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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
237 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

TXZ012-161000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
237 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date           02/15/18      Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 30          44          34          61          35
Temp          75 69 59 51 40 31 30 38 42 40 34 35 35 36 42 55 61 55 43 39 37 35
DewPt         38 36 34 29 23 21 24 19 14 13 17 25 29 31 32 18  4  3  4 23 21 28
Max/Min RH                   75          29          82          10          79
RH            26 30 39 42 50 66 78 46 31 33 49 66 78 82 67 23 10 12 19 52 52 75
Wind Dir       W  W  W  N  N NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE NE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      25 18 16 18 20 16 13 10  9 13 13 14 13 11 11 16 10 10 13 13 13 13
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     66 62 61 63 62 71 72 69 71 74 79 86 80 48 23 13 10  8 10 26 23 48
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10           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     2     2     3     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        7  4 <1  2  2  2  2  3  4  3  2  2  1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    195116  6 50 36 42 32 20 25 35 30 33 17  8  7 60 23 48 <1  7 <1 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  N  N  N  N NE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W NE  E SE SE  S  S  S
T Wind Spd    34 33 12 28 27 24 18  9  8 16 23 25 19 17 16 17  5 13 12 16 16 14
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  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 NO NO NO NO


Date           02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     72      46    71      30    48      19    46      25    58
Temp          64 67 53   46 66 63 45   32 42 44 28   19 40 43 30   25 51 53
DewPt         36 33 37   33 31 25 24   19 16 12 10    8 11 13 15   17 24 22
Min/Max RH       22      60    20      63    24      64    25      71    26
RH            35 28 54   60 27 23 43   58 34 27 46   61 30 29 53   71 34 29
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW     N       E     E       S     S
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-161000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
237 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date           02/15/18      Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 30          45          34          63          33
Temp          69 66 54 48 40 33 31 40 44 43 35 36 35 36 40 58 63 58 41 37 34 34
DewPt         40 35 34 30 22 19 22 20 18 17 21 27 30 29 28 19  9  9 12 26 22 29
Max/Min RH                   69          33          82          12          84
RH            35 33 47 49 48 56 69 44 35 36 57 71 82 75 62 22 12 14 30 64 60 84
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W NE NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW  W  W NE  E  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      21 14 12 13 13 13 12  9 10 12 10 12 13 12 10 13 11 11 12 11 12 11
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)     62 57 57 65 59 63 76 75 74 80 84 87 80 52 28 15 13 10 11 26 25 46
PoP 12HR                      0           5          10           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     2     2     2     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        5  4 <1 <1  2  2  2  3  3  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    155 95 <1 <1 33 30 23 20 21 35 36 18 10 10  7 40 27 48 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  W NW NE NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW  W  W NE  E  S SE  S  S SW
T Wind Spd    35 31 10  9 25 23 17  9  8 16 20 20 21 21 16 11  6 13 10 14 13 11
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  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 NO NO NO NO


Date           02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     70      43    69      33    54      19    49      25    60
Temp          63 67 50   43 64 63 44   34 49 50 28   19 42 45 29   25 51 55
DewPt         34 32 36   32 30 25 24   21 17 15 13   10 13 14 17   18 23 22
Min/Max RH       23      65    21      60    22      70    24      74    23
RH            34 27 60   65 28 23 46   60 29 25 53   67 30 28 60   74 34 27
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW     W       E    SE       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       5     0       5     0

$$

TXZ008-161000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
237 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date           02/15/18      Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 35          45          40          62          42
Temp          76 71 61 51 42 37 36 40 44 44 40 40 40 40 45 57 62 58 48 45 43 42
DewPt         35 33 31 26 24 23 22 18 13 12 14 21 31 35 20 11  2  4  5 19 18 28
Max/Min RH                   60          26          81           9          60
RH            22 24 32 37 48 57 57 41 28 27 34 46 69 81 36 16  9 11 17 35 36 57
Wind Dir       W SW  W  N NE NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      19 13 16 18 17 13 11  9  8 10 13 13 11  9  9 13 10  6 12 13 13 13
Clouds        B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     73 67 62 55 67 75 68 63 63 65 74 79 73 37 18  9  7  6 10 18 19 39
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              2     2     2     2     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        6  4 <1  3  2  3  3  3  3  4  2  1  2 <1 <1  5  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    160 95  5 63 46 55 40 21 18 49 40 23 36  5  6 72 27 32 <1  7  7  8
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  N  N  N  N NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NE SE  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd    32 31 11 28 26 25 18  8  6 16 23 19 27 10 13 18  6 10 11 14 16 17
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  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 NO NO NO NO


