      78      46      81
TEMP          63 67 53 48 68 70 52 45 68 70 52 45 72 74 54 46 74 77
DEWPT         38 45 48 48 39 35 38 43 40 38 40 45 42 37 44 46 48 50
MIN/MAX RH         36     100      26      93      29     100      24     100      33
RH            39 45 83100 34 27 58 93 36 31 63100 34 26 69100 40 39
PWIND DIR           S       S      SW      SW       N      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW SC B2 B2 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC CL FW SC
POP 12HR            5      20      30      20      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ008-161000-
BORGER-HUTCHINSON TX
35.71N 101.40W ELEV. 2762 FT
315 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 45          73          40          58          38
TEMP          66 64 54 50 47 45 57 68 73 69 54 48 43 40 47 55 58 56 47 43 40 38
DEWPT         14 11 13 14 15 16 18 19 23 26 31 34 34 33 34 35 35 34 34 33 36 38
MAX/MIN RH                   31          14          78          41         100
RH            13 12 19 23 27 31 21 15 15 20 42 59 71 78 62 48 42 44 61 67 85100
WIND DIR      SW  S  S  S  S SW SE  E  E  E  E NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD      18 16 16 20 18 13 10  5 10 13 13 13 16 13 13 13 12 11  8  4  5  6
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     20 33 33 32 42 52 45 38 47 55 61 66 67 67 67 66 55 43 47 51 32 12
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          30           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES 6HR              5     6     6     5     4     3     2     2     3     3
MIX HGT        9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 16 16  2  2  2  3  4  7  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    162168  7  8  8  7 29 48174186 30 31 44 76104122 84 50  4  4 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S SE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S
T WIND SPD    21 24 14 17 17 14 21  6 11 13 18 14 25 34 29 21 13 10  8  8  5  4
RFTI           1  2  0  1  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL EL NO EL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       73      51      72      52      76      51      78      52      80
TEMP          67 71 56 51 68 70 57 52 71 73 57 51 73 75 58 52 75 77
DEWPT         39 44 49 51 43 41 48 46 46 42 48 51 49 46 47 51 53 51
MIN/MAX RH         32     100      34      80      31      99      33      95      37
RH            37 38 76100 40 35 72 80 41 33 72 99 42 35 66 95 46 40
PWIND DIR           S       S       S      SW       N       E       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC CL FW SC
POP 12HR            5      10      30      30      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-161000-
CEDAR RAWS-HUTCHINSON TX
35.68N 101.57W ELEV. 3103 FT
315 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 45          72          39          58          38
TEMP          65 64 54 50 47 45 56 67 72 68 53 47 42 39 47 54 58 56 47 43 40 38
DEWPT         13 10 12 14 15 16 18 18 22 25 31 34 34 33 34 35 35 34 34 33 35 37
MAX/MIN RH                   31          14          79          41          97
RH            13 12 18 23 27 31 21 15 15 20 43 60 73 79 62 49 41 43 60 67 83 97
WIND DIR      SW  S  S  S  S SW SE  E  E  E NE NE  N  N  N  N NE NE  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD      19 16 16 20 18 13  9  4  9 13 13 14 17 13 13 13 13 11  8  4  5  6
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     20 33 33 32 42 52 45 38 47 55 61 66 66 66 65 64 53 42 47 52 31 11
POP 12HR                      0           0          10          30           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                                           SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES 6HR              5     6     6     5     4     3     2     2     3     3
MIX HGT        8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 17 16  3  2  2  3  4  6  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    152168  7  7  7  6 29 63165187 45 32 47 78108114 84 44  4  4 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S SE NE  N  N NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S
T WIND SPD    21 24 14 16 16 13 21  8 11 12 20 16 26 35 31 21 13  9  8  9  5  4
RFTI           1  2  0  1  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL EL NO EL NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       72      51      72      52      75      50      78      52      80
TEMP          66 70 56 51 68 70 57 52 71 72 56 50 73 75 58 52 75 77
DEWPT         38 44 48 51 41 37 46 46 45 41 47 50 49 45 47 51 52 50
MIN/MAX RH         32     100      29      82      31     100      32      98      36
RH            36 39 74100 37 30 67 82 40 33 71100 43 34 68 98 46 39
PWIND DIR           S       S      SW      SW       N       E       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC CL FW SC
POP 12HR            5      10      30      30      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ006-161000-
DALHART-HARTLEY TX
36.03N 102.55W ELEV. 3913 FT
315 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 35          67          36          57          34
TEMP          65 62 48 42 38 35 48 61 67 64 50 44 39 36 45 53 57 54 44 40 36 34
DEWPT         18 15 17 18 19 19 20 19 24 28 31 32 32 32 33 34 33 32 32 32 35 34
MAX/MIN RH                   53          19          85          40         100
RH            16 16 28 38 46 53 33 19 19 25 48 62 76 85 63 48 40 43 62 73 96100
WIND DIR      SW  S  S  S SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE NE  E SE SE  S  S
WIND SPD      21 19 13 13 12 10 13 16 17 18 18 18 23 21 19 16 13 10  8  6  6  8
CLOUDS        FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 SC CL
CLOUDS(%)     25 38 35 32 41 49 45 41 52 62 68 73 73 72 65 58 50 42 49 56 31  5
POP 12HR                      0           5          30          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.02           0
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES 6HR              5     6     6     4     3     3     2     2     2     3
MIX HGT        6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 13  8  4  4  3  3  2  4  7  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    114120 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 78 77 85102 78 65 50 78 84 49 36  4  5  5  4
T WIND DIR    SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  E NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE  E SE SE  S SW
T WIND SPD    20 23 10 12 12 10 17  5 11 25 33 35 29 28 21 13  8  6  8 11 10  8
RFTI           1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       73      46      71      44      72      43      77      45      78
TEMP          66 70 53 46 66 68 51 44 67 69 50 43 70 73 53 45 72 74
DEWPT         39 41 48 46 35 29 45 43 41 39 41 43 45 35 45 45 50 47
MIN/MAX RH         30     100      22      95      31     100      25     100      35
RH            37 35 84100 31 23 80 95 39 33 71100 41 26 75100 45 39
PWIND DIR          SW       S      SW      NW      NE      SE       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW B1 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC FW FW SC SC FW FW CL FW B1
POP 12HR            5      20      30      20      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS          IS IS SC SC IS IS
TSTMS               IS IS SC SC IS IS

