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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
229 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

TXZ012-071000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
229 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                 21          38          23          54          31
Temp          45 36 28 26 24 22 24 34 38 30 24 24 25 26 31 47 54 45 38 35 32 31
DewPt         11 12 12 11 12 13 15 11  9  8  8  8 11 17 21 19 16 16 14 15 13 14
Max/Min RH                   74          29          71          22          49
RH            25 36 50 52 60 68 68 38 29 39 50 50 55 68 66 32 22 31 37 43 45 49
Wind Dir      NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W NW NW  N  N NW NW  W  W NW
Wind Spd      17 12  5  5  9 11 11 17 18 11  6  9 11 11 13 20 21 13  9  9 11 10
Clouds        FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     13 23 34 53 60 50 38 23 13  8 25 49 63 64 46 40 26 27 24 18  4  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     2     2     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  4  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    120 <1 <1 <1  8 55 67 60161 <1 <1 <1  5 15  7122125 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir    NE  N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd    23  8  4  3 17 25 21 17 26  5  6  8 11 17 14 31 28 10 10 11 10 10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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      29    65      33    58      32    57      33    62
Temp          55 46 33   29 58 52 39   33 54 48 37   32 52 47 35   33 56 51
DewPt         13 13 14   14 16 16 14   15 17 20 20   19 20 21 20   20 22 23
Min/Max RH       15      53    15      47    21      58    23      58    21
RH            18 26 45   53 19 24 35   47 23 33 50   58 28 35 54   58 26 33
PWind Dir        NW       W     W       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-071000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
229 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                 20          37          22          54          29
Temp          43 34 26 25 24 22 24 33 37 30 22 23 25 25 30 47 54 43 34 32 30 29
DewPt         12 12 12 11 11 10 11  9  9 10  9  9 10 11 16 16 15 16 13 13 12 14
Max/Min RH                   67          30          59          21          53
RH            28 40 55 56 57 61 57 36 30 43 57 54 52 56 57 28 21 33 41 45 46 53
Wind Dir      NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd      16 11  6  5  6 10 13 16 16 10  6  8 10 11 13 20 21 12  8 10 10  9
Clouds        FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     17 27 37 53 72 64 55 37 21 19 35 55 64 55 41 37 25 24 16 12  1  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     2     2     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  5  6 <1 <1 <1  1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate     99 <1 <1 <1  2 34 48 86120 <1 <1 <1 15  5  7126108 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir    NE NE NE NW  N NE  N  N NW  W  W NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd    20  9  4  3  4 19 18 21 23  6  6  8 17 11 16 32 27  8  9 10  9 10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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      28    64      31    58      29    59      31    62
Temp          54 46 32   28 57 51 36   31 53 47 33   29 53 47 35   31 55 51
DewPt         13 12 12   13 15 14 14   15 15 18 18   17 19 19 20   18 20 21
Min/Max RH       15      53    15      51    19      60    21      58    20
RH            19 26 44   53 19 22 40   51 22 31 53   60 26 33 54   58 25 31
PWind Dir        NW       W    SW       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-071000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
229 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                 23          39          26          56          33
Temp          46 38 30 27 25 24 26 35 39 33 27 26 27 28 34 50 56 47 40 37 34 33
DewPt         11 11 11 11 12 14 14 12 10  8  8  9 14 19 23 19 16 16 15 16 14 14
Max/Min RH                   69          28          70          20          45
RH            24 33 44 49 56 66 59 38 30 34 45 47 57 68 63 29 20 28 36 41 42 44
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W NW  W  N  N  N NW  W  W NW
Wind Spd      13  9  4  5  8  6  8 16 17 10  5  6  9  8 10 19 20 13  6  8 12  9
Clouds        FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     13 18 32 46 52 47 28 17 13  8 32 52 67 69 52 36 25 28 30 25  7  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     2     2     2     2     3     5
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    121 <1 <1 <1 15 66 63150184 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1117143 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  N  W  W  W NW  W  N  N NW NW NW  W  W
T Wind Spd    25  6  4  5 17 25 18 26 26  5  5  6  9 13  9 29 29  9  9  9  9  9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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      32    65      34    59      33    57      35    63
Temp          56 50 37   32 59 53 40   34 54 50 38   33 52 48 39   35 57 54
DewPt         13 14 15   15 17 17 18   15 18 19 21   20 20 21 20   22 22 23
Min/Max RH       15      50    15      46    20      59    23      58    21
RH            18 23 40   50 19 24 40   44 24 29 50   58 28 34 46   58 26 30
PWind Dir        NW       W     W       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-071000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
