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
000
FOUS54 KLUB 042008
PFWLUB

FIRE WEATHER POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
308 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

TXZ024-051015-
CAPROCK RAWS-BRISCOE TX
34.41N 101.05W ELEV. 2561 FT
308 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      73         100          75         103          77
TEMP          93 91 83 80 78 75 83 94 99 97 86 83 80 77 86 97102100 89 84 82 79
DEWPT         65 63 65 64 64 63 64 63 59 57 63 62 64 64 64 59 54 50 53 59 61 61
MAX/MIN RH                   66          26          64          19          54
RH            40 40 55 58 62 66 53 36 27 27 46 50 57 64 49 29 20 19 29 43 49 54
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      10 10  6  8  6 10 12  8  8  8  6  6  6 11 13 10  9 10  6 10 11 11
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     17 19 17 16 14 13 11 10 11 13 15 17 14 11 11 11 12 14 15 15 14 13
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
MIX HGT              6300   200 12100 15800  9800   300 11200 15700  9400   300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     W     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T WIND SPD              9    10    16     9     5     8    16    10    11    14
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           08/07 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN           100      75     100      75      99      73      99      73      98
TEMP          94 97 82 77 94 97 82 77 93 96 81 75 93 95 81 75 92 95
DEWPT         58 51 57 60 59 53 55 60 59 52 54 58 58 55 57 57 57 55
MIN/MAX RH
RH            30 21 43 56 31 23 40 55 32 23 39 55 32 26 45 54 31 27
PWIND DIR          SW       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ026-051015-
CHILDRESS-CHILDRESS TX
34.43N 100.28W ELEV. 1952 FT
308 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      73         102          75         104          77
TEMP          94 92 83 80 78 76 84 95101 98 87 83 80 78 86 97103100 89 85 82 79
DEWPT         66 64 65 66 66 65 66 65 63 62 64 65 65 65 66 65 60 57 59 63 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   69          29          64          23          60
RH            40 40 55 62 66 69 55 38 29 31 46 55 60 64 52 35 25 24 36 48 55 60
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      11 10  8  8  6  5  9  9 10 10  8  8  6  6 11 10 11 11  8  9  8  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     15 17 12 14 14 12 11 10 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 10 11 12 12 12
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
MIX HGT              5900   200  7900 14900  8700   300  6900 14600  8100   300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD             10     6    16    11     8     4    14    12    11     9
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           08/07 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN           103      76     103      76     101      75     101      75     100
TEMP          97 99 84 78 97 99 84 78 95 98 83 77 95 97 83 77 94 97
DEWPT         63 56 60 62 63 58 59 61 62 55 55 58 59 56 57 58 59 57
MIN/MAX RH
RH            33 24 45 58 33 26 43 56 34 24 38 52 30 26 41 52 31 27
PWIND DIR          SW       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW       S       W
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ043-051015-
JAYTON RAWS-KENT TX
33.23N 100.57W ELEV. 1905 FT
308 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      73         102          76         104          76
TEMP          97 95 85 81 78 76 84 95101 99 88 84 81 79 87 97103100 89 84 81 78
DEWPT         62 62 63 63 64 64 65 64 61 60 62 64 64 65 65 64 55 55 58 62 63 62
MAX/MIN RH                   66          27          62          21          58
RH            32 34 48 54 62 66 53 36 27 28 42 50 56 62 49 34 21 23 35 48 54 58
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      10 10  6  5  4  5 10  9  9  9  6  8  8  6 12 11  9  9  6  8  8  5
CLOUDS        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     31 30 22 20 11 11 11 12 14 17 14 12 14 15 15 15 15 14 12 11 12 14
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                  5     5     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
MIX HGT              6400   300  8500 14200  7700   700 11300 14300  8500   300
T WIND DIR             SE     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD              9     8    17     8    10    16    17    10    10    10
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           08/07 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN           103      76     103      76     102      75     102      76     101
TEMP          97 99 84 78 97 99 84 78 96 98 83 77 96 98 84 78 95 98
DEWPT         62 54 59 63 62 56 57 62 60 52 53 59 59 54 54 58 57 55
MIN/MAX RH
RH            32 22 42 59 32 24 40 58 30 21 36 54 29 23 36 50 28 24
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ035-051015-
LUBBOCK-LUBBOCK TX
33.67N 101.82W ELEV. 3280 FT
308 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      71          99          74         100          74
TEMP          93 91 82 78 76 73 82 93 98 96 85 82 79 76 84 94 99 97 86 82 79 76
DEWPT         62 61 62 62 62 62 63 61 57 57 59 60 61 63 64 62 55 52 54 59 61 61
MAX/MIN RH                   68          26          64          22          60
RH            36 37 52 58 62 68 53 35 26 27 42 47 55 64 51 35 23 22 34 45 53 60
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      11 11  9  9  9  6 11  9  9  9  8  9 11  9 12 11 11 11  8 10 10  9
CLOUDS        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     27 30 27 19 14 14 11  8 11 15 17 18 14 10 10 10 12 14 16 18 15 12
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     5     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
MIX HGT              4800   200  9100 14600  8600   400 10000 13300  7700   300
T WIND DIR             SE    SW    SW     W     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD              8    10    13     9     8    10    13    10     9    11
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           08/07 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            99      73      99      73      98      72      97      71      96
TEMP          93 96 81 75 93 96 81 75 92 95 80 74 91 93 79 73 90 93
DEWPT         59 51 56 60 60 54 55 60 59 52 53 57 57 53 55 55 56 54
MIN/MAX RH
RH            32 23 43 61 34 25 41 59 33 23 39 55 32 26 43 53 32 27
PWIND DIR           S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ031-051015-
MATADOR RAWS-COTTLE TX
34.13N 100.42W ELEV. 1900 FT
308 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      72         104          75         105          77
TEMP          96 94 84 80 78 75 84 97103100 88 84 81 78 86 98104101 89 85 82 79
DEWPT         64 63 64 65 65 64 65 64 61 60 63 64 66 65 66 63 56 55 58 62 64 64
MAX/MIN RH                   68          26          64          21          60
RH            35 36 51 60 64 68 53 35 26 28 43 52 59 64 52 33 21 23 35 48 56 60
WIND DIR       S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD      11 10  8  8  6  5 11  9 10 10  8  9  8  8 11 11 11 11  8  9  8  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     17 18 17 13 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 12
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
MIX HGT              5900   200  7700 14800  8600   300  9500 14200  8200   300
T WIND DIR              S     S    SW    SW     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD             10     8    18    12    10     9    17    13    12    11
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           08/07 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN           104      75     103      76     101      75     102      76     101
TEMP          97100 83 78 96 99 84 78 95 98 83 77 96 98 84 78 95 98
DEWPT         60 55 60 62 62 56 58 61 60 54 54 59 59 55 57 57 57 56
MIN/MAX RH
RH            30 23 46 58 33 24 41 56 32 23 37 54 30 24 41 48 29 26
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR            0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0       0

