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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices...UPDATED
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
1244 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

TXZ012-192215-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
1244 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date             Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18
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                 74          42          58          19          35
Temp                      73 70 60 56 48 43 47 54 58 56 46 33 24 19 20 30 35 34
DewPt                     36 35 35 33 32 30 28 23 19 16 14 11  9  7  8  8 10 11
Min/Max RH                   25          60          20          59          35
RH                        26 27 39 42 54 60 47 30 22 20 27 39 52 59 59 39 35 38
Wind Dir                  SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  W  W NW NE NE  N  N  N NE NE  E
Wind Spd                  21 16 10 16 14 13 13 13 11 11 10 11 13 13 12 10  8  9
Clouds                    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)                 39 39 29 17  7 13 15 18 16 21 27 31 53 54 50 53 38 28
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
Haines 6HR                    2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt                    9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  8  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1
Vent Rate                261255 11 11 <1 <1 32105 75 23 20 15 14 18 21 15 12  6
T Wind Dir                SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E
T Wind Spd                33 39 25 25 11 11 24 21 11 17 14 11 10 13 16 11  9  6
RFTI                       1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category             EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                   W  W


Date               Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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       20    46      29    60      31    61      30    62
Temp          23   20 40 42 29   29 53 54 38   31 56 55 38   30 56 57
DewPt         13   14 21 24 25   28 29 23 25   22 26 18 20   18 14 11
Max/Min RH         81    40      96    27      69    22      60    14
RH            65   77 46 48 85   96 39 30 59   69 31 23 48   60 19 16
PWind Dir          SE    SE       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10      10     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-192215-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
1244 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date             Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18
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                 70          38          58          19          41
Temp                      69 66 58 51 44 39 46 55 58 56 52 43 29 20 21 32 39 39
DewPt                     37 35 34 32 31 29 26 22 19 18 19 15 11  9 10  9 11 11
Min/Max RH                   31          66          21          66          30
RH                        31 32 40 48 60 66 45 27 22 22 27 32 46 62 63 37 31 31
Wind Dir                  SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  N NE NE NE NE NE  E SE
Wind Spd                  24 25 13 16 13 11 12 14 14 12  9  9 12 12 10  9  8  9
Clouds                    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)                 38 29 22 11  9 12 11 14 13 22 27 30 46 39 35 38 24 23
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
Haines 6HR                    2     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt                    8  7  1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  7  7 <1 <1  1  1  1  2  2  2
Vent Rate                256221 24 11 <1 <1 32 94104105  4  6 10  9 10 15 16 14
T Wind Dir                SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E
T Wind Spd                36 39 27 25 11 11 24 19 18 17  8 12 11 10 11 11  9 10
RFTI                       2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category             EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag                   W  W


Date               Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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       21    54      28    62      30    60      28    62
Temp          24   21 44 50 29   28 54 57 38   30 54 56 35   28 55 58
DewPt         14   16 22 27 28   27 25 19 21   21 22 15 15   12 12 11
Max/Min RH         86    32      98    20      69    18      53    13
RH            65   83 42 41 94   96 32 22 51   69 28 20 43   50 18 16
PWind Dir          SE     S       S    SW      SW     W      SW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     0       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-192215-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
1244 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date             Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18
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                 74          45          57          17          34
Temp                      65 71 55 58 51 46 49 54 57 53 42 28 20 17 18 27 33 33
DewPt                     32 36 37 32 32 31 28 22 18 14 11  8  7  4  7  7 10 10
Min/Max RH                   27          56          20          60          36
RH                        29 27 48 38 49 56 45 28 21 21 29 42 58 57 61 43 37 38
Wind Dir                   E SW  E SW SW SW  W NW NW NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E
Wind Spd                  10 13  4 14 13 11 11 11 11 10 12 11 12 12 11 10  8  8
Clouds                    SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)                 36 50 26 17  7 15 21 22 16 22 31 35 45 53 48 52 40 29
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
Haines 6HR                    2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt                    8  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  2  2
Vent Rate                157272 10  9  2 <1 15 76 30 29 30 28 24 24 26 23 12 11
T Wind Dir                 S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E
T Wind Spd                19 36 20 19 11 10 16 12 17 17 17 12 10 13 14 10  9  8
RFTI                       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
Red Flag                   W  W


