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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
156 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

TXZ012-201000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
156 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            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                 42          57          21          35          20
Temp          74 69 60 56 51 45 47 54 57 53 41 33 27 19 20 30 35 34 26 23 21 20
DewPt         36 35 36 37 36 34 27 24 20 20 20 14 12  7  8  8 10 11 13 13 14 14
Max/Min RH                   60          20          59          35          81
RH            25 28 41 49 56 65 45 31 23 27 42 45 53 59 59 39 35 38 57 65 74 77
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  W  W NW NE NE  N  N  N NE NE  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      21 16 10 16 14 13 13 13 11 11 10 11 13 13 12 10  8  9  9  6  5  5
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     39 39 29 17  7  9 12 12 13 20 35 29 33 54 50 53 38 28 20 22 32 48
PoP 12HR                     10           0          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        9  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  8  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  1 <1  1
Vent Rate    261255 11 11 <1 <1 32105 75 23 20 15 14 18 21 15 12  6  7  1  2  7
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E SE NE  E
T Wind Spd    33 39 25 25 11 11 24 21 11 17 14 11 10 13 16 11  9  6  8  1  3  8
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag       W  W


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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     46      29    60      31    61      30    62      29    57
Temp          40 42 29   29 53 54 38   31 56 55 38   30 56 57 40   29 52 54
DewPt         21 24 25   28 29 23 25   22 26 18 20   18 14 11 13   15 15 13
Min/Max RH       40      96    27      69    22      60    14      55    18
RH            46 48 85   96 39 30 59   69 31 23 48   60 19 16 33   55 23 19
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW       W     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR         10      10     5       5     5       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ016-201000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
156 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            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                 38          56          23          41          21
Temp          70 66 56 51 46 42 43 52 56 53 41 36 30 20 21 32 39 39 28 24 21 21
DewPt         37 35 36 36 34 31 28 23 21 19 19 18 16  9 10  9 11 11 14 14 15 16
Max/Min RH                   66          21          66          30          86
RH            30 32 48 57 64 66 54 33 25 26 41 48 57 62 63 37 31 31 54 65 78 83
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  N NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      24 25 13 16 13 11 12 14 14 12  9  9 12 12 10  9  8  9 10  9  6  6
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     38 29 22 11  9 10 13 11 15 16 25 24 35 39 35 38 24 23 19 24 31 38
PoP 12HR                     10           0          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        8  7  1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  7  7 <1 <1  1  1  1  2  2  2  1  1 <1  1
Vent Rate    256221 24 11 <1 <1 32 94104105  4  6 10  9 10 15 16 14  8  4  2  6
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE
T Wind Spd    36 39 27 25 11 11 24 19 18 17  8 12 11 10 11 11  9 10  9  4  3  6
RFTI           2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag       W  W


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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     54      28    62      30    60      28    62      27    59
Temp          44 50 29   28 54 57 38   30 54 56 35   28 55 58 37   27 52 56
DewPt         22 27 28   27 25 19 21   21 22 15 15   12 12 11 12   13 13 12
Min/Max RH       32      98    20      69    18      53    13      55    16
RH            42 41 94   96 32 22 51   69 28 20 43   50 18 16 36   55 21 18
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      SW     W      SW     W       W     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       5     5       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ008-201000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
156 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            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                 45          54          21          34          20
Temp          72 71 61 58 52 47 47 52 53 51 37 30 26 17 18 27 33 33 26 23 21 20
DewPt         32 38 37 37 36 35 22 22 17 19 15 13  9  4  7  7 10 10 12 12 14 13
Max/Min RH                   56          20          60          36          78
RH            23 30 40 46 54 62 37 30 24 28 39 48 49 57 61 43 37 38 56 62 74 74
Wind Dir       E SW  E SW SW SW  W NW NW NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E SE  E
Wind Spd      10 13  4 14 13 11 11 11 11 10 12 11 12 12 11 10  8  8  9  5  4  4
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     36 50 26 17  7 11 14 13 11 21 34 34 34 53 48 52 40 29 21 22 30 42
PoP 12HR                     10           0          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        8  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  1  2
Vent Rate    157272 10  9  2 <1 15 76 30 29 30 28 24 24 26 23 12 11 11  2  3 10
T Wind Dir     S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E
T Wind Spd    19 36 20 19 11 10 16 12 17 17 17 12 10 13 14 10  9  8  8  1  3  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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     48      30    61      33    62      33    63      31    58
Temp          39 44 31   31 51 56 39   33 55 57 40   33 56 59 40   31 52 56
DewPt         18 23 25   29 30 25 29   24 27 21 22   19 17 13 15   15 16 14
Min/Max RH       34      94    27      70    22      57    15      50    18
RH            43 42 79   94 44 30 68   69 33 24 47   57 21 16 36   50 24 19
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW      NW    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR         10      10     5       5     5       5     0       5     0

