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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
343 AM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

TXZ012-162200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
343 AM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date             Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18
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                 44          34          62          37          73
Temp             33 29 37 43 40 34 35 36 36 43 57 62 56 44 41 38 37 46 66 73 68
DewPt            25 22 18 16 18 23 25 28 30 32 22 13 14 18 24 28 30 33 35 33 34
Min/Max RH                   33          85          14          75          23
RH               72 75 46 33 41 64 66 72 79 65 25 14 19 35 50 67 75 60 32 23 28
Wind Dir         NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  E SE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd         16 12  8  9 12 12 13 13 11 11 13  9 10 11 13 14 13 17 21 24 20
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        79 78 79 82 88 89 92 84 44 22 11  8  6  8 25 18 47 37 45 45 45
PoP 12HR                      5          20           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Rain                          S  S
Snow                          S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     5     5     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  3  2  2  1  1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  5
Vent Rate        44 26 20 24 17 21 14 17  9  9 63 27 35 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 87208145
T Wind Dir        N NE  E SE  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       25 14  9  9 12 16 16 19 19 19 20  6 11 10 14 16 14 16 33 36 33
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


Date               Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
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       46    70      35    50      17    45      23    56
Temp          53   46 66 65 49   38 46 44 27   17 39 42 27   23 49 51
DewPt         36   33 30 25 26   21 17 13  8    7  9 10 12   14 20 21
Max/Min RH         60    21      54    24      64    23      68    25
RH            52   60 26 22 40   50 31 28 44   64 28 26 53   68 31 30
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-162200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
343 AM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date             Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18
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                 45          34          64          35          71
Temp             31 30 40 45 42 34 35 36 36 42 58 64 58 41 38 36 35 44 64 71 67
DewPt            24 24 21 21 26 25 27 29 29 29 21 16 18 21 26 27 30 31 34 33 34
Min/Max RH                   38          82          15          82          25
RH               75 78 46 38 53 69 74 77 75 61 23 15 21 44 63 69 82 60 32 25 29
Wind Dir         NE NE  E SE  S  S SW SW  W  W  N  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         14 12  8 10 11 11 13 13 12 11 10  9 10 10 11 11 11 13 21 23 20
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        78 76 78 85 98 96 87 76 50 39 31 26 23 25 35 36 49 46 48 45 45
PoP 12HR                      5          30           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
Rain                          S  S  S  S
Snow                          C  C  S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     5     5     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  3  2 <1  1 <1 <1 <1  4  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  3
Vent Rate        40 28 18 27 14  9 16 10 10  8 49 16 17 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 84174 60
T Wind Dir       NE NE  E  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  N  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       23 16  8 10 10 19 18 21 21 16 16  4 12  9 12 12 11 12 32 33 26
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL


Date               Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
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       43    68      36    56      17    48      23    58
Temp          49   43 63 63 46   36 51 51 27   17 39 46 27   23 50 54
DewPt         35   32 30 26 25   22 18 14 11    9 10 12 14   14 22 22
Max/Min RH         65    22      56    20      70    22      68    25
RH            58   65 29 24 44   56 27 23 50   70 31 26 59   68 33 29
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W       N     E      SE     S
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
343 AM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date             Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18
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                 46          39          63          43          74
Temp             36 35 40 45 44 40 40 40 40 44 59 63 58 48 45 44 43 49 66 74 70
DewPt            24 20 17 14 16 19 21 27 28 26 19 11 13 16 21 26 29 33 33 29 32
Min/Max RH                   28          62          13          58          19
RH               62 55 39 28 31 42 47 58 62 48 21 13 16 27 38 48 57 53 30 19 24
Wind Dir          N NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13 10  6  6 10 12 13 12  9  9 11  8  6 10 13 13 13 17 21 23 20
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        76 72 73 76 82 88 88 80 36 14  7  4  4  6 18 12 38 31 40 40 39
PoP 12HR                      0          10           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     5     5     5     5     5     5     3
Mix Hgt           3  2  3  3  4  2  2  2 <1 <1  5  5  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  6
Vent Rate        58 34 21 15 53 26 29 27  4  7 83 40  6 <1 <1  8 <1  8 87234165
T Wind Dir        N NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  N NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       26 16  8  5 17 19 21 19  9 14 20  9  6 11 16 17 16 18 33 37 34
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL


