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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
347 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

TXZ024-082215-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
347 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

DATE             MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16
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                      55          32          65          35          72
TEMP             28 31 47 54 52 43 40 37 35 38 56 64 61 50 45 41 38 42 61 71 68
DEWPT            16 16 16 17 18 19 20 21 24 25 26 25 26 28 29 28 28 30 28 26 24
MIN/MAX RH                   23          66          22          70          18
RH               60 53 28 23 26 38 44 52 64 59 31 22 26 43 54 61 67 64 28 18 19
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW  N NW  W  W  W  W NW NW  N  N NW  W  W  W SW  W SW
WIND SPD          9 11 16 16  9  4  5  5  6 10 12 13  8  4  4  4  5  5  8 10  6
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)         6  9 12 12 12 11 10  7  5  3  2  4  4  2  1  4  1  6  0  0  2
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     4     4     4     5     5
MIX HGT              3900  6000   700     0  4100  6100   200     0  2400  3900
T WIND DIR              N    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     N    SW    SW     W
T WIND SPD             32    33    19    18    24    21     8     6    14    12
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 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16
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    68      36    67      36    62      41    66
TEMP          48   40 59 64 45   38 58 63 45   38 56 60 48   43 59 64
DEWPT         26   26 26 27 33   31 33 32 33   31 35 33 37   36 39 32
MAX/MIN RH
RH            42   57 28 24 62   76 39 31 62   75 45 36 65   76 47 30
PWIND DIR          SW     N      NE    SW      SE    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ026-082215-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
347 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

DATE             MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16
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                      58          31          68          34          71
TEMP             30 33 49 57 55 44 40 36 34 38 57 67 64 50 44 40 37 41 60 70 67
DEWPT            16 14 13 13 16 17 19 20 25 26 27 26 28 30 32 30 29 30 30 28 27
MIN/MAX RH                   17          69          21          73          21
RH               55 45 23 17 21 34 42 52 69 62 31 21 25 46 62 67 72 65 32 21 22
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW  N  N NW NW  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  W  W  W SW  W  S
WIND SPD          8 12 21 21 12  5  4  5  6  8 13 13  8  5  4  4  4  4  8  9  6
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)         7 10 12 13 14 12 11  9  7  3  2  6  7  2  3  7  1  7  0  0  1
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     4     3     4     5     5
MIX HGT              4200  5900   300     0  3400  6000   100     0  1900  3700
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NW    NW     N     N     S    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             32    36    17    14    19    23    10     2    11    11
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 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16
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            36    69      35    65      36    61      40    66
TEMP          46   39 59 65 45   37 56 62 44   38 55 59 47   42 59 64
DEWPT         28   27 29 30 34   30 34 34 34   31 35 34 37   35 40 34
MAX/MIN RH
RH            49   61 32 27 65   75 43 35 68   76 46 38 68   76 49 32
PWIND DIR          SW     N       N    SW      SE    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ043-082215-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
347 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

DATE             MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16
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                      57          29          68          33          73
TEMP             29 32 48 56 53 43 38 35 32 36 57 67 64 50 44 39 36 40 62 72 69
DEWPT            20 15 11 13 17 19 21 21 23 25 24 23 24 27 29 28 28 31 28 25 23
MIN/MAX RH                   18          72          19          75          17
RH               69 49 22 18 24 38 50 56 69 64 28 19 22 41 55 64 72 70 27 17 17
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW NW NW NW  W  W  W  W NW NW NE NW  N  W SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD          6 10 13 13  5  3  4  4  4  6 10 10  5  5  4  4  4  3  5  9  6
CLOUDS           CL CL FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)         3  5  6  5  3  4  6  5  5  7  2 12  5  1  0  2  0  4  0  4  0
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     3     4     5     5     5
MIX HGT              4100  5900   100     0  3600  6100   100     0  1900  3900
T WIND DIR              N    NW     N    NW    NW     N    NE    SE     S     W
T WIND SPD             25    26    11    10    17    19     8     4     9    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               THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16
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    72      36    67      38    65      42    68
TEMP          48   41 62 68 46   39 58 64 47   40 58 63 49   44 61 65
DEWPT         28   28 28 26 33   31 34 32 35   32 36 35 40   38 42 35
MAX/MIN RH
RH            46   59 27 20 61   73 40 30 63   73 44 35 71   79 49 33
PWIND DIR          SW    NW      NE    SW      SE    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ035-082215-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
347 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