$$

TXZ008-201000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
156 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            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                 44          53          20          34          20
Temp          72 71 62 58 53 47 46 51 53 51 38 31 25 17 17 25 32 34 27 23 22 20
DewPt         34 38 36 37 36 35 22 21 17 19 15 13 10  5  6  7 10 10 12 12 14 14
Max/Min RH                   55          21          63          36          81
RH            24 30 38 45 53 61 38 31 24 28 38 47 52 60 61 46 40 37 52 62 73 76
Wind Dir       E SW  S SW SW SW  W NW NW  N NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE
Wind Spd       9 17  9 14 14 12 12 11 11 10 12 11 13 12 10 10  8  8  8  6  4  5
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)     36 46 25 15  6 10 13 13 11 21 34 34 33 51 45 50 39 28 21 22 31 42
PoP 12HR                     10           0          10           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt       10  8 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  7  3  2  2  2  3  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  1  2
Vent Rate    230261 11 12  5  5 15 91 33 30 23 22 23 24 26 23 16 11 11  3  3 10
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NE NE NE  E NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E NE  E
T Wind Spd    26 36 25 26 11 10 17 16 16 17 17 12 11 13 14 10  9  8  8  2  3  8
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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     48      30    60      33    61      32    62      31    58
Temp          36 46 32   32 50 57 39   33 54 58 40   32 53 60 40   31 49 56
DewPt         19 24 25   29 30 24 28   23 26 20 21   19 16 13 14   15 16 14
Min/Max RH       36      91    27      70    21      58    15      51    18
RH            50 42 78   89 46 29 66   66 34 22 47   58 23 15 35   51 26 19
PWind Dir        SE       S    SW       S     W      SW    SW      NW    NE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR         10      10     5       5     5       5     0       5     0

$$

TXZ006-201000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
156 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            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                 36          52          18          36          17
Temp          67 64 54 50 45 40 41 49 51 48 36 27 22 15 17 29 35 34 24 20 17 17
DewPt         34 37 34 34 33 31 14 13 13 13 12 13  9  5  6  6  8  8 10 10 13 12
Max/Min RH                   65          21          67          31          84
RH            29 37 46 55 62 70 33 23 21 24 37 55 57 64 61 37 32 33 55 64 83 80
Wind Dir       E SW SW SW SW SW  W NW SW SW NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6 20  8 20 16 13 12 12 13 11 10 12 13 12  9  9  9  9  9  6  6  6
Clouds        FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     25 36 11  7  8 13 12 14  9 18 33 32 28 30 24 33 34 24 21 31 35 43
PoP 12HR                     20           0          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain           S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2 <1  1 <1  2
Vent Rate    270238 11 13  8  6 11 12 24 17 18 14 14 17 18 16 12 11  3  4  3 13
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  E  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  S  S  S
T Wind Spd    34 39 24 28 18 13 12  2 13 12 13 10 10 12 11  9  6  8  6  4  5  9
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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     53      25    59      27    59      25    60      25    56
Temp          43 48 27   25 51 55 34   27 53 55 32   25 53 55 33   25 49 53
DewPt         20 23 24   25 22 18 19   18 21 16 16   16 13 10 12   13 12 10
Min/Max RH       30     100    21      69    20      67    14      61    17
RH            40 37 90  100 31 23 55   69 28 21 50   67 20 16 41   61 23 18
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      SW     W       W    SW      NW    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       5     5       0     0       5     0

$$

OKZ002-201000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
156 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Date           02/19/18      Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            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          45          17          36          16
Temp          47 47 43 43 41 38 39 45 45 40 29 25 20 13 14 26 35 34 23 21 17 16
DewPt         25 32 34 34 33 32 15 13 13 13 10  8  6  3  6  5  8  7 10  9 11 10
Max/Min RH                   64          29          68          30          79
RH            42 56 69 71 74 78 37 27 27 33 45 49 54 64 69 39 31 32 56 60 76 76
Wind Dir       E  E  E SW SW  W NW  N NE NE NE NE  N  N  N NE  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       6 12 11 13 13 11 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 12 10  9  8  9  8  6  5  5
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     45 49 23 13 17 25 30 17 12 16 30 42 35 38 31 37 41 30 22 29 34 37
PoP 12HR                     20           5          10           5           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Rain           S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  1  2
Vent Rate     15 14 <1 <1  7 <1 26 28 20 26 24 20 20 24 24 20 12 12 11  6  5 11
T Wind Dir    SE SE SE  S SW SW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE
T Wind Spd    11 16 11 11 14  8 19 14 14 14 13 11  9 12 11  9  6  9  8  4  4  6
RFTI           0  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 NO


Date           02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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     45      27    57      29    60      28    61      27    56
Temp          35 40 28   27 50 53 34   29 54 54 35   28 52 56 35   27 48 52
DewPt         17 21 23   26 26 23 27   21 24 20 20   19 17 15 14   15 16 14
Min/Max RH       35      96    28      76    23      67    17      60    19
RH            47 46 82   96 39 31 74   73 31 26 54   67 25 19 41   60 27 22
PWind Dir        SE      SE     S       S     W      SW    SW      NW     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL CL
PoP 12HR         10      10     5       5    10       5     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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