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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
252 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

TXZ012-242200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
252 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

Date             Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu 10/26/17
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                 62          38          74          49          70
Temp          42 40 49 58 61 53 45 41 39 38 52 69 74 65 58 55 53 49 59 68 69 56
DewPt         26 25 26 23 23 26 28 31 31 32 33 34 34 35 35 35 34 33 33 32 32 33
Min/Max RH                   23          79          23          54          24
RH            53 55 40 26 23 35 51 67 73 79 48 27 23 33 42 47 48 54 37 26 25 42
Wind Dir       N NW  N  N NW  N NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd       6  6 13 17 18  8  6  5  6  8 10 14 17 14 17 17 14 12 12 21 21 19
Clouds        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     10 16 14  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  3  2  1  2  2  5  7 19 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              3     4     4     3     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1 14149150 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60 68 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 58 92 35
T Wind Dir    NW NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd     6  8 16 31 28  6  5  5  6  8 11 17 17  9 11 14 13 11 12 26 26 26
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date          Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17 Mon 10/30/17
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       31      47      27      56      34      69      42      69
Temp          39 31 42 41 31 28 51 50 38 35 64 60 48 42 65 60
DewPt         27 22 16 15 17 17 20 22 26 27 31 32 33 32 34 33
Max/Min RH         72      28      65      25      75      24      67      26
RH            62 69 34 34 56 63 29 33 62 72 29 35 56 67 31 36
PWind Dir           N       N      NW      NW       W       W      SW      SW
Wind Char         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR           20      20       0       0       0       0       0       0
Rain              S  S
Snow              S  S

$$

TXZ016-242200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
252 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

Date             Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu 10/26/17
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                 62          37          72          48          70
Temp          41 38 47 58 60 55 44 41 39 37 51 68 72 63 54 52 50 48 58 69 68 58
DewPt         27 26 29 26 29 31 32 32 32 33 34 35 34 34 33 33 33 33 33 32 33 35
Min/Max RH                   28          85          26          56          24
RH            57 62 49 29 31 40 63 72 78 85 51 29 26 34 45 48 52 56 38 25 27 41
Wind Dir       N  N NW  N NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N NE NE
Wind Spd       5  5  9 13 11  6  6  5  6  6 10 14 19 14 14 16 13 12 12 18 19 18
Clouds        FW FW SC CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC
Clouds(%)      8 12 27  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1  1  3  2  1  1  1  4  6 18 29
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     4     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 11 80 60  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 60 60 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 57 90  5
T Wind Dir     N NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W NE  N NE
T Wind Spd     6  6 12 18 13  4  5  5  6  6 10 19 19  9 12 14 12 12 12 21 20 11
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          Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17 Mon 10/30/17
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       32      46      26      58      34      68      40      70
Temp          39 32 42 42 30 27 53 52 38 35 63 60 45 40 66 62
DewPt         29 23 19 20 19 18 23 25 28 27 31 31 33 31 35 33
Max/Min RH         72      35      70      27      77      25      70      26
RH            69 69 39 40 62 67 32 36 67 74 31 34 62 70 31 33
PWind Dir          NE       N       N       W       W       W       W      SW
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW
PoP 12HR           20      20       0       0       0       0       0       0
Rain              S  S
Snow              S  S

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
252 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

Date             Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu 10/26/17
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                 65          42          76          54          71
Temp          44 42 51 60 64 58 50 45 44 43 54 70 76 70 63 60 58 54 61 69 70 60
DewPt         24 24 25 22 21 23 26 30 31 32 33 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 33 33 32 31
Min/Max RH                   19          65          22          46          24
RH            45 48 36 23 19 25 39 54 60 64 44 26 22 26 34 37 41 46 35 26 24 33
Wind Dir      NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       5  8 13 18 18  9  6  4  4  6  8 13 16 13 16 16 14 10 13 20 21 19
Clouds        FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC
Clouds(%)      9  3  8  3  0  0  0  2  2  2  1  0  2  2  1  1  1  1  3  4 19 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     4     3     4     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  4
Vent Rate     <1 <1 14174182 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 63 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 69113115
T Wind Dir    NW NW NW  N  N  N  W  W SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd     8  9 16 33 29  6  5  5  6  8 11 20 20  8 10 12 12 11  9 26 28 33
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date          Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17 Mon 10/30/17
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       34      49      29      58      36      71      43      70
Temp          42 34 45 45 33 29 52 53 41 36 64 64 50 43 66 63
DewPt         26 22 17 14 15 17 18 20 24 26 31 32 34 33 34 34
Max/Min RH         61      24      61      22      68      23      68      26
RH            51 61 31 27 48 61 26 27 50 67 29 31 55 68 30 33
PWind Dir           N       N      NW      NW       W       W      SW      SW
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW
PoP 12HR           10      10       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
252 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

