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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
450 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

TXZ012-252200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
450 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                 69          43          73          39          70
Temp             36 46 61 68 65 54 49 46 43 52 66 72 68 54 47 43 39 48 62 69 66
DewPt            34 32 30 27 25 27 29 29 30 30 31 31 31 34 37 37 36 37 38 35 33
Min/Max RH                   20          60          21          89          26
RH               92 58 31 21 22 35 46 51 60 43 27 22 25 46 68 79 89 65 41 28 29
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W  S SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW  N  N  N NW  N  N  E SE
Wind Spd         11 13 10  8  5  9 12 13 11 14 16 19 21 17 13 11  8  8  6  9 11
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        19 15 10 20 29 31 32 38 43 33 23 29 35 31 27 31 36 30 24 32 39
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           5           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     4     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 13  2  1  2  3  2  3  5  8  7
Vent Rate        <1 32 68 45 23 <1 <1 <1 <1 15179286 34 19 42 45 30 33 30 30 56
T Wind Dir       NW NW NW NW SW SE SE SE SE  S SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  W  S
T Wind Spd       11 18 17 10  5  8 12 13 16 17 24 25 19 21 24 20 17 14  6  4  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  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


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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       44      66      44      57      39      67      41      71
Temp          50 44 61 63 49 44 54 54 43 39 60 63 47 41 64 68
DewPt         35 38 42 43 41 44 42 39 39 38 38 35 36 36 39 34
Max/Min RH         82      42     100      53      96      32      82      27
RH            56 79 49 48 74100 64 57 86 96 44 35 65 82 40 28
PWind Dir          SE      SE      SE      NE       N       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      50      60      60      50      10       0      20
Rain Shwrs          SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC             IS IS
Tstms               SC SC NM NM

$$

TXZ016-252200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
450 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                 71          41          73          35          71
Temp             33 44 62 70 67 54 48 44 41 51 65 72 68 52 44 39 35 46 62 70 67
DewPt            32 31 30 27 23 25 27 27 27 27 28 29 29 32 34 34 34 35 36 33 30
Min/Max RH                   18          57          19          96          23
RH               96 60 30 20 19 32 44 51 57 39 25 20 23 46 68 82 96 65 38 25 25
Wind Dir         NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  S
Wind Spd          9  8  8  9 11  9 10 11  9 19 17 18 21 16 13  8  6  5  4  8 12
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        16 14 12 23 34 32 31 34 38 30 23 28 33 29 26 31 37 33 29 37 46
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
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     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 12  3  2 <1 <1 <1  2  6  8  8
Vent Rate        <1 24 35 33 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 23200288 48 27  9  5  4 15 22 60 88
T Wind Dir       NW NW NW SW  S SE  S  S  S  W  W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW
T Wind Spd        8 13  8  6 13  9  9 10  8 17 28 28 21 20 19 11  9 11  4  9 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  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


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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       42      68      41      58      37      67      40      71
Temp          49 42 62 64 47 41 54 55 42 37 60 63 46 40 63 67
DewPt         31 35 37 34 34 38 39 37 35 34 35 32 33 32 34 31
Max/Min RH         76      29      91      47      89      28      73      23
RH            50 76 39 32 60 91 57 51 76 89 39 31 60 73 34 26
PWind Dir           S      SE       E      NE       N       N      SW      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      30      60      60      50       5       0      20
Rain Shwrs          SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC             IS IS
Tstms               SC SC NM NM

$$

TXZ008-252200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
450 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                 71          46          74          42          71
Temp             37 47 63 70 68 57 52 49 46 54 67 73 70 56 50 46 42 51 64 70 68
DewPt            34 32 30 28 25 27 29 30 31 32 33 33 33 35 38 37 37 37 37 35 33
Min/Max RH                   19          55          22          83          26
RH               87 55 29 21 20 31 41 48 55 43 28 23 25 45 64 72 83 60 37 27 27
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW SW SE SE  S SE  S  W NW NW  N  N  N NW  N  N  E SE
Wind Spd         10 12 10  6  4  9 10 10  8 13 13 16 20 16 13 10  6  5  5  6  8
Clouds           SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        26 18 10 19 29 30 31 37 43 34 26 34 43 39 35 36 37 30 23 31 39
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10           5           0
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     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 14  7  2  3  2  3  4  5  7  7
Vent Rate         5 30 70 50 10 <1 <1 <1  6 26121246116 46 50 32 33 49 40 20 39
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N NW  W  E SE SE SE SE SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  S
T Wind Spd       10 17 16 10  2  6  9 11 12 19 20 19 20 26 21 18 14 14  9  2  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  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


