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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
429 AM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

TXZ012-132200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
429 AM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date             Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 62          38          73          47          70
Temp             23 31 48 61 56 43 39 39 38 46 67 73 67 56 52 48 47 53 66 70 65
DewPt            17 22 28 27 29 31 29 30 28 28 27 24 27 29 33 34 34 38 38 34 33
Min/Max RH                   27          73          16          61          26
RH               77 69 46 27 35 62 67 70 67 49 22 16 22 35 48 58 60 57 36 26 30
Wind Dir          S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          6 11 12 13 11 12 12 12 11 12 18 21 16 12 12 13 13 13 19 21 13
Clouds           FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        22 32 27 28 29 49 52 45 50 51 56 53 62 59 58 57 77 76 74 79 74
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              4     4     4     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  8  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  6
Vent Rate        <1  4 11 20  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 66248113 <1 <1 <1 <1  9140169108
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        5  9 12 11 10 12 13 13 10  9 25 35 28 11 12 13 11 19 32 29 20
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    43      25    58      34    67      34    62
Temp          49   32 39 40 28   25 52 53 37   35 60 61 45   34 57 56
DewPt         30   22 13 15 16   20 24 22 27   28 27 23 25   22 21 18
Max/Min RH         66    30      81    26      78    20      61    19
RH            48   66 34 36 60   81 33 29 67   75 28 23 45   61 24 22
PWind Dir          NW    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    10      10     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-132200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
429 AM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date             Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 63          35          71          42          67
Temp             24 33 52 62 57 40 37 36 36 44 66 71 65 49 45 43 42 47 63 67 62
DewPt            13 17 25 24 25 26 27 28 26 26 27 27 26 30 35 35 34 39 39 38 34
Min/Max RH                   22          72          19          76          33
RH               64 51 36 23 29 57 67 72 66 50 23 19 23 48 69 73 73 74 41 34 35
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4  9 12 13  9  9 10 10 10 12 18 21 14 12 12 12 11 13 19 21 16
Clouds           FW SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        21 28 25 23 28 39 51 44 55 50 55 53 66 59 68 58 77 81 75 80 76
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           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     4     4     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7  5
Vent Rate        <1  4 15 30  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1135224 96 <1  6 <1 <1  8125168110
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        6  8 11 11  9 10 11 10 10 10 31 36 27 11 12 12  9 18 28 27 25
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       31    43      25    59      34    66      35    63
Temp          46   34 40 41 29   25 52 54 36   34 59 62 43   35 59 58
DewPt         30   24 16 19 20   23 24 22 26   28 27 24 25   23 21 18
Max/Min RH         69    36      90    25      80    21      61    19
RH            54   66 38 42 70   90 33 29 67   80 29 24 50   61 23 21
PWind Dir          NW    NE       S     W      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    10      10     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
429 AM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date             Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 63          42          75          51          70
Temp             23 31 49 61 58 47 44 42 42 48 66 75 71 61 56 53 51 54 64 70 65
DewPt            16 21 28 27 29 31 31 31 29 28 28 24 25 29 31 33 32 37 36 32 30
Min/Max RH                   26          65          15          52          24
RH               73 66 45 27 33 52 60 63 59 46 24 15 18 29 39 47 48 52 35 24 27
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          3  9 13 13 10 12 10 11 11 13 16 19 13 13 12 12 12 13 18 19 13
Clouds           SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)        39 23 23 25 35 53 53 42 53 56 58 52 58 61 65 57 75 75 74 75 67
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              4     5     5     5     5     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1  5 24 21  6  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 14225  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  6117168  6
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        5 10 16 11 13 12 11 12 10 12 16 34 11 11 11 11  9 13 29 32 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    44      26    59      37    69      35    63
Temp          47   32 38 41 30   26 50 55 39   37 61 64 46   35 53 57
DewPt         27   20 12 14 14   19 23 22 27   28 25 23 24   23 21 18
Max/Min RH         62    28      74    24      70    18      61    19
RH            45   62 34 32 51   74 35 27 61   70 25 21 42   61 28 21
PWind Dir          NW    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    10       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-132200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
429 AM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date             Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 62          40          74          49          70
Temp             23 30 47 60 59 47 43 41 41 47 64 74 70 60 54 51 49 53 64 70 67
DewPt            16 21 27 26 29 30 30 29 28 27 28 24 25 29 32 33 32 37 36 32 31
Min/Max RH                   26          63          15          56          24
RH               75 69 46 27 32 50 59 63 59 46 26 15 18 31 42 50 53 55 35 25 27
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd          4 10 13 13 10 13 12 11 11 13 17 20 13 13 12 13 13 13 19 20 13
Clouds           SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)        36 24 23 24 33 53 53 41 52 53 57 51 59 60 66 56 75 74 73 74 66
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              4     5     5     5     5     3     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  2
Vent Rate        <1  6 21 20  6  6 <1 <1 <1  6 14240  6 <1 <1  5 <1  8131160 32
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        5 13 16 11 13 12 11 12 10 12 16 34 12 11 12 11  9 17 33 33 17
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       29    44      26    59      37    68      35    62
Temp          49   33 35 43 30   26 47 56 39   37 59 64 46   35 53 57
DewPt         28   20 13 15 14   20 23 21 27   28 25 22 24   23 21 18
Max/Min RH         63    30      77    24      71    18      62    19
RH            45   60 40 32 52   76 40 26 63   71 27 20 41   61 29 21
PWind Dir          NW    NE       S    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           10    10       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-132200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
429 AM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date             Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 64          31          71          39          65
Temp             23 32 52 63 58 44 38 35 33 42 64 71 65 49 43 40 39 44 60 65 59
DewPt            13 14 23 25 24 24 25 26 24 25 26 21 20 23 26 31 30 34 32 28 26
Min/Max RH                   22          78          15          74          24
RH               64 48 32 23 27 45 59 69 69 50 23 15 18 35 51 70 72 69 35 25 29
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd          5 10 12 16 10 10 10  9 10 10 17 23 17 13 12 12 13 13 18 21 16
Clouds           SC FW FW FW SC B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        42 18 22 24 33 53 44 45 53 54 53 50 55 58 65 55 59 71 58 62 61
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     5     5     4     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  5
Vent Rate        <1  5 12 28  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 40174  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  5113160105
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        8 10 13 16  9  9 11 12 10 10 23 33 19 10  9 13 11 11 28 32 24
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       25    43      22    58      32    66      29    59
Temp          39   26 38 41 27   22 51 54 35   32 60 60 39   29 53 52
DewPt         24   20 13 16 16   19 20 17 22   23 20 20 22   21 20 17
Max/Min RH         78    31      88    21      69    17      72    21
RH            56   78 35 37 64   88 29 24 58   69 21 21 50   72 27 25
PWind Dir          NW     E       S    SE      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1   B2 B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-132200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
429 AM CST Tue Feb 13 2018

