Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
000
FOUS54 KLUB 040947
PFWLUB

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
347 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

TXZ024-042215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
347 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE             SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16
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                      54          32          59          35          44
TEMP             38 40 49 53 48 41 38 36 34 37 52 58 52 44 40 37 36 37 41 44 40
DEWPT            37 37 34 30 30 30 29 29 28 33 32 34 35 32 30 30 28 31 26 28 29
MIN/MAX RH                   42          86          40          80          53
RH               97 88 56 42 50 65 70 75 78 85 46 40 51 62 66 74 72 79 55 53 64
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE  S SW SW SW SW  S SW  S  W NW  N  N  N NE  E  E
WIND SPD          5  8  9  6  4  2  4  4  4  5 12 13  8  5 11 11 13 10  9  4  5
CLOUDS           B2 SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        79 42 21 10 29 26 24 10 19 31 20  6 23 13 26 44 62 72 60 50 41
POP 12HR                      5           5          10           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              2700  3800   300   100  2700  3300   100  1100  3300  3400
T WIND DIR              N    NE     N     W    SW     S     W     N    NE     E
T WIND SPD             12     9     2     5     6    13     4    10    13     5
RFTI              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


DATE               WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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            30    40      19    34      20    46      31    61
TEMP          33   31 36 35 24   20 30 30 25   22 40 42 36   33 53 53
DEWPT         31   31 28 21 15   13 10 13 12   13 16 22 25   27 31 30
MAX/MIN RH        100    53      75    39      69    35      79    33
RH            91  100 72 57 69   75 42 48 57   68 37 45 63   77 42 40
PWIND DIR          SE    NE       N    NE       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR           10    10       5     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-042215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
347 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE             SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16
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                      55          35          57          35          46
TEMP             41 43 50 54 50 43 40 38 37 39 51 56 51 44 40 37 36 37 43 45 42
DEWPT            39 39 36 33 33 33 32 32 29 34 34 35 37 38 35 34 30 33 28 30 31
MIN/MAX RH                   45          82          45          89          53
RH               92 86 58 45 52 67 73 79 72 82 52 45 59 79 82 89 79 85 55 55 65
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE  E  S SW  S  S  S  S  S SE  N  N  N  N  N NE  E
WIND SPD          4  8  9  6  4  4  3  3  3  4 10 10  8  6  4 10 12 12 10  5  5
CLOUDS           OV B1 FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        92 61 25 14 32 28 28 11 28 42 44 17 16 22 27 45 63 71 60 66 47
POP 12HR                      5          10          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     2     4     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              2700  3700   100   100  2600  2700   400  1200  3200  3300
T WIND DIR              N    NE     E     W    SW     S    SE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD              8     9     2     2     5    13     6    10    16     6
RFTI              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


DATE               WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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            31    40      19    35      20    45      31    58
TEMP          34   32 36 35 24   20 31 31 25   22 39 41 36   33 50 51
DEWPT         31   30 30 22 16   12  9 12 12   12 16 21 24   26 31 32
MAX/MIN RH        100    57      71    37      66    36      77    39
RH            89   92 79 59 71   71 39 45 57   65 39 44 61   75 48 48
PWIND DIR          SE    NE       N     N      SE     S       S     W
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5    10       5     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-042215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
347 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE             SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16
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                      52          37          56          37          49
TEMP             42 43 49 51 48 43 41 40 38 41 51 55 51 45 41 39 38 39 45 48 45
DEWPT            41 41 41 41 39 38 37 37 34 38 37 39 39 39 35 33 33 34 32 35 35
MIN/MAX RH                   66          90          55          85          57
RH               96 93 74 67 71 83 85 89 85 89 59 55 64 78 78 79 83 82 60 60 68
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N  W SW SW SW  S  S  W NW  N  N  N NE  E
WIND SPD          5  9 11  9  4  3  2  2  2  4  6  9  6  6 10  8  9 10 10  5  4
CLOUDS           OV B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        89 85 54 47 53 60 48 73 76 77 68 28 17 15 18 31 43 58 59 61 45
POP 12HR                     10          10          20           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.01           0           0
RAIN SHWRS                    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT              2900  3400  1300   900  2300  2300   100   900  2800  3200
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NE    SE     S    SW    NW    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             14    14     5     4     4     9     6    10    14     4
RFTI              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


