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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
235 PM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

TXZ012-241000-
AMARILLO-POTTER TX
35.23N 101.70W ELEV. 3585 FT
235 PM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

DATE           09/23/16      SAT 09/24/16            SUN 09/25/16            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 60          82          57          68          48
TEMP          86 82 70 65 62 60 69 78 82 77 66 62 59 57 62 66 68 64 55 52 50 48
DEWPT         59 59 61 61 59 57 53 47 48 51 55 57 55 54 49 44 44 43 42 41 41 40
MAX/MIN RH                   90          31          90          40          74
RH            40 46 73 87 90 90 57 33 31 40 68 84 87 90 62 45 42 46 61 66 71 74
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      21 19 17 16 10  9  8  9 13 10  9  6  4 11 21 21 18 14 13 11 11 11
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2
CLOUDS(%)     35 37 60 66 69 55 32 34 34 35 45 46 69 85 85 84 78 71 70 68 70 71
POP 12HR                     30          30          40          50          20
QPF 12HR                   0.09        0.04        0.05        0.08        0.03
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     3     2     3     4     3     4     4     2     2
HAINES 6HR              2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     4
MIX HGT        8  5 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  7  7  3  1 <1 <1  2  3  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    173135  7 10  6 <1  6 91 91105 43 17 <1  2 36 78 36 36  2 <1  3  4
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S SW SE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NE
T WIND SPD    26 31 16 21 13  4  6 14 14 17 19 19  1  4 27 29 20 20  4  5  6  9
RFTI           2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           09/26 TUE 09/27/16 WED 09/28/16 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       64      48      69      52      74      55      80      59      83
TEMP          61 61 51 48 65 66 55 52 70 70 59 55 76 76 63 59 79 76
DEWPT         34 34 37 41 38 39 42 45 48 53 54 54 57 56 59 56 57 56
MIN/MAX RH         34      77      33      77      44      96      44      93      40
RH            36 36 59 77 37 37 61 77 45 55 83 96 52 50 87 90 47 50
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       S      SW       S      SW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20      20       5       5       5      10       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS

$$

TXZ016-241000-
BOOTLEG RAWS-DEAF SMITH TX
34.82N 102.78W ELEV. 4103 FT
235 PM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

DATE           09/23/16      SAT 09/24/16            SUN 09/25/16            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 54          81          54          67          45
TEMP          84 79 65 60 57 54 65 76 81 76 64 59 56 54 59 65 67 63 53 49 47 45
DEWPT         58 56 58 56 53 47 42 37 39 41 46 48 48 50 46 42 41 40 40 40 40 39
MAX/MIN RH                   87          22          85          39          79
RH            41 45 78 87 86 77 43 24 22 28 52 67 73 85 62 44 40 44 61 70 75 79
WIND DIR       S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  S  S NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
WIND SPD      20 17 13  8  5  6  9  9 11  8  4  4  4 12 24 21 19 16 13 12 12 12
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     36 45 56 28 19 19 16 13 19 11 21 41 59 71 73 75 74 72 69 66 68 69
POP 12HR                     20          10          30          40          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0        0.03        0.09        0.03
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS IS IS             IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     2     1     1     2     3     4     4     2     2
HAINES 6HR              2     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
MIX HGT        8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 10  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  3  4  1 <1  1  1
VENT RATE    176156 10 <1 <1 <1 11 98143 96 <1  5  4  2 48104 66 77 13  7 15 15
T WIND DIR     S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SE SE SE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE NE
T WIND SPD    25 29 21  6  5  5  8 17 17 13  3 11  8  4 27 29 25 25 14 14 17 17
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           09/26 TUE 09/27/16 WED 09/28/16 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       62      46      67      50      73      53      79      56      83
TEMP          59 59 49 46 63 64 53 50 69 69 57 53 75 74 61 56 78 75
DEWPT         35 35 39 40 38 40 42 45 49 53 53 52 56 54 57 56 54 53
MIN/MAX RH         37      79      36      85      46      96      43     100      36
RH            41 41 68 79 39 42 66 85 49 57 86 96 52 50 87100 43 46
PWIND DIR          NE       N       E       S      SW       S      SW      SW      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20      30      10       5      10      10       5       5       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS SC SC
TSTMS         IS IS SC SC

$$

TXZ008-241000-
BORGER-HUTCHINSON TX
35.71N 101.40W ELEV. 2762 FT
235 PM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

