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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
320 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

TXZ012-171000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
320 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date           01/16/18      Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri
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                 10          46          20          58          29
Temp             25 15 13 11 11 18 37 46 36 27 25 21 20 25 48 58 48 38 34 31 29
DewPt            -1 -4 -6 -5 -3  0  4  7  8  8  8 11 10 13 14 14 15 16 17 18 16
Max/Min RH                   55          20          67          17          60
RH               31 42 41 47 52 44 24 20 30 44 48 65 64 60 25 17 26 40 49 58 58
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          3  6  9 11 10 12 13 13 10  9 10 10  8  8 10 10  8  9  9 10 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         4  1  1  3  2  4  4  1  4  1  3  8  1  0  2  0  3  2  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     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 36 51 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        3  6  9 10  9 10 20 19  9  9 10  9  8  9 12 10  8  9 10 11 10
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           01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
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     72      39    71      33    49      25    56      29    52
Temp          60 61 49   40 64 62 46   35 44 42 29   25 48 49 37   29 47 45
DewPt         19 18 19   20 23 21 22   20 18 15 14   12 10  7  7   12 14 15
Min/Max RH       13      48    16      57    27      58    15      49    22
RH            20 19 30   44 21 20 38   54 35 33 53   57 21 18 28   48 26 29
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0      10    10       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-171000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
320 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date           01/16/18      Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri
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                 11          44          18          57          29
Temp             27 16 12 12 12 18 35 44 36 25 21 19 18 25 49 57 48 36 32 30 29
DewPt             5  2  0  1  0  1  4  9 10 10 10 11 10 12 13 14 14 16 16 18 16
Max/Min RH                   62          23          73          18          62
RH               39 54 58 62 58 48 26 23 33 53 62 70 70 57 24 18 25 44 52 62 59
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  5  6  8  9 11 13 12  8  6  6  8  6  6  8  9  6  6  8 10 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         3  1  3  3  1  6  3  1  3  2  3  3  1  0  2  0  3  1  3  3  6
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         3 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 32 35 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5  5  6  8  8 10 18 16  8  8  8  8  8  8  9 10  8  9 12 12 11
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           01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
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     72      37    70      31    50      23    55      26    53
Temp          62 63 45   37 64 61 41   31 45 44 28   23 48 49 31   26 48 47
DewPt         19 17 18   19 22 20 20   18 16 14 11    8  7  7  7   10 14 14
Min/Max RH       13      49    16      59    25      54    14      52    21
RH            19 17 34   48 21 21 43   59 32 30 49   52 18 18 36   50 25 26
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW       W    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       15>     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0      10    10       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-171000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
320 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date           01/16/18      Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri
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                 14          48          24          59          32
Temp             25 18 15 15 14 20 38 47 39 30 28 26 24 29 48 59 50 41 37 34 32
DewPt            -4 -6 -6 -6 -4 -1  4  8  9  9  9 12 11 13 14 16 15 16 17 18 18
Max/Min RH                   46          19          60          18          56
RH               27 34 37 38 44 39 22 20 28 41 44 55 58 51 25 18 23 35 44 51 55
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  6  6  9  8 10 11 12  8  9  9  8  8  6  8  9  6  8  8  9  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         2  2  3  1  1  1  3  1  2  1  2  5  1  0  2  0  3  2  3  3  6
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     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 32 48 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 22 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        3  5  8 10  9  9 18 18  8  9 10 10  9 10 10 12  6  8  9 10 10
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           01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
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     72      42    72      36    50      27    58      30    53
Temp          60 64 51   43 64 63 48   38 45 44 32   27 49 51 38   31 47 47
DewPt         19 19 20   22 24 23 22   22 20 17 15   14 12  9  9   13 14 16
Min/Max RH       14      45    16      55    28      58    15      49    21
RH            21 17 29   43 22 21 36   53 37 33 49   58 22 18 29   47 26 28
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0      10    10       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-171000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
320 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date           01/16/18      Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri
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                 14          47          23          59          32
Temp             26 18 16 15 14 19 37 47 40 31 29 25 23 28 47 59 52 43 39 34 32
DewPt            -3 -5 -6 -5 -3  1  4  8  9  9 10 12 11 13 14 15 14 16 16 18 17
Max/Min RH                   49          20          61          18          55
RH               28 36 37 41 47 43 25 21 27 40 44 57 59 54 26 18 22 33 40 51 53
Wind Dir          E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  6  8 10  9 10 12 12  8  9  9  9  8  8  9 10  6  8  9  9  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         2  1  2  1  2  1  4  1  2  1  2  5  1  0  2  0  3  2  3  4  6
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     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         2 <1  4 <1 <1 <1 32 48 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 22 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        3  5  8 10  8  9 18 18  8  9 10 10  9 10 10 12  6  8  9  9  9
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           01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
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     72      42    72      35    49      27    57      30    52
Temp          58 65 53   43 62 65 50   38 44 45 32   27 47 51 40   31 45 48
DewPt         19 19 20   21 24 23 23   22 20 17 15   14 11  8  8   13 14 16
Min/Max RH       14      44    16      57    29      58    15      50    23
RH            22 17 27   42 24 20 34   52 39 32 49   58 23 17 27   48 29 27
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0      10    10       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-171000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
320 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date           01/16/18      Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri
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                 12          45          19          58          25
Temp             25 17 15 14 14 20 37 45 34 26 23 20 19 26 50 58 45 34 30 27 25
DewPt             4  2  2  3  4  6  9 12 13 13 13 12 10 14 14 16 15 16 16 16 15
Max/Min RH                   67          26          72          18          66
RH               40 52 56 62 63 54 31 26 41 57 64 72 67 59 23 19 29 47 54 64 65
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5  6  8  8  8  9 13 12  8  6  8  6  6  5  9 10  8  8  8  9  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  4  4  1  8  5  2  2  1  5  5  2  0  3  1  5  1  4  5  8
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     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         3  2 <1 <1 <1  5 22 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 15 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        5  6  8  8  9 10 16 17  6  6  8  6  5  4  9 12  8  8  9  9  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           01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
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     72      35    68      30    48      22    55      25    50
Temp          61 59 45   36 62 58 41   31 43 40 26   22 47 46 33   25 45 43
DewPt         18 20 20   21 24 22 22   22 20 17 13   11 11  8  8   12 14 14
Min/Max RH       14      57    18      71    31      64    16      58    23
RH            19 22 37   55 24 25 46   69 39 39 56   63 23 21 35   57 28 30
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0      10    10       0     0       0     5

