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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
530 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

TXZ012-192200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
530 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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                 75          55          76          56          75
Temp             52 60 71 74 68 61 59 58 56 62 70 76 71 62 61 59 56 63 73 73 62
DewPt            44 46 47 47 48 51 52 53 53 55 55 55 55 55 55 55 53 50 41 38 35
Min/Max RH                   37          96          48          93          27
RH               74 60 42 38 49 70 78 83 90 78 59 48 57 78 81 87 90 62 31 28 36
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N
Wind Spd          5  8 13 16 13 14 12 13 12 16 19 20 17 17 18 17 14 14 16 13 17
Clouds           SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 B2 SC SC SC FW SC FW SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        37 34 32 49 71 82 80 56 67 70 38 32 30 24 28 21 33 20 33 27 41
PoP 12HR                      0          20          20          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02        0.01           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  9  2
Vent Rate        <1  4 28 48  8  7  9  9 16 15 81113  7  8 11 11  9  8182111 26
T Wind Dir        S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  W  N
T Wind Spd        6  9 16 21 18 16 20 20 24 25 31 32 23 25 29 35 27 19 32 17 25
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          Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
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       39      68      44      75      45      65      40      69
Temp          46 39 63 61 49 45 70 66 53 45 62 58 45 40 63 62
DewPt         30 30 24 28 31 32 34 35 36 35 31 32 30 29 28 31
Max/Min RH         70      20      62      22      68      28      64      23
RH            53 70 22 28 50 60 26 32 52 68 31 37 55 64 26 31
PWind Dir           N      NW      SW      NW       N       N      NW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       5       0       0

$$

TXZ016-192200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
530 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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                 76          53          78          53          73
Temp             48 59 73 76 67 58 56 55 54 59 72 78 72 61 58 55 53 61 71 72 62
DewPt            43 46 48 50 51 52 52 52 52 53 54 52 51 51 50 48 46 45 38 36 37
Min/Max RH                   39          96          40          79          27
RH               85 63 41 40 56 80 86 92 93 80 53 40 48 71 76 77 76 55 30 27 39
Wind Dir         SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W  N
Wind Spd          4  4 11 13 11  8 10 12 11 13 17 18 13 13 13 11 12 13 17 14 14
Clouds           SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 FW FW SC FW FW FW SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        40 34 52 72 76 85 76 65 77 62 25 24 26 17 22 16 26 21 39 30 37
PoP 12HR                      5          20          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0        0.03           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS IS IS
Tstms                        IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1  1  2  1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  9  3
Vent Rate        <1  3 18 60  5  4  5 19 23 16 72 69  6 <1  7  7  6  5162171 38
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  W  W NE
T Wind Spd        4  5 13 19 10  8 10 21 23 26 32 29 19 21 20 26 19 13 33 24 24
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          Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
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       36      67      43      76      44      65      38      69
Temp          43 36 62 62 47 44 72 67 51 44 62 59 44 39 63 63
DewPt         30 29 24 29 30 31 34 34 35 34 31 32 29 28 29 30
Max/Min RH         75      22      62      22      69      29      66      23
RH            61 75 24 29 50 60 25 29 54 69 31 36 56 63 27 30
PWind Dir           N       W      SW      NW      NE      NE       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       5       0       0

$$

TXZ008-192200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
530 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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                 79          59          78          62          76
Temp             55 62 74 77 71 64 63 61 60 65 73 78 75 68 66 64 62 67 75 75 66
DewPt            44 47 47 44 47 49 51 53 53 55 55 55 56 56 56 56 53 49 41 38 34
Min/Max RH                   30          83          45          75          26
RH               66 58 38 31 42 57 65 74 79 71 53 45 51 66 70 75 71 51 29 26 30
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N
Wind Spd          3  4  9 13 12 13 13 11 11 13 17 20 17 18 17 14 13 14 16 14 16
Clouds           SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC FW SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        35 32 30 28 59 69 79 54 57 69 43 33 28 25 27 21 34 20 35 34 39
PoP 12HR                      0          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                               IS IS IS IS
Tstms                                    IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  4  6  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  7  2
Vent Rate        <1  5 24 96  8 10  9  6 30 38 84151 20  9 11 10  9 16135 65 26
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        3 10 13 25 17 21 20 13 26 29 32 34 29 26 29 33 26 20 25 13 24
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          Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
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       43      70      46      78      48      67      42      70
Temp          49 43 65 65 51 46 72 71 56 48 64 62 48 42 64 65
DewPt         30 30 24 27 32 32 35 35 35 35 29 30 30 29 28 31
Max/Min RH         60      19      58      21      61      24      60      22
RH            47 59 21 24 47 58 26 27 44 61 28 31 48 60 25 28
PWind Dir           N       W      SW      NW       N       N      NW      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       5       0       0