DATE           09/23/16      SAT 09/24/16            SUN 09/25/16            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 64          84          58          70          49
TEMP          88 84 73 69 66 64 72 81 84 79 68 63 60 58 63 68 70 66 57 53 51 49
DEWPT         58 60 61 62 61 59 54 48 49 53 58 58 56 53 48 43 42 41 40 39 39 39
MAX/MIN RH                   85          30          87          36          67
RH            37 44 67 79 85 84 53 32 30 39 70 83 87 83 58 40 36 40 54 59 63 67
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SE  S  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD      18 17 14 13 10  8  5  8 11  9  8  4  4 10 21 21 18 14 13 10 10  9
CLOUDS        SC SC SC B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     36 42 49 60 66 43 24 35 44 35 39 41 65 79 79 79 71 63 56 49 51 53
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.11        0.04        0.04        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES 6HR              2     3     3     2     3     3     2     3     3     4
MIX HGT        8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  9  8  2 <1 <1 <1  3  5  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    183154 10 10  8  3  7 69126127 25  4  2  5 70117 90 63 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S SW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
T WIND SPD    26 32 21 23 17  6  5 13 16 18 18  8  4 10 32 29 21 20  5  4  5  6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           09/26 TUE 09/27/16 WED 09/28/16 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       68      51      73      54      78      58      83      61      86
TEMP          65 65 54 51 69 69 58 54 74 74 62 58 79 79 65 61 82 79
DEWPT         31 33 36 41 37 39 43 46 47 53 54 55 56 55 59 58 56 56
MIN/MAX RH         27      68      28      73      37      90      39      90      36
RH            28 30 50 68 31 33 57 73 38 48 75 90 45 44 81 90 42 45
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       E       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20      10       5       5       5      10       5      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ008-241000-
CEDAR RAWS-HUTCHINSON TX
35.68N 101.57W ELEV. 3103 FT
235 PM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

DATE           09/23/16      SAT 09/24/16            SUN 09/25/16            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 62          85          57          70          49
TEMP          88 84 72 67 64 62 71 81 85 79 67 63 60 57 62 68 70 66 57 53 51 49
DEWPT         59 60 62 62 61 57 53 48 48 50 56 56 55 53 48 43 42 41 40 39 39 39
MAX/MIN RH                   89          29          87          36          68
RH            38 45 70 83 89 85 54 32 29 36 68 80 86 86 60 40 36 40 53 59 63 68
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW  W  S  S  S  S  S  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N
WIND SPD      17 17 16 13 10  8  6  8 11  9  8  4  4 11 21 21 18 14 13 10 10  9
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1
CLOUDS(%)     34 43 52 61 56 39 24 28 40 28 36 40 64 77 78 78 71 63 57 50 54 57
POP 12HR                     30          30          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                   0.10        0.04        0.03        0.04        0.02
RAIN SHWRS       IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            IS IS SC SC IS IS SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC IS IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 2     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
HAINES 6HR              2     3     3     2     3     3     2     2     3     4
MIX HGT        8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6 10  8  1  1 <1 <1  3  5  5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    184160 10 10  8  3  5 72143113 15 13 <1  5 68117 93 72 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S SE  S  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  N  N  N
T WIND SPD    26 33 21 23 17  6  5 14 17 17 17 14  1 10 31 29 23 20  5  4  5  6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           09/26 TUE 09/27/16 WED 09/28/16 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       67      51      72      54      77      58      82      60      85
TEMP          64 64 54 51 68 68 58 54 73 73 62 58 78 78 64 60 81 78
DEWPT         32 33 36 41 38 39 43 46 48 53 54 54 56 55 59 57 57 55
MIN/MAX RH         29      70      30      73      40      88      40      90      37
RH            30 31 51 70 33 34 57 73 41 49 77 88 47 45 83 90 43 45
PWIND DIR          NE       N       E       S       S       S      SW       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           20      10       5       5       5      10       5      10       5
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS

$$

TXZ006-241000-
DALHART-HARTLEY TX
36.03N 102.55W ELEV. 3913 FT
235 PM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

