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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
333 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

TXZ012-181000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
333 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
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                 34          75          48          73          41
Temp             55 44 40 39 35 43 64 73 69 57 55 52 48 54 68 73 66 59 54 48 41
DewPt            16 25 25 26 26 32 35 34 33 35 38 39 38 37 32 29 29 31 31 29 28
Max/Min RH                   72          22          68          19          59
RH               21 47 55 59 69 65 34 24 26 43 53 61 68 52 26 19 25 34 41 47 59
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8  9 12 13 16 20 24 27 21 17 18 17 16 18 25 27 24 20 16 17 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)         8 14 22 21 32 41 29 32 31 25 26 20 22 24 23 28 28 20 41 16 18
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     3     5     5     5     5     6     6     4
Mix Hgt           4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  7  5  1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        39 <1 <1 <1 <1 10105255165 <1  8  7 <1 10174182145 21  7 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW
T Wind Spd       12 10 13 13 14 23 34 39 34 12 17 14 13 23 33 29 33 24 14 10 10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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     58      18    43      21    53      29    61      32    61
Temp          53 52 29   18 36 39 26   21 44 48 32   29 54 55 38   32 54 56
DewPt         21 15 10    5  7  8 10   11 17 19 23   23 26 20 24   22 21 16
Min/Max RH       18      56    23      65    25      78    23      66    19
RH            28 23 44   56 29 27 50   65 33 31 69   78 34 25 57   66 27 20
PWind Dir         W       N    NE      SE     S       S    SW      NW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 SC FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5      10    10      10     5

$$

TXZ016-181000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
333 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
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                 31          72          46          70          40
Temp             54 43 39 37 33 41 63 72 69 56 53 49 46 51 66 70 67 55 51 45 40
DewPt            23 27 25 26 26 30 34 33 32 32 36 38 38 36 31 29 29 30 30 29 27
Max/Min RH                   80          24          73          22          59
RH               30 53 57 64 75 66 33 24 25 41 52 66 73 56 28 22 25 39 45 53 59
Wind Dir         SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         10  9  9  9 13 17 24 27 21 14 14 13 13 16 24 27 25 17 13 14 11
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        11 15 17 24 29 32 24 24 28 19 18 18 18 17 21 30 28 18 27 11 18
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     4     5     5     4     5     6     6     4
Mix Hgt           4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  6  5  1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        42 <1 <1 <1  6 11144224160  7  8  7 <1 10160162155 24  6 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       13  9 13 12 13 24 36 36 36 16 18 14 13 23 33 31 35 27 12 10  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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     59      19    47      21    54      29    62      31    61
Temp          55 55 32   19 37 45 26   21 45 50 32   29 55 58 38   31 54 57
DewPt         21 15 13    7  8 11 12   12 17 20 25   25 24 18 21   20 18 13
Min/Max RH       17      60    22      68    25      85    19      62    16
RH            26 20 45   60 30 25 55   68 33 30 75   85 30 21 51   62 24 17
PWind Dir         W       N    NE      SE     S       S    SW      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       5     0       0     5      10     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-181000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
333 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
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                 40          76          50          74          40
Temp             57 47 42 41 42 48 65 74 71 60 56 54 50 55 69 74 70 59 55 48 42
DewPt            14 20 24 25 25 30 33 31 33 36 39 40 38 37 32 29 28 30 31 29 27
Max/Min RH                   54          20          63          19          56
RH               18 35 48 51 51 49 30 20 25 41 53 59 63 51 25 19 21 33 40 47 55
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5  8  9 10 13 17 21 24 19 16 16 13 13 13 20 21 19 19 16 16 10
Clouds           CL FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         4 12 20 20 29 35 25 31 31 30 27 21 23 24 20 24 24 15 41 16 27
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     4     5     5     5     4     6     6     6
Mix Hgt           4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8  6 <1  1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        32 <1 <1  3  6  9 73264168 <1  5  7 <1  8182216168  7 18  2 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW
T Wind Spd       10  9 12 12 12 19 33 37 33 12 13 14 11 18 32 31 32 16 20 11 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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     53      18    43      21    53      32    63      33    62
Temp          49 47 28   18 34 40 25   21 43 49 35   32 54 58 39   33 53 59
DewPt         18 13  8    4  6  7  9    9 15 18 22   24 27 20 24   22 21 18
Min/Max RH       22      54    22      59    24      72    21      64    19
RH            29 25 42   53 30 25 49   59 32 29 59   72 36 23 54   63 28 20
PWind Dir        NW      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW      NW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 SC SC FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5      10    10      10     5

