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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
445 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

TXZ012-112200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
445 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

Date             Sun 02/11/18            Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18
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                 41          18          47          27          63
Temp             11 19 33 40 37 26 21 19 18 25 41 47 42 34 32 28 27 35 54 63 58
DewPt             8  9 10  9  7  7  7  8 10 11 11 13 15 16 17 20 23 27 32 31 31
Min/Max RH                   25          70          25          85          30
RH               87 64 38 27 28 44 54 61 70 55 29 25 33 47 53 71 85 72 43 30 36
Wind Dir          N NW  N  N SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S
Wind Spd         11 10 10  5  4  6  8  9 10 13 17 18 18 14 14 11  9 11 13 12 10
Clouds           B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        84 58 33 18  2  3  4  8 12 23 34 32 29 31 32 36 39 39 40 42 44
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Flurries         SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     5     4     4     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  1  3  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        18 11 39 20 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 48 57 42 11  6 <1 <1 <1 17 48  5
T Wind Dir        N NW  N  N SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       13 12 14  5  4  8  8  9 11 17 21 21 24 24 12 10  8  9 12 13 11
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 02/14/18  Thu 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18
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       38    74      43    65      31    48      27    51
Temp          42   38 67 67 49   43 61 56 38   31 43 43 32   27 47 45
DewPt         33   30 27 24 27   29 31 27 25   24 23 25 27   24 27 26
Max/Min RH         76    17      57    26      75    38      88    37
RH            70   73 22 19 42   57 32 32 59   75 45 49 81   88 45 47
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NE    SE       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0     0       0    10      30    30      30    20
Rain                                       C    C
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC         IS IS
Snow                                       C    C        C    C

$$

TXZ016-112200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
445 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

Date             Sun 02/11/18            Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18
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                 41          19          49          28          64
Temp             11 19 35 41 38 25 21 19 21 27 42 49 47 36 31 30 28 35 54 64 59
DewPt             9 10 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 17 20 21 21 23 26 28 31 29 27
Min/Max RH                   27          74          27          92          26
RH               91 67 39 29 31 53 63 70 68 55 31 28 34 54 66 77 92 77 41 27 29
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         11  9  8  4  4  6  8 11 10 13 17 18 14 13 14 12 11 12 12 11 10
Clouds           B2 B1 SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        83 58 33 19  5  5  5 13 20 23 26 28 31 30 29 36 43 41 39 44 48
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Flurries         SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     3     4     4     4     3     5     6
Mix Hgt           2  1  4  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6 <1
Vent Rate        17  8 35  5 18 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 43 54 29  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 18102  4
T Wind Dir        N NW  N  N  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       12  9 11  1  6  5  6  6  8 17 19 20 21 14 12 12  9  9 13 19  8
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 02/14/18  Thu 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18
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       37    72      41    64      32    49      28    52
Temp          41   37 66 65 47   41 61 57 39   32 45 46 32   28 48 49
DewPt         31   29 26 24 27   30 31 29 27   26 25 26 28   26 28 27
Max/Min RH         73    17      65    28      78    40      92    38
RH            67   72 22 21 46   65 32 34 63   78 45 46 85   92 46 42
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     W      NE    SE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 OV B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0     0       0    10      30    30      30    20
Rain                                       C    C
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC         IS IS
Snow                                       C    C        C    C

$$

TXZ008-112200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
445 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

Date             Sun 02/11/18            Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18
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                 43          20          48          29          64
Temp             15 20 34 42 38 27 24 21 20 26 40 48 44 36 33 30 29 36 52 64 60
DewPt             9 10 10  8  7  7  7  8  9 10 11 12 14 15 16 19 23 27 31 31 31
Min/Max RH                   23          62          23          78          29
RH               79 64 37 24 27 42 48 56 62 50 30 23 29 42 50 63 78 69 45 29 33
Wind Dir          N NW  N  N  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          9  8  8  4  4  6  6  8  8 12 14 16 14 13 12  9  9 11 13 11  9
Clouds           B2 B1 FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        84 54 24 13  1  3  5  7  9 24 39 34 30 31 33 35 38 37 37 38 38
PoP 12HR                      5           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              3     5     5     5     4     4     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  1  3  4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate         8  8 33 18  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 43 51 48  8  4 <1 <1  5 20 39  5
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  N SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        9  9 12  4  5  6  8  8  9 16 19 19 21 17  8  8  8 10 14 14 11
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 02/14/18  Thu 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18
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       41    75      45    64      32    50      29    54
Temp          45   41 66 69 52   45 60 57 38   32 43 46 34   29 47 49
DewPt         33   30 26 22 25   26 29 25 24   23 22 23 25   23 27 25
Max/Min RH         67    15      49    24      69    34      81    34
RH            62   65 22 17 34   47 31 29 56   69 43 40 70   78 45 38
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    NW      NE    SE       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      20    30      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC
Snow                                       S    S

$$

TXZ008-112200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
445 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

