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FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

TXZ024-011015-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      40          48          21          51          35
TEMP             43 42 42 41 41 42 45 47 46 35 30 26 23 28 44 50 49 44 42 39 37
DEWPT            40 39 42 41 39 33 26 25 21 20 20 19 18 22 25 27 28 30 30 31 31
MAX/MIN RH                  100          38          83          40          79
RH               90 89100100 95 69 48 43 38 55 66 74 81 78 46 40 44 57 62 73 79
WIND DIR          S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W
WIND SPD          4  4  4  9 13 16 20 17 10  6  4  5  4 10 16 16 10  9  9  9  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100 64 29 22 16 23 29 33 37 39 41 37 33 24 14 15 15
POP 12HR                     20          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.03           0           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C  S  S
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     3     2     3     4     5
MIX HGT              1400   600  3900  5000  3100  1800  2400  3300   800   200
T WIND DIR             SW     W     N     N    NE     E     S     S     S     W
T WIND SPD             11     8    20    23     6     6    14    19     8     3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          64      41    54      28    48      30    62      39    71
TEMP          57 62 47   42 50 52 36   30 43 46 37   32 54 60 47   46 61 58
DEWPT         35 36 37   36 31 30 23   21 24 27 29   27 33 34 36   34 33 36
MIN/MAX RH
RH            43 38 68   78 49 42 60   69 47 47 72   81 44 37 65   62 35 44
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     N      NE     N       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0    10      10     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ026-011015-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      41          50          21          48          33
TEMP             44 43 43 42 42 43 46 49 47 35 30 26 23 28 42 47 47 41 40 37 35
DEWPT            42 40 43 40 38 33 27 24 21 19 18 17 16 18 20 21 24 26 26 28 29
MAX/MIN RH                  100          34          74          35          78
RH               92 90100 94 87 67 47 37 35 52 61 68 74 66 40 35 40 54 57 70 78
WIND DIR         SE  S SW  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
WIND SPD          6  4  4  5 10 17 20 17 11  9  6  5  4  5 13 16 10  8  8  4  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100 66 33 23 13 22 30 32 34 33 33 36 39 26 13 15 18
POP 12HR                     50          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C  C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              1500  1000  4100  4900  3200  1800  2600  2900  1600   200
T WIND DIR              S     W     N     N    NE    NE     S     S    SE     E
T WIND SPD             10     5    25    26     8     6     8    17     8     3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          64      40    54      29    48      28    63      36    71
TEMP          56 62 46   41 49 52 36   30 43 46 36   30 54 61 46   43 60 60
DEWPT         35 37 38   35 33 30 22   20 22 25 27   25 32 34 35   32 38 37
MIN/MAX RH
RH            45 40 73   80 53 43 57   65 42 43 69   80 43 36 65   66 44 42
PWIND DIR        SW       S     N       N     N      SE     S       S     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ043-011015-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      44          50          23          51          35
TEMP             47 46 45 45 44 45 47 49 48 37 32 28 25 30 44 50 49 44 42 39 37
DEWPT            46 44 45 45 42 39 35 32 26 25 23 21 19 21 22 25 27 29 29 30 29
MAX/MIN RH                  100          42          79          37          73
RH               96 93100100 93 79 63 52 42 61 69 75 79 69 41 37 41 55 59 70 72
WIND DIR          S  S SW  W  W  N  N  N  N NE NE NE  E SE  S  S  S  S SW SW SW
WIND SPD          4  4  4  4  8 13 18 17 11  9  6  5  4  4 11 13 10  6  9  8  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100 75 50 37 24 18 12 26 41 33 24 29 35 23 11 13 15
POP 12HR                     40          10           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C  S  S
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              1300   400  3900  4700  3100  1900  2400  3200  1700   200
T WIND DIR              S    SW     N     N    NE     E    SE     S     S    SW
T WIND SPD              8     5    18    24    13     6     6    17     9     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           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          66      40    64      31    48      30    61      37    74
TEMP          58 64 48   42 57 61 40   32 43 46 37   32 53 59 46   42 61 66
DEWPT         35 40 41   39 38 36 29   25 26 29 30   28 34 35 37   35 38 36
MIN/MAX RH
RH            43 42 77   89 49 39 64   74 51 51 76   85 48 40 72   75 43 33
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     W       N     N      SE    SW      SW     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   SC SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0    10      10     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ035-011015-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      38          47          23          52          33
TEMP             44 42 40 39 39 40 44 46 45 35 31 28 25 30 45 51 50 43 41 38 35
DEWPT            42 39 40 39 37 33 29 28 24 24 23 21 20 23 25 28 30 31 31 31 30
MAX/MIN RH                  100          43          81          41          82
RH               92 89100100 92 76 55 49 43 64 71 74 81 74 46 41 47 63 67 76 82
WIND DIR          S  S SW  W NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  S  S  S SW SW  S SW SW  W
WIND SPD          5  5  6  9 13 17 18 14  9  6  5  5  5 12 18 18 13  9  9  9  9
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100 71 42 34 26 22 18 30 41 40 38 37 36 24 11 17 23
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN              S  S
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     4     5
MIX HGT              1400   800  3600  4500  3100  1500  2200  3000   700   200
T WIND DIR             SW     W     N     N    NE    SE     S    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD             11    16    20    18    10    10    16    19     9     8
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           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          65      37    62      29    50      29    63      35    74
TEMP          57 62 46   39 55 59 38   31 44 48 37   31 55 60 45   42 61 65
DEWPT         35 35 36   32 33 31 27   24 26 27 30   26 32 34 34   31 34 32
MIN/MAX RH
RH            42 35 68   76 43 34 64   74 49 44 75   82 42 37 65   65 35 29
PWIND DIR         W      SW    NW      NE     N       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <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 FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ031-011015-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      41          51          23          49          35
TEMP             45 43 43 42 42 43 47 50 49 37 32 28 25 29 43 48 48 43 41 39 37
DEWPT            43 41 43 42 40 34 29 27 23 22 20 19 17 19 21 23 26 28 28 31 31
MAX/MIN RH                  100          36          73          37          78
RH               93 91100 99 93 70 49 41 36 54 62 68 73 66 40 37 42 55 60 72 77
WIND DIR         SE  S SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD          6  4  4  5 10 16 20 17 11  9  6  5  4  5 13 16 10  8  9  6  5
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100 68 36 25 13 18 23 28 33 31 29 31 34 22 10 12 15
POP 12HR                     40           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                   0.06           0           0           0           0
RAIN              C  C  C  C
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     4     4
MIX HGT              1500   800  4100  5000  3300  1800  2600  2800  1400   200
T WIND DIR              S    SW     N     N    NE    NE     S     S     S     S
T WIND SPD              9     4    19    26     6     6     8    17     9     4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          66      41    56      30    48      29    62      37    73
TEMP          58 64 48   42 51 54 37   31 43 46 37   31 54 60 46   44 63 61
DEWPT         37 39 39   37 35 33 25   22 24 26 29   26 34 35 36   34 38 38
MIN/MAX RH
RH            45 40 72   82 54 45 61   68 47 45 72   81 45 38 68   68 40 41
PWIND DIR        SW      SW     N       N     N      SE     S      SW     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW   FW SC SC B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0    10       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ029-011015-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

