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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
318 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

TXZ012-131000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
318 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
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          62          29          46          26
Temp             49 43 40 37 33 40 59 62 51 39 34 31 29 34 44 46 41 35 32 28 26
DewPt            14 15 14 14 13 15 16 17 19 19 19 19 19 22 23 24 24 20 23 19 19
Max/Min RH                   44          17          67          42          75
RH               25 32 34 39 42 36 19 17 29 44 55 63 67 63 45 42 51 54 70 67 75
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W
Wind Spd          8 10 11  9  9 13 21 18  9  6  8  8  6  8 11 13 10  6  9  8  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3 14 36 61 78 81 77 80 30  7  6  4
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     5     3     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 46 63 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 42 42 60 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        8 10 12 10  9 11 26 20  5  8  6  6  4 10 13 16 19  8  9  9  8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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     56      33    63      29    47      27    57      31    60
Temp          50 47 36   33 58 51 36   29 43 40 29   27 51 49 35   31 54 50
DewPt         19 18 18   17 16 16 21   22 22 20 20   18 20 20 22   19 19 21
Min/Max RH       22      51    16      74    36      72    23      63    21
RH            30 33 46   50 19 25 54   74 43 44 70   71 29 32 61   60 25 32
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      NW     N      NW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL FW   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-131000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
318 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
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          60          27          47          23
Temp             45 35 36 35 34 39 57 60 48 35 29 28 27 32 43 47 41 31 29 26 23
DewPt            12 12 12 11  9 13 15 15 17 18 18 18 18 20 21 22 25 20 22 18 20
Max/Min RH                   42          17          70          36          87
RH               26 37 36 38 36 32 19 17 29 50 64 67 70 60 40 36 54 61 76 72 87
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W NW NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW  W
Wind Spd          8  9 11 10  9 12 20 18  8  5  5  6  6  9 11 11  9  5  8  8  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC CL CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  4  7 16 52 60 78 76 77 30 46  4  4
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     3     3     3     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60 67 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 36 39  8 <1  4 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW  W  W  W NE NE NE  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NW NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        9 11 13 10  9 10 27 21  4  5  6  6  4  9 10 14  9  6  9  6  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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     56      32    62      27    46      25    57      29    60
Temp          49 45 33   32 56 50 35   27 42 39 26   25 50 48 34   29 53 49
DewPt         20 17 17   15 16 14 20   22 21 19 19   18 19 21 21   19 20 19
Min/Max RH       22      53    16      81    35      75    23      65    21
RH            31 33 53   50 20 23 56   80 42 45 75   73 28 35 61   65 27 30
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       N     N      NW    SW       W    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-131000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
318 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
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          63          32          48          28
Temp             53 47 44 40 37 43 60 63 51 40 36 33 32 36 45 48 43 36 33 30 28
DewPt            15 16 16 16 15 16 17 18 19 19 20 20 21 23 24 24 24 21 23 19 19
Max/Min RH                   44          17          62          40          68
RH               22 28 32 37 40 34 19 17 27 42 53 58 62 58 45 40 48 54 65 64 68
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NW NW NW  W
Wind Spd          6  9 11  9  8 10 19 16  6  5  5  5  4  4 11 13 10  6  8  6  5
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL SC B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3 26 61 69 84 90 73 77 37  9  8  3
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     4     4     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  4  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 58 53 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10 42 85 81  4 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        6  9 12 11 10  8 25 17  5  5  6  6  8 11 13 17 20  9  9  9  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           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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     56      35    64      31    48      28    58      32    59
Temp          49 47 38   35 58 52 37   31 44 41 31   28 52 50 36   32 53 51
DewPt         20 19 18   18 17 17 22   23 23 20 21   19 21 21 22   20 20 22
Min/Max RH       23      48    16      72    35      70    24      61    23
RH            31 31 44   48 19 25 53   72 43 43 66   68 30 32 57   59 28 32
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       N     N       W    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   CL FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5    10       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-131000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
318 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
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          63          31          47          28