Date             Sun 02/11/18            Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18
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                 42          20          48          28          63
Temp             13 18 31 41 40 28 23 21 20 26 38 48 45 36 32 29 28 34 49 62 60
DewPt             9 10 10  9  7  7  7  8  9 10 11 13 15 16 16 20 23 27 31 31 31
Min/Max RH                   24          62          24          81          30
RH               86 69 41 26 25 41 50 58 62 51 33 24 30 43 51 68 80 74 49 31 34
Wind Dir          N NW  N  N  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          9  8  8  4  4  6  8  9  8 12 16 17 16 13 13  9  9 11 13 11  9
Clouds           B2 B1 FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        84 54 24 13  1  3  5  7  9 24 38 34 30 31 33 36 38 37 37 38 39
PoP 12HR                      5           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              3     5     5     5     4     4     4     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  1  3  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate         8  7 33 16 10 <1 <1 <1  4  7 43 60 44 16  4  4 <1  4 20 39  5
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  N SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        9  8 12  4  5  6  8  8  9 16 19 20 21 18  9  8  6  9 14 14 10
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 02/14/18  Thu 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18
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       39    74      45    64      32    49      29    54
Temp          43   39 64 70 53   45 58 58 39   32 42 47 34   29 46 51
DewPt         33   30 26 22 25   26 30 26 24   23 22 24 26   24 27 25
Max/Min RH         71    15      49    25      70    36      83    34
RH            67   70 24 17 33   47 34 29 56   69 45 41 74   81 48 36
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    NW      NE    SE       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      20    30      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC
Snow                                       S    S

$$

TXZ006-112200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
445 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

Date             Sun 02/11/18            Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18
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                 42          17          49          26          65
Temp              7 17 32 40 37 24 20 18 17 25 41 49 45 34 30 27 26 35 57 65 59
DewPt             7 10 10 10  9  9  9 10 11 13 15 17 19 19 19 22 24 27 30 28 25
Min/Max RH                   26          77          28          92          24
RH              100 74 39 29 32 52 60 70 77 59 35 28 35 54 64 81 92 72 36 25 27
Wind Dir          N NW  N SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9  6  6  5  6  6  9  9 10 14 19 21 18 13 13 11 10 12 13 12 10
Clouds           B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        81 46 11  6  2  3  5  9 13 26 38 36 33 33 32 35 38 36 34 36 38
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     5     3     5     5     3     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  4  5  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        23 26 32  9 20 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 65 67 55  6 <1 <1 <1  5 12 54  4
T Wind Dir        N  N  N SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       17 14  9  2  9  5  9  8  9 12 25 23 24 13 11  9  8 10 13 20  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Wed 02/14/18  Thu 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18
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       34    72      38    61      27    49      25    54
Temp          40   34 65 65 45   38 58 53 33   27 44 45 30   25 48 48
DewPt         27   24 23 19 21   24 27 24 23   22 23 25 26   24 27 26
Max/Min RH         69    14      59    26      85    38      96    35
RH            60   67 20 17 38   57 31 33 66   81 44 46 87   96 44 43
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    NW      NE    SE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      20    30      10    10
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC
Snow                                       S    S

$$

OKZ002-112200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
445 AM CST Sun Feb 11 2018

Date             Sun 02/11/18            Mon 02/12/18            Tue 02/13/18
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                 42          17          48          27          65
Temp             10 19 34 42 35 23 19 17 18 24 39 48 42 30 29 27 28 34 54 65 58
DewPt            10 10 11  9  8  7  7  8  9 11 13 14 15 15 16 19 23 27 31 30 30
Min/Max RH                   25          70          25          85          27
RH              100 68 38 25 31 51 58 66 67 58 34 25 33 52 59 71 81 75 42 27 34
Wind Dir         NW NW  N NW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd          8  8  8  4  5  6  8  9  9 13 19 19 17 14 13 12 12 13 14 13 10
Clouds           B2 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        75 42 10  6  1  3  5  7  9 26 43 38 33 37 40 40 39 36 33 34 36
PoP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     5     5     4     4     4     4     3     6     6
Mix Hgt           1  1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1
Vent Rate        10 11 35  7  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 66 77 58  9  5  6 <1  5 17 60 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N  N SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       10 12 11  1  5  6  8  9  9 11 25 25 26 20 11 12 11 11 12 17  6
RFTI              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


Date               Wed 02/14/18  Thu 02/15/18  Fri 02/16/18  Sat 02/17/18
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       36    74      40    60      27    49      26    55
Temp          40   36 65 66 47   40 54 51 32   27 42 43 30   26 47 49
DewPt         29   26 25 22 21   24 27 24 22   21 22 22 24   23 26 27
Max/Min RH         71    15      54    26      80    34      92    33
RH            63   68 22 18 35   51 35 34 65   78 44 43 78   88 43 42
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW     N      NE    SE       S     S
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 B1 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5      20    30      10     5
Rain Shwrs                                        SC SC
Snow                                       S    S

$$

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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