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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

TXZ012-142200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 47          22          56          31          61
Temp          33 27 33 45 47 40 33 30 23 22 28 49 56 45 37 35 33 31 37 55 61 51
DewPt         17 17 19 22 25 25 26 23 22 20 21 21 20 20 20 20 21 20 20 19 16 20
Min/Max RH                   38          96          24          63          17
RH            51 65 56 40 42 55 75 75 96 92 75 33 24 36 50 54 61 63 50 24 17 29
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W  W SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       6  9 10 12 12  9  6  8  6  5  8 13 13  9 12 13 13 13 14 21 21 16
Clouds        FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     16 24 37 38 54 82 53 13  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  1  3 10  7 13
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     2     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  4  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 <1 60 64 30  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 53 49 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 63 <1
T Wind Dir     N NE  N  N  N  N NW  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd     6  6  6 17 18 17  8 10  6  5  5 17 16  9 11 14 14 12 12 19 28 13
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               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    46      25    53      29    57      31    62
Temp          38   32 42 38 26   25 48 46 34   29 51 46 35   31 55 53
DewPt         26   22 24 22 23   22 24 25 25   22 24 25 27   25 27 26
Max/Min RH         74    40      89    32      76    28      79    26
RH            62   66 48 52 88   88 39 43 69   75 34 43 72   78 34 35
PWind Dir          SW     N       N     W       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5      10     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-142200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 47          20          55          29          60
Temp          33 26 33 44 47 38 30 27 24 22 28 48 55 43 34 32 31 29 34 54 60 49
DewPt         14 15 17 19 21 22 25 24 21 20 22 22 20 19 20 20 21 19 19 18 16 18
Min/Max RH                   35         100          26          68          18
RH            46 62 52 37 36 52 83 90 90 94 78 36 26 38 56 61 66 67 54 25 18 30
Wind Dir       N  N NE NE NE  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       5 10 12 14 12  9  6  6  4  4  6 14 13  9 11 11 11 10 13 19 20 13
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC B2 B1 FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)      8 10 22 29 37 72 57 24  8  2  2  0  0  0  0  3  2  1  4  7  5 10
PoP 12HR                     10           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     2     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5 68 60  4  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 51 45 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 29 58  6
T Wind Dir    NE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N NW  W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  8 10 17 13  8 10  8  4  5  4 19 17  9 12 13 14 12 13 21 26 13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       28    46      24    52      27    56      29    62
Temp          35   29 41 37 25   24 45 44 30   27 50 45 32   29 54 52
DewPt         23   21 22 21 22   20 24 24 24   22 25 24 26   22 24 24
Max/Min RH         75    37      88    33      83    29      80    23
RH            63   71 46 53 88   84 44 44 78   81 37 43 80   75 31 34
PWind Dir          SW     N       N     W       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5      10     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 47          23          56          33          62
Temp          37 31 36 44 47 41 34 30 26 23 29 49 56 48 39 37 35 33 39 56 62 51
DewPt         18 18 20 24 28 26 25 23 21 20 20 22 21 21 21 21 22 21 20 19 17 19
Min/Max RH                   43          89          25          61          17
RH            46 58 53 45 47 55 68 74 83 87 68 34 25 34 48 51 59 60 45 24 17 28
Wind Dir       N NE  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       6  6  6 11 12  8  6  6  5  4  6 12 12  9 11 13 12 12 13 18 20 13
Clouds        SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     47 39 62 78 71 87 35  8  0  1  1  0  0  1  0  3  1  1  2  4  7  8
PoP 12HR                     10           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     2     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  2 60 43  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 45 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 29 75 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  W  W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd     6  5  5 17 16  5  8  9  6  5  5 18 17  8 10 11 11 10 11 21 28 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    46      26    55      30    58      33    63
Temp          37   31 43 39 28   26 49 47 35   30 53 48 37   33 56 55
DewPt         26   23 24 23 23   22 24 25 26   24 24 24 27   25 27 26
Max/Min RH         76    41      86    30      78    27      74    25
RH            64   73 47 51 81   85 38 41 70   77 32 39 68   72 32 32
PWind Dir          SW     N      NW     W       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5      10     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-142200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 46          23          56          33          61
Temp          36 31 35 43 45 42 35 30 25 23 28 48 56 48 40 37 34 33 38 55 61 52
DewPt         17 17 20 24 27 26 25 23 22 20 21 22 21 21 20 21 21 20 20 19 17 19
Min/Max RH                   44          92          25          60          18
RH            45 57 54 47 49 54 68 76 87 89 74 36 25 33 46 52 59 58 49 24 18 27
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW  W SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       6  6  8 11 12  9  6  6  5  4  8 13 12  9 12 13 12 12 13 19 21 13
Clouds        SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     42 35 59 74 72 87 37 10  0  1  1  0  0  1  0  3  1  1  2  5  7  9
PoP 12HR                     10           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     2     4     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  3 60 56  4  4  3 <1 <1 <1 43 50 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 30 84  5
T Wind Dir     N  N  N  N NW NW NW  N  W  W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd     6  5  5 17 18  8  8  9  6  5  5 19 17  8 10 12 12 10 11 23 28 11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       30    46      26    55      31    57      33    63
Temp          38   31 41 41 28   26 46 48 35   31 51 49 37   33 55 56
DewPt         25   23 24 23 23   22 24 25 26   23 24 25 26   25 27 25
Max/Min RH         76    41      88    30      77    28      74    25
RH            60   71 51 49 83   85 41 40 70   74 35 38 64   71 34 31
PWind Dir          SW     N      NW     W       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     5      10     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-142200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 45          19          57          26          60
Temp          33 27 33 43 44 36 27 22 19 19 28 50 57 43 32 29 27 26 34 53 60 47
DewPt         16 17 20 24 26 25 24 22 19 19 22 22 19 19 18 18 18 17 18 17 17 17
Min/Max RH                   46         100          22          70          18
RH            50 65 57 47 49 64 88100100100 78 34 22 38 56 61 69 66 51 24 18 30
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       9 10 10 13 13  9  8  5  5  6  9 16 13  9  9 10 11 10 13 19 21 13
Clouds        B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     59 55 74 84 87 78 21 12  2  2  0  0  1  6  0  4  6  3  5 13  7 11
PoP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Snow Shwrs       IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  4  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1  4 58 38 43 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 34 27 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 13 36 <1
T Wind Dir    NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  S
T Wind Spd     9  8  8 17 17 16  6  6  5  5  8 19 14  9  9 10 10 10 11 14 20  4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       27    44      21    54      26    56      27    62
Temp          31   28 40 34 22   21 47 43 29   26 50 43 29   27 55 49
DewPt         20   22 22 22 20   18 22 22 23   19 20 22 23   21 24 23
Max/Min RH         81    41      92    28      79    25      81    23
RH            63   79 49 62 91   89 36 44 78   75 30 43 77   78 30 36
PWind Dir          SW     N      NW    SW       W    NE       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5    10       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-142200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
247 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Date             Thu 12/14/17            Fri 12/15/17            Sat 12/16/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18

