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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
342 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

TXZ012-082200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
342 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Date             Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17            Sun 12/10/17
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                 52          29          58          28          65
Temp             22 29 49 51 43 35 34 31 30 36 53 58 48 38 34 31 28 34 58 64 51
DewPt            17 22 19 17 17 18 17 16 14 14 13 12 13 13 14 12 12 12 13 11 14
Min/Max RH                   26          56          16          50          12
RH               81 75 30 26 35 49 49 53 51 40 20 16 24 35 43 45 50 39 17 12 22
Wind Dir         NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         11 13 23 21 12  9 10 10 10 10 13 12  8  4  8  9  8  8  9  9  5
Clouds           B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        59 47 32 23 19 16 12  9  5  1  1  1  1  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  4
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     2     2     2     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate         6  7192180 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 38 49 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 27 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW  N  N  N NW  W NW NW NW  N  N  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  W
T Wind Spd       12 14 36 34 11  8 11 11 10  9 17 16  4  6  6  6  8  5 12 10  4
RFTI              0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17
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       31    61      30    59      34    62      31    53
Temp          37   31 56 48 36   30 53 49 38   34 58 50 37   31 49 44
DewPt         13   13 12 15 16   15 16 17 17   17 18 20 21   22 22 22
Max/Min RH         49    15      53    18      49    19      69    29
RH            37   47 17 26 43   53 23 28 42   49 21 30 52   69 34 41
PWind Dir           W     N       N     W       W    NW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-082200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
342 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Date             Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17            Sun 12/10/17
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                 53          27          59          27          63
Temp             18 30 49 53 43 34 33 31 29 35 53 59 46 35 32 29 27 35 56 62 49
DewPt            13 18 17 14 14 15 12  9 10 14 12 10 10 11 12 10 10 11 12 11 13
Min/Max RH                   21          53          15          48          13
RH               80 62 28 21 31 45 42 40 43 41 19 15 23 37 44 44 48 37 17 13 23
Wind Dir         NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         11 13 21 21 12 10  9 10  9  8 12 11  4  5  8  8  6  8 10 10  5
Clouds           B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        63 51 33 19 15 10  5  2  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  4  2  2  3
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     2     3     3     3     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate         6 10198215 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 70 56 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12  9 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW SW  W  W  W NW NE NE SW
T Wind Spd       13 23 37 37 10  8 10 10 10  8 23 16  4  6  8  8  6  6  9  3  0
RFTI              0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17
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    61      26    60      32    62      30    54
Temp          34   29 55 47 32   26 54 49 36   32 56 49 36   30 49 42
DewPt         12   11 11 14 16   15 15 16 16   15 15 17 19   21 22 22
Max/Min RH         47    15      62    17      48    16      68    28
RH            40   46 18 26 51   62 22 27 43   48 19 28 51   68 34 44
PWind Dir           W     N       N     W      SW    NW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-082200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
342 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Date             Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17            Sun 12/10/17
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                 53          32          59          30          66
Temp             24 34 51 53 44 37 36 35 33 38 54 59 49 40 37 33 30 38 59 65 53
DewPt            20 21 18 19 18 19 17 16 16 14 14 14 14 15 15 13 14 13 13 11 14
Min/Max RH                   25          51          17          50          11
RH               82 58 27 26 35 49 45 46 50 37 20 17 24 35 41 44 50 36 16 12 21
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          9  9 21 20 10  8  8  8  8  6 12 11  6  4  5  8  5  5  6  8  4
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        59 45 23 14 17 21 18 11  3  2  1  1  1  1  3  2  1  1  2  2  3
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     2     2     2     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1  5215168  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 39 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 39 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW  N  N  N NW  W NW NW NW  N NW  W SW  W  W  W  W  N NW  W
T Wind Spd       10 10 37 32 10  6  9 10  9  8 14 12  3  6  6  6  5  4 12 12  4
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17
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    63      31    61      35    63      33    54
Temp          39   32 58 52 37   31 54 52 40   35 58 52 39   33 49 45
DewPt         15   14 13 16 16   16 17 17 19   19 20 22 23   22 22 21
Max/Min RH         48    15      52    18      53    20      63    28
RH            37   48 17 24 43   52 22 25 43   53 23 30 51   63 34 38
PWind Dir           W    NW      NW     W       W    NW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-082200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
342 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Date             Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17            Sun 12/10/17
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                 53          31          58          29          65
Temp             23 32 49 52 44 37 35 32 31 36 53 58 49 41 37 32 29 36 58 65 54
DewPt            19 21 18 18 18 20 17 16 15 14 14 13 14 15 15 13 14 13 13 11 14
Min/Max RH                   25          52          17          52          12
RH               84 64 29 26 35 51 47 51 51 39 21 17 24 34 41 45 52 38 17 12 21
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         10 10 21 20 11  8  9  9  8  8 13 11  5  4  6  8  5  5  6  8  4
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        60 45 24 16 17 21 16 10  3  1  1  1  1  1  3  2  2  2  2  2  3
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     2     2     2     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate         5  5221168  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 39 48  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 40 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW  N  N  N NW  W NW NW NW  N NW  W SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  W
T Wind Spd       10 10 39 32 10  6  9 10  9  8 14 13  3  6  6  6  5  4 11 11  4
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17
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      31    60      35    62      33    53
Temp          39   32 56 53 38   31 53 53 40   35 57 53 40   33 49 45
DewPt         15   14 13 15 16   15 17 18 19   19 20 21 23   22 22 21
Max/Min RH         47    15      51    18      51    20      63    30
RH            37   47 18 23 41   51 23 25 42   51 23 29 50   63 35 39
PWind Dir           W    NW      NW     W       W    NW      NW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-082200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
342 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Date             Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17            Sun 12/10/17
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                 55          27          60          24          63
Temp             22 35 51 55 42 33 29 29 27 35 55 60 45 34 28 24 24 32 56 62 48
DewPt            19 20 18 16 15 14 12 12 11 14 12 10 13 14 12  9  9 10 11 10 14
Min/Max RH                   21          55          14          54          12
RH               88 55 27 21 33 46 49 47 50 41 18 14 27 42 51 51 52 39 17 13 25
Wind Dir         NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE SW  W  W NW NW NW  W SW
Wind Spd         10 12 27 24 12 10  9 10 10  8 13 11  6  4  6  8  6  5  5  5  4
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        61 43 20 17 25 26 19  7  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  4  1  2  1  1  2
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     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate         6  5260207  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 51 54 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 30 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N SW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N SW
T Wind Spd       13 11 46 39 12  8  9 10  9  8 19 13  2  6  6  6  9  6 10  8  4
RFTI              0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17
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    61      26    60      30    61      29    53
Temp          33   28 56 46 31   26 53 46 33   30 55 48 34   29 48 41
DewPt         12   10 11 15 14   13 15 17 18   16 19 21 22   20 22 22
Max/Min RH         46    14      57    18      58    20      70    29
RH            42   45 16 27 49   57 22 31 54   56 24 35 62   70 35 46
PWind Dir           W     N      NW     W       W    NW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-082200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
342 AM CST Fri Dec 8 2017