Date           02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     73      49    72      29    46      19    46      26    60
Temp          65 70 56   49 65 66 45   31 39 42 26   19 37 43 30   26 50 56
DewPt         34 31 37   32 30 24 23   17 12 10  8    7 11 13 15   16 22 22
Min/Max RH       19      52    18      57    24      60    25      65    23
RH            32 23 49   52 27 20 42   55 32 27 47   59 32 29 53   65 32 26
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW     N      NE     E      SE    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-161000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
237 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date           02/15/18      Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 33          45          38          61          40
Temp          74 70 61 51 41 35 32 38 43 43 38 38 39 40 43 55 61 57 46 43 41 40
DewPt         36 33 30 26 23 22 22 20 14 13 15 21 30 35 21 12  3  4  4 20 19 28
Max/Min RH                   65          28          81           9          64
RH            25 25 32 37 49 59 65 49 31 29 38 50 71 81 42 18  9 11 17 39 41 61
Wind Dir       W SW  W  N NE NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE NE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      21 16 17 18 18 13 11  9  8 10 13 13 13  9  9 13  9  8 12 13 13 13
Clouds        B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     70 65 61 55 66 75 70 65 64 66 74 79 73 38 18 10  7  6 11 19 20 40
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              2     2     2     2     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        6  4 <1  3  2  3  3  3  4  4  2  2  2 <1 <1  5  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    178 98  6 60 44 55 40 21 25 49 40 33 36  4  6 68 27 35 <1  7  8  8
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  N  N  N NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd    34 32 12 27 25 25 18  8  8 16 23 25 27  9 13 17  6 11 11 16 17 17
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  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 NO NO NO NO


Date           02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     73      48    71      29    46      19    46      26    59
Temp          62 70 56   48 64 65 45   31 38 43 26   19 35 44 30   26 48 56
DewPt         35 31 36   32 30 24 23   17 13 12  9    7 11 13 15   17 22 22
Min/Max RH       20      55    19      58    25      62    25      68    24
RH            36 23 48   54 29 21 42   56 35 28 48   60 36 28 54   68 36 27
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW     N      NE     E       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ006-161000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
237 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date           02/15/18      Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 23          44          29          60          32
Temp          71 65 50 40 31 25 26 37 42 41 33 33 31 29 36 54 60 55 41 36 33 32
DewPt         29 28 21 19 21 20 22 20 18 18 17 22 31 27 15 10  6  9  6 19 21 24
Max/Min RH                   91          34         100          11          74
RH            21 25 31 42 65 79 84 50 37 39 52 65100 90 41 17 11 15 24 50 61 74
Wind Dir      SW SW  W NE NE NE NE  E  S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE SE  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd      21 18 13 14 16 13  9  8 13 13 12 13 11  9  6 13 11 10 12 12 13 13
Clouds        B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     60 64 54 42 60 71 72 64 55 58 65 70 61 26 11  7  5  9  8 13 20 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              2     2     2     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        6  4 <1  3  2  2  2  3  4  3  3  2  1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    155 99 <1 59 42 36 22 12 50 55 61 39 20 <1 <1 44 24 52 <1  6 <1 <1
T Wind Dir     W  W  W  N  N  N NE  E  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NE SE  S  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd    28 27 11 26 24 19 12  4 13 20 27 29 23  8  4 12  5 16 11 16 16 16
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  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 NO NO NO NO


Date           02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     70      40    67      23    44      14    46      21    60
Temp          62 66 47   40 62 60 36   24 38 41 22   14 37 43 25   21 51 54
DewPt         28 23 30   27 27 22 19   16 12 11  9    7 10 12 14   16 20 17
Min/Max RH       16      62    20      71    26      73    24      81    19
RH            26 19 51   60 26 23 50   71 34 29 58   73 32 28 62   80 29 23
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       W    NE      NE    SE       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-161000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
237 PM CST Thu Feb 15 2018

Date           02/15/18      Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CST 3hrly     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06

Min/Max Temp                 27          44          33          61          36
Temp          73 67 50 41 33 29 29 36 42 41 34 34 34 33 38 54 61 55 41 38 37 36
DewPt         27 30 27 23 23 22 21 18 15 14 14 17 27 18 18 11  3  6  3 17 13 26
Max/Min RH                   78          30          74           9          66
RH            18 26 40 47 65 76 73 47 32 33 44 48 74 53 45 17  9 13 20 41 36 66
Wind Dir       W SW NE  N  N  N NE  E  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      16  5 16 19 16 13 11  5 11 13 12 13 10  9 11 14  9  9 11 13 14 14
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     75 72 56 55 76 72 65 52 45 54 57 66 54 19  9  5  4  4  5 10 10 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              2     2     2     4     5     5     4     4     5     6
Mix Hgt        8 <1  3  3  3  3  2  3  4  3 <1  1 <1 <1 <1  5  5  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate    150 <1 63 63 58 45 24 10 32 51  8 19  9 <1  4 68 15 13 <1 <1  8  7
T Wind Dir     W  W  N  N  N  N  N NE  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NE  S  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd    23  3 28 28 26 20 13  4 10 19 17 21 20  9  8 17  3 10  9 14 17 14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  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 NO NO NO NO


Date           02/18/18  Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Max/Min Temp     74      44    68      20    40      15    44      23    59
Temp          64 70 52   44 62 60 35   21 32 36 20   15 34 40 26   23 49 53
DewPt         29 24 28   28 27 22 19   11  8  8  6    6  9 12 13   15 21 19
Min/Max RH       16      53    19      69    26      67    26      72    22
RH            27 18 40   52 26 23 51   66 35 30 53   67 35 31 56   72 33 26
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       W    NE      NE     E       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5     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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