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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
323 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

TXZ012-201000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
323 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 42          57          21          35          22
Temp             69 60 56 51 45 47 54 57 53 41 33 27 22 22 31 35 34 27 25 23 22
DewPt            35 36 37 36 34 27 24 20 20 20 14 12  8  7  9 15 15 17 18 22 18
Max/Min RH                   67          23          56          39          96
RH               28 41 49 56 65 45 31 23 27 42 45 53 54 52 39 43 45 65 74 96 84
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd         16 14 16 12 11 13 12 12  9  6 10 11 13 13 10 10  8  5  5  4  5
Clouds           SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B2
Clouds(%)        39 29 17  7  9 12 12 13 20 35 29 33 50 67 72 71 55 40 43 44 73
PoP 12HR                     10           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain                                                                          S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     5     5     3     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt           8 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  7  8 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1  1  1
Vent Rate       255 11 11  6 <1 50 72 77 98  6 20 17 23 20 20 17  7  5  1  3  4
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E
T Wind Spd       39 25 25 13 12 23 13 12 14 12 14 12 17 14 11 12  8  5  1  3  4
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
Red Flag          W


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     47      29    60      31    58      28    62      31    59
Temp          38 44 32   29 52 54 37   31 54 52 36   28 55 57 41   31 54 53
DewPt         23 26 27   27 28 21 29   24 24 19 21   17 13 12 16   16 14 15
Min/Max RH       43      92    25      75    24      66    14      53    17
RH            54 49 81   92 39 27 72   75 31 27 54   63 18 16 36   53 20 22
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR         20       5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0
Rain           S  S

$$

TXZ016-201000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
323 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 38          56          23          39          23
Temp             66 56 51 46 42 43 52 56 53 41 36 30 25 24 33 38 38 28 25 24 23
DewPt            35 36 36 34 31 28 23 21 19 19 18 16 12 10 11 16 16 17 18 21 18
Max/Min RH                   70          25          60          37          90
RH               32 48 57 64 66 54 33 25 26 41 48 57 59 54 39 40 40 63 74 90 81
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW NW NW NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd         25 16 13 10 11 13 13 13 11  4  6  9 12 13 10  8  8  6  8  4  6
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        29 22 11  9 10 13 11 15 16 25 24 35 43 56 60 64 45 28 38 45 67
PoP 12HR                     10           0          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     4     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           7  1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  7  7 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2  2  1  1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       221 24 11  6  6 50 75 98111  2 <1 <1 20 20 20 14  7  5  2  2  2
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW  E  E  E NE NE NE SE  E  E  E
T Wind Spd       39 27 25 13 13 23 17 17 19  3  3  6 14 14 11 10  8  5  4  3  3
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     53      29    62      30    57      27    62      30    61
Temp          42 50 32   29 54 57 39   30 52 52 33   27 54 57 38   30 55 57
DewPt         25 27 28   27 24 17 20   20 21 15 15   11 11 11 13   15 14 13
Min/Max RH       36      94    19      66    21      53    13      53    15
RH            50 41 85   92 31 21 47   66 29 23 47   50 18 16 36   53 19 17
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      SW     W       W    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR         10       5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-201000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
323 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 45          54          21          35          23
Temp             71 61 58 52 47 47 52 53 51 37 30 26 21 22 30 35 34 28 25 24 23
DewPt            38 37 37 36 35 22 22 17 19 15 13  9  6  6  7 12 15 16 16 21 16
Max/Min RH                   62          24          52          36          89
RH               30 40 46 54 62 37 30 24 28 39 48 49 52 48 37 38 45 61 68 89 75
Wind Dir         SW  S SW SW SW  W NW  W  E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E  E
Wind Spd         13 12 13 11 10 11 11 10 10 12 11 11 13 13 11  9  8  5  4  4  4
Clouds           SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B2
Clouds(%)        50 26 17  7 11 14 13 11 21 34 34 34 44 64 71 72 59 44 43 41 72
PoP 12HR                     20           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain              S                                                           C
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     5     5     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt           9 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7  8  9  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1
Vent Rate       272 10  9  7  5 22 49 83 77 36 31 23 30 28 22 25 14 12  3  3  6
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E
T Wind Spd       36 20 19 14 11 14  8 12 10 20 16 12 17 16 12 11 10  9  2  2  5
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           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     47      31    60      33    59      30    63      34    60
Temp          37 45 32   31 52 56 39   33 54 55 37   30 55 59 41   34 53 56
DewPt         22 25 26   27 29 23 30   26 23 22 23   19 15 13 16   16 17 15
Min/Max RH       42      84    26      75    24      66    14      47    17
RH            55 45 78   84 41 28 70   74 31 27 57   63 20 16 35   47 24 19
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR         30       5     5      10    10       5     0       0     0
Rain           C  C