$$

OKZ002-161000-
GUYMON-TEXAS OK
36.69N 101.51W ELEV. 3100 FT
315 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

DATE           04/15/14      WED 04/16/14            THU 04/17/14            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 38          68          37          55          34
TEMP          66 64 51 45 41 38 50 62 68 65 51 45 40 37 44 52 55 53 43 39 36 34
DEWPT         20 18 20 22 22 21 23 24 27 29 33 34 34 34 34 35 35 34 33 32 35 34
MAX/MIN RH                   49          21          88          45         100
RH            17 17 29 39 45 49 34 23 21 26 50 65 79 88 68 52 47 48 66 75 95100
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW NW  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE  E SE  S  S  S
WIND SPD      19 17 13 18 14 12 13 16 16 16 17 17 14 17 13 10 10  9  8  5  8  9
CLOUDS        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B1 SC FW
CLOUDS(%)     26 39 34 30 40 50 48 45 55 64 70 75 78 81 78 74 59 44 50 55 32  9
POP 12HR                      0           0          30          30           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.08           0
RAIN SHWRS                               SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES 6HR              6     6     5     5     3     2     2     2     3     3
MIX HGT        7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  6  5  3  3  3  3  5  6  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    139134 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 68 96 94 81 67 70 68 85 78 59 39  3  5 <1 <1
T WIND DIR    SW SW  S  S SW SW  W NE  E NE NE NE  N  N NE NE NE  E SE SE  S  S
T WIND SPD    21 24  9 14 13 11 10 17 18 23 31 29 32 31 20 14 10  8  6 10  8  6
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           04/18 SAT 04/19/14 SUN 04/20/14 MON 04/21/14 TUE 04/22/14
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       72      48      73      47      73      44      78      47      78
TEMP          65 69 54 48 68 70 53 47 68 70 51 44 71 74 54 47 72 75
DEWPT         40 42 48 48 42 34 45 47 46 41 45 44 50 45 48 47 54 53
MIN/MAX RH         33     100      26     100      34     100      33     100      42
RH            40 37 80100 39 27 75100 46 35 80100 47 35 80100 53 46
PWIND DIR           S       S      SW       W       N       E       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC B2 B1 SC B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC
POP 12HR            5      10      30      30      10      10      10      10      10
RAIN SHWRS                SC SC SC SC
TSTMS                     SC SC SC SC

$$

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)...........20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. 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
       SNOWSHWRS......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 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
AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS




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