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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
401 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018

TXZ012-102200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
401 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018

Date             Wed 01/10/18            Thu 01/11/18            Fri 01/12/18
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                 70          28          43          20          56
Temp             47 50 68 69 59 50 47 40 32 30 38 43 36 28 25 20 21 25 46 56 49
DewPt            31 32 34 32 32 31 31 28 21 17 15 13 12 14 14 14 14 16 19 19 19
Min/Max RH                   25          67          29          79          23
RH               53 49 28 25 36 48 53 62 63 58 39 29 36 56 63 76 78 66 34 23 30
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S  S  S SW NW NE
Wind Spd         12 12 28 32 21 21 26 27 25 28 29 24 10  4  4  8  9  9 12  9  8
Clouds           B1 SC B1 SC B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        51 45 56 28 77 51 73 61 64 28  1  0  0  0  6  0  8  1 10  6 29
PoP 12HR                      5          30           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC
Snow Shwrs                            SC
Tstms                        IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     2     4     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  7  6  2  1  3  3  3  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1122169149 50 22 90 93 85109174  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 21 10  1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S  S  W  E
T Wind Spd        8  9 31 29 31 28 25 41 35 39 35 33  9  3  3  3  6 13 16  4  2
RFTI              0  0  4  4  2  1  3  3  3  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL EL EL CL CL CL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Wind                    Y  Y


Date               Sat 01/13/18  Sun 01/14/18  Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18
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       22    38      21    49      23    42      18    44
Temp          34   24 31 32 24   21 42 42 30   24 37 35 23   18 36 39
DewPt         20   18 15 16 15   15 19 19 19   18 19 18 14   12 15 17
Max/Min RH         80    40      77    30      82    39      80    32
RH            56   76 50 50 69   75 39 40 65   78 48 50 67   77 42 41
PWind Dir           N    NE       S    SW      SE    NE       E     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ016-102200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
401 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018

Date             Wed 01/10/18            Thu 01/11/18            Fri 01/12/18
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                 65          29          45          20          60
Temp             41 47 64 64 55 47 43 39 33 32 40 45 39 28 23 21 20 28 52 60 52
DewPt            30 31 34 33 31 29 29 28 22 17 16 14 14 14 13 14 15 17 19 20 18
Min/Max RH                   29          65          29          82          21
RH               64 54 33 30 41 50 56 63 62 55 38 29 37 55 66 75 81 66 27 21 26
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S SW SW  W  W NW NE
Wind Spd          9 11 32 34 24 26 23 24 24 26 25 21  5  4  4  8 10  9 11  9  6
Clouds           SC SC SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        27 43 45 43 62 31 65 64 65 31  3  3  3  2  4  7  5  2 12  7 24
PoP 12HR                      5          30           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC
Snow Shwrs                            SC
Tstms                        IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     2     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  5  8  4  1 <1  3  3  3  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1131200120 26 10 72 81 73131116  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 45 <1
T Wind Dir       SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N SE  S  S SW SW  W  N NE
T Wind Spd        9  9 33 28 34 29 23 27 31 33 33 24  5  4  5  8  9  6  5 11  5
RFTI              0  0  4  4  3  3  2  3  3  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL CL CL EL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Wind                    Y  Y


Date               Sat 01/13/18  Sun 01/14/18  Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18
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       23    42      22    51      23    44      17    46
Temp          34   24 36 38 25   22 43 43 29   23 39 38 22   17 38 41
DewPt         20   19 19 18 17   16 19 19 19   17 19 19 15   14 18 19
Max/Min RH         85    38      81    28      78    36      90    33
RH            57   82 50 45 70   77 38 37 67   77 45 46 75   86 44 40
PWind Dir          NE    NE       S    SW      SE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5    10

$$

TXZ008-102200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
401 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018

Date             Wed 01/10/18            Thu 01/11/18            Fri 01/12/18
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                 72          32          44          22          55
Temp             50 54 68 72 62 53 49 42 34 33 40 44 37 29 26 24 22 27 45 55 48
DewPt            32 33 36 33 33 33 33 28 20 17 16 15 14 15 15 15 14 16 19 20 20
Min/Max RH                   24          60          31          75          25
RH               51 46 31 24 33 46 53 57 56 51 39 31 38 55 62 70 73 65 36 25 31
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  S SW  S  S SW NW  N
Wind Spd         11 11 23 21 19 19 21 28 24 24 24 21 10  4  4  4  6  9 10 10  8
Clouds           B1 SC SC FW B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL FW SC
Clouds(%)        53 41 50 14 71 83 81 83 60 27  1  0  0  0 17  2  8  2  4 12 29
PoP 12HR                      5          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         IS IS
Snow Shwrs                            IS
Tstms                        IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     2     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  7 <1  1  2  3  3  3  4  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 48156  5 22 53108 92 78102195  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 30 13  1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N SE  S  S  S  S SW  S
T Wind Spd       11  9 24 27 11 25 40 44 35 35 33 34  8  3  2  1  2  9 17  5  2
RFTI              0  0  2  1  0  1  2  4  3  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO EL EL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 01/13/18  Sun 01/14/18  Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18
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       22    38      23    51      24    42      19    44
Temp          33   24 32 33 25   23 43 43 31   25 36 36 23   19 35 40
DewPt         20   17 14 15 14   15 21 20 20   18 18 16 12   11 14 16
Max/Min RH         77    39      73    31      79    36      74    31
RH            57   74 48 46 62   70 42 39 63   74 48 44 61   71 42 38
PWind Dir          NE    NE       S    SW      SE    NE       E     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ008-102200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
401 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018

