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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
333 PM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

TXZ012-171000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
333 PM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date           11/16/17      Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun
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                 52          81          43          55          30
Temp             61 53 54 53 53 60 76 80 68 60 59 52 45 44 52 54 45 37 34 31 30
DewPt            40 40 37 38 36 35 31 29 30 32 29 33 28 22 20 19 17 18 16 17 17
Max/Min RH                   61          15          51          24          58
RH               46 61 52 57 52 39 19 15 24 35 32 48 51 41 28 25 32 46 47 56 58
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  S  S  S  S  S NW  S  S SW
Wind Spd         13 14 14 13 13 16 23 25 19 13 17 21 21 23 20 14 11  4  4  4  6
Clouds           FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         6 15 25 31 36 41 37 32 29 32 26 21 24 11  4  1  1  0  0  1  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              5     5     4     4     3     3     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50140 <1 <1 <1 10133140149 88 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 11 13 12 12 13 28 35  9  8 16 21 43 40 31 18  4  3  4  5  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  2  2  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO EL EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                            W  W


Date           11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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     59      35    66      41    60      34    61      39    65
Temp          54 49 38   35 58 55 44   41 57 49 37   34 56 51 41   40 59 54
DewPt         19 20 18   21 22 21 19   22 25 25 26   26 27 28 28   28 32 32
Min/Max RH       22      56    18      46    26      72    27      64    29
RH            25 31 44   56 25 26 36   46 29 39 64   72 32 41 59   62 36 43
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       W     N      SE     S      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-171000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
333 PM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date           11/16/17      Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun
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                 49          80          42          53          29
Temp             64 55 54 52 51 57 76 80 68 58 55 50 44 43 50 53 45 35 32 30 29
DewPt            35 38 40 38 35 35 32 28 29 29 27 34 31 21 17 16 14 18 18 20 17
Max/Min RH                   61          15          61          23          68
RH               35 53 59 60 54 43 20 15 23 33 35 55 61 42 27 23 28 49 57 68 62
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  W SW  W  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  E  S SW SW
Wind Spd         13 13 12 12 12 13 23 27 19 13 17 18 21 24 21 13  8  4  4  5  8
Clouds           FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        10 24 24 27 24 28 23 24 20 26 16 18 21  8  6  2  1  0  1  0  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              4     4     5     5     3     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63117 <1 <1 <1  8 19119115 65  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  W  S SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 12 13 12 10 11 28 29  9 12 16 17 21 39 26 14  4  1  5  6  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                            W  W


