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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
347 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

TXZ012-211000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
347 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date           01/20/18      Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18            Tue
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                 40          53          25          49          22
Temp             64 52 48 45 43 42 52 53 43 34 30 27 25 28 43 49 42 32 28 24 22
DewPt            19 20 22 23 22 24 15 11 11 16 16 16 14 14 12 10  9  7  7  8  6
Max/Min RH                   50          17          63          20          52
RH               17 28 35 41 43 48 23 18 27 47 55 63 62 55 28 20 25 34 40 50 49
Wind Dir          S  S SW  S SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW SW SE SE SE
Wind Spd         11 11 13 14 14 24 33 31 31 26 23 21 18 14 16 13  6  6  6  5  4
Clouds           FW FW SC FW SC FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         7 12 30 22 36 13  8 32 59 54 28  9 12  1  0  0  2  1 16  8 23
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     2     3     3     2     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 13  3  3  1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7248403 50 78 21  8  8  7130 90 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  N NW NW NW NW  W NW NW  W  W  S SE SE
T Wind Spd        8 10 13 12 11 14 35 35 23 29 24 18 17 14 29 20  5  2  3  4  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  4  3  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                     A  A  A
High Wind                           A  A  A  A


Date           01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18
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     52      21    53      28    60      34    57      26    45
Temp          46 44 28   21 45 46 33   28 52 53 39   34 51 51 35   27 41 39
DewPt          9 12 13   13 16 15 14   15 18 18 22   25 24 15 13   16 14 11
Min/Max RH       18      74    23      60    19      69    22      65    27
RH            22 27 53   71 31 28 45   58 26 25 50   69 34 23 40   63 33 31
PWind Dir        SE       E     S      SW    SW       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW CL FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ016-211000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
347 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date           01/20/18      Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18            Tue
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                 34          48          19          48          19
Temp             62 48 43 40 38 37 45 48 40 30 26 21 19 23 40 48 41 30 25 22 19
DewPt            18 17 16 17 16 16 11 10 10 14 13 14 12 13 11 10  9  8  7  6  5
Max/Min RH                   47          21          79          21          55
RH               18 29 34 40 41 42 25 21 28 51 59 76 76 65 31 21 27 40 47 51 54
Wind Dir         SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W NW  W SW SW  W
Wind Spd         12  8 10 14 13 24 35 32 31 23 17 11 11 10 12 11  4  4  5  5  5
Clouds           CL FW FW SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)         4 15 23 34 21  7  8 31 57 60 33 11  6  1  1  2  7  6 22 13 26
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              5     3     3     3     3     3     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 10 13  7  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11304442196 38  6 <1 <1  5 68 50  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NW NW  W  W NW NW SW SW  S SW NW
T Wind Spd        9 10 13 12 13 24 36 39 32 21 13 11  8 10 17 12  4  5  5  4  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                     A  A  A
High Wind                           A  A  A  A


Date           01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18
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     52      20    53      25    59      31    55      22    45
Temp          45 45 26   20 45 46 30   25 51 52 36   31 50 48 30   22 40 39
DewPt          8  9 11   12 15 12 14   15 18 18 22   23 22  8  8   11 13 11
Min/Max RH       17      73    21      65    20      72    19      62    27
RH            21 23 52   73 29 25 52   64 27 27 56   72 34 19 40   62 34 31
PWind Dir        SW      SE     S      SW    SW       S    SW      NW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC   FW FW FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ008-211000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
347 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date           01/20/18      Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18            Tue
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          57          30          51          25
Temp             66 55 50 48 46 47 55 57 47 38 34 32 30 33 45 51 44 34 30 27 25
DewPt            20 21 24 25 25 27 21 15 16 18 20 17 15 13 11 10  8  8  7  7  7
Max/Min RH                   48          18          55          19          49
RH               17 26 35 41 43 45 26 19 28 45 55 53 53 44 25 19 22 33 38 42 46
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  N  E
Wind Spd          9 10 12 10 13 18 23 24 24 23 23 21 19 13 18 13  6  5  4  4  4
Clouds           FW FW SC FW SC FW CL SC B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW
Clouds(%)         8 12 28 19 37 22  5 34 58 55 39 21 15  3  0  0  2  1 14  5 19
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     2     3     3     2     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 12  3  4  1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6198328 63105 20 10  9  7140126 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW  W SW SW NW
T Wind Spd        5 10  9  9  9 12 37 32 24 34 23 21 20 14 32 24  4  3  3  2  2
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  2  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                     A  A  A


