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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
336 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

TXZ012-122200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
336 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                 59          30          64          29          52
Temp             26 33 53 59 49 40 37 35 32 38 58 62 50 40 35 31 29 34 48 51 42
DewPt            12 14 13 13 13 15 16 16 15 18 16 16 17 18 19 18 19 21 21 20 20
Min/Max RH                   16          56          15          66          28
RH               55 45 20 16 23 36 42 45 49 44 19 16 27 41 52 58 66 58 34 29 41
Wind Dir         NW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          4  5 10 11  6 10 12 10 10 11 18 16  9  6  6  8  6  5 12 13  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  1  4  3  0  5  4  8 22 33 39 50 21 24
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              4     4     4     4     5     5     4     3     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18 36 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 46 70 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 33 77 <1
T Wind Dir       NW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  N NE  N  N NW NW  W  W NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        5  4 10 13  5  9 10  9  8 10 26 23  6  6  5  5  5  3 12 19  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 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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       25    60      36    65      30    52      29    62
Temp          29   25 53 50 38   36 60 53 37   30 47 43 32   29 55 50
DewPt         19   17 20 18 17   15 15 15 20   20 21 18 20   18 20 20
Max/Min RH         74    20      44    14      66    28      63    20
RH            66   71 27 28 42   42 17 22 50   66 35 36 61   63 25 30
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W      NW     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-122200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
336 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                 58          27          62          27          51
Temp             26 36 53 58 46 34 33 30 28 36 57 61 49 36 32 29 27 32 46 50 41
DewPt            11 12 12 12 14 13 13 14 13 16 16 16 17 16 17 16 17 19 20 19 19
Min/Max RH                   16          60          16          68          29
RH               52 37 19 16 28 41 42 52 53 44 20 17 29 44 55 58 65 58 36 29 42
Wind Dir         NW  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          5  4  9 13  8  9 12 10  9  9 16 14  8  6  6  6  5  5  9  8  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  3  2  1  2  3  7 15 27 25 38 16 18
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0          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     5     5     5     4     4     2     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 58 74 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 55 <1
T Wind Dir       NW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NE NE NE  N  N NW NW  W  W NW NW
T Wind Spd        5  4  8 14  8 10 12  9  9  9 26 24  5  6  5  5  5  3  5 11  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               Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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       24    59      35    64      28    52      27    61
Temp          28   24 52 50 37   35 58 53 36   28 46 42 30   27 54 51
DewPt         19   18 19 16 15   14 14 14 17   20 20 18 19   18 19 20
Max/Min RH         79    20      42    14      71    27      70    19
RH            68   79 28 26 40   41 17 22 46   71 35 37 65   68 25 30
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W      NW     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
336 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                 61          32          65          32          53
Temp             27 36 54 61 51 41 38 34 33 39 60 64 52 42 37 34 32 37 49 52 43
DewPt            14 15 15 14 15 18 17 17 17 18 17 17 17 18 20 19 20 21 22 20 20
Min/Max RH                   16          54          15          60          28
RH               57 42 21 16 23 38 42 48 51 43 18 16 25 37 49 55 60 52 34 28 38
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N NW
Wind Spd          4  4  8 10  6  8 10  9  8  6 16 14  8  5  5  5  5  5 12 13  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  5 18 36 43 49 52 22 25
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              3     4     4     4     4     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 15 35 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 80 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 33 90 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        5  4 10 16  6  8 11 11  9  6 24 23  6  5  6  5  4  3 14 21  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 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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    60      37    66      31    53      31    62
Temp          32   27 52 51 40   37 61 54 38   31 49 45 34   31 56 51
DewPt         19   17 20 19 17   16 16 16 21   21 22 19 21   20 22 21
Max/Min RH         68    21      44    14      66    28      65    21
RH            58   65 28 28 40   42 17 23 51   66 34 35 58   63 26 30
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W      NW     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    10       0     0