DATE           09/23/16      SAT 09/24/16            SUN 09/25/16            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 54          83          49          70          44
TEMP          89 83 67 61 57 54 66 78 83 76 62 56 52 49 58 66 70 65 54 49 46 44
DEWPT         52 55 57 54 52 46 43 32 31 33 38 42 44 43 41 38 37 36 35 34 34 33
MAX/MIN RH                   82          15          80          30          65
RH            29 39 70 79 82 74 43 19 15 21 41 57 71 80 54 35 30 34 49 56 63 65
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW  W NW  S SW SW  S NE  N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE  N  N
WIND SPD      21 19 18 11  6  8  6  9 12  9  5  4  9 20 24 21 19 16 13  9  9  9
CLOUDS        SC B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     50 57 40 26  7  7  3  4  7  5 10 23 42 56 59 62 53 43 43 42 45 47
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          20          10
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0        0.02        0.04           0
RAIN SHWRS    IS SC SC                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS SC SC                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 3     1     1     1     2     2     2     2     1     1
HAINES 6HR              2     4     4     4     4     4     3     2     4     4
MIX HGT        9  7  1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 10  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    240196 21  6 <1 <1  5135208 98 <1 <1 <1 19 56120124 95 <1 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S SW  W  N SW SW SW SW  N NW  N NE NE NE NE  N NE  N  N
T WIND SPD    29 32 24 13  5  4  3 20 24 17  3  2  5 26 32 29 23 21  5  6  6  8
RFTI           1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           09/26 TUE 09/27/16 WED 09/28/16 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       68      48      72      51      76      54      82      56      84
TEMP          64 64 52 48 68 68 55 51 72 72 58 54 77 77 61 56 79 76
DEWPT         28 31 36 38 34 38 41 44 45 50 52 51 51 50 54 51 49 49
MIN/MAX RH         25      68      27      77      37      90      34      86      30
RH            25 29 54 68 28 33 60 77 38 45 80 90 40 39 80 86 35 39
PWIND DIR          NE       N       S       S      SW       S      SW      SW      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10      10      10       5       5       5       5       5       5

$$

OKZ002-241000-
GUYMON-TEXAS OK
36.69N 101.51W ELEV. 3100 FT
235 PM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

DATE           09/23/16      SAT 09/24/16            SUN 09/25/16            MON
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX TEMP                 59          85          52          72          46
TEMP          90 85 71 66 62 59 70 81 85 78 64 59 55 52 60 69 72 67 56 51 48 46
DEWPT         54 58 60 61 58 52 46 39 40 42 49 52 49 46 43 39 38 36 35 33 34 34
MAX/MIN RH                   87          20          81          29          63
RH            30 40 67 86 87 76 43 22 20 28 58 78 81 80 53 33 29 32 45 50 58 63
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S  W NW  S  S  S  E NE  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N
WIND SPD      20 19 16 13 11  8  6  4 10  8  6  5  9 17 20 19 17 13 11  8  8  8
CLOUDS        SC SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC
CLOUDS(%)     26 37 64 39 34 19 14  7 14  7 22 37 27 41 46 51 44 36 35 33 34 34
POP 12HR                     30          10          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                   0.09           0        0.02           0           0
RAIN SHWRS       SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS            SC SC IS IS             IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 3     2     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
HAINES 6HR              2     3     3     2     3     3     2     2     4     4
MIX HGT        9  6  1 <1 <1 <1  3  7 11 10 <1 <1 <1  2  3  5  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
VENT RATE    221165 20 10  6 <1 25 78187149 <1  3 <1 43 73120117 70  3 <1 <1 <1
T WIND DIR     S  S  S  S SW  W  N SW  S  S SE  S NW  N NE NE NE NE  N  N NW  N
T WIND SPD    29 34 23 23 12  6 10 13 19 17 10  6  4 31 33 27 20 16  5  6  6  6
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           09/26 TUE 09/27/16 WED 09/28/16 THU 09/29/16 FRI 09/30/16
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN TEMP       73      49      75      51      79      56      84      58      86
TEMP          68 68 54 49 71 70 56 51 74 74 61 56 79 79 63 58 81 78
DEWPT         28 29 33 35 34 38 40 43 44 50 52 52 54 51 56 54 52 52
MIN/MAX RH         19      58      24      74      32      86      34      87      31
RH            22 23 45 58 26 31 55 74 34 42 72 86 42 38 79 86 37 40
PWIND DIR          NE      NE       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5       5       5       0       5       5       5      10       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)...........20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. 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
       SNOWSHWRS......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 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
AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS



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