229 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                 22          39          26          55          33
Temp          45 38 31 28 26 24 25 34 37 33 27 26 27 29 33 50 55 48 40 38 34 34
DewPt         12 11 12 12 12 13 15 12 10  8  9  9 15 19 23 19 15 16 15 16 14 14
Max/Min RH                   71          29          70          20          45
RH            27 33 44 51 56 64 65 40 32 35 47 48 59 66 64 30 20 28 36 41 44 44
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W NW  W  N  N  N NW  W  W NW
Wind Spd      14 10  5  5  8  8  8 16 17 10  5  8 10  9 10 20 20 13  8  8 12  9
Clouds        FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     13 19 33 49 54 47 29 17 14  8 33 55 68 68 50 37 25 29 30 23  6  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     2     2     2     2     3     5
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    120  3 <1 <1 15 60 56143192  3 <1 <1  4  6  4130143  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  N  W  W NW NW  W  N  N NW NW NW  W  W
T Wind Spd    24  6  4  5 17 23 18 25 27  5  6  6  9 13  9 29 29  9  9  9  9  9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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      32    65      34    58      32    57      35    62
Temp          55 49 36   32 57 55 40   34 53 50 37   33 51 49 39   35 55 54
DewPt         13 14 15   15 17 17 17   15 18 20 21   20 21 21 20   21 23 24
Min/Max RH       16      50    16      46    22      60    24      57    22
RH            19 24 41   50 21 23 39   45 25 29 52   60 31 33 47   56 29 31
PWind Dir        NW       W     W       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-071000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
229 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                 20          39          23          55          29
Temp          44 33 27 25 23 21 25 34 39 29 24 24 24 25 32 49 55 44 35 31 30 29
DewPt         11 10 10 10 10 12 13 10  7  6  6 10 17 19 20 16 14 15 13 13 12 13
Max/Min RH                   74          26          76          19          50
RH            26 38 49 53 57 68 60 36 26 37 45 55 73 76 61 26 19 31 41 47 47 50
Wind Dir      NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW  W NW
Wind Spd      17 11  5  6  9 10 11 18 18 11  8  8 11 11 13 25 25 16  9 10 11  9
Clouds        FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     13 22 44 66 61 50 34 10 20 24 47 69 72 55 42 36 27 32 33 21  6  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     2     2     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1  3  4  4  7  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    120 <1 <1 <1 66 70 67166196 <1 <1 <1 10  5  5147153 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir     N NE NW NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd    23  5  5  4 24 23 21 27 26  6  8  8 16 10 11 36 34 11  9  9 10 10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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      26    63      29    58      28    58      30    62
Temp          56 46 30   26 56 49 33   29 54 45 31   28 52 46 34   30 56 50
DewPt         12 12 13   13 16 17 17   11 16 18 19   17 20 20 19   20 21 24
Min/Max RH       14      57    16      51    20      64    23      65    21
RH            17 26 49   57 20 28 51   45 22 33 59   63 28 36 55   65 25 36
PWind Dir         N      NW    SW       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-071000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
229 PM CST Wed Dec 6 2017

Date           12/06/17      Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat
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                 19          39          24          55          31
Temp          45 35 28 26 23 21 23 34 38 29 24 24 26 27 33 49 55 44 35 33 32 31
DewPt         11 10 11 10 12 14 15 12  9  9  9 12 18 21 23 18 15 16 15 15 14 14
Max/Min RH                   83          28          79          20          49
RH            25 34 47 51 62 73 70 39 28 42 52 60 71 79 66 29 20 32 43 46 46 49
Wind Dir       N  N  N NW  N  N NW  N  N NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd      16 10  6  8  9  6 10 19 19 11  8 10 13 12 14 23 25 14  9 12 12 10
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     16 18 31 46 46 44 20 21 14 23 54 69 76 72 71 34 26 41 36 30 13  7
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     2     2     2     2     2     5
Mix Hgt        6 <1 <1 <1  1 <1  4  7  8 <1 <1 <1  2 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    132  2 <1 <1 14  4 68156173 <1 <1 <1 27  3  7 91145  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir     N NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW
T Wind Spd    27  4  6  9 16  8 19 27 26  6  8  8 19  8 13 29 33 13  9 11 11 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/09/17  Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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      28    65      31    58      30    57      32    62
Temp          55 45 32   28 57 49 34   31 52 45 32   30 51 45 34   32 55 48
DewPt         13 14 14   13 17 18 18   12 19 20 21   19 20 22 22   22 22 24
Min/Max RH       16      54    15      50    22      66    24      66    22
RH            18 28 47   53 21 29 50   46 27 36 62   63 29 40 62   66 27 39
PWind Dir        NW       W     W       W     N      NW    NW       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12HR          0       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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