$$

TXZ008-122200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
336 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                 59          31          64          31          52
Temp             29 35 52 59 50 42 38 33 32 38 59 63 53 41 36 32 31 35 48 52 44
DewPt            16 16 15 15 15 18 16 17 16 18 17 17 18 18 20 19 20 21 22 20 20
Min/Max RH                   17          56          16          63          28
RH               57 45 23 17 25 38 42 51 52 45 19 17 25 38 52 60 63 56 36 28 38
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N NW
Wind Spd          4  4  9 12  6  9 11  9  9  8 17 14  8  5  5  5  5  5 12 13  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  1  1  1  0  4  5 16 36 41 47 51 21 24
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              3     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 15 38 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 55 80 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 38116 <1
T Wind Dir        W SW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        5  4 11 17  6  8 11 11  9  6 25 23  6  5  6  5  5  3 13 24  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 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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    60      37    66      31    53      31    62
Temp          32   26 52 53 40   38 60 56 39   31 47 47 35   31 55 52
DewPt         19   17 20 19 17   16 16 16 21   21 22 20 21   20 22 21
Max/Min RH         72    21      44    15      66    28      64    21
RH            58   70 29 27 39   40 18 21 49   66 37 34 57   63 28 29
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W      NW     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5    10       0     0

$$

TXZ006-122200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
336 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                 61          26          63          28          52
Temp             24 34 54 61 47 36 31 28 27 39 58 62 47 36 30 28 28 34 47 52 42
DewPt            11 13 13 13 16 16 14 15 15 17 15 15 17 18 17 17 19 20 20 19 19
Min/Max RH                   15          62          15          68          27
RH               56 41 19 15 29 44 49 58 60 40 18 16 30 48 58 63 68 57 34 27 40
Wind Dir         NW  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd          4  4 12 11  6  8  9  6  8 11 20 17 10  6  6  6  6  6 12 12  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  1  3  3  1  7 16 21 38 42 42 43 15 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              4     3     4     4     4     4     4     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 28 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 70 69 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 31 94 <1
T Wind Dir       NW  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  N NE  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N NW NW
T Wind Spd        5  4 16 17  8  9  9  8  6 10 32 21  6  6  6  5  5  3 12 18  5
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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       22    60      30    64      26    51      26    62
Temp          25   22 51 46 32   30 58 48 30   26 45 40 28   26 55 47
DewPt         17   16 18 17 14   13 14 16 18   19 21 20 19   19 20 21
Max/Min RH         77    19      49    15      73    30      74    20
RH            71   77 27 30 48   49 17 27 61   73 38 44 69   74 25 35
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W       N     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0      20    20       0     0
Snow                                       S    S  S  S

$$

OKZ002-122200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
336 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date             Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17
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                 62          29          62          31          52
Temp             25 33 54 62 47 37 35 31 30 38 57 62 46 36 32 31 31 34 47 52 41
DewPt            12 13 14 15 17 20 17 17 17 18 18 17 18 20 21 20 21 21 22 19 18
Min/Max RH                   16          60          17          67          27
RH               56 42 20 16 30 49 47 57 57 43 21 17 32 52 63 64 67 59 37 27 39
Wind Dir          W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  N NW  N
Wind Spd          4  4  8  9  6  9  9  8  6 12 19 17  9  6  5  6  6  8 14 17 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW
Clouds(%)         1  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  4  0  6  3  7 26 42 55 62 48 48 31 25
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              3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60 74 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 54216 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd        6  4 10 12  6  9  9  9  6 14 26 24  8  6  5  5  5  5 20 34 12
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 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17
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    61      31    62      27    52      28    60
Temp          27   23 53 48 34   32 57 47 31   27 46 41 30   28 53 46
DewPt         17   16 20 19 17   15 16 18 21   21 22 21 20   20 21 22
Max/Min RH         76    20      53    17      77    31      71    22
RH            66   74 27 31 49   49 20 31 66   77 39 45 66   70 28 38
PWind Dir          NW    SW      SW     W       N    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0      20    20       0     0
Snow                                       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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