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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
327 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

TXZ012-221000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
327 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                 16          47          30          62          32
Temp             23 19 19 17 16 21 33 45 45 36 34 33 30 40 58 62 55 44 42 39 32
DewPt            13 14 15 17 16 21 26 26 26 27 28 25 21 23 25 28 30 32 34 28 22
Max/Min RH                  100          43          78          26          73
RH               65 80 84100100100 75 47 47 69 78 72 69 50 28 27 38 62 73 64 66
Wind Dir         NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W
Wind Spd          9  6  4  4  4  9 13 13 13 12  9  8  6  9 10 13 14 14 14 14 13
Clouds           OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        88 86 83 85 86 72 57 41 25 35 45 46 47 41 34 30 25 34 43 35 26
PoP 12HR                     10          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Sleet
Snow
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt           1  1  1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  4  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         9  4  2  1  2  4 20 35 26 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 81 76 16 10 10  9 <1
T Wind Dir        N NE NW  N  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SE  S  S SW  W
T Wind Spd       10  4  2  2  3  8 14 16 19 11 11  9  5  4 20 21 18 21 21 20 13
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           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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     54      25    58      27    60      32    65      34    64
Temp          49 51 34   25 51 54 37   27 52 56 39   32 60 62 43   34 59 58
DewPt         14  5  3    5  6  6  7   12  9 10 15   22 28 21 18   18 20 17
Min/Max RH       15      42    12      53    13      66    20      51    17
RH            24 15 26   42 16 14 28   53 17 16 37   66 29 20 36   51 22 20
PWind Dir         W       W     W      NW    SW       S     S       S     W
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-221000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
327 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                 17          54          27          64          28
Temp             26 19 18 17 18 24 40 53 51 37 34 31 27 38 58 64 59 44 38 33 29
DewPt            15 16 16 17 18 23 26 25 24 23 22 20 18 21 24 22 19 19 18 18 17
Max/Min RH                  100          33          69          19          60
RH               63 88 94100100 98 57 34 35 56 62 65 68 51 27 20 21 37 45 53 60
Wind Dir          E  E SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd          8  6  4  5  6 11 13 14 14 12  8  8  8 10 12 13 13 12 10 12 13
Clouds           B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        73 67 61 65 69 53 36 28 20 24 28 31 33 34 35 25 14 19 24 21 17
PoP 12HR                     10           5           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     3     4     4     4     5     5     5     4     4
Mix Hgt          <1  1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         4  4  2  2  3  9 28 90 95 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1115114121 <1 <1 <1  9
T Wind Dir       NE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  W
T Wind Spd        8  4  3  3  6 10 16 23 24  6  8  8  6  5 26 21 25 11  9 10 19
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           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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     53      25    58      24    61      29    65      33    64
Temp          48 51 31   25 52 54 33   24 52 56 36   29 58 61 41   33 60 60
DewPt          8  3  0    4  7  7  6    8  8  9 12   19 25 12 10   15 18 15
Min/Max RH       13      40    13      50    12      66    14      47    15
RH            19 14 26   40 16 15 31   50 17 15 36   66 29 14 28   47 19 17
PWind Dir         W       W     W      NW    SW       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-221000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
327 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                 19          46          33          62          37
Temp             26 22 21 20 19 22 33 43 44 39 37 35 33 39 54 62 55 46 43 42 37
DewPt            11 12 13 15 16 20 24 26 27 28 28 25 21 23 24 27 30 32 34 29 24
Max/Min RH                   89          45          69          26          71
RH               52 66 72 80 89 90 69 51 51 64 69 65 61 52 31 26 38 59 71 60 59
Wind Dir          E  E  E  E SE  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SE  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd          8  5  3  4  4  6  9 10 11 10  8  6  5  6  6 10 13 13 13 13 13
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        96 93 88 86 83 71 58 41 24 34 43 43 43 35 27 29 31 40 49 40 30
PoP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0           0
Snow              S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     4     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  1  1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        14  9  2  3  3  5 15 35 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 16100 26  8  9  8  6
T Wind Dir       NE NE  N  N SE  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SE  S  S SW SW
T Wind Spd       10  6  1  3  3  5 11 16 14 12  9  6  4  3  9 23 19 17 19 17 13
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           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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     55      27    59      28    61      35    66      36    66
Temp          50 53 34   27 51 56 36   28 51 58 41   35 58 63 45   36 58 61
DewPt         17  8  9    8  8  7 10   13 13 11 16   22 28 24 27   20 22 19
Min/Max RH       15      45    12      52    14      59    21      51    17
RH            27 16 34   45 17 14 33   52 21 15 35   59 31 22 48   51 25 19
PWind Dir         W      SE    SW      NW    SW       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-221000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
327 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                 18          47          32          62          36
Temp             27 23 21 20 18 22 31 42 45 39 36 35 32 39 54 62 57 47 44 42 37
DewPt            11 12 13 15 16 20 24 26 27 27 26 23 20 22 24 27 29 32 34 29 23