Date               Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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       20    48      30    61      33    62      33    63
Temp          23   20 39 44 31   31 51 56 39   33 55 57 40   33 56 59
DewPt         12   13 18 23 25   29 30 25 29   24 27 21 22   19 17 13
Max/Min RH         78    34      94    27      70    22      57    15
RH            62   74 43 42 79   94 44 30 68   69 33 24 47   57 21 16
PWind Dir           E    SE       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10      10     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-192215-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
1244 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date             Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18
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                 74          44          57          17          34
Temp                      66 71 61 57 50 45 48 53 57 53 42 29 20 17 17 25 32 34
DewPt                     34 37 38 32 31 30 28 22 18 15 12  9  8  5  6  7 10 10
Min/Max RH                   29          55          21          63          36
RH                        32 31 45 38 49 55 46 29 22 22 29 43 60 60 61 46 40 37
Wind Dir                   E SW  S SW SW SW  W NW NW  N NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E
Wind Spd                   9 17  9 14 14 12 12 11 11 10 12 11 13 12 10 10  8  8
Clouds                    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)                 36 46 25 15  6 14 20 22 17 22 30 34 46 51 45 50 39 28
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
Haines 6HR                    2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt                   10  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  3  2  2  2  3  2  2  3  2  2
Vent Rate                230261 11 12  5  5 15 91 33 30 23 22 23 24 26 23 16 11
T Wind Dir                SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E
T Wind Spd                26 36 25 26 11 10 17 16 16 17 17 12 11 13 14 10  9  8
RFTI                       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
Red Flag                   W  W


Date               Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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       20    48      30    60      33    61      32    62
Temp          23   20 36 46 32   32 50 57 39   33 54 58 40   32 53 60
DewPt         12   14 19 24 25   29 30 24 28   23 26 20 21   19 16 13
Max/Min RH         81    36      91    27      70    21      58    15
RH            62   76 50 42 78   89 46 29 66   66 34 22 47   58 23 15
PWind Dir           E    SE       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10      10     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ006-192215-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
1244 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date             Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18
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                 67          36          52          15          36
Temp                      59 63 53 51 43 37 41 48 52 49 38 25 17 15 17 29 35 34
DewPt                     34 37 34 29 30 27 25 19 15 12 10  8  7  5  6  6  8  8
Min/Max RH                   33          65          21          67          31
RH                        36 38 48 42 60 65 54 32 23 22 31 49 65 64 61 37 32 33
Wind Dir                   E SW SW SW SW SW  W NW SW SW NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE
Wind Spd                   6 20  8 20 16 13 12 12 13 11 10 12 13 12  9  9  9  9
Clouds                    FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW
Clouds(%)                 25 36 11  7  8 14 24 29 19 27 33 34 34 30 24 33 34 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
Haines 6HR                    2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt                    9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
Vent Rate                270238 11 13  8  6 11 12 24 17 18 14 14 17 18 16 12 11
T Wind Dir                SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E SE
T Wind Spd                34 39 24 28 18 13 12  2 13 12 13 10 10 12 11  9  6  8
RFTI                       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
Red Flag                   W  W


Date               Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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       17    53      25    59      27    59      25    60
Temp          20   17 43 48 27   25 51 55 34   27 53 55 32   25 53 55
DewPt         10   12 20 23 24   25 22 18 19   18 21 16 16   16 13 10
Max/Min RH         84    30     100    21      69    20      67    14
RH            64   80 40 37 90  100 31 23 55   69 28 21 50   67 20 16
PWind Dir          SE     S       S    SW      SW     W       W    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5       5     0       5     5       0     0

$$

OKZ002-192215-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
1244 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date             Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18
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                 47          35          46          13          36
Temp                      42 45 39 48 41 36 42 46 41 32 25 19 14 13 14 26 35 34
DewPt                     25 28 30 30 29 25 22 16 13 10  7  5  5  3  6  5  8  7
Min/Max RH                   47          64          29          68          30
RH                        51 51 70 50 63 64 44 30 31 39 46 54 67 64 69 39 31 32
Wind Dir                   E  E  E SW SW  W NW  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE  E  E
Wind Spd                   6 12 11 13 13 11 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 12 10  9  8  9
Clouds                    SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)                 45 49 23 13 17 26 42 31 26 26 35 44 37 38 31 37 41 30
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                       1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR                    3     4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt                    2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  3  2  2
Vent Rate                 15 14 <1 <1  7 <1 26 28 20 26 24 20 20 24 24 20 12 12
T Wind Dir                SE SE SE  S SW SW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E
T Wind Spd                11 16 11 11 14  8 19 14 14 14 13 11  9 12 11  9  6  9
RFTI                       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


Date               Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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       16    45      27    57      29    60      28    61
Temp          21   16 35 40 28   27 50 53 34   29 54 54 35   28 52 56
DewPt          9   10 17 21 23   26 26 23 27   21 24 20 20   19 17 15
Max/Min RH         79    35      96    28      76    23      67    17
RH            60   76 47 46 82   96 39 31 74   73 31 26 54   67 25 19
PWind Dir          SE    SE      SE     S       S     W      SW    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    10      10     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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