Date             Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17            Sun 12/10/17
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                 54          29          59          26          64
Temp             20 32 49 54 41 34 34 32 31 36 53 59 44 35 31 27 27 33 57 63 48
DewPt            20 21 21 19 19 18 16 16 16 17 15 13 15 14 14 10 11 11 12 10 14
Min/Max RH                   25          59          16          54          12
RH              100 64 33 25 40 50 48 50 53 45 22 16 30 42 50 49 50 38 16 12 25
Wind Dir         NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW SW
Wind Spd         10 13 24 21 10 10 11 11 11 10 13 12  6  4  8  8  6  6  8  6  4
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        54 37 18 16 28 39 32 16  3  2  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2
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     2     2     2     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1193171 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 46 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 26 41 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  W  W  W  W NW  W  N NW  W
T Wind Spd       11 12 40 35  8  8 12 12 10 10 17 14  3  6  6  8  9 10 14 12  5
RFTI              0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17  Thu 12/14/17
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    60      28    61      31    61      30    53
Temp          34   30 54 45 31   28 53 46 33   31 54 48 34   30 47 40
DewPt         14   12 13 16 16   15 16 18 19   18 21 23 23   21 23 22
Max/Min RH         49    16      57    18      61    22      72    31
RH            43   46 19 30 52   57 23 32 55   59 27 37 64   71 38 47
PWind Dir           W     N      NW     W       W    NW       N     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW CL   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

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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