Date             Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu 10/26/17
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                 64          41          75          53          70
Temp          44 42 49 58 63 57 48 44 43 41 53 69 75 69 62 59 57 53 60 69 69 59
DewPt         26 25 26 24 23 25 27 30 30 31 33 35 35 35 35 35 34 34 33 33 32 32
Min/Max RH                   21          68          23          47          25
RH            48 50 40 27 21 28 44 57 62 68 47 28 23 28 35 39 42 47 36 27 25 36
Wind Dir      NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       6  8 13 17 18  8  6  5  5  6  9 13 16 13 17 17 14 10 13 20 21 19
Clouds        FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC
Clouds(%)      9  7  6  3  0  0  0  8  1  4  1  0  2  2  2  1  1  1  3  5 20 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     4     3     4     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  4
Vent Rate     <1 <1 13156163  3 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 67 63 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 69108116
T Wind Dir    NW NW NW  N  N  N  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd     6  8 14 29 28  6  5  5  6  9 11 21 20  8 10 12 12 11  9 26 27 33
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO


Date          Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17 Mon 10/30/17
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       33      48      29      58      36      70      43      70
Temp          42 33 44 45 34 30 51 53 41 36 63 63 50 43 65 63
DewPt         26 21 17 14 16 17 19 20 24 27 31 32 34 33 34 34
Max/Min RH         61      25      59      23      69      24      67      27
RH            53 61 33 28 48 59 29 27 51 68 30 31 55 67 31 34
PWind Dir           N       N      NW      NW       W       W      SW       W
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW
PoP 12HR           10      10       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ006-242200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
252 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

Date             Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu 10/26/17
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                 64          36          77          47          68
Temp          39 37 49 59 63 56 44 40 38 36 53 72 77 69 58 54 50 47 58 67 66 56
DewPt         25 24 26 21 23 27 29 31 30 30 31 31 33 34 34 35 33 31 30 29 31 34
Min/Max RH                   21          79          20          57          24
RH            57 59 40 23 21 33 55 71 74 78 42 23 20 27 40 49 52 55 34 24 27 43
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       6  6 13 14 13  8  6  5  6  6  9 16 20 16 16 13 10  9 16 24 24 21
Clouds        CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)      4  7 12  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  6  1  2  3  2  1  4  3  8 13 30 47
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     4     4     3     4     5     5     4     4     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5  4
Vent Rate     <1 <1 14121114  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 70 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 94 99122
T Wind Dir    NW NW  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW  W  W  N  N  N NE
T Wind Spd     8  8 16 24 21  5  5  5  5  6  9 20 23 10 11 11  9  8 13 29 25 32
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  2
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date          Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17 Mon 10/30/17
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       32      48      25      57      32      69      38      68
Temp          40 32 45 43 29 26 51 51 37 33 64 60 43 38 65 60
DewPt         26 20 16 14 17 17 21 23 27 27 30 32 33 31 32 34
Max/Min RH         62      26      71      24      80      24      76      27
RH            58 61 31 30 61 68 30 33 68 77 28 35 67 76 29 37
PWind Dir           N       N      NW      NW      NW       W       W       N
Wind Char         15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW
PoP 12HR           20       5       0       0       0       0       0       0
Rain              S
Snow              S

$$

OKZ002-242200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
252 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

Date             Tue 10/24/17            Wed 10/25/17            Thu 10/26/17
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                 63          36          77          48          67
Temp          41 39 49 58 62 53 42 39 37 36 51 71 77 67 57 55 51 48 57 66 65 54
DewPt         24 23 27 21 20 24 26 29 29 29 31 33 35 36 36 37 35 33 33 34 33 32
Min/Max RH                   20          75          22          55          28
RH            49 52 43 23 20 32 54 68 73 74 47 25 22 32 46 50 53 55 40 30 29 43
Wind Dir      NW NW NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd       9 12 18 20 20  9  8  6  6  8  9 14 16 13 13 13 11 10 19 24 25 21
Clouds        CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC
Clouds(%)      4  7  7  2  1  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  2  5  1  1  0  0  8 16 32 48
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     4     3     5     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  4
Vent Rate     <1 <1 17168163 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 63 72 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 81135124
T Wind Dir    NW NW  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd     9 11 19 32 28  8  6  6  6  9  9 16 18  8  9 10  9  8 14 31 31 35
RFTI           0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  1
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL


Date          Fri 10/27/17 Sat 10/28/17 Sun 10/29/17 Mon 10/30/17
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       30      48      25      56      33      70      39      67
Temp          38 30 43 41 30 26 50 48 37 34 63 60 45 39 63 57
DewPt         25 19 15 13 13 15 18 20 24 26 33 33 34 32 35 36
Max/Min RH         63      25      63      22      75      25      76      30
RH            59 63 32 31 50 63 28 32 58 73 32 36 64 75 35 45
PWind Dir           N       N      NW      NW       W      NW       W       N
Wind Char         15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW
PoP 12HR           10       5       0       0       0       0       0       5

$$

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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