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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

TXZ012-182200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

Date             Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17
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                 86          58          90          51          69
Temp          56 54 67 80 86 83 70 65 61 58 71 84 90 86 68 61 55 51 58 66 69 67
DewPt         55 54 54 50 47 45 49 50 50 50 47 38 32 32 34 35 38 43 41 42 43 44
Min/Max RH                   25          75          13          74          39
RH           100100 63 35 26 26 47 58 67 75 42 19 13 14 28 38 53 74 53 42 39 43
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW NW  N  N NE NE  E
Wind Spd      12 10 13 14 18 16 16 18 17 13 16 13 14 13 11 11 13 18 19 14 10 10
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW SC FW SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     33 28 15 15 15 30 18 27 13 14  4  1  1  2  2  9 27 40 20 26 15 21
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   SC
Tstms                                                                        SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  5  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 10  9 <1 <1 <1  2  2  4  5  4
Vent Rate      4  4 12 90137108  8  8  7  6 12144200144 <1 <1  7 50 40 64 55 48
T Wind Dir    SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  N NE NE NE  E SE
T Wind Spd     8  8 13 23 24 27 17 17 16 12 13 20 23 18  3  5 14 28 23 18 12 13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17
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       51      73      41      61      39      69      46      81
Temp          56 51 69 69 49 41 57 59 45 39 63 66 52 46 74 78
DewPt         47 49 40 36 38 36 33 31 34 33 32 31 32 35 34 35
Max/Min RH         93      27      82      33      79      24      65      19
RH            72 93 35 30 66 82 40 34 65 79 31 27 46 65 23 21
PWind Dir          SE       W       N       N       N      NW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           30      20      10       5       5       0       0       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC IS IS

$$

TXZ016-182200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

Date             Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17
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                 85          55          86          50          72
Temp          54 51 65 79 85 82 68 63 58 55 68 80 86 82 66 59 54 50 59 68 72 69
DewPt         52 50 52 46 41 38 42 44 45 44 37 33 30 29 31 31 32 40 38 40 41 42
Min/Max RH                   20          66          13          68          32
RH            96 96 63 31 21 21 38 50 62 66 32 18 13 14 27 34 43 68 45 36 32 37
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  E SE
Wind Spd      10  8 12 13 16 13 11 13 13 10 14 14 16 14 10  8 11 17 18 13  6  9
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     15 20 13 11 20 15  9 13 10  8  4  1  2  3  4 12 12 29 11 18  7 16
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           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              5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5 11  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 10  9 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  5  4
Vent Rate      5 <1  4 50154108 <1 <1  7 <1 32152219189 <1 <1 <1 39 55 46 32 40
T Wind Dir     S SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW NW  W  W  W SW SW  N NE NE NE  E SE
T Wind Spd    10  3  9 12 16 20 13 14 14 12 18 21 26 24  6  5 10 29 25 14  8 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17
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       49      76      39      63      38      70      46      81
Temp          55 49 71 72 48 39 58 60 44 38 64 67 52 46 74 77
DewPt         45 45 33 27 36 33 32 31 32 32 31 31 31 32 32 31
Max/Min RH         86      17      78      30      79      23      58      16
RH            69 86 25 19 63 78 37 33 62 79 29 26 44 58 21 18
PWind Dir          SE       W      NW       N      NE      NW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           20       5       5       5       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    IS IS
Tstms         IS IS

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

Date             Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17
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                 89          60          94          54          71
Temp          58 56 70 83 89 86 73 67 63 60 74 88 94 90 72 64 58 54 61 68 71 69
DewPt         56 55 55 51 49 47 51 52 52 52 48 41 33 33 35 40 38 41 41 42 43 44
Min/Max RH                   24          74          12          60          36
RH            95 97 59 33 25 26 46 59 67 74 40 20 12 14 26 41 47 60 48 39 36 40
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW  E  N  N NE NE  E
Wind Spd       9  8 12 13 17 16 17 18 14 12 14 10 13 10  9 11 11 16 18 13 10  9
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     46 42 20  8 10 22 18 22 11 12  4  1  1  1  4 13 41 39 25 27 18 17
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   SC
Tstms                                                                        SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     3     5
Mix Hgt        1  1  1  5  7  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 11 10 <1 <1  2  3  2  4  6  5
Vent Rate      9  8 13 81145140 10 10  7  5 13114176114 <1  6 36 62 34 68 76 67
T Wind Dir     E  E  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  W  W  N NE NE NE NE  E SE
T Wind Spd     9  8 14 20 23 28 23 20 16 11 14 14 18 13  4 12 27 27 19 19 14 14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17
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       53      71      44      63      41      71      49      82
Temp          58 53 68 68 51 44 59 61 47 41 65 69 55 49 76 79
DewPt         47 50 44 39 39 37 34 32 34 34 32 31 35 36 36 38
Max/Min RH         87      33      76      32      76      23      60      20
RH            67 87 42 34 63 76 39 34 61 76 29 24 47 60 23 23
PWind Dir          SE      SW       N       N       N      NE       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           40      30      20       5       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

