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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
231 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

TXZ024-101030-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
231 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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                      37          79          38          64          34
TEMP          66 63 52 47 43 40 45 67 77 74 57 49 43 40 43 56 63 61 49 44 39 37
DEWPT         19 20 22 22 23 22 24 23 17 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 27 28 28 29 29 30
MAX/MIN RH                   49          10          55          25          75
RH            16 19 31 37 44 48 43 19 10 13 25 37 47 55 51 32 25 28 45 56 67 75
WIND DIR      NW  N  W SE SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  E SE  S SW  W
WIND SPD      11  4  4  4  4  5  8 13 16 11 10 11 10  8 10 10 10  8  5  5  4  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  0  2  3  3  4  8  2  8  2  2  2  6  4  4
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT               100   100  2500  5500   100   100  2200  3000  1500   100
T WIND DIR              W     W     W     W    SW     W     N    NE     S     W
T WIND SPD              5     8    13    19    11    10    13     8     5     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          70      35    61      40    64      37    67      39    70
TEMP          60 66 44   37 54 59 47   42 57 61 45   39 58 64 48   42 62 67
DEWPT         31 31 32   32 33 33 34   35 34 28 31   27 24 25 26   28 31 30
MIN/MAX RH
RH            33 27 62   81 45 38 62   75 41 28 57   61 27 23 41   58 32 25
PWIND DIR        SW       E    SE       S     W       N    NW      SW     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW CL FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ026-101030-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
231 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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                      34          79          37          64          33
TEMP          68 65 51 45 41 38 42 66 77 74 56 48 42 39 42 56 63 60 48 43 39 36
DEWPT         22 24 25 26 25 25 27 25 21 25 25 26 27 28 29 29 30 31 30 30 29 29
MAX/MIN RH                   61          12          65          29          75
RH            17 21 36 47 53 60 54 21 12 16 30 42 55 65 59 35 29 33 49 60 67 75
WIND DIR      NW NE  E SE  S SW  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SW  W
WIND SPD      13  4  4  4  4  4  5 12 16 11 10  8  8  8 11 11 11  9  6  4  3  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  0  3  1  2  2 11  2  7  2  3  2  6  4  3
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT               100   100   900  6300     0   100  2200  3000  1000   200
T WIND DIR             SE    SE     W     W    SW    NW     N    NE    SE    SW
T WIND SPD              3     3     8    16     8     6    13    10     4     2
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          70      36    59      40    66      37    68      39    71
TEMP          59 66 45   38 52 57 47   42 58 63 46   39 59 65 48   42 62 68
DEWPT         31 34 34   31 33 34 37   35 36 31 33   29 26 27 27   29 34 32
MIN/MAX RH
RH            34 30 66   77 47 42 69   75 44 29 60   67 28 24 44   60 35 26
PWIND DIR        SW       E     E       S     W       N     W      SW     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ043-101030-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
231 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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                      34          79          41          66          34
TEMP          69 66 51 46 41 38 42 66 77 74 58 51 46 43 46 58 65 62 49 44 40 37
DEWPT         20 20 22 24 25 22 24 24 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 26 27 28 28 29 30 30
MAX/MIN RH                   54          11          47          24          75
RH            15 17 32 42 51 53 48 20 11 13 23 31 40 47 44 29 24 27 44 55 66 75
WIND DIR       W  W  S SE  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N NE NE NE  E NW  W
WIND SPD       9  4  4  4  4  5  6 11 13 10  9 10  8  5 12 11 11  9  5  4  4  4
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  2  1  2  3  5 16  7  6  3  2  3  3  2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT              2300   100  1400  5900   100   100  2100  2900  1600   200
T WIND DIR             SW     W     W    SW    SW     W     N    NE     E    NW
T WIND SPD              4     8    10    14    11     9    17    13     4     2
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          71      38    64      44    69      39    70      40    73
TEMP          61 67 47   40 57 62 51   46 61 66 48   41 61 67 49   43 64 70
DEWPT         31 31 34   33 36 35 38   38 38 31 36   32 31 27 31   32 35 32
MIN/MAX RH
RH            32 26 60   75 45 36 61   73 42 27 63   70 32 22 50   66 34 24
PWIND DIR        SW       E     E       S    SW      SE    NW       S    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ035-101030-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
231 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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                      31          77          34          66          31
TEMP          66 62 48 43 38 35 39 64 75 72 54 46 40 37 40 56 65 62 48 42 37 34
DEWPT         17 18 18 19 19 18 20 21 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 24 25 26 27 28 28
MAX/MIN RH                   52          11          55          21          78
RH            15 18 30 38 47 51 46 19 11 13 25 35 46 54 50 29 21 24 42 55 70 78
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  W NW  N NE NE  E  E SE SW  W
WIND SPD       9  4  4  5  5  5  6 13 17 12 10 11  9  9 12 11 11  9  6  5  4  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  0  1  2  2 10 11  6  8  2  2  3  3  2  2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     5     5     6     6     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT               100   100  1600  4400   100   100  1800  2800  1100   100
T WIND DIR              W     W     W    SW    SW     W     N    NE    SE    SW
T WIND SPD              5     6     9    16     9     9    12     9     5     4
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          72      35    65      40    67      35    68      36    71
TEMP          60 68 45   37 57 62 48   42 59 64 45   38 59 65 46   39 61 68
DEWPT         27 26 29   30 33 29 33   33 32 26 29   25 23 22 25   27 30 26
MIN/MAX RH
RH            28 20 53   75 39 28 56   70 36 23 53   58 25 19 43   62 31 20
PWIND DIR        SW       E    SE       S     W      NE    NW      SW    NW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-101030-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
231 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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                      34          81          38          65          34
TEMP          68 65 51 46 41 38 43 68 79 76 58 49 43 40 43 57 64 61 49 44 40 37
DEWPT         22 23 25 26 25 25 26 24 20 22 23 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 30 30 30 30
MAX/MIN RH                   59          11          60          28          75
RH            17 20 35 44 52 59 52 19 11 13 27 39 52 60 56 34 28 31 48 57 66 74
WIND DIR      NW NE SE SE SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  E  E SE  W  W
WIND SPD      13  4  4  4  4  4  6 12 16 11 10 10  8  8 11 11 11  8  5  5  4  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  2  1  2  2 11  4  7  2  3  2  6  4  2
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     4
MIX HGT               200   200  2200  6700   100   200  2300  3100  1600   200
T WIND DIR             SE    SW     W    SW    SW     W     N    NE    SE    SW
T WIND SPD              4     4     9    17     9     8    14    11     4     3
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          71      37    61      42    68      38    69      39    72
TEMP          60 67 46   39 54 59 48   44 60 65 47   40 60 66 48   42 63 69
DEWPT         31 34 34   33 33 35 37   37 37 30 34   30 27 27 27   30 34 32
MIN/MAX RH
RH            33 29 64   80 45 40 65   75 43 27 61   67 28 23 44   62 33 25
PWIND DIR        SW       E     E       S     W      NW     W      SW    NW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       5     0

