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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
357 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

TXZ012-182200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
357 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 52          28          60          34          68
Temp             44 45 49 52 43 41 36 32 28 36 54 60 50 43 39 36 34 42 61 68 57
DewPt            31 22 17 13 18 18 16 15 16 17 18 18 18 19 19 20 21 22 20 19 20
Min/Max RH                   21          60          19          58          15
RH               50 40 28 21 36 39 43 49 60 45 24 19 28 38 44 52 58 44 20 15 23
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         28 31 23 16  5  3  4  5  6 10 18 19 12 13 13 13 13 12 11  9  6
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        20  8  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  6  6 17 15 16  6  4  3 11  9 28
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              3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  4  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        58151140 99 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 60 72 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 10 <1
T Wind Dir       NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NE
T Wind Spd       33 49 32 20  5  3  4  5  6 11 19 20 10 12 13 13 13 12  9  4  2
RFTI              4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Wind              Y  Y  Y


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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       40    62      35    63      39    70      43    72
Temp          46   40 58 52 40   35 57 54 44   39 64 60 48   43 66 61
DewPt         17   20 26 27 26   27 27 29 29   30 34 36 34   32 34 34
Max/Min RH         46    26      72    26      73    27      65    25
RH            31   44 29 38 57   72 31 38 55   70 32 41 58   65 30 36
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW      SW    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-182200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
357 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 52          27          59          32          69
Temp             40 40 48 52 44 40 33 29 28 35 52 59 48 41 37 35 32 41 61 69 57
DewPt            27 22 18 15 16 18 16 17 16 19 19 19 18 18 18 21 21 22 18 17 15
Min/Max RH                   23          65          21          63          13
RH               47 48 31 23 32 41 49 62 62 51 27 21 30 39 46 56 62 46 19 13 19
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N NE SE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         27 31 23 13  4  3  4  5  8 12 18 18 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 11  8
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        16  8  3  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  5 15 26  9 11  2  5  5 16 19 48
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           4  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate       112164125 70  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 57 51 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 30 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       36 47 28 16  4  2  5  6  9 18 21 19  9 12 14 13 11 12 13 13  4
RFTI              3  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Wind              Y  Y  Y


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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       38    63      35    64      39    69      42    72
Temp          44   38 58 52 41   35 58 55 44   39 63 59 47   42 66 61
DewPt         15   16 25 26 27   27 27 28 29   29 32 34 33   30 33 33
Max/Min RH         44    24      72    25      70    26      64    24
RH            30   40 28 36 57   72 30 35 55   67 31 39 58   61 29 35
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW       W     N       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
357 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 54          31          62          38          69
Temp             45 45 51 54 48 44 40 36 31 39 55 62 53 46 43 40 38 46 63 69 58
DewPt            29 25 18 13 16 17 17 17 17 18 19 18 19 19 19 20 21 22 21 20 21
Min/Max RH                   19          57          18          50          15
RH               39 45 27 19 28 34 39 45 57 41 24 18 26 34 38 44 49 38 20 15 23
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         28 31 21 16  5  3  4  4  4  8 16 17 11 13 13 13 11 10  9  6  5
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        29  8  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  2  1 16 10 11  5  6  3  9  6 24
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              3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           3  5  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        80187154137  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 86 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  5 18  1
T Wind Dir       NW  N  N  N  N  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W NE
T Wind Spd       36 47 32 24  5  4  4  4  5  9 20 21 10 12 12 12 12 13  5  6  2
RFTI              4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Wind              Y  Y  Y