$$

OKZ002-171000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
320 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

Date           01/16/18      Wed 01/17/18            Thu 01/18/18            Fri
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                 10          48          20          61          28
Temp             21 13 11 11 13 18 39 48 37 27 22 20 20 25 51 61 49 38 32 29 28
DewPt            -6 -7 -6 -4 -1  3  8 11 12 13 13 13 12 14 15 17 15 17 16 17 16
Max/Min RH                   63          22          75          17          60
RH               29 39 45 50 54 51 27 22 35 56 66 74 72 62 23 18 25 41 51 59 59
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          4  5  6  8  6  9 12 10  6  6  6  5  5  4  8  9  6  8  8  8  6
Clouds           CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  7  3  2  0  4  1  2  1  2  8  3  3  4  1  4  2  4  3  8
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     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 33 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        4  5  6  8  8  9 17 14  6  6  6  5  5  4  9 11  6  8  8  9  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           01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18  Sun 01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18
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     72      36    69      31    47      23    55      25    49
Temp          61 59 43   37 61 59 43   32 42 41 27   23 47 46 33   26 44 42
DewPt         21 21 22   22 26 24 23   24 24 19 15   14 14 13 12   14 17 18
Min/Max RH       15      60    19      75    36      70    19      65    28
RH            21 23 42   54 26 26 44   72 49 41 62   68 26 25 42   60 33 37
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW    NW      NW    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW SC   SC FW SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0      20    20       5     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs                        IS   IS IS IS
Snow Shwrs                        IS   IS IS IS

$$

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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