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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
341 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

TXZ012-182200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
341 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                 76          48          74          41          57
Temp             36 43 65 74 71 59 57 54 50 56 71 73 68 58 55 47 41 45 54 57 49
DewPt            25 26 30 34 36 38 40 39 37 36 33 31 29 31 32 30 29 25 22 18 15
Min/Max RH                   23          65          20          62          21
RH               63 51 27 23 28 45 53 57 61 47 25 21 23 36 41 51 62 45 28 21 25
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd         14 20 25 26 21 19 17 17 17 21 25 27 23 19 16 14 13 17 18 18 17
Clouds           SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        43 33 24 31 28 21 23 21 21 21 28 44 42 28 40 27 23  9 24 14 19
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     2     2     4     4     3     4     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  8  2
Vent Rate        <1 10 84215174 <1 <1 <1 <1 10174189204  7  5 <1 <1 16120 90 21
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW NE
T Wind Spd       14 23 32 37 33 11 14 14 13 21 33 33 39 14 11  8  8 18 23 13 16
RFTI              0  0  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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       17    39      19    49      29    59      32    59
Temp          29   18 31 36 23   19 41 45 33   29 53 54 38   32 53 55
DewPt          9    4  5  7  9    9 15 19 24   23 26 22 21   20 18 15
Max/Min RH         56    25      64    27      78    26      61    18
RH            42   53 32 29 54   64 34 35 69   78 35 28 50   61 25 20
PWind Dir          NE    NE      SE    SE       S    SW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      20    10       5     5
Rain                                       S    S

$$

TXZ016-182200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
341 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                 73          45          71          39          58
Temp             37 42 64 72 69 57 54 51 48 52 67 71 66 54 50 45 39 43 54 58 54
DewPt            26 26 31 32 34 36 38 38 37 35 32 30 29 30 31 29 27 24 21 18 15
Min/Max RH                   23          70          21          62          20
RH               65 53 29 23 27 45 54 62 67 52 27 22 25 39 48 54 62 48 27 21 21
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         13 18 24 26 21 18 13 14 14 17 25 26 25 18 14 12 13 17 18 16 13
Clouds           SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        38 28 15 27 28 21 17 18 21 35 35 38 34 22 25 21 16  9 19  8 17
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              5     2     2     2     2     2     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  7  7
Vent Rate         7 10 84192145 <1  8  7 <1  8180186216 11  6 <1 <1 33150147112
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW
T Wind Spd       14 21 32 36 33 12 17 16 12 17 34 35 41 24 13  8  9 25 28 24 18
RFTI              0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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       16    44      19    52      29    59      30    59
Temp          32   18 33 42 25   19 43 48 31   29 53 55 37   30 52 54
DewPt         10    6  6 10 11   10 17 23 26   26 26 22 21   19 15 13
Max/Min RH         64    23      68    28      88    26      62    17
RH            40   60 31 26 56   67 34 38 82   88 35 28 53   62 23 19
PWind Dir           N    NE      SE     S       S    SW      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       5     5      10     5       5     5
Rain                                       S    S

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
341 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                 77          51          75          41          52
Temp             40 48 65 75 72 62 58 55 52 57 71 75 71 61 55 49 42 43 49 52 47
DewPt            24 25 28 34 35 38 41 39 37 37 32 31 29 30 32 30 28 23 19 16 13
Min/Max RH                   22          59          19          58          23
RH               53 40 25 22 26 41 54 55 56 48 24 20 21 31 41 47 58 45 29 23 25
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd         12 20 25 26 21 17 14 14 14 19 24 25 21 17 14 13 12 13 14 16 16
Clouds           SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        36 30 22 23 27 21 22 21 20 20 25 48 40 22 32 21 30 15 29 17 24
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              5     5     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  3  2
Vent Rate         7 20 83228195 <1 <1  3 <1  8195218234  8  6 <1 <1  7 20 30 30
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  N  N NE
T Wind Spd       16 24 31 40 34 12 12 14 11 18 34 33 41 18 12  9  9  6  5 12 17
RFTI              0  0  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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       18    39      19    49      32    60      33    61
Temp          27   19 30 36 23   19 40 46 34   32 53 56 40   33 53 57
DewPt          7    2  3  5  7    7 13 18 22   24 26 22 21   21 20 17
Max/Min RH         50    23      59    26      71    24      61    19
RH            42   47 32 27 49   59 33 32 61   71 35 26 46   61 27 21
PWind Dir          NE    NE       E    SE       S    SW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      20    10       5     5
Rain                                       S    S