Date             Tue 02/13/18            Wed 02/14/18            Thu 02/15/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 65          37          75          45          68
Temp             26 34 52 63 56 42 39 37 37 44 65 75 69 55 52 47 45 48 63 68 61
DewPt            15 17 23 25 27 27 28 27 26 27 27 23 23 22 25 28 30 33 31 28 28
Min/Max RH                   23          68          14          58          22
RH               62 49 32 23 32 54 63 67 64 52 24 14 17 27 35 47 54 55 30 22 28
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd         10 13 13 16 11 10 12 11 10 13 16 19 13 16 13 13 13 13 17 16 11
Clouds           B1 FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)        53 19 24 21 33 43 42 34 52 63 63 59 61 63 74 65 69 68 62 60 65
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     5     5     4     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  9 27 26  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 38147  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 91104 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       10 19 20 14 11  9 12 11 10 10 20 29 16 12 12 13 12 12 25 21  4
RFTI              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 EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18  Sun 02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       24    43      23    59      33    68      31    59
Temp          38   26 35 39 26   23 50 53 36   33 61 60 40   31 49 53
DewPt         24   17 11 13 13   18 21 20 24   24 22 21 21   21 20 18
Max/Min RH         67    28      81    22      68    17      67    21
RH            57   67 36 34 56   81 31 27 63   67 22 21 46   67 31 25
PWind Dir           N     E       S     W       S    SW       W    SW
Wind Char         15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2   B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

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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