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 29 30
000
FOUS54 KLUB 080951
PFWLUB

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
351 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

TXZ024-082215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
351 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      31          20          44          29          60
TEMP             21 22 28 31 28 25 24 23 22 24 38 43 40 36 34 33 31 35 52 59 54
DEWPT            14 12  8  8 10  9  9 10 11 12 17 22 25 25 26 28 28 30 34 35 37
MIN/MAX RH                   37          62          41          88          40
RH               76 67 42 37 46 50 52 58 62 60 42 43 55 65 73 80 88 82 50 40 52
WIND DIR          N  N NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         13 10  8  5  6  4  4  5  5 10 13 13  9  9  9  9  9 11 13 16 12
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        93 90 80 64 48 35 22 26 22 38 33 23 16 16 15 16 23 15 18 12 18
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     3     3     2     2     3     3     5
MIX HGT              3300  3600  2600  2200  2500  2900   200   200   900  1700
T WIND DIR             NE    NE    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             11     5     8    11    18    19     8     5    12    16
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               SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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            41    62      31    54      34    48      23    42
TEMP          46   43 55 54 38   33 48 48 39   35 43 41 29   24 37 37
DEWPT         37   33 33 30 26   24 25 29 31   32 28 24 17   14 15 15
MAX/MIN RH         71    33      69    36      91    43      64    35
RH            71   67 42 40 63   69 40 47 75   91 54 50 61   64 41 40
PWIND DIR          SW     W      NW    SW      SW     N      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ026-082215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
351 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      33          20          43          29          57
TEMP             22 23 30 32 29 26 24 23 22 24 37 42 39 35 34 33 31 34 50 56 52
DEWPT            14 12  8  7  8  9  9  9  9 10 11 15 19 21 22 23 24 27 30 33 36
MIN/MAX RH                   34          59          32          78          41
RH               71 62 39 34 40 48 52 54 57 54 33 33 44 56 61 66 75 75 46 42 54
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         13 12  9  6  5  4  4  4  5 10 13 13  9  9  9  9 10 13 14 17 12
CLOUDS           OV B2 B2 B1 SC SC FW SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        89 84 77 63 49 36 23 26 23 39 35 28 23 13 15 10 21 15 17 11 19
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     4
MIX HGT              3500  3900  2300  2000  2400  2700   800   100  1400  1700
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             16     9     4     9    17    20     9     9    18    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               SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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            39    62      31    52      35    49      24    41
TEMP          44   41 55 54 38   33 46 47 39   36 44 42 30   25 36 37
DEWPT         38   33 33 31 26   23 24 28 30   30 27 23 16   13 14 14
MAX/MIN RH         79    33      66    37      79    40      60    34
RH            79   73 43 41 62   66 42 47 70   79 51 46 55   60 40 38
PWIND DIR          SW     W       N     S       S     N       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW SC SC SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ043-082215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
351 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      33          20          44          29          56
TEMP             24 25 30 33 29 26 24 23 22 24 38 43 40 36 34 32 31 34 49 55 51
DEWPT            19 17 13 13 12 13 12 13 11 12 13 19 23 22 24 25 25 27 31 36 38
MIN/MAX RH                   44          64          35          78          48
RH               80 71 50 44 48 57 60 64 63 58 35 38 50 57 66 75 78 75 51 49 61
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         14 13 11  8  6  4  3  3  4  6 10 11  6  6  6  6  8 11 13 14 11
CLOUDS           OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        95 96 92 74 55 40 24 24 25 36 40 28 24 10 14  9 16 11 19 13 18
POP 12HR                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL
FLURRIES
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     3     3     2     3     3     3     4     5
MIX HGT              3100  3600  2900  1900  2300  2700  1000   300  1600  2000
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             19    11     6     5    12    16     9     6    14    18
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               SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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            40    64      34    54      38    54      26    45
TEMP          45   42 57 56 41   36 49 49 42   39 48 47 32   28 40 40
DEWPT         40   37 36 35 30   27 27 32 34   34 36 29 21   17 19 16
MAX/MIN RH         86    36      69    39      84    46      63    33
RH            82   82 44 45 66   69 43 52 75   84 63 50 63   63 42 38
PWIND DIR          SW    SW       N    SE       S    NW      NE    NE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       5     0

