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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
336 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

TXZ012-132200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
336 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

Date             Wed 09/13/17            Thu 09/14/17            Fri 09/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 91          62          94          65          93
Temp          63 60 73 86 91 85 73 68 65 62 75 89 94 88 76 71 68 65 76 88 93 87
DewPt         52 51 52 52 52 52 52 51 50 50 52 52 51 50 51 51 52 51 52 50 49 48
Min/Max RH                   27          65          23          61          22
RH            67 72 48 31 27 32 48 54 58 65 45 28 23 27 42 49 57 60 43 27 22 26
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW  W  W SW  S
Wind Spd       4  5  8  9  9 10 10 10  9  8  9 10 13 12 12 10  8  8  9 12 14 14
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     19 13 11  9 20 20 18 17 17 19 11  6  7 15 33 45 39 29 14 14 27 32
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Tstms                                                                        IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  6 11  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 11  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 12 10
Vent Rate     <1 <1 15 36 74 83 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 66132 77 <1 <1 <1 <1 13143207200
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SE  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  W  W  W SW SW
T Wind Spd     4  5 11  6  8 12 10 11  9  6 12 12 13 25 16 12  5  6 14 17 20 23
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Sat 09/16/17 Sun 09/17/17 Mon 09/18/17 Tue 09/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       64      88      62      84      62      85      63      86
Temp          70 64 84 83 67 62 80 80 66 62 81 81 67 63 82 81
DewPt         52 52 53 51 55 54 55 54 56 56 59 57 59 58 59 55
Max/Min RH         65      29      75      36      81      40      84      36
RH            53 65 34 33 65 75 42 41 70 81 47 44 75 84 46 41
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SE       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           20      10      20      10      10      20      10      20
Rain Shwrs    IS IS       IS IS             IS IS       IS IS
Tstms         IS IS       IS IS             IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ016-132200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
336 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

Date             Wed 09/13/17            Thu 09/14/17            Fri 09/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 91          59          96          62          92
Temp          61 58 72 85 91 85 71 65 62 59 74 90 96 89 75 69 65 62 74 87 92 86
DewPt         55 54 56 53 52 52 53 51 52 51 53 52 49 49 52 50 52 50 51 49 48 48
Min/Max RH                   27          74          20          65          22
RH            81 86 57 33 27 32 53 60 70 74 48 27 20 25 45 51 62 65 44 27 22 27
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  W SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  4  5  8  6  6  8  5  4  4  4  9  9  8  6  8  8  8 13 16 14
Clouds        B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     53 39 25 20 15 20 15 21 16  9  4  6 18 41 38 41 32 14 13 15 23 24
PoP 12HR                      5           5           5           5           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     4     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  9  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 12 10
Vent Rate     <1 <1  2 43 45 60 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 63140  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 11171242209
T Wind Dir    NW  N  N  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW
T Wind Spd     4  3  2  5  5  9  6  9  5  4  2  6 11 11  6  8  8  9 12 20 24 25
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Sat 09/16/17 Sun 09/17/17 Mon 09/18/17 Tue 09/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       62      87      59      83      60      84      61      86
Temp          68 62 83 81 65 59 79 78 65 60 80 79 66 61 82 81
DewPt         51 52 52 50 54 53 54 53 55 56 59 56 57 57 57 53
Max/Min RH         69      29      80      36      86      40      87      35
RH            54 69 34 34 68 80 42 42 70 86 48 45 73 87 43 38
PWind Dir          SW      SW       S       S       S       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10      10      20      10      10      20      20      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
336 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

Date             Wed 09/13/17            Thu 09/14/17            Fri 09/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 94          65          96          67          95
Temp          63 60 74 88 94 88 76 71 68 65 78 91 96 90 78 73 70 67 78 90 95 90
DewPt         52 53 53 53 51 52 52 51 50 50 52 51 50 51 51 53 54 54 54 49 48 48
Min/Max RH                   23          58          21          62          20
RH            69 78 48 30 23 29 43 49 52 58 40 26 21 26 39 49 57 62 43 25 20 24
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  5  8  8  9  9  9  8  5  6 10 13 13 13 12  8  6  9 10 16 13
Clouds        FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW SC SC SC SC FW CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     10  4  6  8  8  8 13 18 13 18 10  6  5  7 26 39 34 35 15  4 20 22
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  5 11  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 12  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 11 10
Vent Rate     <1 <1 15 41 73 90 <1 <1 <1 <1 10102156106  7  3 <1 <1  6150242205
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E  E  S  W  W SW SW
T Wind Spd     4  4 10 10  6 13 10 11  9  4 10 13 14 26 16  5  5  1  6 17 25 23
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Sat 09/16/17 Sun 09/17/17 Mon 09/18/17 Tue 09/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       68      91      64      86      65      89      67      89
Temp          73 68 87 86 69 64 82 82 69 65 85 85 71 67 85 84
DewPt         53 53 52 51 55 55 55 54 57 57 58 57 59 59 59 56
Max/Min RH         59      26      73      34      76      34      76      34
RH            49 59 30 31 61 73 40 38 65 76 40 39 66 76 41 38
PWind Dir           S      SW       S      SE       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10      10      20      10      10      20      10      20
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS       IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
336 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