DATE             MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16
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                      54          27          67          30          73
TEMP             25 28 45 53 51 40 36 33 30 34 56 65 62 48 42 37 33 38 61 71 68
DEWPT            17 17 17 17 18 19 19 19 22 23 23 21 22 24 26 24 25 27 25 22 21
MIN/MAX RH                   24          72          18          72          15
RH               71 63 32 24 27 41 50 56 72 64 27 18 21 39 53 60 71 63 25 16 17
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  W NW NW NE  N  E  W  W SW  W SW
WIND SPD          5  6 11 11  8  5  4  5  6  8 11 11  6  4  4  4  4  4  9 11  8
CLOUDS           CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)         1  4  8  5  2  4  5  4  3  7  4  8  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
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     4     5     5     5
MIX HGT              3800  5900  1700     0  3800  6300   600     0  2700  3900
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NW    NW    NW    NE    SW     W     W
T WIND SPD             23    26    16    12    21    14     2     8    14    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               THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16
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            35    71      33    69      36    65      40    68
TEMP          46   38 60 67 44   36 59 65 46   38 58 63 48   42 60 65
DEWPT         24   25 24 22 30   28 31 28 32   30 34 31 37   36 37 30
MAX/MIN RH
RH            42   59 25 18 56   71 34 25 58   73 40 30 65   79 42 27
PWIND DIR          SW    NW      NE     S       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ031-082215-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
347 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

DATE             MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16
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                      57          31          68          34          72
TEMP             29 32 49 56 54 44 40 36 34 38 57 67 64 50 45 40 37 41 61 71 68
DEWPT            17 15 13 14 16 18 20 21 25 26 25 25 27 30 31 30 31 31 29 27 26
MIN/MAX RH                   19          69          20          79          19
RH               60 49 23 19 22 35 44 54 69 62 29 20 24 46 58 67 79 67 29 19 20
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW  N  N NW  W  W  W NW NW  N  N  N  W  W SW SW  W  S
WIND SPD          8 11 19 20 11  5  4  4  5  8 12 13  8  5  4  4  4  4  8  9  6
CLOUDS           FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW CL CL FW CL FW CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)         6  8 10 11 12 11  9  7  5  3  1  6  6  1  1  6  1  7  0  0  1
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     4     3     4     5     5
MIX HGT              4100  5900   800     0  3600  6000   100     0  1900  3800
T WIND DIR              N    NW     N    NW    NW    NW    NE    SE    SW    SW
T WIND SPD             31    36    17    13    20    21    10     4    12    13
RFTI              0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE               THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16
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    69      36    66      37    62      41    67
TEMP          48   41 60 65 46   38 57 63 45   39 56 60 48   43 60 64
DEWPT         28   26 28 29 35   31 34 34 34   32 36 34 38   36 40 35
MAX/MIN RH
RH            46   55 29 26 67   75 42 34 65   76 47 37 68   76 48 34
PWIND DIR          SW    NW       N    SW      SE    SE       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL CL FW FW   FW SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ029-082215-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
347 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

DATE             MON 02/08/16            TUE 02/09/16            WED 02/10/16
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                      53          26          64          27          72
TEMP             25 28 44 52 50 39 35 31 29 33 53 63 59 45 39 34 31 35 59 70 67
DEWPT            16 17 17 17 17 18 19 20 22 24 25 23 24 25 27 25 26 27 27 24 22
MIN/MAX RH                   25          77          21          82          17
RH               68 63 33 25 27 42 51 62 74 68 33 21 26 45 61 70 80 72 28 18 18
WIND DIR         NW NW  N NW NW NW NW  W  W  W NW NW  N NE  N  W  W  W  W  W SW
WIND SPD          6  8 12 12  8  4  3  4  5  8 11 11  6  4  4  4  4  4 10 11  8
CLOUDS           CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
CLOUDS(%)         3  6  9  8  7  7  7  6  4  2  2  2  2  1  0  0  0  2  0  0  0
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     4     5     5     5
MIX HGT              3800  6100  1800     0  4800  6500   600     0  2800  4000
T WIND DIR              N     N     N    NW    NW    NW    NW    SW     W     W
T WIND SPD             26    31    18    17    23    17     3     9    16    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               THU 02/11/16  FRI 02/12/16  SAT 02/13/16  SUN 02/14/16
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            32    69      30    68      34    64      38    66
TEMP          44   35 58 64 42   33 57 64 44   37 56 62 46   40 58 63
DEWPT         24   25 25 24 30   28 32 28 31   29 34 31 36   35 36 31
MAX/MIN RH
RH            45   66 28 22 62   82 38 25 60   72 43 31 68   82 43 29
PWIND DIR          SW     N      NE    SW       S     S       S    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL FW FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW FW   SC SC FW
POP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     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)...........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 INDX...........................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 FOR ACCUMULATING 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(FT 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).....................PASQUILL 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
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
AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY
POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION
WEATHER...
     SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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