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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

TXZ012-162200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date             Thu 03/16/17            Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17
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                 87          46          75          41          72
Temp          47 44 57 76 86 81 64 56 51 46 55 68 74 70 56 49 45 41 50 64 71 69
DewPt         45 44 43 35 25 25 33 34 28 26 29 32 33 34 38 41 42 41 43 47 46 46
Min/Max RH                   10          46          21         100          39
RH            92 99 60 22 11 13 30 42 41 44 37 26 22 26 51 74 90100 76 53 41 43
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW SW SE  S  W NW  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  S  S SE
Wind Spd      12 12 11 11 12  9  8  8  8 10 18 21 19 16  9  9  8  9  4  6  9 12
Clouds        FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      6 23 15  2  3 16  9 22  4  2 11 10 24 17 29 32 42 64 51 45 11  7
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     5     6     6     5     4     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5 14 13 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  5 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2  3  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 41210138 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 69105 85 <1 <1  5  6  6  6 25 28
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW  W  W SW SE  S  W NW  N NE NE NE  E NE  E NE NE SE  S  S
T Wind Spd    11 10 11 10 17 12  8  6  8  8 19 26 21 19  6  5 10  6  4  3 11 16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 03/19/17 Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17
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       51      86      51      79      41      69      40      72
Temp          56 51 77 81 59 51 72 74 50 41 62 65 47 40 64 68
DewPt         49 46 41 31 37 38 34 30 32 34 35 33 35 36 37 33
Max/Min RH         86      15      60      17      76      27      84      25
RH            77 83 27 16 43 60 25 20 50 76 36 30 62 84 36 27
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW       N       E       E      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       5      10       0       5       5      10      20
Rain Shwrs                                              IS IS
Tstms                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ016-162200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date             Thu 03/16/17            Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17
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                 88          46          77          39          76
Temp          45 42 56 77 87 82 64 56 51 46 55 69 76 72 56 48 43 39 50 67 75 72
DewPt         42 39 40 30 21 19 23 24 24 25 27 28 29 31 35 37 40 39 43 46 43 41
Min/Max RH                    7          45          18         100          31
RH            90 91 55 18  9  9 21 28 34 43 34 21 18 23 45 63 88100 76 47 33 34
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  W NW NW  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      10  9  9  9 12 11  6  8 10 10 17 19 14 13  8  8  6  5  4  4  9 12
Clouds        FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW SC SC FW FW SC B1 SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     10  8  5  3  7 25  8  7  4  2  7 17 37 32 11 11 36 52 41 26  9 15
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     5     5     5     6     6     4     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1 12 15 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1132180149 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 67100 83 <1 <1 <1  2  2 14 30 30
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  N NE NE NE  E  E NE  E NE SE SE SE
T Wind Spd    11  9  9 12 13 12  5  9 10  9 18 21 11 17  6  5  5  4  2  8 13 17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 03/19/17 Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17
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       49      87      50      82      41      75      42      76
Temp          55 49 78 82 59 50 74 76 51 41 67 70 50 42 68 71
DewPt         46 44 37 28 33 33 29 26 31 31 35 26 34 36 35 23
Max/Min RH         85      14      53      13      71      18      79      16
RH            71 83 23 14 38 53 19 16 47 68 30 19 55 79 29 16
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW      NW       E       E      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0      10      10       0       0       5      10      10

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date             Thu 03/16/17            Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17
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                 88          48          76          41          73
Temp          46 43 57 77 87 82 66 58 52 48 56 69 75 71 56 49 45 41 50 65 72 71
DewPt         42 42 41 31 21 23 36 38 36 30 32 34 34 35 38 41 42 40 41 45 46 46
Min/Max RH                    8          54          22          96          40
RH            86 96 54 18  9 11 33 48 54 49 39 27 22 27 50 72 86 95 70 49 41 42
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  W  W  S SE  S  W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE  E  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  9  9  9 10  8  8  4  4  8 14 18 16 13  8  6  4  5  4  6  9 10
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW CL FW SC FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)      4 23  3  2  3  4  8  1 10  9  3 16 48 23 39 29 38 63 46 48 12  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     6     6     5     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3 15  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  4 <1 <1  1  2  2  2  3  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  7 23232 40 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 82120 68  3  3  9 12  6  6 24 42
T Wind Dir     S SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  W NW  N NE NE NE  E NE NE  E  E SE  S  S
T Wind Spd     6  6 16  8 18 11 13  8  4  6 18 26 23 19  6  5 10  9  4  3  9 16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 03/19/17 Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17
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       56      89      52      79      41      69      41      73
Temp          60 56 81 84 61 52 72 74 50 41 62 65 48 41 65 69
DewPt         51 47 40 29 35 35 32 30 32 33 33 32 34 34 36 33
Max/Min RH         76      13      52      17      73      25      77      25
RH            72 72 23 13 37 52 23 20 50 73 33 29 59 77 34 27
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW       N       E       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5       5       5      20
Rain Shwrs                                              IS IS
Tstms                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ008-162200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date             Thu 03/16/17            Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17
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                 87          48          76          43          72
Temp          49 46 58 77 86 82 65 57 52 48 56 69 75 71 58 51 47 43 52 65 71 70
DewPt         44 44 41 32 22 22 35 38 34 28 31 34 34 35 37 40 41 40 41 45 46 46
Min/Max RH                    9          50          22          91          39
RH            86 94 53 19 10 11 32 48 50 46 38 27 22 26 47 67 82 91 67 48 40 42
Wind Dir       S SW SW  W  W SW SE  S  W  N  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  E  S  S  S
Wind Spd      10 10 10  9 10  6  6  5  6  8 14 18 17 13  8  6  5  5  4  6  9 11
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL FW SC FW SC FW SC B1 SC SC FW CL
Clouds(%)      4 23  5  3  3  5  6  3 13  4  3 18 41 21 38 18 38 62 48 45 10  2
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     6     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4 15  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  6  5 <1 <1  1  2  2  2  3  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  8 34232 81 <1 <1 <1 <1 16 84118 77  3  3  9 11  5  6 24 42
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  W NW  N NE NE NE  E NE NE  E  E  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     6  8 17 10 18 11 11  6  5  6 18 27 21 19  6  5 10  8  3  3  9 16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 03/19/17 Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17
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      88      52      78      42      68      42      72
Temp          59 55 80 83 61 52 72 73 51 42 62 64 48 42 65 68
DewPt         50 47 39 29 34 35 33 30 32 34 34 32 35 35 36 34
Max/Min RH         76      13      52      18      72      26      78      25
RH            73 74 23 14 37 52 24 20 49 72 35 30 59 78 35 27
PWind Dir           S      SW      SW       N       E       E      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       5       0       5       5      10      20
Rain Shwrs                                              IS IS
Tstms                                                   IS IS

