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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
321 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

TXZ012-241000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
321 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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                 31          52          21          51          30
Temp             69 52 44 38 33 36 47 52 46 34 29 25 22 27 44 51 47 39 35 33 30
DewPt             8 12 14 19 16 19 17 11  9 14 14 15 15 16 16 15 15 17 19 22 22
Max/Min RH                   56          18          77          23          72
RH                9 20 29 46 49 50 30 19 22 43 53 65 74 63 32 23 27 40 52 63 72
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd         21 16 13  8  9 10 11 13 13 10  8  4  5  8 13 16 17 16 18 14 11
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW CL FW SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)        12 12 10  1  2  7  2 19 23 20  8  2 11 27 20 13 19 11 50 56 58
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     3     2     2     4     4     3     3     4
Mix Hgt           7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  7 10 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       215 11  9 <1 <1 17104171230 <1 <1 <1  2 20 60124137 <1  8 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W  W NW NW NW  N  W  W  W NE  E  E  E  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd       37 24 20 10  6 12 18 20 26  5  4  4  3 14 17 21 24 17 17 13 14
RFTI              4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind         W
Red Flag          W


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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     58      31    65      39    66      30    54      27    59
Temp          51 53 38   32 57 60 46   40 59 61 39   30 48 50 33   27 51 55
DewPt         19 18 24   23 21 15 20   22 22 16 18   17  9  8  9   11 14 15
Min/Max RH       21      72    15      50    15      58    15      53    17
RH            28 25 57   69 24 17 35   48 24 17 42   58 20 18 36   50 22 20
PWind Dir        SW      NW     W      SW     W      NW     N       E    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-241000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
321 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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                 27          53          17          53          30
Temp             65 47 39 33 29 33 47 53 46 32 26 21 18 24 44 53 49 40 36 33 30
DewPt            10  9 13 12 14 14  4  3  4  6 10 11 12 15 14 11 12 14 17 17 15
Max/Min RH                   54          13          84          18          58
RH               11 21 33 41 52 45 17 13 18 33 50 65 77 68 29 18 22 34 45 51 53
Wind Dir          W NW NW NW NW NW NW  W  W  N NE  E  E  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd         21 16 13  6  8 13 20 24 21 12  5  4  6  9 13 17 16 11 14 10 10
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)         7  7  4  2  4  6  6 15 13 14  5  6 19 23 14 18 22 18 57 47 55
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt           8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       233  7  5 <1 <1  6192225252 <1 <1 <1 <1 21 80133137 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW  W  W  W  W  W  W NW SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW
T Wind Spd       35 14 11  9  6 12 27 28 32  8  6  5  4 16 18 21 24  9 12 10 11
RFTI              3  0  0  0  0  0  1  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind         W
Red Flag          W


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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     58      29    64      37    62      28    54      26    58
Temp          51 52 36   30 55 59 44   38 56 57 36   28 48 50 33   26 50 54
DewPt         15 17 20   22 18 15 17   21 22 17 16   16  9 10  8   11 14 15
Min/Max RH       19      72    15      51    19      60    17      55    18
RH            23 25 51   71 23 17 33   49 26 21 43   60 20 19 35   53 23 21
PWind Dir         W       W    SW      SW     W      NW     N      SE    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-241000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
321 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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                 32          51          22          51          35
Temp             71 53 45 39 34 37 47 51 45 34 29 25 23 28 44 51 48 42 39 37 35
DewPt             7 12 16 18 19 20 17 14 14 15 15 16 16 16 16 15 16 17 19 22 23
Max/Min RH                   58          22          77          23          61
RH                8 19 30 42 55 51 30 22 28 45 55 68 74 61 32 23 27 36 43 53 60
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW  N  N NW NW  N NE NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd         21 14 13  9  9 10 10 11 12  9  6  4  4  4  9 12 13 17 17 13 10
Clouds           CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW B1 SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)         3  1  8  3 10 12  6 23 52 36 20 10 10 29 24 18 25 10 49 58 63
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     2     2     2     2     4     4     2     4
Mix Hgt           6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6 11  9  1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  7  5 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       222  7  7 <1  5 38 98209 54 12  3  2  1 13 56117104 10  8  7 10
T Wind Dir        W  W NW NW  N  N NW  W NW NE NE NE  N  S SW SW  S  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd       42 14 14  6 10 17 17 21  5 13  6  3  2  6 16 20 23 20 17 13 24
RFTI              6  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W
Wind              Y


