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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
331 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

TXZ012-221000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
331 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

Date           01/21/18      Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed
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                 28          52          21          53          22
Temp             45 38 33 30 29 33 43 52 44 32 27 23 21 28 47 53 45 32 28 24 22
DewPt            13 24 21 18 15 13 11  8  4  4  4  5  6  8 10 11 11 12 13 13 12
Max/Min RH                   61          16          52          17          68
RH               27 57 61 60 55 43 27 16 19 30 37 45 52 42 22 18 25 43 53 62 65
Wind Dir          W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  N NE NE  E  E  E SE  S
Wind Spd         25 20 20 21 21 21 21 14  8  5  3  4  4  6  8  8  8  6  5  5  5
Clouds           B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        54 42 15 12  8  4  0  1  2  3  4 11 18 15 11 12 12  8  4  4  3
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     2     4     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           9  2  1 <1 <1 <1  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       272 48 21 11  8 11182163 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 44 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SW SW  W NW  E  E NE NE NE  S SW
T Wind Spd       36 27 24 25 18 25 37 28  6  6  6  8  4  2 16  9  6  5  3  1  4
RFTI              3  1  1  1  2  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL EL EL EL EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind


Date           01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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     57      30    62      34    59      26    46      21    48
Temp          50 50 35   30 53 54 40   34 54 51 35   27 42 40 27   21 42 42
DewPt         13 11 12   13 15 17 23   24 20 11 10   14 12 10  8    9 10 10
Min/Max RH       17      49    16      66    17      60    24      59    21
RH            22 20 38   49 22 23 50   66 26 20 35   57 29 28 44   59 26 26
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       S    SW      NW     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-221000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
331 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

Date           01/21/18      Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed
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                 25          51          21          54          19
Temp             45 38 32 28 26 29 40 50 44 31 26 23 21 27 48 54 46 30 23 21 19
DewPt            14 22 18 16 13 11  9  6  3  4  5  5  4  6  8  8  8  9 10 10  9
Max/Min RH                   61          15          49          15          64
RH               28 52 56 60 59 46 27 16 18 32 39 45 48 41 20 15 21 41 57 63 64
Wind Dir          W  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W  N  E  E SE  S SW
Wind Spd         28 21 16 13 12 13 13 10  4  4  4  4  5  5  5  6  6  5  4  4  4
Clouds           SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        39 47 18 11  4  3  1  3  4  7 10 16 21 19 17 16 15  9  3  2  1
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     2     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       176 81  6 <1 <1 <1115 99  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 14 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW  W NW NW  W NW NW NW SW SW SW  W  W NE  E NE NE NE  E SW
T Wind Spd       36 26 12 12  9  9 26 20  5  6  8  9  6  5  8  8  6  8  4  1  2
RFTI              4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind


Date           01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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     57      27    61      32    58      22    45      19    49
Temp          50 49 32   27 52 54 38   32 51 50 31   22 40 39 23   19 42 43
DewPt         11 10 13   13 14 14 20   21 18  8  6   11 12 10  7    8  9 10
Min/Max RH       16      56    16      63    16      62    25      61    20
RH            21 20 46   56 22 21 49   63 27 18 35   62 31 30 50   61 25 25
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       S    SW      NW     N      NE     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-221000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
331 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

Date           01/21/18      Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed
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          53          23          53          24
Temp             47 40 35 31 30 35 43 53 46 35 29 25 23 29 46 53 45 35 30 26 24
DewPt            19 26 23 20 17 14 11  9  5  6  7  8  9 10 12 13 13 14 15 14 13
Max/Min RH                   63          15          54          19          65
RH               33 57 61 63 58 42 27 17 18 30 39 47 53 45 24 19 27 41 53 60 63
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  N NE NE NE NE  E SE SW
Wind Spd         23 21 21 23 24 23 21 13  6  4  2  3  4  4  5  5  5  4  4  4  4
Clouds           B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        71 55 40 29 17  9  0  0  0  3  6  9 12 11 10 13 16 10  3  3  3
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     2     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           5  3  1  1 <1  1  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       120 84 21 22 12 25198182 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 59 44  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W SW  W  W NW NE NE NE  N NW  W SW
T Wind Spd       27 32 24 25 26 23 36 29  6  5  5  4  4  2 14  9  4  4  3  4  4
RFTI              2  2  2  3  3  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL EL EL CL CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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     60      34    65      39    61      28    48      22    49
Temp          50 53 39   34 56 58 44   39 54 53 37   29 43 42 28   22 42 43
DewPt         14 12 13   14 15 16 22   25 21 13 15   15 12 11  9    9 10 11
Min/Max RH       16      42    15      57    18      58    23      57    21
RH            23 19 33   42 19 19 41   57 27 20 40   56 28 28 44   57 26 27
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       S    SW      NW     N      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-221000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
331 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