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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       41    63      37    64      42    70      46    72
Temp          47   41 59 53 42   37 59 56 46   42 64 61 51   46 67 62
DewPt         20   22 26 26 27   27 28 29 31   31 35 36 37   34 35 35
Max/Min RH         47    24      67    26      68    28      64    26
RH            34   45 28 35 55   67 30 36 54   66 33 39 58   64 30 37
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW      SW    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-182200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
357 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 54          30          61          37          69
Temp             44 44 51 54 47 43 39 35 30 38 55 61 52 45 42 39 37 45 63 69 58
DewPt            28 24 17 13 17 18 18 17 17 18 19 19 19 19 19 20 21 22 22 20 21
Min/Max RH                   19          59          19          52          16
RH               40 45 26 19 30 36 41 47 59 43 25 19 27 35 40 47 52 40 21 16 23
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         28 31 21 14  4  3  4  4  5  9 16 18 11 13 13 13 11 11  9  6  6
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        25  8  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  3  1 16 11 12  5  6  3  9  7 26
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              3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           3  5  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        80189149130  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 63 86  5  4  6  6  5  7  5 18 <1
T Wind Dir       NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W  E
T Wind Spd       36 48 31 23  4  3  4  4  5  9 20 21 10 12 12 12 12 14  5  6  0
RFTI              4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Wind              Y  Y  Y


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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       41    62      37    64      41    70      46    72
Temp          47   41 58 53 42   37 59 55 46   41 64 61 51   46 67 62
DewPt         19   21 27 27 27   27 28 30 31   31 35 36 36   34 35 35
Max/Min RH         46    26      68    27      69    28      64    26
RH            33   44 30 36 55   68 31 38 55   67 33 40 57   63 30 37
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW      SW    NW       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ006-182200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
357 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 51          25          60          29          69
Temp             41 41 48 50 43 39 33 28 25 34 53 60 48 40 35 32 29 39 61 69 57
DewPt            24 19 14 14 16 17 15 15 15 18 20 20 20 20 19 20 18 18 17 16 18
Min/Max RH                   22          68          21          63          13
RH               38 40 25 23 33 41 47 57 65 51 27 21 33 44 52 61 63 42 18 13 21
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N NE  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW
Wind Spd         32 31 19 12  4  4  4  5  5 11 18 19 12 11 12 11  8  5  6  8  6
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW CL FW CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)        50  9  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  2  8  1 18 12  8  3  6  4 12 11 35
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           5  4  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate       185144132 83  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 38 54 <1 <1  4 <1 <1 <1  5 12 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  N  W  S
T Wind Spd       47 41 27 17  3  2  4  5  6 13 21 20 10 12 13 11  6  3  2  3  2
RFTI              4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Wind              Y  Y  Y


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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       38    61      34    65      38    70      41    73
Temp          44   38 56 51 39   34 59 55 43   38 64 59 47   41 67 61
DewPt         16   19 26 28 27   27 29 32 31   30 34 36 33   32 34 35
Max/Min RH         48    27      74    28      75    27      70    25
RH            32   46 31 41 61   74 31 41 62   72 32 42 59   70 29 38
PWind Dir           W     N       S    SW       W     N      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     5

$$

OKZ002-182200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
357 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

Date             Sat 11/18/17            Sun 11/19/17            Mon 11/20/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 52          27          61          32          68
Temp             41 41 50 51 45 40 36 29 28 36 54 61 49 42 37 34 32 41 60 68 56
DewPt            27 23 14 12 16 18 16 15 16 18 20 21 21 22 21 21 20 21 21 18 21
Min/Max RH                   20          65          21          61          15
RH               47 49 24 20 31 41 43 55 60 47 26 21 33 44 51 58 61 44 22 15 25
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  S
Wind Spd         31 29 21 16  5  4  4  4  6 11 16 17 11 12 12 11  8  6  5  4  5
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        41 12  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  3  1  3  6  7  4  7  3  8  6 23
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           4  4  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate       133125162137 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50 57 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 19 32 <1
T Wind Dir       NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W NW  N NE
T Wind Spd       43 40 31 24  5  4  5  5  5  9 23 21  9 11 11 10  8  6 11  9  2
RFTI              4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO
Wind              Y  Y  Y


Date               Tue 11/21/17  Wed 11/22/17  Thu 11/23/17  Fri 11/24/17
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       38    60      34    64      39    69      41    71
Temp          44   38 56 50 39   34 58 55 44   39 63 58 47   41 65 60
DewPt         20   23 27 28 28   27 30 32 32   31 36 38 37   33 36 37
Max/Min RH         57    29      78    29      76    31      76    29
RH            38   54 33 42 64   75 34 41 62   73 36 46 68   74 34 42
PWind Dir           W     N      SE    SW      SW     N      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       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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