Date           01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18
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      24    54      32    62      37    58      28    46
Temp          47 45 30   24 46 49 37   32 53 55 43   37 52 51 36   29 41 41
DewPt         12 13 16   16 18 16 15   16 18 19 23   25 24 17 15   18 13 11
Min/Max RH       20      71    23      51    19      61    22      64    25
RH            24 27 55   71 32 26 41   50 25 24 45   61 33 25 42   64 31 29
PWind Dir         E       E     S      SW    SW       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC   SC FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ008-211000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
347 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date           01/20/18      Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18            Tue
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          55          28          50          23
Temp             67 56 52 48 47 45 52 55 45 37 34 30 28 30 43 50 45 34 30 26 23
DewPt            20 21 24 24 24 26 22 16 16 18 19 16 15 14 12  9  8  7  8  6  6
Max/Min RH                   48          21          58          19          51
RH               16 25 33 39 41 47 32 21 30 46 53 56 56 51 27 19 22 32 38 42 48
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  N  E
Wind Spd          9 10 11 11 13 19 25 25 25 24 24 23 19 13 18 13  5  4  3  4  4
Clouds           FW FW SC FW SC FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         9 12 26 20 37 19  6 36 60 56 37 19 15  2  0  0  3  2 15  6 19
PoP 12HR                      0           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     2     3     3     2     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 12  3  4  1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6212322 63111 20 10  9  7140120  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW NW  W SW SW  N
T Wind Spd        5 10  9  9 10 13 36 32 24 33 23 23 19 14 32 23  4  3  2  2  2
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  3  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                     A  A  A


Date           01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18
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     52      23    53      31    62      36    57      27    45
Temp          45 46 31   23 43 49 37   31 52 57 44   36 51 53 37   28 39 41
DewPt         11 13 15   15 18 16 14   15 18 19 23   25 24 16 14   18 13 11
Min/Max RH       20      73    24      52    19      64    22      68    26
RH            25 27 53   71 36 26 38   51 26 23 44   64 35 23 38   68 34 30
PWind Dir         E       E     S      SW    SW       S    SW       W     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC   SC FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

TXZ006-211000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
347 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date           01/20/18      Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18            Tue
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                 34          51          21          50          17
Temp             60 48 44 40 38 38 50 50 38 29 27 22 21 26 44 50 41 29 25 20 17
DewPt            19 20 23 22 23 23 22 20 19 18 17 15 14 14 12  8  7  8  8  7  5
Max/Min RH                   65          30          76          17          60
RH               20 32 43 49 54 54 33 30 46 63 67 74 74 60 27 17 24 41 49 56 57
Wind Dir         SW SW SW  S SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW  W NW  W SW NW  N  N NE
Wind Spd         11 12 13 12 13 20 25 31 34 31 26 23 16  9 14 13  5  5  4  5  5
Clouds           FW FW FW FW FW CL FW B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         7 18 14 24 19  5 24 68 71 56 37 15 15  1  0  0  5  2 17 10  9
PoP 12HR                      0          20           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01           0           0           0
Snow                                S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     4     3     3     2     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  3  4  2  1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11214 54 96 36 20 20  5  5104 88  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW SW SW  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W NW NW SW SW  S  N  N
T Wind Spd        9 10 12 12 13 24 32 20 27 27 23 24 11 11 26 18  4  3  2  3  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  1  3  4  4  4  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind                           A  A  A  A


Date           01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18
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     50      18    52      24    60      29    54      21    44
Temp          44 40 24   18 46 44 29   24 52 51 35   29 49 44 29   21 40 38
DewPt         11 13 15   13 17 14 13   14 16 16 20   20 20 13 14   14 12 10
Min/Max RH       21      84    23      65    18      69    23      74    26
RH            26 33 69   81 32 29 51   65 24 24 54   69 31 28 54   74 31 32
PWind Dir         E       E    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      NW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     5       5     5

$$

OKZ002-211000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
347 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

Date           01/20/18      Sun 01/21/18            Mon 01/22/18            Tue
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                 37          52          26          47          19
Temp             60 49 46 43 40 40 52 51 39 31 29 26 26 28 42 47 38 27 22 20 19
DewPt            21 22 25 25 25 27 27 24 24 22 20 18 17 16 14 11  9 10 12 12  9
Max/Min RH                   64          35          71          22          70
RH               22 34 43 49 55 58 38 35 54 69 69 71 67 60 33 22 29 48 64 70 64
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW  S SW SW  W  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N NW  W NW NW
Wind Spd          9  9 13 10 13 19 25 31 35 32 31 31 23 20 21 17  8  5  3  4  4
Clouds           FW FW SC FW SC SC FW B1 B2 B1 B1 SC SC CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        15 15 41 25 35 36 22 62 74 69 57 39 33  4  0  0  2  3 11  7 12
PoP 12HR                      0          30          30           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0        0.01        0.01           0           0
Snow                                C  C  C  C
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     3     3     2     2     2     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3  3  2  1  1 <1  1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 15 50 63 58 24 25 12 21149125 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SE  S SW SW SW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W NW
T Wind Spd        8  3  6  9  4  3  6 23 28 33 27 28 27 24 37 28  5  4  5  5  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  4  4  4  3  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL CL CL CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind                           A  A  A  A


Date           01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18  Fri 01/26/18  Sat 01/27/18
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     50      20    54      29    63      34    56      24    44
Temp          44 40 25   20 44 46 32   29 53 54 40   34 50 47 31   24 39 37
DewPt         16 17 17   15 19 17 14   16 18 17 21   22 23 15 15   17 14 12
Min/Max RH       24      83    24      58    17      62    23      74    28
RH            32 38 72   81 36 31 47   57 25 23 47   61 34 27 50   74 35 35
PWind Dir         N       E    SW      SW    SW       S    SW      NW     N
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     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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