$$

TXZ029-101030-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
231 PM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

DATE           02/09/16      WED 02/10/16            THU 02/11/16            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                      29          74          33          63          30
TEMP          64 61 46 41 36 33 37 61 72 69 52 44 38 35 39 54 62 59 46 41 36 33
DEWPT         15 17 18 19 19 19 22 21 15 18 19 21 22 23 23 24 24 24 25 26 26 27
MAX/MIN RH                   60          11          61          23          78
RH            15 18 32 42 51 57 55 21 11 14 27 39 52 61 53 31 23 26 43 55 67 78
WIND DIR       W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W NW  N  N NE NE  E SE  S SW  W
WIND SPD       9  4  4  4  4  4  6 14 18 11  9  9  9  8 10 11 10  8  5  5  4  5
CLOUDS        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)      1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  0  1  2  3  4  6  4  9  2  2  3  3  3  3
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     5     5     5     6     6     5     5     5     5
MIX HGT               100   100  2400  4400   100   100  1900  2800  1100   100
T WIND DIR              W     W     W     W    SW    NW     N    NE    SE    SW
T WIND SPD              5     8    10    19    10    10    12     8     4     5
RFTI           1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16  MON 02/15/16  TUE 02/16/16
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          70      33    63      38    64      33    65      34    69
TEMP          59 66 43   35 55 60 46   40 56 61 42   36 56 62 44   37 59 66
DEWPT         28 28 29   29 32 30 31   31 31 27 28   24 23 23 24   26 30 28
MIN/MAX RH
RH            30 24 57   78 41 32 56   71 38 27 57   62 27 22 45   64 33 23
PWIND DIR        SW       E    SE       S     W       N    NW      SW     N
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   SC B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     0       0     5       5     5       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)...........20 FT. WIND DIRECTION
WIND DIR DEG(DEGREES)...............20 FT. WIND DIRECTION IN TENS OF DEGREES
                                    RELATIVE TO DUE NORTH.
     EXAMPLE: 09 = 90 DEGREES = EAST; 18 = 180 DEGREES = SOUTH;
              27 = 270 DEGREES = WEST; 36 = 360 DEGREES = NORTH
WIND SPD(MPH).......................20 FT. WIND SPEED
WIND GUST(MPH)......................20 FT. WIND GUST
WIND CHILL..........................WIND CHILL TEMPERATURE
HEAT INDX...........................HEAT INDEX
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...
       S..............SLIGHT CHANCE
       C..............CHANCE
       L..............LIKELY
       O..............OCCASIONAL
       D..............DEFINITE
       AR.............AREAS
       PA.............PATCHY
OBVIS...............................OBSTRUCTION TO VISIBILITY
     TYPE...
       F..............FOG
       PF.............PATCHY FOG
       F+.............DENSE FOG
       H..............HAZE
       BS.............BLOWING SNOW
       K..............SMOKE
       BD.............BLOWING DUST
       AF.............VOLCANIC ASHFALL
LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL
MIX HGT(FT AGL).....................MIXING HEIGHT
T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION
T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED
ADI (INDEX).........................ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX
DISPERSION..........................LDSI
MAX LVORI...........................LVORI
STA PRES (INCHES MERCURY)...........STATION PRESSURE
ADI (INDEX).........................ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX
CEILING (FT)........................CEILING
STABILITY (CAT).....................PASQUILL TURNER STABILITY
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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