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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
400 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

TXZ012-222200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
400 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                 59          36          71          48          87
Temp          40 37 46 55 59 56 46 41 38 36 50 64 71 68 58 54 50 48 64 80 87 84
DewPt         38 36 34 33 32 31 33 33 33 33 36 35 36 32 34 33 34 34 37 37 33 29
Min/Max RH                   36          89          25          58          13
RH            92 96 63 43 36 38 60 73 82 89 58 34 28 26 40 45 54 58 37 21 14 14
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      16 13 16 16 13 12  5  4  4  4 10 12 16 19 18 18 18 16 18 16 17 14
Clouds        B2 B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     82 68 63 32 22  6  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  5 14  7  4  8  1  3
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              2     2     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     6
Mix Hgt        3  3  3  5  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  9 13 13
Vent Rate     55 55 60 77 98 91 <1 <1 <1 <1 21 40 83105 <1 <1 <1 <1 16225325313
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N  N  N  E  E  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    25 25 23 19 17 16  5  4  2  5  8  9 17 24 13 14 12 12 18 28 28 28
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17 Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17
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       59      81      50      80      55      78      48      75
Temp          66 59 77 78 58 50 74 77 61 55 74 75 56 48 70 72
DewPt         27 29 38 38 45 44 40 35 43 42 39 33 40 39 38 35
Max/Min RH         33      21      80      21      61      21      71      24
RH            23 32 24 24 62 80 29 22 51 61 28 21 55 71 31 26
PWind Dir          SW       W       N      NW       S      SW       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       5       5       5      10      10      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ016-222200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
400 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                 60          34          71          48          85
Temp          39 36 46 55 60 57 45 40 37 34 49 64 71 68 58 54 50 48 63 78 85 82
DewPt         37 35 34 33 32 32 33 32 32 33 36 37 37 33 35 34 34 33 37 34 31 24
Min/Max RH                   35          96          26          56          12
RH            95 96 63 42 35 38 62 73 82 96 61 36 29 27 42 47 54 56 38 20 14 12
Wind Dir       N  N  N NE  N NE NE  E SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  W
Wind Spd      16 14 17 13 12 11  5  4  4  4 11 12 16 17 13 16 14 13 14 18 19 17
Clouds        B1 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     58 64 50 17 16 13  5  1  1  1  5  3  4  3  2  6 15  9  7  6  1  5
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              2     2     3     3     2     4     4     4     5     6
Mix Hgt        3  2  3  5  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 13 13
Vent Rate     50 36 50 80105 78 <1 <1 <1 <1 24 60 94105  6  7  6 <1 15247351351
T Wind Dir     N NE  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    23 20 23 18 16 13  5  4  4  5 13 13 19 24 13 14 13 11 17 29 31 31
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17 Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17
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       58      81      49      81      54      77      48      75
Temp          65 58 77 77 57 49 75 78 61 54 73 74 55 48 70 72
DewPt         21 29 34 33 38 43 37 36 41 38 38 35 37 35 33 34
Max/Min RH         33      18      80      20      54      22      60      21
RH            19 33 21 20 49 80 25 22 48 53 28 24 50 60 25 25
PWind Dir          SW       W       N      NW      SW       W       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0       0       5       5      10      10      20      20
Rain Shwrs                                        IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ008-222200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
400 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                 60          38          72          52          88
Temp          44 40 48 56 60 58 47 43 40 38 52 65 72 70 61 57 54 52 67 81 88 85
DewPt         39 36 35 33 32 31 33 35 34 35 35 34 35 33 33 34 35 35 37 37 33 32
Min/Max RH                   34          89          25          52          14
RH            83 86 60 42 35 36 58 73 79 89 52 31 26 25 35 42 47 52 33 21 14 15
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S  S SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      12 12 13 13 13 11  4  4  2  4  8 10 14 16 16 19 16 14 18 16 16 13
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     83 71 65 39 28  9  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  1  0 10 11  8  5  6  2  6
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              2     4     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     6
Mix Hgt        3  4  4  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 13 10
Vent Rate     57 74 76 96120105  3 <1 <1 <1 24 45 90105  7  7  7 <1 16225350282
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    20 23 20 18 18 17  5  3  3  5  9 10 17 24 16 16 14 13 18 33 32 31
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17 Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17
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       60      81      53      79      56      79      50      74
Temp          67 60 77 78 60 53 74 76 62 56 75 76 57 50 69 71
DewPt         32 34 39 41 47 46 43 39 46 45 40 36 43 42 40 38
Max/Min RH         38      23      78      25      66      22      76      27
RH            27 38 25 26 62 78 32 26 55 66 28 23 59 76 34 29
PWind Dir          SW       W       N       E       S      SW       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC B1
PoP 12HR            0      10      10       5      20      20      20      20
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ008-222200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
400 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                 60          37          72          52          87
Temp          43 40 48 56 60 57 47 43 39 37 51 65 72 70 60 57 54 52 66 80 87 84
DewPt         38 36 35 33 32 31 34 34 34 34 35 35 36 33 34 34 34 34 38 36 32 31
Min/Max RH                   35          88          26          52          14
RH            85 86 61 42 35 37 59 70 81 88 54 33 28 26 37 43 48 52 36 20 14 15
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd      13 12 13 13 13 11  4  4  3  4  9 11 16 17 17 19 17 14 18 17 17 14
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
Clouds(%)     78 71 63 37 25  9  1  0  0  2  0  1  1  1  0 10 11  7  6  6  2  5
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              2     3     4     4     3     4     4     5     5     6
Mix Hgt        3  3  4  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  8 13 11
Vent Rate     54 57 67 88113105  3  2 <1 <1 24 50 96116  7  7  6  6 17232363284
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    20 21 21 18 17 17  5  3  3  5  9 11 18 24 16 14 13 12 18 33 33 31
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17 Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17
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       60      81      53      79      56      78      49      74
Temp          67 60 77 78 60 53 74 76 62 56 74 75 56 49 69 71
DewPt         30 33 39 40 46 46 42 38 45 44 40 35 42 41 39 37
Max/Min RH         36      23      77      24      64      23      73      27
RH            25 36 26 26 61 77 32 25 54 64 29 23 59 73 34 29
PWind Dir          SW       W       N       E       S      SW       W      SW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      10      10       5      20      20      20      20
Rain Shwrs                            IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                       IS IS       IS IS