Date           01/21/18      Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed
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          53          23          53          23
Temp             46 39 34 32 32 34 43 53 47 36 30 25 23 29 46 53 46 35 31 25 23
DewPt            21 26 22 20 17 14 11  8  5  6  7  8  8 10 11 12 12 13 14 14 13
Max/Min RH                   61          15          52          19          67
RH               36 59 61 60 53 45 28 17 18 29 37 47 51 44 24 19 25 40 50 62 65
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  N NE NE NE  E  E SE SW
Wind Spd         24 21 23 24 24 23 21 16  9  6  4  4  4  5  6  6  6  5  4  4  4
Clouds           B2 B1 SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        73 53 35 26 16  8  0  0  0  3  6 10 13 12 10 13 16 10  3  3  3
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     2     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           5  4  1  1 <1  1  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       120105 21 22 11 19202189  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 59 44  3 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SW  W  W  N NE NE NE  N NW  W  W
T Wind Spd       27 34 24 25 25 21 37 31  6  5  5  4  4  2 16  9  5  4  2  4  5
RFTI              3  2  2  3  3  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL EL EL CL CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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     60      34    65      38    60      27    47      22    48
Temp          48 54 39   34 54 59 45   38 52 54 38   28 41 43 29   22 40 44
DewPt         14 12 13   13 15 16 22   24 21 12 14   15 12 10  9    9 10 10
Min/Max RH       16      42    15      57    17      59    23      58    21
RH            25 18 33   42 21 19 40   56 29 18 37   58 30 26 41   58 29 25
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       S    SW      NW     N       N    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ006-221000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
331 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

Date           01/21/18      Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed
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                 23          51          20          48          17
Temp             38 33 29 26 24 28 40 50 41 30 26 22 20 25 43 48 39 27 23 18 17
DewPt            23 22 19 17 14 11  7  5  3  4  5  5  5  8 10 11 11 12 13 12 11
Max/Min RH                   69          14          54          21          79
RH               55 65 66 68 66 49 25 15 20 32 40 47 51 48 25 22 31 52 66 76 76
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NE NE NE  E  E  E  S SW
Wind Spd         27 27 25 24 21 21 19 12  4  4  4  4  5  8 10  9  6  5  4  4  5
Clouds           B2 SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        73 45 34 24 14  7  0  0  0  6 11 11 11 11 11 17 23 13  3  3  2
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     2     4     4     5     5     5     4     4     5
Mix Hgt           3  3  1  1 <1  1  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        72 73 19 21 10 16175138  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 54 39  3 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW  W  W NW NE NE NE  E NE  S SW SW
T Wind Spd       27 32 21 24 23 18 34 26  3  5  6  4  8  9 14  8  5  4  1  5  6
RFTI              3  4  3  3  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL CL CL CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind


Date           01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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     57      25    64      29    56      21    45      17    48
Temp          48 48 31   25 55 53 36   29 50 46 29   21 41 37 23   17 43 41
DewPt         13 10 10   10 12 11 18   18 14 10 13   10 10  9  7    8 10 11
Min/Max RH       17      52    13      63    17      62    23      67    21
RH            24 22 39   52 18 18 47   63 23 23 52   62 27 32 50   67 25 29
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW      SW     W      NW     N       N     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0    10      10     5

$$

OKZ002-221000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
331 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

Date           01/21/18      Mon 01/22/18            Tue 01/23/18            Wed
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                 28          51          21          50          19
Temp             40 35 32 30 29 33 42 51 42 31 26 22 22 27 45 50 40 28 23 20 19
DewPt            29 26 23 21 19 17 14 12  9  9  9 10 10 13 15 15 15 16 16 15 13
Max/Min RH                   72          20          61          24          81
RH               65 69 69 69 66 51 31 20 25 39 49 58 59 54 29 24 35 59 74 81 77
Wind Dir         NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW  N  N  N NE NW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         25 26 28 28 28 27 25 18 10  8  5  5  4  6  9  8  6  5  4  4  4
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        79 65 56 48 39 20  0  0  0  3  5 10 15 14 13 18 22 13  4  3  2
PoP 12HR                      5           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     2     4     5     5     4     4     3     4     5
Mix Hgt           3  3  3  1  1  2  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        69 96 82 24 27 45184162 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 62 83 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  N NW  N  N  N NW  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       26 37 36 27 31 34 41 31  6  5  5  4  5  4 19 16  5  4  4  5  5
RFTI              3  3  4  4  4  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL CL CL CL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18  Sun 01/28/18
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     59      29    65      34    59      24    46      19    48
Temp          49 49 33   29 57 56 40   34 55 50 31   25 40 38 22   19 41 40
DewPt         15 12 11   12 14 13 19   21 19 13 15   14 13  9  9    9 11 12
Min/Max RH       17      49    13      58    18      65    23      65    22
RH            25 22 39   48 18 18 43   58 24 21 50   63 33 30 57   65 29 30
PWind Dir        SW      SW    SW       S    SW      NW     N      NW    NW
Wind Char       <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       5     5       5     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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