$$

TXZ008-181000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
333 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
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                 39          75          50          73          40
Temp             57 47 43 42 40 44 62 73 71 61 57 53 50 54 67 73 70 61 56 49 42
DewPt            15 22 24 24 24 30 32 31 32 34 39 39 38 37 32 30 29 30 30 29 27
Max/Min RH                   58          20          63          19          55
RH               19 36 47 49 52 56 33 21 24 37 51 58 62 52 27 20 21 31 37 45 55
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          5 10 11 12 14 17 21 24 19 16 17 14 13 14 21 23 20 19 16 17 11
Clouds           CL FW FW FW SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         5 12 21 20 29 35 24 31 31 28 25 20 21 23 20 25 25 15 40 15 26
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     4     5     5     5     4     6     6     5
Mix Hgt           4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  8  6 <1  1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        35 <1 <1  6  6  9 87272195  6  7  7  5 17182224168 10 19  5  5
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW
T Wind Spd       11 10 12 12 12 20 33 39 34 12 14 14 11 19 32 32 32 21 21 11 11
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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     53      18    43      21    52      32    62      32    61
Temp          47 48 28   18 31 41 25   21 41 50 35   32 52 58 40   32 52 58
DewPt         18 14  8    5  6  7  9   10 16 18 23   24 27 20 24   22 21 17
Min/Max RH       22      56    22      63    25      74    22      66    19
RH            31 25 42   56 34 24 51   62 36 29 60   74 39 23 54   65 29 20
PWind Dir        NW      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW      NW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 SC SC FW   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5      10    10      10     5

$$

TXZ006-181000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
333 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
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                 31          75          46          68          34
Temp             55 42 39 36 32 41 65 74 70 58 52 49 46 50 64 68 63 52 46 42 36
DewPt            14 16 23 23 22 27 25 24 23 29 33 36 34 33 30 27 26 26 28 26 23
Max/Min RH                   74          14          64          21          60
RH               19 34 52 58 67 57 22 15 17 33 48 61 64 53 28 21 24 36 48 54 60
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         10  9 12 13 14 19 26 29 23 16 16 17 16 16 27 31 26 20 17 18 11
Clouds           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         3 10 19 25 20 25 21 22 30 21 12 13 13 12 12 19 21 10 24  8 15
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     6     6     5     4     6     6     4
Mix Hgt           5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        54 <1  6  3 <1 11 68216215  6  8  8  7 18174208204  7  7  7  8
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       13 10 16 14 14 25 31 41 37 13 18 17 14 20 35 35 37 14 16 16 17
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  5  2  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  3  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CH EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                            W  W  W


Date           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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     52      13    42      17    53      25    61      27    59
Temp          49 47 22   13 33 39 22   17 43 50 30   25 54 56 34   27 53 55
DewPt         15 12  6    3  5  8  9   10 16 17 20   21 23 17 19   17 17 13
Min/Max RH       20      66    22      73    24      84    20      67    17
RH            25 25 50   65 30 27 57   73 33 27 66   84 31 22 54   66 24 19
PWind Dir        NW      NE    NE      SE     S       S    SW      NW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-181000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
333 PM CST Sat Feb 17 2018

Date           02/17/18      Sun 02/18/18            Mon 02/19/18            Tue
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                 36          78          48          71          31
Temp             54 44 41 40 38 43 64 76 72 60 57 51 48 53 65 71 66 55 50 43 34
DewPt            14 15 22 23 22 28 27 25 27 31 35 37 35 35 31 27 27 29 28 27 19
Max/Min RH                   61          15          62          19          56
RH               20 30 45 51 53 55 24 15 19 33 44 58 60 51 28 19 22 36 42 53 54
Wind Dir         SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  N
Wind Spd          6  8 13 13 18 23 27 28 21 17 14 13 14 14 21 25 21 18 16 18 11
Clouds           CL CL FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         1  3 12 13 22 27 19 24 29 30 23 16 21 19 12 18 21 12 33 20 37
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     5     6     6     5     5     6     6     5
Mix Hgt           3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        27 <1 <1  6  7 12 83166 36 <1  8 <1 <1  8142224180 <1  6 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  S NE
T Wind Spd       10  9 16 16 16 27 37 39 27 13 17 14 10 18 27 32 34 12 13  6  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                            W  W  W


Date           02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18
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     42      14    41      17    53      29    62      29    60
Temp          37 38 21   14 31 37 22   18 42 48 33   29 53 55 35   29 52 55
DewPt         12  9  4    3  4  6  6    9 15 17 20   23 26 21 21   20 20 18
Min/Max RH       26      61    22      68    23      78    23      69    20
RH            35 30 46   61 31 27 50   66 33 29 59   78 35 26 56   69 28 23
PWind Dir         N      NE    NE      SE     S       S     S       N    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       5    10       5     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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