$$

TXZ006-222200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
400 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                 59          36          73          47          85
Temp          40 38 47 55 59 56 46 42 38 36 51 66 73 70 59 54 50 47 63 78 85 82
DewPt         38 36 34 32 31 31 32 33 32 35 35 36 37 33 35 35 35 34 36 30 27 23
Min/Max RH                   34          95          25          60          11
RH            92 92 61 41 34 38 59 70 79 95 54 33 26 25 40 48 56 60 36 17 12 11
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  E SE SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW
Wind Spd      13 12 14 13 12 10  4  4  4  6 16 19 21 21 19 18 16 16 17 18 17 17
Clouds        B1 B2 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     69 75 66 37 28 17  5  0  0  1  0  1  2  6  0  5  4 12  4  8  5 15
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              2     2     3     4     4     3     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        3  3  4  6  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 12 10
Vent Rate     48 55 76 90100 83  3 <1 <1 <1 44 81121140  7  7 <1 <1 13168296297
T Wind Dir     N NE  N  N  N  N  E SE SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd    20 20 21 17 14 12  5  4  3  6 19 20 25 27 14 16 14 14 18 24 27 33
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date          Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17 Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17
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       55      79      48      77      50      74      44      72
Temp          63 55 74 75 56 48 71 74 57 50 69 71 52 44 67 69
DewPt         26 32 36 38 43 42 39 33 41 41 35 33 39 39 34 33
Max/Min RH         41      22      82      22      71      24      81      24
RH            24 41 24 26 62 82 31 22 55 71 29 25 61 81 29 26
PWind Dir          SW      NW       N       S       S      SW      NW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      10      20      10      30      20      20      20
Rain Shwrs                IS IS       SC SC IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                     IS IS             IS IS       IS IS

$$

OKZ002-222200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
400 AM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Date             Sat 04/22/17            Sun 04/23/17            Mon 04/24/17
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                 59          35          73          50          87
Temp          39 37 46 55 59 56 46 41 37 35 51 65 73 70 60 55 52 50 65 80 87 83
DewPt         38 36 36 33 32 30 35 34 33 34 36 37 37 34 35 35 35 35 38 36 33 32
Min/Max RH                   34          96          26          56          14
RH            99 96 68 43 36 37 64 76 84 96 56 35 27 26 39 47 52 56 37 20 14 16
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S
Wind Spd      12 10 12 11 12 11  4  4  4  4 11 16 19 19 17 19 17 16 18 13 13 13
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL SC
Clouds(%)     53 64 62 48 43 15  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0 11 11 10  6  6  3 27
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              2     2     4     4     4     4     4     5     5     6
Mix Hgt        4  3  5  7  9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 13 11
Vent Rate     67 50 68 98135 98 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 85120138  8  8  8  7  9170221276
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW
T Wind Spd    21 18 17 16 17 14  4  3  5  5 17 19 24 28 17 17 17 16 19 19 19 28
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date          Tue 04/25/17 Wed 04/26/17 Thu 04/27/17 Fri 04/28/17
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      78      49      76      52      73      46      70
Temp          61 53 73 75 56 49 71 73 58 52 69 70 53 46 65 67
DewPt         35 39 41 43 46 46 44 40 45 45 43 39 43 41 40 39
Max/Min RH         60      28      89      28      78      30      82      32
RH            37 60 32 32 69 89 38 30 62 78 38 32 69 82 39 35
PWind Dir          SW       N       N       E       S       W      NW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0      20      20      10      30      30      30      30
Rain Shwrs          IS IS IS IS       SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                     IS IS             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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