Max/Min Temp                 46          21          56          29          62
Temp          36 32 35 41 46 38 30 26 23 23 28 48 56 43 34 32 29 29 35 55 61 48
DewPt         18 20 23 28 26 24 21 20 19 19 20 22 18 20 20 19 19 19 19 20 18 19
Min/Max RH                   43          96          22          67          19
RH            48 60 60 59 45 56 68 78 84 84 71 36 22 40 56 58 66 66 53 25 19 31
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NW NW  W  W SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
Wind Spd       6  6  9 12 13  9  9  8  6  5  8 13 12  9  9 11 10  9 12 18 19 12
Clouds        B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)     72 82 96 90 83 53  9  0  0  1  0  1  0  1  0  3  1  2  1  4  6  9
PoP 12HR                     20           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Snow Shwrs       IS IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  2  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate     <1 <1 21 24110  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 35 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 50 <1
T Wind Dir     N  N  N NW NW  N  N NW  W  W SW  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  6 16 13 23  9 11  8  6  6  5 16 11  8  9  9  9  9  9 11 21  1
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/17/17  Mon 12/18/17  Tue 12/19/17  Wed 12/20/17
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18

Min/Max Temp       28    43      23    55      27    56      29    62
Temp          33   30 38 33 23   23 47 43 30   27 49 42 31   29 54 50
DewPt         23   24 24 22 21   20 22 23 24   20 23 23 24   23 26 25
Max/Min RH         84    45      93    28      82    27      81    25
RH            65   77 57 63 92   89 37 45 78   75 36 47 76   78 33 37
PWind Dir          SW     N      NW    SW       W     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       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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