$$

TXZ008-201000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
323 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 44          53          20          35          23
Temp             71 62 58 53 47 46 51 53 51 38 31 25 21 21 27 34 34 28 25 23 23
DewPt            38 36 37 36 35 22 21 17 19 15 13 10  7  7  7 13 15 17 16 20 17
Max/Min RH                   61          24          57          40          89
RH               30 38 45 53 61 38 31 24 28 38 47 52 53 56 43 41 46 63 67 89 78
Wind Dir         SW  S SW SW SW  W  W  W SE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd         17 13 16 13 11 12 11 11  8 11 10 11 13 13 11  9  8  5  4  4  4
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B2
Clouds(%)        46 25 15  6 10 13 13 11 21 34 34 33 44 63 70 71 57 43 43 42 72
PoP 12HR                     20           0          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain              S                                                           C
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     5     5     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt           8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7  8  8  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  1
Vent Rate       261 11 12  7  6 26 61 90 88 36 28 22 32 28 23 23 12 11  3  3  4
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  E  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E NE  E
T Wind Spd       36 25 26 14 12 19 10 13 12 20 16 12 18 16 11 10  9  8  2  2  4
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           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     47      31    59      33    58      30    63      33    59
Temp          35 46 33   31 51 56 40   33 53 55 38   30 54 60 42   33 52 56
DewPt         23 25 27   28 29 23 30   25 23 21 22   18 15 13 15   15 16 15
Min/Max RH       42      86    27      72    24      63    14      48    17
RH            63 44 79   86 43 28 69   71 31 26 53   61 21 16 34   48 25 20
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW CL FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR         30       5     5      10    10       5     0       0     0
Rain           C  C

$$

TXZ006-201000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
323 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 36          52          18          36          21
Temp             64 54 50 45 40 41 49 51 48 36 27 22 18 20 30 36 34 26 23 21 21
DewPt            37 34 34 33 31 14 13 13 13 12 13  9  6  7  7 11 10 15 13 16 15
Max/Min RH                   70          21          61          34          81
RH               37 46 55 62 70 33 23 21 24 37 55 57 59 56 36 35 36 63 65 80 77
Wind Dir         SW  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S SE
Wind Spd         20 13 14 13  9 12 12 13 11  8 11 11 12 12  9  8  8  6  6  4  6
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        36 11  7  8 13 12 14  9 18 33 32 28 29 40 52 59 39 35 45 43 66
PoP 12HR                     20           0          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain              S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt           7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7  7  7  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1 <1
Vent Rate       238 11 13 12  5 32117126126 27 24 17 21 20 16  9 12  3  4  4  2
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW NW  W SW SW  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  S  S
T Wind Spd       39 24 28 26 11 17 20 20 20 19 14 12 16 14  9  6  9  3  4  3  3
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           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     51      26    58      27    55      24    60      26    57
Temp          40 49 30   26 52 54 34   27 50 50 30   24 53 56 34   26 51 53
DewPt         22 23 24   23 21 17 19   19 22 17 16   14 13 11 13   13 14 14
Min/Max RH       33      87    21      71    24      67    14      57    18
RH            47 36 78   87 29 23 54   71 33 26 55   67 20 16 41   57 23 21
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       S    NW       W    SW      SW    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR         10       5     5       5    10       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-201000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
323 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 35          45          17          35          20
Temp             47 43 43 41 38 39 45 45 40 29 25 20 17 18 28 35 33 24 22 20 20
DewPt            32 34 34 33 32 15 13 13 13 10  8  6  4  4  5  9  9 15 12 15 14
Max/Min RH                   80          27          57          33          81
RH               56 69 71 74 78 37 27 27 33 45 49 54 55 55 37 34 36 70 65 80 77
Wind Dir          E SE  S SW  W NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd         12 12 10 10  9  6  9 10 12 10 11 10 11 11  9  9  8  6  5  4  5
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        49 23 13 17 25 30 17 12 16 30 42 35 33 47 56 65 54 40 49 41 69
PoP 12HR                     20           5          10          10           5
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain              S                                                           S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt           1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  5  3  3  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  1
Vent Rate        14 <1 <1  7 <1 10 48 25 42 43 28 24 18 26 25 18 18 11  6  5  5
T Wind Dir       SE SE  S SW SW  N  W  E  E  E  E NE NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S SE
T Wind Spd       16 11 11 14  6 11  9  5 16 19 16 13 13 14 11  8 10  8  4  3  5
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           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     47      28    55      28    54      27    61      28    58
Temp          36 44 31   28 48 49 34   28 47 49 33   27 53 56 37   28 51 53
DewPt         21 23 24   24 25 23 28   25 26 21 21   18 19 14 13   15 16 15
Min/Max RH       38      85    30      91    30      71    17      57    18
RH            53 44 75   85 40 35 79   87 44 32 60   68 26 19 37   57 24 22
PWind Dir         S       S    SE      SE     N       W    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR         20       5     5      10    20       5     0       0     0
Rain           S  S                        S  S

$$

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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