Date             Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17
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                 88          60          93          54          70
Temp          58 56 69 82 88 85 72 67 63 60 74 87 93 89 71 64 58 54 61 67 70 68
DewPt         56 55 55 51 48 46 50 51 51 51 47 40 33 33 35 38 38 40 41 42 42 44
Min/Max RH                   24          71          12          61          36
RH            95 98 61 34 25 26 46 56 65 71 39 20 12 14 27 38 48 61 49 40 36 42
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW NW  N  N NE  E  E
Wind Spd      10  9 13 13 17 16 17 18 16 13 14 11 13 10 10 11 12 16 18 13 10  9
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW SC SC FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     42 35 19  8 11 24 18 22 10 11  3  1  2  2  4 12 39 39 22 27 17 16
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   SC
Tstms                                                                        SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4     4     5
Mix Hgt        1  1  1  5  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 10  9 <1 <1  2  3  2  4  6  5
Vent Rate     10  8 13 86150138 10 10  7  5 12128170108 <1  5 46 63 36 68 72 68
T Wind Dir     E  E  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  N NE NE NE NE  E SE
T Wind Spd    11  9 14 21 23 28 21 21 16 11 13 17 19 13  4 11 26 28 20 19 14 14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17
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       54      71      43      62      41      70      49      82
Temp          58 54 68 68 50 43 58 60 46 41 64 68 54 49 76 79
DewPt         47 49 43 38 39 37 34 32 34 34 33 32 34 35 36 37
Max/Min RH         84      32      78      33      75      24      58      20
RH            68 84 40 33 66 78 40 35 62 75 31 25 46 58 24 23
PWind Dir          SE       W       N       N       N      NE       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           40      30      20       5       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ006-182200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

Date             Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17
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                 88          52          89          51          71
Temp          53 50 66 81 88 84 68 61 56 52 67 82 89 85 68 61 55 51 59 67 71 68
DewPt         53 50 52 47 40 34 40 41 42 41 37 32 30 30 32 35 37 38 39 38 40 41
Min/Max RH                   16          67          12          60          32
RH            99100 61 30 19 17 36 48 59 67 33 16 12 14 26 37 51 60 46 34 32 37
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW SW  S  N  N  N  N NE  E SE
Wind Spd      10  9 13 12 14 14 13 13 12 11 12 10 11 10 10 11 13 20 19 13 11 11
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     31 28 25  8 20 14  8 10  7  9  1  1  2  7 13 29 32 28  9 29  9 27
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   SC
Tstms                                                                        SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     3     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt        1  1  1  4 11 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 10 10 <1 <1  2  2  2  5  6  5
Vent Rate     10 12 11 35168171  7  7 <1 <1 11 85 78 63 <1  9 30 33 32 70 66 80
T Wind Dir     E SE  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW SE NE  N NE NE  E SE SE
T Wind Spd    10 13 12 11 18 20 14 16 11  9 12 11  9  6  4 18 23 25 18 16 13 18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17
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       48      69      40      61      37      70      46      81
Temp          54 48 65 66 47 40 57 58 43 37 64 67 52 46 74 77
DewPt         44 45 35 35 37 34 31 30 33 32 32 31 32 33 34 32
Max/Min RH         89      28      79      31      82      23      60      17
RH            69 89 33 32 67 79 37 34 67 82 30 26 46 60 23 19
PWind Dir          SE       W       N       N       N      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           40      30      20       5       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms         SC SC SC SC

$$

OKZ002-182200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

Date             Tue 04/18/17            Wed 04/19/17            Thu 04/20/17
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                 89          58          91          53          70
Temp          55 53 68 82 89 86 72 66 61 58 72 85 91 87 70 63 57 53 60 67 70 68
DewPt         55 53 55 52 48 46 49 49 49 48 44 39 35 35 37 42 39 39 39 40 41 42
Min/Max RH                   23          68          14          60          35
RH           100100 64 36 24 25 44 55 64 68 37 20 14 16 30 47 52 60 47 37 35 39
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SE  E NE  N  N  N NE  E  E
Wind Spd      11  9 13 12 14 13 14 17 14 12 13  9  8  6  9 14 13 17 17 12 10 11
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     39 36 23  9 13 22 21 16 11 10  7  1  3  5 17 29 36 38 16 24 13 21
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   SC
Tstms                                                                        SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines 6HR              4     4     5     5     5     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  3  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 11 10 <1  1  2 <1  3  4  6  6
Vent Rate     11  8 20 33126126  8  8  7 <1 10 99119 52 <1 21 33 12 35 44 60 94
T Wind Dir     S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NE NE  N  N NE NE  E SE
T Wind Spd    25 17 17 12 18 24 18 17 14 11 11 12 11  5 16 23 25 14 16 12 11 19
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Fri 04/21/17 Sat 04/22/17 Sun 04/23/17 Mon 04/24/17
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       49      64      41      60      38      69      47      80
Temp          54 49 61 61 47 41 56 58 44 38 63 67 53 47 74 77
DewPt         45 47 44 42 38 36 35 32 34 33 34 33 34 34 38 38
Max/Min RH         93      46      82      36      82      26      61      22
RH            71 93 54 49 71 82 44 37 68 82 34 28 49 61 27 24
PWind Dir          SE       S       N       N       N      SW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           50      50      40       5       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms         SC SC SC SC

$$

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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