Temp             52 46 42 39 37 42 59 63 52 39 35 32 31 35 43 47 44 37 33 29 28
DewPt            16 16 15 15 15 16 17 19 19 19 20 20 20 22 24 24 24 21 23 19 19
Max/Min RH                   45          18          64          41          71
RH               24 30 34 38 41 36 19 18 27 44 54 61 64 59 47 41 47 53 66 65 71
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  N NW NW NW  W
Wind Spd          8 10 12 11  9 10 20 16  8  5  5  5  4  4 11 13 10  6  8  8  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B2 SC FW FW CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2 25 59 63 83 90 77 77 36 10  7  4
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     4     4     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 68 60 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 10 35 73 81  4 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W  W NW NE  N  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        6  9 12 11 10  6 31 19  5  6  6  6  9 11 12 17 20  8  8  8  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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     56      35    63      31    48      28    58      32    59
Temp          49 49 38   35 58 54 38   31 44 42 31   28 51 51 37   32 53 52
DewPt         20 19 19   17 17 17 22   22 22 20 21   19 21 22 22   19 20 22
Min/Max RH       23      49    17      72    35      74    24      61    23
RH            32 30 45   48 20 24 53   71 44 42 69   71 31 31 57   59 27 31
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       N     N       W    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   CL FW FW FW   SC B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5    10       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-131000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
318 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
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          62          29          45          22
Temp             49 40 35 33 30 42 60 62 47 35 30 29 29 33 42 45 37 30 26 23 22
DewPt            15 16 14 14 15 17 16 16 19 20 20 21 20 21 23 22 23 19 20 17 17
Max/Min RH                   53          17          70          40          80
RH               25 37 41 44 53 36 18 17 32 52 66 70 68 62 47 40 56 64 79 77 80
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W
Wind Spd          8  6  6  5  6 13 21 18  8  5  6  8  8  9 13 14 11  9 11  8  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC FW CL CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  4 22 39 72 73 88 92 72 53 37 11  3  4
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          20           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Flurries                                       IS IS
Snow Shwrs                                           IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     4     4     2     2     3     3     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 64 56 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 20 39 99 42 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW  W  W  W  W  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W
T Wind Spd        9  9  9  6  6 14 28 18  5  5  6  6 14 14 14 21 16  9  8  6  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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     56      29    62      26    47      23    58      27    58
Temp          49 43 31   29 56 46 31   26 43 37 25   23 51 45 29   27 51 46
DewPt         19 17 16   14 15 18 20   20 20 21 19   18 20 22 18   18 18 21
Min/Max RH       21      54    17      77    34      83    23      66    22
RH            30 34 54   54 20 32 64   77 40 50 78   79 29 39 61   66 26 36
PWind Dir        SW      SW     W       N     N      NW    SW       W    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 SC SC   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       5    10       5     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-131000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
318 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Date           12/12/17      Wed 12/13/17            Thu 12/14/17            Fri
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          61          31          47          24
Temp             51 43 41 37 33 40 58 61 46 37 33 31 32 35 44 47 38 31 28 25 24
DewPt            18 18 17 16 16 17 19 18 19 21 21 22 22 23 24 23 23 19 20 17 18
Max/Min RH                   50          18          69          38          77
RH               27 37 39 43 50 39 22 18 33 52 60 69 67 62 45 38 53 60 73 71 77
Wind Dir         SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N NW NW  W  W
Wind Spd          6  9 10  8  8 13 21 18  8  6  6  6  6  6 13 17 12 10 11  6  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1 16 55 75 86 84 85 83 69 62 22  5  5  5
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     5     5     4     3     2     2     2     2     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6  7  4 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 44 56 <1 <1 <1  4  5 45 88130 70  6  5  5 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NW  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N NW NW  W
T Wind Spd        8  9 10  9  8 14 25 18  6  5  8  8 10 13 18 23 23 13 10 10  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17
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     57      31    60      28    48      25    57      28    59
Temp          49 45 33   31 54 46 32   28 43 37 26   25 49 44 30   28 53 46
DewPt         19 18 17   17 17 19 22   23 22 20 19   19 21 23 20   19 21 22
Min/Max RH       19      56    20      81    34      77    25      70    23
RH            30 33 52   56 23 34 68   81 43 50 74   77 32 42 67   69 29 37
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW       N     N       W    SW       W    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   FW FW FW SC   SC B1 SC FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0      10    10       0     0       0     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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