Date             Wed 09/13/17            Thu 09/14/17            Fri 09/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 93          64          96          67          94
Temp          64 61 74 88 93 87 75 70 67 64 77 91 96 90 78 73 70 67 78 89 94 89
DewPt         53 53 54 53 52 52 52 51 50 51 52 52 51 51 52 53 53 53 54 51 48 49
Min/Max RH                   25          62          22          62          21
RH            68 75 50 30 25 30 45 52 55 62 42 27 22 26 41 50 57 62 43 27 21 25
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  6  8  8  9 10 10  8  5  6 10 13 12 13 11  8  6  8 11 16 13
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW CL FW SC
Clouds(%)     10  7  8  7  9 11 16 19 15 18  8  7  6  8 30 40 35 34 15  5 19 26
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  5 11  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 12  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 11 11
Vent Rate     <1 <1 14 36 74 83  5  5 <1 <1 10 83150115  7  3 <1 <1  8160231210
T Wind Dir    SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  E SE  W  W  W SW SW
T Wind Spd     4  4 10  9  8 12 10 11  9  4 10 12 14 26 16  5  4  2  9 18 25 23
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Sat 09/16/17 Sun 09/17/17 Mon 09/18/17 Tue 09/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       67      90      63      86      64      87      65      88
Temp          72 67 86 85 68 63 82 82 68 64 83 83 69 65 84 83
DewPt         52 53 52 52 55 54 55 54 56 57 59 57 59 59 59 56
Max/Min RH         61      27      73      35      78      37      81      35
RH            49 61 31 32 64 73 41 39 66 78 44 41 70 80 43 40
PWind Dir          SW      SW       S      SE       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR           10      10      20      10      10      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS

$$

TXZ006-132200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
336 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

Date             Wed 09/13/17            Thu 09/14/17            Fri 09/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 91          58          94          60          93
Temp          60 57 71 85 91 84 70 65 61 58 73 88 94 87 73 67 63 60 74 87 93 87
DewPt         55 54 56 54 52 52 54 53 52 52 53 52 50 49 52 53 53 51 51 48 45 46
Min/Max RH                   27          79          23          72          19
RH            86 92 60 35 27 33 56 65 71 79 50 29 23 27 48 61 70 72 44 26 19 24
Wind Dir      SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W  W SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  5  8  9  8  6  6  5  4  5  8 11 10 10  6  5  6  8 13 20 14
Clouds        SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     28 24 12  9 11 25 24 33 19 14  6  8 10 26 38 39 26 23  4  3  5 14
PoP 12HR                      5          10           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     5     5     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  7 10  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 11  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 10  9
Vent Rate     <1 <1 10 52 70 65 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 98132180  9 <1 <1 <1 26180219225
T Wind Dir     W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S NW NW  W SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     4  4  6  8  8 11  5  9  5  3  6 12 13 23 19  1  5  6 17 23 26 28
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date          Sat 09/16/17 Sun 09/17/17 Mon 09/18/17 Tue 09/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       61      88      58      84      59      85      61      87
Temp          67 61 83 82 64 58 80 79 64 59 81 80 66 61 83 81
DewPt         48 50 47 47 52 52 53 53 56 55 57 54 56 55 53 50
Max/Min RH         66      24      81      35      87      35      81      30
RH            51 66 28 29 65 81 40 41 75 87 44 40 70 81 36 34
PWind Dir          SW      SW       S      SE       S       S       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      10      10      20      10       5
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS

$$

OKZ002-132200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
336 AM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

Date             Wed 09/13/17            Thu 09/14/17            Fri 09/15/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 93          62          95          63          95
Temp          61 58 72 87 93 87 73 68 65 62 76 89 95 89 75 69 66 63 76 90 95 89
DewPt         53 54 56 54 52 52 54 53 52 52 53 53 52 51 53 54 54 53 54 50 46 47
Min/Max RH                   25          70          23          70          19
RH            76 86 57 32 25 30 51 59 63 70 45 29 23 27 47 59 65 70 46 25 19 23
Wind Dir      SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd       4  4  6  9 10  9  8  9  6  5  9 11 13 13 11 11  6  6  8 11 19 16
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL FW FW SC SC FW FW CL CL FW
Clouds(%)     18 10  7  6  6  7 12 20 19 27 15 10  5  6 23 49 29 23  9  0  3  7
PoP 12HR                      0          10           5          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  8 13  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 13  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 12  9
Vent Rate     <1 <1  7 47 75 94 <1 <1 <1 <1 11118163180  5  5 <1 <1  4170265213
T Wind Dir     S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SE SE SE SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd     5  4  8  5  6 12  8 10  6  4 12 12 14 27 11 10  3  2  4 19 26 28
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date          Sat 09/16/17 Sun 09/17/17 Mon 09/18/17 Tue 09/19/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       64      90      59      85      61      89      64      89
Temp          70 64 86 84 65 59 81 80 66 61 84 84 69 64 85 84
DewPt         50 51 50 50 55 54 55 54 56 56 58 55 58 57 57 54
Max/Min RH         63      25      83      35      84      33      78      32
RH            49 63 29 31 70 83 41 41 70 84 41 37 68 78 39 36
PWind Dir          SW      SW       S      SE       S       S       S       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
PoP 12HR            5      10      20      10      10      20      10      10
Rain Shwrs                IS IS             IS IS
Tstms                     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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