Date               Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
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       49    73      32    47      18    45      24    58
Temp          55   49 67 67 50   34 42 42 26   18 36 43 28   24 47 54
DewPt         36   32 30 25 24   19 13 10  8    6  9 10 12   13 19 21
Max/Min RH         52    19      56    24      61    23      61    23
RH            49   52 25 20 36   53 30 26 47   59 32 25 49   61 32 27
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
343 AM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date             Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18
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                 45          37          62          41          74
Temp             34 31 37 43 44 38 37 39 39 42 56 62 59 47 44 42 41 47 63 73 71
DewPt            23 19 17 15 16 20 21 26 27 26 19 11 13 16 22 26 29 33 33 30 32
Min/Max RH                   29          65          13          63          20
RH               63 62 44 32 33 49 52 60 62 52 23 13 16 28 42 54 63 58 32 20 24
Wind Dir         NE NE NE SE  S  S  S SW  W  W  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13 10  6  6 11 12 13 13 10  9 11  8  8 11 13 14 13 17 21 23 20
Clouds           B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        76 73 74 77 83 88 88 80 35 14  7  5  4  7 19 12 40 32 40 40 41
PoP 12HR                      0          10           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     5     5     5     5     5     5     3
Mix Hgt           3  3  3  3  4  2  2  2 <1 <1  5  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  6
Vent Rate        58 35 21 15 49 26 29 27  5  7 81 38 20  3  7  8  7  9102231174
T Wind Dir       NE NE  E  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  N NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       26 16  8  5 16 19 21 20 10 16 20  8  8 12 16 17 16 20 33 37 33
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL


Date               Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
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       48    71      32    46      18    45      25    58
Temp          55   48 64 67 51   35 40 43 26   18 34 43 28   25 47 55
DewPt         36   32 30 25 25   19 14 12  8    6  9 10 12   14 20 21
Max/Min RH         54    19      53    25      62    23      64    23
RH            47   54 28 20 36   52 34 28 46   60 35 25 50   64 34 27
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      NE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char         15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     0       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ006-162200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
343 AM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date             Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18
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                 44          29          61          33          71
Temp             22 27 36 44 42 36 35 35 32 38 57 61 57 41 35 34 33 42 63 71 66
DewPt            22 22 19 17 18 20 22 26 24 21 15 11 14 14 20 23 25 27 27 21 24
Min/Max RH                   34          75          14          72          15
RH              100 80 51 34 37 53 58 70 71 50 19 14 18 32 53 65 72 54 25 15 20
Wind Dir         NE NE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NE SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13  9  6 13 13 13 13 12  9  6 10  9 10 11 12 13 13 17 24 26 21
Clouds           B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        75 70 69 69 74 83 70 64 24 14 13 11 16 16 22 23 39 36 42 33 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     5     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  4  3  2  2  1 <1 <1  4  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7  5
Vent Rate        36 20 15 44 45 38 33 23 <1 <1 52 10 49 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 52214155
T Wind Dir       NE NE SE  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       20 11  6 13 20 21 25 21  8  8 14  2 16 12 16 16 14 16 28 36 35
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  2
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date               Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
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       40    68      26    45      12    44      20    57
Temp          47   40 63 63 43   28 40 41 19   12 36 41 24   21 49 53
DewPt         30   27 28 22 20   17 12 11  8    5  8 10 12   13 18 18
Max/Min RH         59    19      64    25      75    23      74    21
RH            53   59 26 21 40   61 32 29 60   74 31 28 60   72 30 25
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W    NE      NE     E       S     S
Wind Char         15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-162200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
343 AM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Date             Fri 02/16/18            Sat 02/17/18            Sun 02/18/18
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                 44          33          62          37          75
Temp             27 27 35 43 42 37 37 37 35 41 57 62 55 42 38 37 37 44 65 75 70
DewPt            19 18 16 13 14 15 19 22 22 21 16 11 14 13 18 22 26 30 29 23 25
Min/Max RH                   28          61          14          65          14
RH               72 67 45 29 31 39 48 54 58 44 19 14 19 31 43 53 65 57 26 14 18
Wind Dir          N  N  E  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd         13  9  4 10 13 12 13 11  9 10 11  6  8  9 13 14 16 20 23 23 20
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        74 60 59 58 62 75 72 59 16  4  2  1  2  3  9  7 27 16 33 28 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              2     2     3     5     5     5     5     6     6     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  3  3  3  3  2  2 <1 <1  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5 <1
Vent Rate        34 18 13 27 38 53 33 32 <1  5116 39  3 <1 <1  6 <1 10 50149 10
T Wind Dir        N NE  E  S  S  S  S SW  W NW  N  N  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       19 10  5 10 17 24 25 24  9 11 24  8  5  9 14 16 14 23 27 33 23
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL


Date               Mon 02/19/18  Tue 02/20/18  Wed 02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18
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       44    70      22    38      14    43      21    57
Temp          52   44 63 64 40   23 32 34 18   14 33 40 25   21 47 52
DewPt         29   28 27 23 21   12  9  8  5    5  7  9 11   12 19 19
Max/Min RH         53    18      65    28      67    23      69    22
RH            40   52 25 21 46   62 37 33 55   67 33 27 55   69 32 27
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W     N      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char         15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       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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