Date           11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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     58      35    68      39    61      34    61      39    67
Temp          53 49 37   35 61 57 42   39 57 51 36   34 56 53 40   40 61 57
DewPt         20 19 17   21 21 17 18   18 24 25 25   25 27 29 28   29 31 30
Min/Max RH       23      57    15      42    24      71    28      66    26
RH            27 30 44   57 22 21 38   42 28 37 64   71 32 39 63   64 33 35
PWind Dir        SW      SW     W       W    NE      SE    SW      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-171000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
333 PM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date           11/16/17      Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun
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                 54          81          47          57          31
Temp             64 57 55 55 56 62 74 80 71 62 59 52 48 47 53 57 48 39 36 33 31
DewPt            40 40 38 38 35 35 33 30 31 31 30 33 24 23 22 18 16 18 18 18 17
Max/Min RH                   56          16          47          21          56
RH               42 54 53 52 45 35 22 16 23 32 33 47 40 38 29 21 27 42 47 53 55
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  S  S  S  N  S  N NW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         11 13 13 12 12 12 20 21 17 13 14 21 21 21 18 13  9  4  4  4  5
Clouds           CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         4 14 24 30 41 47 46 43 34 32 25 23 29 13  3  1  1  0  0  0  1
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     4     4     3     2     2     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1 <1 <1  3  4  4  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20109 <1 <1 <1 88159126163104  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  W SW SW  W SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 11 10 10 13 16 23 34 16 11 16 40 42 35 28 18  4  4  4  5  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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     61      38    67      42    61      36    61      41    66
Temp          54 52 41   38 59 57 46   42 56 52 39   36 55 53 43   41 59 57
DewPt         19 20 19   21 22 21 22   22 25 25 26   26 27 29 30   29 32 33
Min/Max RH       20      49    18      45    25      67    28      62    29
RH            24 28 41   49 24 24 39   45 30 35 58   67 33 39 58   62 36 40
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       W    NE      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-171000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
333 PM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date           11/16/17      Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun
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                 54          80          45          55          31
Temp             63 56 55 55 55 60 73 79 71 62 59 53 46 45 51 55 48 39 35 33 31
DewPt            40 39 37 37 35 34 33 30 32 32 31 33 24 23 22 19 16 18 17 18 17
Max/Min RH                   54          17          46          23          56
RH               43 54 51 50 48 37 23 17 24 32 35 46 42 41 32 23 28 43 47 55 56
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  N  S  S  N  S  S NW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         12 13 13 13 13 13 21 21 18 13 14 23 21 21 18 13  9  4  4  4  5
Clouds           CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         4 16 24 31 41 46 46 40 32 32 25 23 28 14  3  1  1  0  0  1  1
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     4     3     3     2     2     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4 <1 <1 <1  3  4  4  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         4 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 20136  4 <1 <1105151124156102  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  W SW SW  W SW  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 10 10 11 13 16 23 39 14 10 14 40 42 35 29 19  4  3  4  5  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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     61      38    67      42    60      35    61      41    66
Temp          54 53 40   38 59 58 46   42 56 52 39   35 55 53 44   41 58 57
DewPt         19 20 18   21 22 21 21   22 25 26 26   26 27 29 29   29 32 33
Min/Max RH       21      50    18      45    26      69    28      63    29
RH            25 28 41   50 24 24 37   44 30 36 59   69 34 39 57   62 38 40
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       W     N      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-171000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
333 PM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date           11/16/17      Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun
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                 47          80          40          54          29
Temp             61 54 51 52 49 57 73 80 68 57 53 47 40 42 49 54 44 35 31 30 29
DewPt            32 34 34 33 32 35 33 32 34 34 33 32 24 20 17 14 14 17 16 19 16
Max/Min RH                   58          17          57          20          62
RH               33 47 51 49 53 44 23 17 29 42 47 57 52 40 28 20 29 47 53 62 58
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  S  S  S  N  N NE SE SW SW SW
Wind Spd         12 11 12 11 10 12 21 28 21 13 17 23 24 23 19 12  9  5  4  5  5
Clouds           FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        10 26 28 39 46 51 50 28 30 24 24 24 26 12  2  1  1  0  3  2  5
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     3     3     2     2     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6 <1 <1 <1  3  3  4  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17171 10  8 <1 99105124132 77  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 12 13 12 11 12 19 35 21 17 17 37 40 35 27 16  2  4  4  6  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  1  0  0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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     59      32    67      38    60      33    61      38    67
Temp          53 49 35   32 59 55 40   38 55 48 35   33 56 51 40   38 59 54
DewPt         20 21 19   17 17 18 15   18 24 26 26   25 28 30 29   29 32 33
Min/Max RH       23      54    14      44    27      73    29      70    27
RH            28 33 52   54 19 23 37   44 30 42 70   73 34 45 66   70 36 45
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       W    NE       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-171000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
333 PM CST Thu Nov 16 2017

Date           11/16/17      Fri 11/17/17            Sat 11/18/17            Sun
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                 47          79          41          54          29
Temp             58 49 51 50 48 57 72 79 69 61 56 49 43 41 49 54 43 35 32 31 29
DewPt            40 40 35 35 34 36 37 35 34 37 37 31 25 28 21 18 15 20 19 18 16
Max/Min RH                   72          20          57          24          60
RH               52 70 54 55 57 45 28 20 27 40 50 49 50 58 32 24 31 54 57 58 58
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  S  N  N  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd         11 10 11 11 11 13 21 25 21 17 20 24 26 23 19 13 10  4  4  5  6
Clouds           CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         4 12 29 32 45 59 59 46 36 27 31 41 31 10  4  0  0  0  0  1  1
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     4     4     3     2     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1  4  4  4  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 31108  8 10  8133123108163 90 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W SW SW
T Wind Spd        9 10 10  9 10 10 21 31 18 21 17 43 40 34 28 17  4  4  5  6  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  1  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO EL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           11/19/17  Mon 11/20/17  Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17
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     60      34    66      38    58      33    61      38    65
Temp          53 48 38   34 59 53 41   38 53 46 36   33 54 50 41   38 56 51
DewPt         21 22 20   20 22 20 21   23 26 27 26   26 29 30 31   30 34 34
Min/Max RH       23      55    18      54    29      75    29      73    31
RH            28 35 47   55 24 27 44   54 35 46 68   75 38 46 66   73 43 51
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       W    NE      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

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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