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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     59      32    66      41    67      32    56      28    60
Temp          53 54 39   33 58 61 47   42 61 62 40   32 50 52 34   28 52 56
DewPt         20 19 26   23 24 18 20   23 23 16 19   17  8  7 11   13 14 14
Min/Max RH       22      70    17      48    15      54    14      54    16
RH            27 25 59   67 27 19 34   46 23 16 43   54 18 16 37   54 22 19
PWind Dir        SW      NW     W      SW     W      NW     N       E     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR         10       5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-241000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
321 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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                 31          50          21          50          34
Temp             70 52 44 38 33 36 46 50 44 33 28 24 22 27 43 50 47 41 38 36 34
DewPt             9 13 12 18 17 20 17 14 13 15 15 16 15 16 16 15 15 17 19 22 22
Max/Min RH                   58          23          77          23          63
RH                9 21 27 44 52 52 31 23 28 47 57 70 74 62 33 23 27 37 46 56 61
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW  N  N NW NW  N NE NE NE NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd         21 14 13  9  8  9 10 11 13  9  6  4  4  4 10 13 13 17 17 14 11
Clouds           CL CL FW CL FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)         4  2  9  1 11 14  6 29 50 32 17  9 11 30 23 17 25 10 52 58 61
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     2     2     2     2     4     4     2     4
Mix Hgt           6 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7 11 11  1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       222  7  9  3  3 35 98187113 17  3  2  2 16 56117158  8  8  6 10
T Wind Dir        W  W NW NW  N  N NW  W  W NE NE NE NE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd       42 14 19  6  5 16 17 19 11 14  5  4  3  9 16 20 24 17 17 13 23
RFTI              4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W
Wind              Y


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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     58      32    65      41    66      31    55      27    60
Temp          52 53 39   33 57 60 47   41 60 61 39   31 49 51 34   27 52 56
DewPt         19 18 25   23 23 17 20   22 23 16 19   17  9  7 11   12 15 14
Min/Max RH       21      69    17      47    15      55    15      54    16
RH            27 25 57   66 27 18 34   47 24 17 43   55 19 16 38   52 23 19
PWind Dir        SW      NW     W      SW     W      NW     N       E     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR         10       0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-241000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
321 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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                 26          50          16          53          29
Temp             63 45 38 32 28 32 44 50 44 30 25 20 17 23 44 53 48 39 35 32 29
DewPt             8 11  9 15 13 16 14  9 10 13 13 13 13 14 13  9  9 11 15 15 16
Max/Min RH                   60          19          88          17          58
RH               11 25 30 49 53 52 29 19 24 49 60 73 83 68 28 17 20 31 44 49 58
Wind Dir          W  W NW NW  N  N NW NW  N NE NE NE NE  S  S SW  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd         23 19 17 10 10 10 12 13 17 10  6  4  5  6 13 17 17 12 11  9  9
Clouds           FW FW CL CL FW FW FW B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1
Clouds(%)         6 14  1  2  8 17 10 75 54 48  7  8 19 25 29 26 30 26 56 61 57
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     2     4     4     3     4
Mix Hgt           7  2 <1 <1 <1  2  9 13 12  2 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       217 52  6 <1 <1 22126188141 18  3  2  2 21 85133165 <1 <1 <1  6
T Wind Dir        W NW NW NW NW  N NW  W  W NE NE  E  E  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd       35 29 13  8  5 12 16 17 12 11  5  4  3 16 19 21 25 10  9  5 23
RFTI              5  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CH NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
High Wind         W
Red Flag          W


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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      26    63      33    62      26    53      25    58
Temp          48 49 33   27 54 57 41   34 55 57 35   26 46 49 32   25 50 54
DewPt         14 16 20   21 19 14 17   22 20 13 15   13  5  6  7    9 12 11
Min/Max RH       21      81    16      63    16      58    15      53    15
RH            25 26 59   78 25 18 38   61 25 17 43   58 18 17 34   51 21 18
PWind Dir         W       W    SW      SW     W      NW    NW       S    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL FW
PoP 12HR         10       5     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-241000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
321 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Date           02/23/17      Fri 02/24/17            Sat 02/25/17            Sun
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                 27          46          18          50          30
Temp             66 48 40 34 29 32 42 46 41 30 25 21 19 24 42 50 46 38 35 32 30
DewPt            12 11 20 22 20 17 15 13 14 15 15 15 15 15 14 14 12 15 18 19 19
Max/Min RH                   67          27          88          22          63
RH               12 22 43 60 67 54 33 27 33 54 66 78 84 67 31 22 25 38 49 58 63
Wind Dir          W  W NW  N NW  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd         23 20 19 13 13 14 13 13 14 10  5  3  4  4 12 13 12 14 13 11  8
Clouds           FW CL FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)        17  3  8 13 15  8 14 34 55 52 40 37 24 33 40 36 35 31 50 54 63
PoP 12HR                      0           0           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     2     2     3     3     2     3     3     3     4
Mix Hgt           8 <1  1  2 <1  3  6 11  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate       224  7 15 26  6 48105200 85  2  5  2  1 11 70128152  8  7 <1  8
T Wind Dir        W  W  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NE NE NE SW  S SW SW SW  S  S  S SW
T Wind Spd       32 16 17 19 13 21 21 21 14  6 10  3  2  8 16 19 21 18 16 10 18
RFTI              4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag          W
Wind              Y


Date           02/26/17  Mon 02/27/17  Tue 02/28/17  Wed 03/01/17  Thu 03/02/17
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    64      35    65      28    54      24    60
Temp          49 50 34   28 55 58 42   36 58 60 37   28 48 50 31   24 51 56
DewPt         16 17 21   20 23 17 18   22 21 17 17   14  7  4  7    9 12 13
Min/Max RH       21      78    17      58    16      56    13      54    15
RH            26 27 58   71 29 20 37   55 23 18 44   56 18 15 36   52 20 18
PWind Dir         W      NE    SW      SW     W      NW    NW      SE     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 SC   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       0    10      10     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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