DATE           01/31/15      SUN 02/01/15            MON 02/02/15            TUE
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                      37          45          22          51          33
TEMP             42 40 39 38 38 39 42 44 43 34 30 27 24 29 44 50 49 43 40 38 35
DEWPT            40 38 39 38 36 32 28 26 23 22 21 20 19 24 27 29 30 31 31 32 30
MAX/MIN RH                  100          45          85          44          82
RH               93 90100100 94 75 56 49 45 62 69 73 82 80 50 44 47 63 70 78 82
WIND DIR          S SW SW  W  N  N  N  N NE NE  E  E  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  W
WIND SPD          5  5  6 10 13 16 19 16  9  5  4  5  5 13 19 18 12  9  9 10  8
CLOUDS           OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)       100100100100100 64 28 24 20 21 22 31 40 41 42 36 30 21 12 13 13
POP 12HR                     20           5           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
RAIN              S  S
OBVIS                     PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  3     3     2     3     3     3     2     4     4     5
MIX HGT              1400   800  3300  4500  2700  1600  2200  3200   200   200
T WIND DIR             SW     W     N     N    NE    SE     S    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD             13    13    21    19     6     9    18    18     9     8
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI CATEGORY    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


DATE           02/03/15  WED 02/04/15  THU 02/05/15  FRI 02/06/15  SAT 02/07/15
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          64      36    57      27    48      28    62      34    70
TEMP          56 61 44   38 51 54 36   29 43 46 36   30 54 59 44   42 61 61
DEWPT         34 35 33   32 32 31 25   22 25 28 30   27 33 35 34   31 33 32
MIN/MAX RH
RH            44 38 66   79 48 41 64   76 49 49 77   88 45 39 68   65 34 34
PWIND DIR         W      SW     N      NE     N       S    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
POP 12HR          0       0     5      10     5       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)...........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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