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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
308 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

TXZ012-112200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
308 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date             Mon 12/11/17            Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17
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                 65          26          59          32          65
Temp             31 40 59 65 52 42 35 29 26 34 53 59 49 41 36 33 32 38 58 64 51
DewPt             9 10 10 12 15 17 16 16 15 16 13 14 16 16 15 16 16 18 17 16 18
Min/Max RH                   12          63          17          53          15
RH               39 28 14 12 23 36 45 58 62 47 20 17 26 36 42 49 51 44 20 15 27
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          9 10 13 14  9  6  8  6  5  5  9 11  8  9 11 10  9  8 11 11  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         1  1  1  1  6  1  4  2  4  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  4  0  1  1  4
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     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  1  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 12 51 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 26 51 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W NW  W  W SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        6  9 13 19  6  6  8  6  5  5 10 14  5  9  9  9  8  8 19 19  6
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17
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    51      27    62      36    63      32    63
Temp          34   30 46 41 28   27 55 51 39   36 57 50 38   32 57 52
DewPt         19   19 21 22 20   20 20 18 17   15 17 18 19   18 18 20
Max/Min RH         66    30      74    19      42    17      56    18
RH            54   63 37 46 71   74 25 27 40   42 21 28 46   56 21 28
PWind Dir           N     N      NW    SW      SW    NW       N    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    20       5     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

TXZ016-112200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
308 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date             Mon 12/11/17            Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17
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                 65          26          58          29          64
Temp             29 40 61 65 52 38 34 30 26 33 52 57 46 35 33 32 29 37 57 63 49
DewPt             7  6  8 11 14 15 14 13 12 16 13 14 14 14 13 14 14 16 17 16 16
Min/Max RH                   11          61          17          53          15
RH               40 24 12 12 22 38 43 50 55 49 21 18 28 41 43 47 53 43 21 16 26
Wind Dir          W NW  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N
Wind Spd          9 10 12 13  6  8  5  5  4  4  8 12  8 10 10 10  8  9 10 10  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         1  2  3  5 12  7  4  1  2  0  1  0  0  0  1  1  3  1  1  1  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              5     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 17 30 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9 45 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  N NE NE  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW NE  N
T Wind Spd        6  8 12 13  6  5  6  5  5  4  8 14  8  9 11  9  8  8 10 17  5
RFTI              0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17
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    50      26    60      35    63      31    62
Temp          31   27 45 39 27   26 53 50 36   35 57 51 37   31 55 50
DewPt         17   17 20 22 20   19 20 16 14   12 15 15 17   18 19 21
Max/Min RH         68    31      75    19      41    15      58    20
RH            56   65 36 51 74   74 27 26 41   38 19 23 45   58 25 32
PWind Dir           N     N      NW    SW      SW     W      NW     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   FW FW SC FW   CL FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    20       0     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

TXZ008-112200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
308 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date             Mon 12/11/17            Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17
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                 64          27          60          34          65
Temp             31 40 60 64 52 41 37 31 28 35 53 60 51 42 38 35 34 41 60 64 53
DewPt            11 11 11 14 15 18 16 17 16 16 15 15 17 18 17 18 18 18 18 17 18
Min/Max RH                   13          61          17          52          15
RH               43 31 14 14 23 38 42 54 61 45 22 17 26 38 43 49 52 39 19 16 25
Wind Dir          W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          6  6 11 13  6  6  5  4  4  4  8 11  6  8  9  8  5  5  9 10  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         0  1  0  0  3  1  2  0  2  0  1  0  1  0  3  1  0  0  1  0  5
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     5     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 25 66 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 19 39 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 36 48 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W SW  W  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        6  6 18 20  6  8  6  5  6  4 10 14  6  8 10  9  9  8 20 18  6
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17
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       33    52      29    63      37    63      33    63
Temp          38   33 48 43 31   29 55 54 41   37 58 53 40   33 57 53
DewPt         20   20 21 21 21   21 20 19 19   17 19 20 20   18 18 21
Max/Min RH         58    30      73    19      45    18      54    18
RH            48   58 34 42 66   73 25 25 41   43 22 27 45   52 21 28
PWind Dir           N     N      NW    SW      SW    NW      NW    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    20       5     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