Max/Min RH                   92          43          66          26          69
RH               51 64 71 82 92 94 75 52 48 62 66 63 60 51 31 26 34 57 69 59 58
Wind Dir          E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S SE  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd          8  5  3  4  4  6 10 11 12 10  8  6  5  6  6 10 13 13 13 13 13
Clouds           OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        95 90 85 86 86 71 55 40 24 32 39 41 42 35 27 28 29 38 47 38 29
PoP 12HR                     10          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     4     5     5     5     5     5     4
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  1  1  1  2  3  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        14  9  2  2  4  5 17 35 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 30100 26  8  9  8  6
T Wind Dir       NE NE  N  N SE  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
T Wind Spd       10  6  1  2  3  5 12 16 16 12  9  5  3  3 13 23 19 18 20 18 13
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           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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     55      26    58      28    61      35    66      36    65
Temp          47 53 35   26 48 56 37   28 50 59 42   35 58 64 46   36 56 61
DewPt         17  7  8    8  7  7 10   12 12 11 16   21 28 23 24   19 21 18
Min/Max RH       15      45    13      50    14      58    21      51    17
RH            30 15 33   45 18 14 32   50 21 15 34   57 32 21 41   50 26 19
PWind Dir         W      SW    SW      NW    SW       S     S      SW     W
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW CL   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-221000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
327 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                 17          50          23          61          29
Temp             24 20 18 18 17 23 37 47 47 34 30 26 23 32 53 60 58 44 38 34 29
DewPt            15 14 12 14 15 20 24 23 22 20 18 17 16 18 20 20 19 21 23 21 18
Max/Min RH                   92          34          74          20          62
RH               67 78 77 84 90 86 60 39 37 55 60 66 74 55 27 21 22 40 55 58 62
Wind Dir          E SE SE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd          6  6  5  6  6 12 16 17 18 13  6  6  6 10 12 13 14 13 12 13 13
Clouds           B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW
Clouds(%)        67 70 74 78 81 59 37 32 26 24 22 23 23 22 20 20 19 23 26 22 18
PoP 12HR                     10           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     3     2     4     5     5     4     2     2
Mix Hgt           1  1  1 <1 <1  1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  7  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate         6  3  3  2  4 10 32 77  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 72150 29 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        E  E  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  S  S SE  S SW SW
T Wind Spd        6  3  3  4  8 11 18 24 13  8  5  5  4  5 23 26 20 11 11  4  9
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           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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     52      20    55      21    59      27    64      29    63
Temp          47 49 28   20 48 51 29   21 50 56 34   27 57 61 39   29 56 58
DewPt         12  5  4    5  4  6  6    8  9 10 10   16 20 14 11   17 17 15
Min/Max RH       13      51    13      56    14      63    15      59    16
RH            24 16 35   51 16 16 37   56 19 16 36   63 23 16 31   59 21 18
PWind Dir         W       W    SW      NW    SW       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW CL   FW FW SC FW   CL FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-221000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
327 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

Date           02/21/18      Thu 02/22/18            Fri 02/23/18            Sat
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                 12          48          25          61          32
Temp             24 17 16 15 12 16 30 44 45 35 32 29 25 32 52 61 54 40 39 37 32
DewPt            13 12 10 11 12 16 22 23 24 23 22 20 17 19 21 23 25 29 33 28 23
Max/Min RH                   99          37          73          24          78
RH               61 79 76 85 99100 72 43 43 62 67 70 70 59 30 24 32 63 78 70 68
Wind Dir          E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW  S  S SE SE  S SW SW
Wind Spd          6  5  4  4  5 10 13 13 13 11  8  6  5  6  8 11 13 13 12 13 13
Clouds           OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        94 91 88 84 80 65 50 36 22 26 30 31 31 25 18 24 30 39 49 42 35
PoP 12HR                     10          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Snow
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     3     3     3     4     5     5     4     4     2
Mix Hgt           2  2  2  1  1  1  2  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  3  1  1  1  2
Vent Rate        12  9  2  2  5  8 26 48  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42140 69 14 11  9 15
T Wind Dir       NE  E SW SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S SE SE  S SW NW
T Wind Spd        9  6  1  2  5  9 14 18 16 10  6  4  3  2 16 23 26 16 12 10 11
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           02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18  Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18
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     52      22    55      24    59      30    66      32    63
Temp          44 48 29   22 46 51 32   24 50 55 38   30 58 62 43   32 54 58
DewPt         16  8  7    7  9  9 10   11 12 12 13   18 23 21 22   18 20 17
Min/Max RH       16      52    15      57    15      61    18      56    17
RH            32 19 39   52 22 18 40   57 21 17 35   60 26 20 43   56 25 20
PWind Dir        NW      NE    SW      NW    SW       S    SW      SW    NW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW FW SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          0       0     0       0     0       0     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)...........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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