$$

TXZ035-082215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
351 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      30          19          41          29          59
TEMP             21 22 27 30 27 24 23 22 21 23 36 40 37 35 34 33 31 35 51 58 53
DEWPT            16 16 13 12 11 12 13 13 13 16 19 23 26 25 27 27 26 29 33 34 35
MIN/MAX RH                   46          77          48          85          40
RH               81 77 55 46 50 60 65 68 71 74 50 50 64 66 75 78 81 78 50 40 50
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         13 11  8  5  8  6  5  6  6 10 13 14  9  9  9  9  9 11 13 16 12
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        96 96 85 67 49 37 25 17 32 49 33 33 20 20 21 24 26 13 19 15 21
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL
FLURRIES
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     4     5
MIX HGT              3000  3600  2300  1600  2200  2500   200   200  1100  1300
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             12     5     9    11    16    16     9     9    11    14
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               SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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            39    63      31    55      36    53      23    44
TEMP          45   41 55 54 39   33 49 50 41   37 47 45 30   25 38 39
DEWPT         37   33 32 29 27   25 26 29 32   32 31 26 20   16 17 16
MAX/MIN RH         73    31      72    35      82    41      68    33
RH            73   73 41 38 62   72 40 44 70   82 53 47 66   68 42 39
PWIND DIR          SW     W       N    SW      SW    NW      NE    SE
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ031-082215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
351 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      34          20          45          29          58
TEMP             23 24 30 33 30 26 25 23 22 25 39 44 40 36 34 33 31 34 51 57 53
DEWPT            16 14 10  9 10 11 12 10 10 11 13 18 21 23 24 25 26 29 33 36 38
MIN/MAX RH                   36          60          33          84          44
RH               76 67 42 36 42 51 57 57 60 55 34 35 46 58 66 72 81 81 50 44 58
WIND DIR          N  N  N NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD         13 12 10  5  5  4  4  4  5  9 13 13  9  8  9  9  9 12 14 17 12
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B1 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        93 88 82 66 50 37 24 24 22 38 35 30 22 12 13  9 19 13 16 11 17
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     4     5
MIX HGT              3600  4000  3000  2200  2400  2800   800   300  1500  1800
T WIND DIR             NE    NE     E    SE     S     S     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD             14     9     5     9    17    19     9     9    18    20
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               SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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            40    64      32    54      35    51      24    42
TEMP          45   42 56 55 39   34 48 49 40   36 45 44 30   26 37 37
DEWPT         40   35 34 32 28   25 26 30 31   32 31 25 18   15 17 15
MAX/MIN RH         81    32      69    37      85    42      63    34
RH            81   76 43 41 64   69 41 48 70   85 57 47 60   62 43 40
PWIND DIR          SW     W      NW     S       S    NW       N     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     0

$$

TXZ029-082215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
351 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

DATE             THU 12/08/16            FRI 12/09/16            SAT 12/10/16
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                      30          18          42          28          59
TEMP             20 21 27 30 27 23 22 21 20 22 36 41 38 34 33 32 30 34 51 58 53
DEWPT            15 14 11 12 11 12 11 13 13 16 20 25 26 27 27 27 28 30 34 35 35
MIN/MAX RH                   46          77          52          92          42
RH               81 74 50 46 50 62 62 71 74 77 52 52 62 75 78 81 92 85 52 42 50
WIND DIR         NE NE NE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD         13 10  8  4  5  4  4  5  5 10 13 14  9 10  9  9  9 12 13 16 12
CLOUDS           OV OV B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)        96 93 82 64 47 36 26 19 26 41 30 16 17 19 22 23 27 14 20 14 20
POP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
FRZG DRZL
FLURRIES
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  2     2     2     3     3     2     3     4     4     5
MIX HGT              3000  3600  2300  1500  2000  2400   200   200   900  1700
T WIND DIR             NE     E    SE     S     S    SW     S    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             11     5    10    11    19    19    11    12    13    18
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               SUN 12/11/16  MON 12/12/16  TUE 12/13/16  WED 12/14/16
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            38    60      29    54      34    49      22    42
TEMP          44   40 53 52 36   31 47 48 39   35 44 42 28   24 36 37
DEWPT         36   32 31 29 26   25 26 29 31   32 29 25 17   15 16 15
MAX/MIN RH         73    33      78    36      89    44      68    34
RH            73   73 43 41 67   78 43 47 73   89 55 50 63   68 43 40
PWIND DIR          SW     W       N    SW      SW     N      NE     N
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     5       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.