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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
405 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

TXZ012-211000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
405 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                 34          77          42          82          44
Temp             62 48 43 38 35 43 66 77 70 57 51 46 43 50 72 82 75 60 54 49 45
DewPt            11 15 19 19 19 21 23 23 23 26 29 30 31 32 32 30 27 29 30 30 30
Max/Min RH                   56          13          65          14          55
RH               13 26 38 46 52 41 19 13 17 30 42 53 62 50 23 15 17 31 40 48 55
Wind Dir          N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         12  8  5  5  5  6 10 10  6  8  9  9 10 11 14 16 13 13 11 11 12
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         3  3  3  3  3  3  2  5  8  9 10 18 27 34 41 41 41 42 43 38 34
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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 49 50  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1105195  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S SE  S  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W
T Wind Spd       10  4  5  5  6  4 16 12  8  9  8 10 10 12 24 29 12  6  8 12 12
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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     75      33    53      24    55      32    63      33    64
Temp          67 67 44   34 48 47 31   25 47 51 38   32 55 57 41   34 56 59
DewPt         26 13 14   14 12 10 17   17 18 16 23   21 20 19 24   24 23 22
Min/Max RH       11      45    18      74    22      63    18      69    20
RH            21 12 29   43 23 22 56   71 31 24 54   63 25 22 50   66 27 24
PWind Dir         W       W    NW       N    SE       S     W       W    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ016-211000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
405 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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          77          42          80          42
Temp             60 47 41 37 34 42 66 77 70 57 51 46 43 50 71 80 73 58 52 47 43
DewPt            13 16 19 20 20 22 25 24 23 26 29 30 31 31 31 29 27 28 28 29 30
Max/Min RH                   61          13          65          15          60
RH               15 28 41 49 56 44 21 14 17 30 42 53 62 48 23 15 18 32 39 49 60
Wind Dir          N  N  N  W SW SW  W  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         11  6  5  4  5  5  8  6  4  5  6 11  9 12 16 19 14 13 12 11 11
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         6  6  6  5  4  4  4  8 12 11 11 21 31 36 42 40 39 41 42 36 30
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     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        98 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 20 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1135218138 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  W SW SW SW  W  W SW  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W
T Wind Spd       16  2  3  5  5  3  5  5  8  6 12 11 10 11 31 33 26  6 11 14 10
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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      31    53      23    57      32    63      31    64
Temp          65 65 42   32 48 47 31   24 49 52 38   33 55 57 39   32 56 59
DewPt         24 14  9   11  8  7 12   15 16 13 17   18 18 18 21   21 21 19
Min/Max RH       12      43    15      71    18      55    17      66    18
RH            21 14 25   41 19 19 45   68 26 21 41   52 23 21 48   63 25 21
PWind Dir         W       W    NW       N     S      SW     W       W    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-211000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
405 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                 37          78          46          84          47
Temp             64 51 45 41 38 45 68 78 72 59 54 50 47 54 75 84 77 63 56 51 48
DewPt            11 15 19 19 19 21 22 23 23 26 29 30 31 31 31 29 27 29 31 30 30
Max/Min RH                   50          13          55          13          51
RH               12 23 35 41 46 38 17 13 16 28 38 46 53 41 20 14 16 27 38 44 49
Wind Dir          N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W
Wind Spd         12  6  4  4  4  6  9  8  6  8  8  6  9  8 10 11  9  9  9  9 10
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  3  3  3  2  4  6  8 10 19 28 36 44 43 42 43 44 40 36
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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        63 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60 60  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45117  4 <1 <1 <1  5
T Wind Dir        N NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W
T Wind Spd       19  5  5  6  5  3 17 13 12  9 10  5 10 10 17 21  8 12  6  6 10
RFTI              2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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     76      34    52      25    54      35    64      36    64
Temp          69 68 45   35 48 47 32   26 47 50 40   35 57 59 43   37 57 59
DewPt         29 14 16   18 16 13 18   18 17 18 23   24 21 20 25   24 23 22
Min/Max RH       11      51    22      75    24      63    19      63    20
RH            22 12 30   49 27 25 57   72 30 28 50   63 24 23 48   60 27 24
PWind Dir         W       W    NW       N    SE       S     W       W    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ008-211000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
405 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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          78          45          83          45
Temp             63 49 44 39 36 44 67 78 72 59 53 49 46 53 74 83 76 61 55 50 46
DewPt            10 14 19 19 19 21 22 23 23 26 29 30 31 31 31 29 27 29 30 30 30
Max/Min RH                   54          13          57          13          55
RH               12 24 36 44 50 39 18 13 16 28 39 48 55 43 20 14 16 29 38 46 53
Wind Dir          N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd         12  6  4  4  4  6 10  9  6  8  9  6  9  9 11 12 11 10  9 10 11
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  2  2  3  3  3  2  5  7  9 10 19 29 36 44 43 42 43 44 40 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              4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60 55  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 48126  5 <1 <1 <1  5
T Wind Dir        N NW NW  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  W
T Wind Spd       19  5  5  6  5  3 17 12 11  9  9  6 10 11 18 24 10 11  6  6 11
RFTI              2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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     75      34    52      23    55      33    62      34    63
Temp          68 67 44   35 48 46 30   24 47 51 39   33 55 57 41   35 56 58
DewPt         28 14 15   18 15 13 17   17 18 18 23   23 21 20 24   24 23 22
Min/Max RH       11      51    21      78    23      66    20      67    21
RH            22 13 30   49 26 26 59   75 31 27 53   66 26 24 51   65 28 25
PWind Dir         W       W    NW       N    SE       S     W       W    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ006-211000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
405 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                 29          78          36          81          38
Temp             61 46 39 34 30 39 66 78 70 54 47 41 37 45 70 81 73 56 49 43 39
DewPt             9 13 16 17 18 20 22 22 22 24 27 27 28 28 29 25 22 24 27 27 28
Max/Min RH                   66          12          72          12          64
RH               12 26 39 49 60 46 18 12 16 31 45 57 69 51 22 13 15 29 42 53 64
Wind Dir          N  N  W  W  W  W SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         11  6  4  4  5  8 10  9  6  8  9  9  9 10 13 18 17 13 11 10  9
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         3  3  3  3  3  4  5  7 10 11 13 24 35 42 48 46 45 44 44 36 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              3     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt           7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       105 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 24 20 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 46230 35 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  W  W  W SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  W SW
T Wind Spd       17  4  2  6  5  3 10  5  9  5  5 10  9  6 14 28 19  6  4  6 11
RFTI              2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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      28    49      19    54      27    61      29    61
Temp          62 62 39   29 44 43 27   20 45 49 34   28 53 55 37   30 53 56
DewPt         23 11 12   16 11  8 15   16 16 13 19   18 17 19 21   22 22 19
Min/Max RH       12      57    19      88    20      68    19      75    20
RH            22 13 33   57 26 23 60   84 31 23 54   66 24 24 52   72 29 23
PWind Dir         W       W    NW       N    SE       S     W       W    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