$$

TXZ006-162200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date             Thu 03/16/17            Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17
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                 88          45          73          35          74
Temp          41 37 52 75 87 82 64 55 50 45 53 66 72 68 52 44 39 35 47 64 73 70
DewPt         35 31 26 17 11 17 20 21 24 25 29 29 30 31 33 36 37 35 40 43 41 40
Min/Max RH                    6          47          20         100          30
RH            79 79 34 11  6  8 18 26 36 44 39 25 21 25 49 72 94100 78 46 32 34
Wind Dir      SW  W  W NW  W SW  E  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E NE NE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       8  9  8 10 10  8  6  5 10 14 20 20 16 16  9  6  4  6  5 10 13 16
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW CL SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC CL CL
Clouds(%)      5 17 19 10 13 10 15  7  5 12  3 27 32 39 16 11 40 37 37 28  3  1
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     5     5     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1 13 15 14 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1195174154 <1 <1 <1 <1 19 84 90 59 <1 <1 <1  2  4 16 45 36
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E NE  E SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  8  4 17 13 12  5  6 12 14 21 24 14 14  5  5  4  4  4  9 16 20
RFTI           0  0  0  2  4  3  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 03/19/17 Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17
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      87      44      78      36      68      36      72
Temp          52 45 77 81 54 44 70 72 46 36 60 64 44 36 63 68
DewPt         45 41 33 23 26 28 28 26 28 31 32 30 33 34 34 29
Max/Min RH         87      11      53      15      80      25      90      22
RH            77 87 20 12 34 53 22 18 50 80 34 28 64 90 34 23
PWind Dir           S      SW       W      NE      NE       E      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW FW SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5      10      10

$$

OKZ002-162200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
353 AM CDT Thu Mar 16 2017

Date             Thu 03/16/17            Fri 03/17/17            Sat 03/18/17
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                 88          45          74          37          71
Temp          44 40 54 76 87 82 64 55 50 45 54 67 73 69 53 46 41 37 47 63 70 68
DewPt         37 36 28 24 19 22 24 31 30 28 33 35 35 34 37 38 38 37 39 43 44 44
Min/Max RH                    8          54          24         100          38
RH            76 86 36 14  8 11 22 38 44 50 45 30 25 28 54 73 88100 73 48 39 42
Wind Dir      SW SW  W NW NW NE SE SW NW  N  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  9 10 10  6  6  4  4  8 13 17 17 13 12  6  4  4  5  6 11 12 14
Clouds        CL FW FW CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)      4 17 10  5  4 15 14  3 14 13  8 33 33 26 16 23 26 23 24 39  7  9
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     6     6     6     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5 14 13 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  4 <1 <1 <1  1  2  2  4  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 55149117 <1 <1 <1 <1 16 63 88 55 <1 <1 <1  8 12 16 49 57
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W NW  W  W SE  S NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  8  6 12 12 10  6  4  6 16 20 24 18 14  6  5  4  9  9  9 16 21
RFTI           0  0  0  1  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 03/19/17 Mon 03/20/17 Tue 03/21/17 Wed 03/22/17
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       49      89      45      74      37      65      36      71
Temp          54 49 79 83 56 45 67 69 46 37 58 61 43 36 62 67
DewPt         48 43 36 27 28 27 32 29 32 28 30 31 31 31 36 33
Max/Min RH         86      12      52      20      73      28      87      26
RH            80 79 21 12 34 50 27 22 58 72 35 32 63 83 37 28
PWind Dir           S      SW       W       N       E       E      SE      SE
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5       5       5      10

$$

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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