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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
556 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

TXZ012-191000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
556 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            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                 24          70          35          75          39
Temp             48 36 32 29 26 34 59 70 58 45 40 38 35 41 65 75 64 52 48 44 41
DewPt            10 13 13 13 13 15 16 15 16 18 19 21 20 22 23 22 20 22 22 25 23
Max/Min RH                   62          12          54          14          48
RH               21 38 44 51 57 45 18 12 19 33 42 50 54 46 20 14 18 31 35 47 48
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9  9 10 10 10 11 14 16 12 12 12 11 10 10 13 16 13 12 13 14 14
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)         8  6  4  1  1  4  3  2  9  6  8  9 12  4 19 11 17 19 34 66 35
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  3 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 26 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  9105 45 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW  S SW  S SW
T Wind Spd        8  9  9  9  8  8 10 14  9 11 10 10 10 10 10 21 17 10 14 10 16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A                 A  A  A


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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     52      24    52      24    51      24    54      28    56
Temp          49 42 29   24 45 44 31   24 46 44 30   24 47 46 33   28 49 49
DewPt         15 16 17   13 10  7  5    8 13 15 14   14 18 16 16   18 21 17
Min/Max RH       23      63    17      50    22      68    23      68    23
RH            25 34 60   62 23 21 32   50 26 30 51   65 31 29 49   66 33 28
PWind Dir         W      NW     W       W     N      NE     W       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-191000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
556 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            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                 24          70          36          72          34
Temp             47 34 31 27 25 34 58 70 60 45 41 39 36 42 66 72 61 48 43 40 35
DewPt             9 13 12 13 14 16 17 16 16 18 18 20 17 21 21 21 20 23 22 25 22
Max/Min RH                   65          12          48          14          59
RH               21 41 46 56 63 48 20 12 18 33 40 45 45 44 18 15 20 37 43 55 59
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW  W
Wind Spd          9  8  9 10  9 11 16 17 13 12 11 13 11 10 14 17 13 11 13 14 16
Clouds           CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 FW
Clouds(%)         2  3  4  2  1  4  4  1  5  4 10  6  7  6 18  9 19 20 48 68 20
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 28 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 28100 35 <1 <1 <1 11
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        8  9 10 10  8  9 12 16 10 12 10 11 10  9 16 23 16  8 12 12 25
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A                 A  A  A


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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     48      20    52      24    52      23    54      26    56
Temp          45 42 26   20 43 45 30   24 46 45 28   23 47 48 30   26 49 49
DewPt         14 15 14   13  8  3  6    8 12 13 12   12 15 13 14   17 19 14
Min/Max RH       23      74    15      52    20      64    21      68    21
RH            28 33 60   74 23 18 36   50 25 27 51   64 28 25 51   68 30 24
PWind Dir         W      NW     W       W     N       E     W       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC B1   SC CL FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       5     0       0     0       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-191000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
556 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            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          70          36          74          41
Temp             51 39 34 31 29 34 57 69 61 48 42 39 36 42 63 74 65 53 49 46 42
DewPt            11 14 14 14 15 16 17 16 17 20 20 22 21 22 25 24 22 24 23 25 24
Max/Min RH                   58          12          55          15          47
RH               19 35 44 49 55 48 21 13 18 32 41 49 54 45 23 15 19 32 36 43 47
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          8  8  8  8  8  8 11 12 10 10  9  6  6  8  9 14 11 11 12 13 12
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)        23 15  7  1  1  0  2  4  5  3 10  9 13  5 16  9 18 17 32 64 43
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 24 12 <1 <1 <1  3
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        6  8  9 10  9 10 11 13  6  8  8  8  6  5  4 13 13 10 10  9 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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     52      27    53      26    51      26    55      31    57
Temp          50 44 32   27 45 46 33   26 45 45 32   26 47 49 36   31 49 51
DewPt         17 17 18   15  9  8  8   11 15 15 16   16 19 16 17   19 21 18
Min/Max RH       25      60    17      55    23      66    23      62    22
RH            27 33 56   60 22 21 35   52 29 29 51   64 32 27 45   62 32 26
PWind Dir         W      NW     W       W    NE      NE     W       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       0     5       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-191000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
556 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            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          70          36          74          41
Temp             52 41 36 31 29 34 55 69 62 50 44 39 36 42 63 74 68 56 51 46 43
DewPt            12 14 13 13 14 16 17 16 17 19 20 21 21 23 24 24 21 23 23 25 23
Max/Min RH                   57          12          54          15          46
RH               20 32 40 48 53 47 22 13 18 30 38 48 53 47 23 15 17 28 33 43 45
Wind Dir          S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9  9  9  8  8  9 12 12 10 11  9  8  8  9 11 14 12 11 13 13 12
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)        23 15  7  1  1  1  2  4  6  5 10 10 14  5 18  9 18 17 33 67 43
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 18 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 30 13 <1 <1 <1  6
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        6  8  9 10  9 10 11 13  6  8  9  9  8  6  5 14 13 10 11  9 12
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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     52      26    52      25    51      26    54      30    56
Temp          49 44 33   26 44 48 34   25 42 45 32   26 46 50 37   30 48 51
DewPt         17 17 18   15  9  8  8   10 15 15 16   16 19 16 17   19 21 17
Min/Max RH       26      62    17      56    24      67    23      63    23
RH            27 33 54   62 24 19 33   53 33 29 51   65 33 26 43   63 34 26
PWind Dir         W      NW     W       W    NE      NE     W       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       5     0       0     5       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-191000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
556 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            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                 22          70          32          72          34
Temp             48 34 29 24 23 31 61 70 55 43 38 33 32 39 65 71 60 49 43 39 35
DewPt             9 12 12 11 12 15 17 16 18 21 21 22 20 22 24 23 22 23 23 24 22
Max/Min RH                   67          12          64          16          59
RH               20 39 49 58 62 51 17 12 22 42 52 62 61 51 22 16 24 36 45 55 59
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd          9  8  8  8  8  8 11 13  9  8  9  9  8  8 13 19 14 13 13 14 13
Clouds           SC FW FW CL CL FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)        28 18  8  4  3  7 10  5  3  4 17  8 14  7 23 11 20 14 37 67 40
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     3     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  1 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 30 15 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir       SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  W  S SW SW SW SW SW SW
T Wind Spd        8  8  8  6  6  5 12 12  8  5  6  6  8  4  9 17 17 13 11  8 13
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                                                A  A  A