DATE               WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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            34    48      22    36      20    46      31    58
TEMP          38   35 43 41 28   23 32 32 25   22 40 42 36   33 51 51
DEWPT         35   34 35 27 20   15 12 14 14   14 16 23 24   26 34 36
MAX/MIN RH        100    53      72    39      71    35      80    45
RH            88   97 73 57 71   70 43 47 62   71 38 46 61   75 52 56
PWIND DIR          SE    NW       N    NE      SE     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5     5       5     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-042215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
347 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE             SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16
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                      51          31          59          33          47
TEMP             37 39 46 50 46 40 37 35 33 37 51 58 52 43 39 36 34 36 43 46 43
DEWPT            36 36 35 32 30 30 28 29 27 32 33 32 30 30 26 26 26 28 27 29 30
MIN/MAX RH                   48          85          37          74          51
RH               96 89 65 50 53 67 70 78 78 82 50 37 43 60 59 67 72 72 53 51 60
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE NE  E SW  W SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N NE SE SE
WIND SPD          5 10 11 10  4  4  3  4  4  4 12 14 11 12 13 10 11 10  9  4  6
CLOUDS           B2 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC FW CL FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        77 67 44 39 38 43 25 16 36 36 19  4 24 16 24 38 52 58 54 47 36
POP 12HR                      5          10          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     3     4     3     4     4     4     4     4     3
MIX HGT              2200  3600   200   200  2200  3700   200   200  2600  2700
T WIND DIR              N    NE    NE    NW    SW    SW     W    NW    NE    SE
T WIND SPD             12    11     2     3     5    13    13    10    10     6
RFTI              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


DATE               WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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            32    45      19    33      20    45      30    59
TEMP          36   33 40 38 25   20 29 29 25   22 39 41 35   32 51 51
DEWPT         31   32 29 21 16   13 11 12 12   13 16 22 25   27 32 29
MAX/MIN RH        100    46      74    41      69    36      85    36
RH            82   96 64 50 68   74 46 48 57   68 39 46 66   81 48 42
PWIND DIR           S    NW      NE    NE       S     S      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5     5       5     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-042215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
347 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE             SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16
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                      55          35          58          35          47
TEMP             40 42 50 54 50 43 40 38 37 40 52 57 52 44 40 37 36 37 43 46 43
DEWPT            40 40 38 36 35 35 33 33 31 36 36 36 38 38 35 35 31 34 30 32 33
MIN/MAX RH                   50          85          46          92          58
RH              100 93 64 50 56 73 77 83 79 85 54 46 60 79 81 92 82 89 61 60 69
WIND DIR          N  N  N  N NE  E  S SW SW  S  S SW  S  S NW  N  N  N  N NE  E
WIND SPD          5  8  9  8  4  3  3  3  4  4  9 11  8  8  6 10 11 11 11  5  5
CLOUDS           OV B1 SC FW SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B1 B1 SC
CLOUDS(%)        94 69 33 20 35 33 30 15 45 47 48 18 16 19 23 41 59 71 62 66 47
POP 12HR                      5          10          10           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  4     4     4     3     2     4     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              2900  3700   300   300  2400  2500   300  1100  3300  3400
T WIND DIR              N    NE     E    NW     S     S    SE    NE    NE    NE
T WIND SPD             11    10     2     2     6    13     5    10    14     6
RFTI              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


DATE               WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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            32    43      19    36      19    47      32    60
TEMP          35   33 39 37 25   20 31 31 24   21 40 42 37   34 52 52
DEWPT         33   32 33 24 17   14 11 14 14   13 17 22 25   27 33 34
MAX/MIN RH        100    56      77    37      71    35      80    39
RH            90   96 78 58 71   77 43 48 65   71 40 45 63   77 49 51
PWIND DIR          SE    NE       N    NE      SE     S       S     W
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5    10       5     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-042215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
347 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

DATE             SUN 12/04/16            MON 12/05/16            TUE 12/06/16
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                      50          30          59          32          45
TEMP             36 38 45 49 45 39 36 34 32 36 51 58 52 43 38 35 33 35 41 44 41
DEWPT            35 35 33 29 28 28 27 27 26 32 33 31 30 28 25 26 26 28 26 28 29
MIN/MAX RH                   44          88          36          80          51
RH               96 89 62 46 51 64 69 75 78 85 50 36 43 55 59 69 75 75 55 53 62
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE  E SE SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NE SE SE
WIND SPD          4  8 10  6  4  2  3  4  4  5 13 13 10 11 11 10 12 10  8  4  6
CLOUDS           B2 SC FW FW SC SC FW FW FW SC FW CL SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC
CLOUDS(%)        70 38 20 11 26 27 18 10 19 26 16  2 27 12 28 44 59 69 56 44 35
POP 12HR                      5           5           5           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN SHWRS
OBVIS            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     4     3
MIX HGT              2700  3700   200   200  1900  3700   100   200  2600  2800
T WIND DIR              N    NE     N    SW    SW    SW     W    NW    NE    SE
T WIND SPD             14    10     3     4     8    16    11     9    10     6
RFTI              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


DATE               WED 12/07/16  THU 12/08/16  FRI 12/09/16  SAT 12/10/16
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            30    40      15    33      18    45      29    59
TEMP          33   31 36 34 21   16 28 29 23   20 38 40 34   31 50 50
DEWPT         30   30 27 20 15   12 10 12 11   13 16 22 26   27 30 28
MAX/MIN RH        100    52      84    41      74    36      85    33
RH            89   96 69 56 77   84 46 48 59   74 40 48 72   85 46 42
PWIND DIR           S    NW      NE    NE       S    SW      SW     W
WIND CHAR         <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            5    10       5     0       5     0       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 INDEX..........................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 OF MEASURABLE 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(FEET 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).....................PASQUIL 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
DWPT................................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


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.