Date             Wed 01/10/18            Thu 01/11/18            Fri 01/12/18
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                 70          30          43          20          56
Temp             48 52 65 70 63 54 49 41 33 31 37 43 39 30 26 23 20 26 44 56 52
DewPt            33 34 36 34 34 33 33 28 21 17 17 15 14 15 14 15 14 16 19 20 19
Min/Max RH                   26          63          31          78          24
RH               55 51 34 26 34 45 53 59 60 55 42 31 36 54 62 73 76 67 37 24 28
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S  S SW SW NW  N
Wind Spd         11 12 26 29 19 20 23 28 24 24 25 21 10  4  4  5  8  9 10 10  8
Clouds           SC SC SC FW B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL FW SC
Clouds(%)        50 40 50 18 75 76 83 77 55 26  2  0  0  0 15  2  7  2  5 10 29
PoP 12HR                      5          30           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                         SC SC
Snow Shwrs                            SC
Tstms                        IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     2     2     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  3  7  2  1  2  3  3  3  4  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 78163 30 21 54 98 92 77112189  4  1  2 <1 <1  5 28 12 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N SE  S  S  S  S SW SW
T Wind Spd       11  9 29 28 19 24 41 44 34 34 32 33  8  2  3  2  3 10 16  4  1
RFTI              0  0  3  4  0  1  2  4  3  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL NO EL EL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sat 01/13/18  Sun 01/14/18  Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18
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       22    37      23    50      23    41      19    43
Temp          36   25 29 35 27   23 42 45 33   25 34 37 25   19 34 40
DewPt         20   17 15 16 15   16 21 20 20   18 18 17 13   12 15 17
Max/Min RH         78    40      76    31      81    38      76    33
RH            54   73 53 45 62   72 44 38 63   76 52 44 62   72 45 39
PWind Dir          NE    NE       S    SW      SE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5      10     5

$$

TXZ006-102200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
401 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018

Date             Wed 01/10/18            Thu 01/11/18            Fri 01/12/18
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                 68          28          44          18          59
Temp             42 49 65 67 58 49 43 37 32 30 40 44 35 25 22 18 18 25 50 59 49
DewPt            33 35 36 33 32 32 32 26 20 16 16 14 14 14 14 14 14 17 19 19 20
Min/Max RH                   28          69          30          84          21
RH               71 58 35 28 37 53 64 65 63 55 38 30 41 62 73 82 84 70 29 21 31
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N SE SW SW SW  W  W  N NE
Wind Spd         12 14 32 32 19 20 31 28 28 28 26 20  8  4  5  8  6  8  9 12 10
Clouds           FW FW SC SC B2 OV B2 B1 B1 FW CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        21 22 31 28 72 88 76 65 57 15  0  4  1  0  7 16  1  4 14 14 43
PoP 12HR                      5          40           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.07           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC SC
Snow Shwrs                            SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     2     3     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  5  2  2  3  2  2  2  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 55122 46 39 88 62 58 50150127  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 21  1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N SE  S  S  S  S SW  N  E
T Wind Spd       11 13 26 27 26 28 40 35 33 28 34 26  4  3  5  5  4  4  5  8  2
RFTI              0  0  4  4  0  1  4  4  4  4  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL NO EL CL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Wind                    Y  Y


Date               Sat 01/13/18  Sun 01/14/18  Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18
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       22    42      21    52      22    43      17    48
Temp          31   23 36 35 24   21 45 42 28   23 38 34 21   17 41 41
DewPt         21   19 19 19 17   17 22 20 19   18 18 18 14   13 18 19
Max/Min RH         87    40      85    29      85    37      87    31
RH            65   84 50 51 73   83 39 41 68   82 44 50 74   84 40 41
PWind Dir           N     E       S     N      SE    NE      SE    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC B1 SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5      10     5

$$

OKZ002-102200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
401 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018

Date             Wed 01/10/18            Thu 01/11/18            Fri 01/12/18
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          26          42          18          55
Temp             48 50 70 72 61 51 44 35 28 26 35 42 34 25 20 19 18 23 45 55 46
DewPt            33 35 36 34 33 33 33 25 19 16 17 15 15 15 14 14 14 16 20 20 20
Min/Max RH                   24          71          33          87          25
RH               58 54 28 24 34 50 66 67 68 64 46 33 45 67 77 82 85 74 37 25 35
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S  S SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd         11 13 31 31 17 17 31 31 28 27 27 21  8  4  4  4  6  9 10 13 10
Clouds           SC SC SC FW SC B2 OV OV B1 FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        46 45 49 14 47 86 90 88 59 19  0  0  0  0  9 11  8  3 20 20 40
PoP 12HR                      5          40           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.14           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC SC
Snow Shwrs                            SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     2     2     4     4     2     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1  2  2  3  2  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 33113 <1  5 57 66 83 50105168 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18  5 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S  S  S  S SW NW
T Wind Spd        9 11 25 28 11 10 43 37 37 28 34 31  5  2  4  4  4  6 12  3  3
RFTI              0  0  4  4  0  0  4  4  4  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL NO NO CL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Wind                    Y  Y


Date               Sat 01/13/18  Sun 01/14/18  Mon 01/15/18  Tue 01/16/18
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       20    37      21    51      22    39      16    43
Temp          30   23 30 32 21   21 44 42 29   24 34 32 19   16 35 37
DewPt         20   15 13 15 14   16 23 21 19   18 18 17 11   11 16 18
Max/Min RH         79    39      83    32      85    42      83    35
RH            66   72 48 49 74   80 43 43 66   80 52 53 70   79 46 44
PWind Dir           N    NE       S    NW      SE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       0     0       5    10      10     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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