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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     47      18    52      21    49      22    52      25    54
Temp          46 36 24   18 45 43 28   21 44 41 28   22 45 44 30   25 47 46
DewPt         16 16 16   11  6  7  7    9 15 16 15   14 17 13 13   14 18 15
Min/Max RH       28      77    15      59    25      72    23      63    22
RH            30 44 71   73 20 22 41   59 30 35 58   72 32 28 50   62 30 28
PWind Dir         W      NW     W       W    NE      SE    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR         10       5     0       0     5       5     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-191000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
556 PM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

Date           01/18/18      Fri 01/19/18            Sat 01/20/18            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                 24          71          30          72          36
Temp             53 38 31 27 26 33 60 71 55 41 35 31 30 35 62 72 60 49 44 39 37
DewPt             6 13 13 13 13 17 20 19 20 21 22 22 21 22 27 26 24 25 23 25 24
Max/Min RH                   66          14          72          18          59
RH               14 36 46 55 57 51 21 14 25 44 57 70 70 58 26 18 25 39 42 58 58
Wind Dir          S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W NW  W SW SW  S  S SW SW SW
Wind Spd          6  6  6  6  5  6 10 11  9  6  5  5  5  4  9 11 12 11 13 13 11
Clouds           SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)        35 22 10  7  3  1  5  8  4  2 19 15 16  7 19  6 23 19 36 62 52
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain Shwrs                                                                   IS
Snow Shwrs                                                                   IS
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     5     5     5     5     5     5     5     4     3
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  3  2 <1 <1 <1 <1
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 15 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 18  9 <1 <1 <1 <1
T Wind Dir        S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  W  W NW  W  N SW SW SW SW SW  N
T Wind Spd        6  8  8  8  6  5 10 11  6  6  5  6  5  4  8  8  6  8 13  9  1
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/21/18  Mon 01/22/18  Tue 01/23/18  Wed 01/24/18  Thu 01/25/18
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     48      22    51      23    50      23    53      26    56
Temp          47 38 26   22 44 43 27   23 43 41 27   23 45 44 30   26 48 49
DewPt         20 20 18   14  9  8  9   13 17 16 16   16 20 15 14   16 20 17
Min/Max RH       32      76    18      67    27      77    25      66    23
RH            34 49 71   70 23 23 45   65 35 36 62   74 36 30 52   65 33 28
PWind Dir         W      NW     W      NW    NE      SE    SW       S    SW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC B1 B1   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC FW
PoP 12HR         20      10     0       0     5       5     0       0     0
Rain Shwrs    IS IS
Snow Shwrs    IS IS

$$

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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