TXZ008-112200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
308 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date             Mon 12/11/17            Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17
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                 63          28          60          33          64
Temp             33 40 59 62 53 42 36 31 28 35 52 60 51 42 37 34 33 38 58 64 54
DewPt            13 13 12 15 16 18 16 16 16 16 15 16 17 18 17 18 17 18 18 17 18
Min/Max RH                   15          60          18          53          16
RH               43 33 16 15 24 38 43 55 60 46 23 18 26 36 43 51 53 44 21 16 25
Wind Dir          W  W  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N
Wind Spd          8  8 11 13  6  6  5  4  4  4  9 11  6  9 10  9  8  6 10 11  6
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)         0  1  0  0  3  1  2  1  2  0  1  0  0  0  3  2  1  0  1  1  5
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     5     4     4     4     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 24 63 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 35 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 36 51 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W  N  N  N NW  N NW  W  W  W  W SW SW  W  W SW  W  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        6  6 18 20  5  6  6  5  5  4 10 16  6  8 10 10 10  9 20 19  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               Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17
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       32    51      28    62      37    63      33    63
Temp          38   32 47 43 31   29 54 54 41   37 58 53 39   33 55 54
DewPt         19   20 22 21 21   20 20 18 18   16 19 19 20   18 18 21
Max/Min RH         62    32      74    19      44    18      56    19
RH            48   61 37 41 65   70 26 24 40   42 22 27 46   54 23 27
PWind Dir           N     N      NW    SW      SW    NW       N    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    20       5     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

TXZ006-112200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
308 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date             Mon 12/11/17            Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17
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                 63          24          61          28          63
Temp             27 40 59 62 47 37 30 26 24 33 54 61 47 36 32 29 28 38 58 62 48
DewPt             7  6 10 12 15 15 14 12 13 15 14 16 18 17 15 16 16 18 17 15 16
Min/Max RH                   13          62          17          61          15
RH               42 24 14 14 27 41 51 56 61 47 20 17 31 45 48 57 61 45 20 16 27
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  N  N NE
Wind Spd          9 11 16 13  8  8  6  5  5  4 11 12  8  8  8  6  6  5 12 13  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  0  0  2  1  4  0  1  0  1  0  1  1  6  5  1  1  2  4  7
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     5     4     4     4     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 35 49 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 26 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 53 48 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW  N NE  N  N  N NW  W  W SW  W SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        6 10 19 14  5  6  8  6  5  4 14 16  6  8  9  6  6  4 24 18  5
RFTI              0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17
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    50      24    62      31    62      28    63
Temp          31   28 46 38 25   24 53 47 33   31 57 48 32   28 56 48
DewPt         16   18 22 20 18   18 18 16 14   14 16 18 20   17 19 20
Max/Min RH         67    31      78    17      49    17      65    18
RH            53   66 39 49 74   76 25 28 46   49 20 30 61   63 23 33
PWind Dir           N     N      NW    SW      SW     N       N     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    20       5     0       0     0       0     5
Rain Shwrs            IS IS
Tstms                 IS IS

$$

OKZ002-112200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
308 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Date             Mon 12/11/17            Tue 12/12/17            Wed 12/13/17
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                 62          25          62          29          63
Temp             30 38 58 62 48 38 33 28 26 32 54 62 48 36 33 30 29 36 56 62 47
DewPt             8  6 12 15 17 17 15 16 15 16 15 16 20 21 19 18 18 18 18 17 19
Min/Max RH                   15          65          16          63          17
RH               39 26 16 16 29 43 48 61 62 51 21 16 33 53 56 60 62 48 22 17 33
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N NW  N NW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
Wind Spd          8 10 17 16  8  6  6  4  5  4  9 10  5  5  8  6  6  6 13 13  8
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)         1  1  0  0  1  1  1  0  1  0  1  0  1  1  5  3  1  1  2  2  6
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     5     4     4     4     3     3     4     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 44 54 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 18 35 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 57 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW  N  N NW  N NW NW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        9 11 25 20  8  9  8  6  6  5 10 13  5  8  8  8  6 11 24 21  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               Thu 12/14/17  Fri 12/15/17  Sat 12/16/17  Sun 12/17/17
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    50      25    63      33    61      29    63
Temp          32   31 45 38 26   26 54 50 36   33 55 46 33   29 55 48
DewPt         20   20 22 20 19   19 19 19 17   15 19 20 21   17 19 21
Max/Min RH         68    31      78    18      50    19      63    19
RH            61   64 40 47 73   74 25 29 46   48 24 35 61   60 24 34
PWind Dir           N     N      NW    SW      SW     N       N     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0    10       0     0       0     0       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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