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
341 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                 76          51          74          41          53
Temp             41 46 64 73 72 64 60 57 54 57 69 74 71 62 57 50 43 42 50 53 49
DewPt            25 24 27 33 35 38 40 39 37 36 32 31 29 30 31 30 28 24 19 16 14
Min/Max RH                   22          58          20          56          22
RH               52 42 25 23 26 39 47 51 52 46 25 21 22 30 37 47 56 47 30 24 24
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  N  N  N
Wind Spd         13 20 25 26 21 17 14 14 16 19 24 25 21 17 16 13 12 13 13 14 16
Clouds           SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        39 29 22 25 27 20 21 19 18 25 25 43 39 20 32 21 29 14 29 17 24
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              5     5     2     3     3     3     3     4     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1  1  4  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  3  2
Vent Rate         7 21 98221189  6  6  7  5  9195210210 10  6 <1 <1 10 63 29 30
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N NE
T Wind Spd       16 23 32 39 33 12 12 14 12 20 34 34 40 21 12  9  9 10 11 12 17
RFTI              0  0  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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       17    39      19    49      31    59      33    60
Temp          28   19 27 38 24   19 37 46 33   31 50 56 40   33 51 57
DewPt          7    3  4  6  8    8 13 19 23   24 26 22 21   21 19 16
Max/Min RH         54    24      61    27      75    25      59    18
RH            41   50 35 26 50   61 37 34 66   74 39 26 46   59 29 20
PWind Dir          NE    NE       E    SE       S    SW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      20    10       5     5
Rain                                       S    S

$$

TXZ006-182200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
341 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                 76          44          70          34          49
Temp             36 41 63 74 71 57 52 48 45 51 65 70 66 53 46 41 35 36 46 49 43
DewPt            24 25 22 24 26 31 37 35 33 32 30 29 26 27 28 26 24 19 15 13 11
Min/Max RH                   15          64          21          65          23
RH               62 53 21 15 18 38 55 59 61 48 26 22 22 36 49 56 65 52 28 23 27
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  S  E  N NE NE
Wind Spd         16 19 26 27 23 19 14 16 17 19 28 29 25 19 18 14 11 14 17 17 16
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        24 16 20 25 28 10  7  5 10  9 19 26 23  9 17 13 16 12 26 19 22
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     2     3     3     3     4     4     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2  2
Vent Rate         7 12 53140116  3  8  8  8 21173207228 10  8  7  5  4 20 20 17
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  N NE NE NE
T Wind Spd       16 27 29 37 37 12 17 18 18 24 37 35 43 21 18 16 13  3 14 11 12
RFTI              0  0  3  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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        9    39      16    50      27    58      26    58
Temp          18   10 29 37 20   16 42 47 31   27 52 52 32   26 51 53
DewPt          5    2  3  5  7    9 14 19 23   23 22 19 18   16 16 13
Max/Min RH         72    23      73    27      85    23      66    17
RH            55   69 33 26 58   73 32 32 72   85 31 27 55   66 24 20
PWind Dir          NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      10     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-182200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
341 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date             Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18
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                 79          47          74          32          41
Temp             38 44 65 77 73 61 58 53 49 54 70 74 68 57 53 43 35 32 38 41 35
DewPt            23 24 22 24 30 34 37 36 34 34 29 28 28 28 28 24 21 16 12 11 10
Min/Max RH                   14          60          18          57          28
RH               54 46 19 14 20 35 45 51 57 47 22 18 22 33 38 47 57 50 33 29 34
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  N  N  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd         18 24 27 26 21 18 13 16 17 17 21 25 21 14 13 13 16 17 17 17 16
Clouds           SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW SC
Clouds(%)        39 27 10 16 32 16 15 13 21 22 22 28 28 27 23 28 40 31 35 25 26
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     3     3     2     5     5     4     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  5  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  2
Vent Rate         8 12 78140 69  6 <1 <1 <1  8174203204  4  7 <1  7 21 30 33 26
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S NE NE  N  N NE
T Wind Spd       17 26 35 35 32 17 14 14 12 18 29 33 39 12 16  6 16 16 13 14 14
RFTI              0  0  3  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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       13    38      16    48      28    59      30    59
Temp          20   14 29 35 21   16 39 44 30   28 51 54 36   30 51 54
DewPt          3    1  1  4  4    6 12 17 21   23 25 21 19   19 17 18
Max/Min RH         58    22      64    26      81    24      63    20
RH            46   55 29 26 47   64 32 33 69   81 36 27 50   63 26 24
PWind Dir          NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     0       0     5      10     5       5     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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