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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       46      67      46      57      41      66      43      70
Temp          52 46 62 64 51 46 54 55 45 41 60 63 49 43 63 67
DewPt         36 39 42 45 43 44 42 39 39 37 38 35 36 36 39 36
Max/Min RH         76      43      93      53      89      33      79      30
RH            54 76 48 50 74 93 65 55 80 85 44 35 61 76 41 32
PWind Dir          SE      SE       E      NE       N       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      60      60      60      40      10       5      10
Rain Shwrs          NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC
Tstms               NM NM NM NM

$$

TXZ008-252200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
450 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                 69          44          72          40          71
Temp             38 47 61 68 66 55 50 47 44 52 65 71 68 54 48 44 40 49 63 70 67
DewPt            34 32 30 27 25 27 29 30 30 31 33 33 33 35 38 37 36 37 37 35 33
Min/Max RH                   20          57          24          85          26
RH               84 56 31 21 21 34 44 50 57 44 30 25 27 48 68 76 85 63 38 28 29
Wind Dir         NW NW NW  W  S SE SE  S  S SW  W NW NW  N  N  N NW  N  N  E SE
Wind Spd         10 12  9  6  4  9 10 10  9 12 13 17 20 14 12 10  5  5  5  6  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        24 17 10 20 30 31 31 37 43 34 26 34 42 38 34 35 37 31 24 32 39
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10           5           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     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  8 14  7  3  3  2  2  4  6  7  7
Vent Rate         4 28 68 44 15 <1 <1  5  6 27135252126 62 60 34 26 46 39 21 49
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N NW SW  E SE SE SE  S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  S
T Wind Spd        9 16 14  9  3  6  9 11 12 20 20 20 20 27 23 19 14 14  8  3  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  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


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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       45      67      44      57      39      66      43      70
Temp          51 45 62 64 50 44 54 54 43 39 59 63 49 43 63 67
DewPt         35 39 42 45 42 43 42 39 39 37 38 34 36 36 39 36
Max/Min RH         81      43      97      53      91      32      78      30
RH            55 81 49 51 76 97 64 57 85 91 45 34 61 76 41 31
PWind Dir          SE      SE      SE      NE       N       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      60      60      60      40      10       5      10
Rain Shwrs          NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC
Tstms               NM NM NM NM

$$

TXZ006-252200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
450 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                 70          38          67          35          69
Temp             30 42 60 69 66 52 46 42 38 47 60 66 63 49 43 39 35 45 61 68 65
DewPt            30 30 29 27 25 27 28 28 28 30 32 32 32 34 36 35 35 35 35 32 30
Min/Max RH                   19          70          27         100          24
RH              100 63 31 21 21 38 49 57 67 51 35 28 31 56 76 85100 67 38 26 26
Wind Dir         NW NW  W SW  S SE SE  S  S  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NW NE  E SE  S
Wind Spd          9  9  8  8 10  9 10 10  8 13 19 21 21 16 12  8  5  5  6  9 11
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        19 14 10 25 40 37 34 38 42 41 40 42 44 39 35 37 38 36 34 40 46
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS
Tstms                                          IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     4     4     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 12  3  1  1 <1 <1  3  5  7  7
Vent Rate        <1 18 40 28 41 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 85161 77 26 17  7 10 20 10 49 72
T Wind Dir       NW  N NW  W  S SE SE SE SE  S  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  S  S
T Wind Spd        8 13  9  5 10  8  9  8  8 11 10 16 26 20 19 13 12  9  2  8 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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       41      64      40      56      36      66      37      68
Temp          48 41 58 61 46 40 52 53 41 36 59 62 44 37 60 65
DewPt         32 35 38 38 37 40 41 38 35 33 34 31 33 32 35 33
Max/Min RH         80      38     100      53      90      28      82      27
RH            55 79 47 42 72100 66 57 80 90 39 31 65 82 39 30
PWind Dir          SE      SE       E      NE       N       N      SW       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      50      60      60      40       5       5      20
Rain Shwrs          SC SC NM NM NM NM SC SC             IS IS
Tstms               SC SC NM NM

$$

OKZ002-252200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
450 AM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Date             Sat 03/25/17            Sun 03/26/17            Mon 03/27/17
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                 68          40          67          37          69
Temp             33 44 59 67 64 52 47 43 40 48 60 66 63 50 44 40 37 47 61 68 65
DewPt            32 31 30 28 25 27 29 30 30 33 36 37 37 37 37 37 36 36 37 35 33
Min/Max RH                   21          70          33          96          27
RH               96 60 33 23 22 38 49 60 67 56 40 34 38 60 77 89 96 66 41 29 30
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW  S  E SE SE SE SE  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  E SE
Wind Spd         11 13 10  6  4  8  8  9  8 11 13 16 21 14 11  6  6  5  5  6  9
Clouds           SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW SC SC
Clouds(%)        32 21 10 20 29 32 34 40 46 47 48 57 66 57 48 43 38 31 25 33 41
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          20           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01        0.01           0
Rain Shwrs                                     IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                          IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     4     4     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5 11  6  3  2  2  3  3  5  7  6
Vent Rate        <1 32 63 39  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 63 76 88 47 26 30 30 35 25 13 39
T Wind Dir       NW  N  N NW SW SE SE SE SE SE SE  S NE  N  N  N  N  N  N SE SE
T Wind Spd        8 18 16  8  1  6  8  9  9 18 16  8 18 20 14 16 13 12  5  2  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  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


Date          Tue 03/28/17 Wed 03/29/17 Thu 03/30/17 Fri 03/31/17
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       42      64      42      56      37      67      39      67
Temp          48 42 59 61 47 42 53 53 42 37 60 63 46 39 60 64
DewPt         36 39 43 45 44 42 44 40 38 35 37 35 34 34 39 37
Max/Min RH         93      48     100      57      92      31      85      33
RH            63 89 55 56 89100 71 61 86 92 42 35 63 82 46 37
PWind Dir          SE      SE       E      NE       N       N      SW       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      60      60      60      40      10       5      20
Rain Shwrs          NM NM NM NM NM NM SC SC             IS IS
Tstms               NM NM NM NM

$$

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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