OKZ002-211000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
405 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date           02/20/17      Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17            Thu
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                 31          79          40          81          39
Temp             62 47 41 36 32 41 67 79 72 56 50 45 41 48 71 81 73 57 50 44 40
DewPt             7 12 17 18 18 20 22 23 23 25 27 28 29 30 32 29 27 28 29 28 27
Max/Min RH                   61          12          65          15          62
RH               11 24 37 47 56 42 18 12 16 30 41 51 62 49 24 15 18 33 44 53 59
Wind Dir          N NW  W  W SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW  S SW NW NW NW
Wind Spd         12  6  4  4  5  8 10  9  8  8  9  9  9  8 10  9  9  9  8  8  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)         2  3  4  3  3  3  3  4  5  9 14 23 32 40 48 48 47 46 46 41 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              4     4     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt           4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  9  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        72 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 53 50  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 79 15 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        N NW  W  W  W SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW SW SW  W  N SW
T Wind Spd       20  5  5  8  6  3 17 11  6  6  8  5  8  9  8  9  6  5  6  9  4
RFTI              2  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17
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      29    48      20    53      29    60      29    60
Temp          64 64 40   30 43 43 27   21 45 48 35   29 52 54 37   30 52 55
DewPt         26 17 18   20 17 14 17   17 16 16 20   20 20 21 23   23 22 20
Min/Max RH       14      69    26      88    23      69    22      77    22
RH            23 16 41   66 35 30 65   84 31 27 54   69 28 27 55   74 31 25
PWind Dir         W       W    NW       N    SE       S    NW      NW    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC B1   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

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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