$$

TXZ008-192200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
530 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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                 79          58          78          61          75
Temp             53 61 74 78 71 64 63 61 59 62 72 78 74 67 65 62 61 66 74 74 65
DewPt            45 47 48 46 47 50 52 53 53 55 55 55 55 56 55 55 52 48 41 38 34
Min/Max RH                   32          86          46          77          27
RH               73 60 40 33 43 60 69 74 80 77 55 46 51 69 70 77 74 53 30 27 32
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  9 13 13 13 13 12 13 14 18 20 16 18 17 14 13 14 16 14 14
Clouds           SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW SC FW SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        35 32 31 34 63 73 80 54 59 68 40 31 27 23 26 19 33 20 36 33 40
PoP 12HR                      0          10          10          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  4  5  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  7  1
Vent Rate        <1  5 24 77  9 10  9  8 26 38 98135 20  8 11 10  9 17124 65 15
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W  N  N
T Wind Spd        3 10 13 25 19 21 20 17 25 29 36 34 29 25 29 33 26 21 25 13 23
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          Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
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       41      69      46      77      47      67      42      70
Temp          48 41 62 64 51 46 71 70 56 47 63 62 49 42 63 65
DewPt         30 30 24 28 31 32 34 35 35 35 30 31 29 29 29 31
Max/Min RH         64      20      58      21      63      26      60      22
RH            50 64 24 26 47 58 26 28 45 63 29 31 47 60 27 29
PWind Dir           N       W      SW      NW       N       N      NW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       0       5       0       0

$$

TXZ006-192200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
530 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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                 80          53          81          51          69
Temp             43 56 74 80 71 62 58 56 54 62 75 81 75 63 58 55 51 59 68 66 58
DewPt            40 43 46 46 47 50 51 52 51 53 51 48 48 50 49 47 43 41 36 30 30
Min/Max RH                   30          96          32          77          26
RH               91 61 37 30 42 66 78 88 90 73 43 32 38 62 72 74 74 51 31 26 34
Wind Dir         NW  N  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          4  3  8 13 12 12 11 13 11 16 21 21 18 13 12 12 12 13 14 16 14
Clouds           SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        32 30 29 53 64 71 66 50 62 57 23 19 20 12 20 10 26 29 50 47 45
PoP 12HR                      0          20           5           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.02           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                   IS IS IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1
Vent Rate        <1  1 18 90  8  6  5  6 10 36 90 98 21  6 <1 <1 <1  8 85 70  5
T Wind Dir       NW  N  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        5  4  9 23 16 13 10 13 27 35 39 35 31 20 17 24 19 20 23 18 16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
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       36      68      41      78      42      65      38      70
Temp          42 37 64 61 45 41 73 68 51 42 61 58 44 38 65 64
DewPt         26 25 22 28 30 30 30 33 34 32 28 31 28 28 28 30
Max/Min RH         63      19      65      18      67      26      66      22
RH            54 62 20 28 55 65 21 27 52 67 28 36 54 66 25 29
PWind Dir           N       W      SW       N      NE       N       N       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       5       0       0

$$

OKZ002-192200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
530 AM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

Date             Thu 10/19/17            Fri 10/20/17            Sat 10/21/17
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                 80          56          80          56          68
Temp             45 56 72 79 72 62 61 60 57 64 74 80 74 65 62 58 56 61 67 66 58
DewPt            44 45 48 46 46 48 51 53 53 54 54 52 53 55 54 53 47 44 37 31 31
Min/Max RH                   30          90          38          84          27
RH               97 67 42 31 39 60 69 77 84 70 50 38 48 70 77 84 72 53 33 27 36
Wind Dir         NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N
Wind Spd          3  3  9 14 12 14 12 12 12 17 21 24 20 18 17 14 13 14 17 19 14
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        31 29 26 29 41 43 65 51 47 58 41 25 18 16 21 21 35 26 49 38 39
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     3     3     3     4     4     5     5     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  5  6 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 18150  6  7 10  6  7 29105144 12  8  8  7  6 11115 99  4
T Wind Dir        N  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        4  1 13 28 13 16 23 13 20 29 39 40 33 25 21 27 20 14 28 23 14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sun 10/22/17 Mon 10/23/17 Tue 10/24/17 Wed 10/25/17
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       38      70      43      78      44      66      38      71
Temp          43 38 63 62 47 44 72 68 52 44 63 59 45 38 64 63
DewPt         29 26 24 29 32 30 33 34 36 32 28 30 28 27 28 30
Max/Min RH         62      20      61      19      65      25      65      21
RH            57 62 22 28 56 58 24 28 54 62 26 33 52 65 25 29
PWind Dir           N       W      SW      NW       N       N      NW      NW
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
PoP 12HR            0       0       0       0       5       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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