$$

TXZ029-051015-
PLAINVIEW-HALE TX
34.18N 101.71W ELEV. 3372 FT
308 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DATE           08/04/15      WED 08/05/15            THU 08/06/15            FRI
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

MIN/MAX                      68          97          71         100          72
TEMP          91 89 79 76 73 71 79 90 96 94 83 79 76 74 82 93 99 96 85 80 77 74
DEWPT         65 64 64 63 63 62 64 63 59 59 63 63 63 64 66 64 56 53 56 60 61 61
MAX/MIN RH                   74          29          71          22          64
RH            42 44 61 64 70 74 60 41 29 32 50 57 65 71 58 39 24 24 37 51 58 64
WIND DIR       S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW SW
WIND SPD       9  9  6  8  5  5 10  8  6  6  5  8  6  6 11 10  9 10  6  9  9  6
CLOUDS        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
CLOUDS(%)     14 18 18 17 15 12 11  9 11 13 15 17 13 10 10 10 13 16 17 18 15 12
POP 12HR                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
HAINES                  5     5     6     6     6     6     6     6     6     6
MIX HGT              4700   200 10300 15100  9100   300  9700 14200  8200   300
T WIND DIR              S    SW    SW     W     S    SW    SW    SW     S    SW
T WIND SPD              8    11    14     8     5    12    14    10    10    13
RFTI           0  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 NO


DATE           08/07 SAT 08/08/15 SUN 08/09/15 MON 08/10/15 TUE 08/11/15
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6HRLY     13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

MAX/MIN            98      70      97      71      97      70      96      69      95
TEMP          92 94 78 72 91 94 79 73 91 93 78 72 90 92 77 71 89 92
DEWPT         60 53 58 61 61 56 57 60 61 55 53 58 58 54 57 57 57 55
MIN/MAX RH
RH            34 25 50 69 37 28 47 65 37 28 43 62 34 28 49 61 34 29
PWIND DIR          SW       S       S       S      SW       S      SW       S      SW
WIND CHAR         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
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)...........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



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.