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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
356 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

TXZ012-242200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
356 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

Date             Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon 02/26/18
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 Temp                 54          22          54          21          64
Temp             39 43 50 53 49 37 32 29 23 35 51 54 49 36 31 26 21 33 56 64 60
DewPt            37 24 13  3  3  6  6  4  6  8 10  7  7  6  7  8  9 11 11 11 11
Min/Max RH                   13          47          15          57          12
RH               91 46 22 13 15 26 33 34 47 32 19 15 17 28 35 46 57 39 17 12 15
Wind Dir         SW  W  W NW NW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NW NW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd         12 18 27 21 16  8 10 11 10 11 17 17 14  4  6  6  8 13 17 19 17
Clouds           OV CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        98  0  0  0  0  0  1  5 11 15 10  5  1  0  5  0  0  2 15 14 11
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     4     5     5     5     3     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  2  7 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 11 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  4
Vent Rate         6 30217219136 <1 <1 <1 <1  3133252181 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 35110 74
T Wind Dir       SW  W  W NW  W  S SW SW  W  W SW  W  W  W SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       13 23 35 26 18  6 10 11  9  6 21 27 21  5  5  6  5  5 16 23 24
RFTI              0  0  3  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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 Temp       35    68      35    63      30    57      31    66
Temp          43   35 60 62 44   35 59 57 40   30 52 53 38   31 59 60
DewPt         15   25 31 17 15   16 20 18 22   19 16 15 17   19 22 20
Max/Min RH         66    17      46    18      63    19      60    18
RH            32   66 34 18 30   46 22 22 47   63 24 21 42   60 24 21
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-242200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
356 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

Date             Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon 02/26/18
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 Temp                 52          20          51          18          64
Temp             37 41 48 51 49 36 30 26 21 31 46 51 47 31 26 20 18 30 56 64 60
DewPt            30 16  8 -2 -4  1  2  3  5  8  9  7  5  7  8  9  7  8  9 10  9
Min/Max RH                   10          51          16          66          12
RH               75 36 19 11 11 22 30 36 50 38 21 16 18 36 47 61 63 39 15 12 13
Wind Dir          W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd         12 21 29 25 20 10  9  8 10 10 21 21 17  4  6  6  5  9 16 19 17
Clouds           FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)         8  0  0  0  0  0  0  4 12 13  7  9  3  0  2  3  5  4 12 11 10
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     4     5     5     5     3     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  3  8  9  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 10  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5  3
Vent Rate        <1 68248213108 <1 <1 <1 <1  3161240170 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 57 86 57
T Wind Dir       SW  W  W  W  W SW  W SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W  W SW SW  S
T Wind Spd       12 31 35 28 20  9 10  9  6  5 26 27 23  6  8  6  6  8 21 21 21
RFTI              0  0  4  5  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO CL CH CL NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL EL
Red Flag                W  W  W


Date               Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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 Temp       32    67      33    61      28    58      30    65
Temp          39   32 60 62 40   33 57 56 37   28 51 55 36   30 57 61
DewPt         15   25 27 11 11   15 18 16 19   19 17 14 14   17 20 18
Max/Min RH         75    13      47    17      69    18      57    17
RH            37   75 29 13 30   47 21 20 47   69 26 20 41   57 23 19
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W      NW    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       0     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
356 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

Date             Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon 02/26/18
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 Temp                 54          26          55          26          64
Temp             37 42 51 53 50 41 35 31 27 35 49 55 51 39 34 30 26 36 55 64 61
DewPt            34 33 23 19 13 14 13  7  8  9 10  7  7  9 10 10 11 12 13 12 12
Min/Max RH                   22          44          15          51          13
RH               90 71 33 27 22 33 40 37 44 34 21 15 17 28 36 43 51 38 18 13 14
Wind Dir         SW  W  W NW  N SE  S SW SW  W  W  W NW NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8 11 21 19 13  6  8  9  9  9 13 14 11  4  4  4  6 13 17 19 16
Clouds           OV SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)       100 26 12  0  1  0  0  1  8 12 19 10  7  0  1  0  0  1  6 12 14
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     5     5     5     2     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  1  7 11  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 12 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  4
Vent Rate         6 10204215 47 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1147288154 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 40130 70
T Wind Dir        S SW  W NW NW SE  S SW  W  W SW  W NW NE  S SW SW SW  S SW  S
T Wind Spd        6 10 32 23  8  6  8 10 11  8 23 27 16  3  5  6  6  6 18 23 23
RFTI              0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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 Temp       40    69      38    64      33    57      35    67
Temp          46   40 61 65 46   38 59 59 41   33 50 54 40   35 58 62
DewPt         16   24 32 22 20   18 21 18 25   19 16 14 17   20 22 20
Max/Min RH         54    18      44    18      58    19      55    17
RH            29   53 34 19 35   44 23 20 51   58 25 20 39   55 25 19
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      NW     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-242200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
356 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

Date             Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon 02/26/18
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 Temp                 53          24          53          25          64
Temp             38 41 50 52 49 40 35 31 25 33 48 53 51 39 34 29 25 33 53 62 61
DewPt            35 30 21 18 12 12 10  8  8  9 10  7  7  9 10  9 10 12 12 11 11
Min/Max RH                   21          47          15          54          13
RH               90 63 32 25 22 32 35 37 47 36 22 15 17 28 37 44 54 41 19 13 14
Wind Dir         SW  W  W NW NW SE  S SW SW  W  W  W NW NE SE  S  S  S SW  S  S
Wind Spd          9 13 23 19 13  6  9  9  9 10 14 16 11  4  5  5  6 13 17 19 16
Clouds           OV FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        99 13  4  0  1  0  0  2 10 10 20 10  7  0  1  0  0  1  8 12 14
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     5     5     5     2     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1  1  8 11  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 12 12 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7  4
Vent Rate         4 13210210 56 <1 <1 <1 <1  4147284161 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 35147 74
T Wind Dir        S SW  W NW  W SE SW SW  W  W SW  W NW  E  S SW SW SW  S SW  S
T Wind Spd        8 14 32 23  8  6  9 11 11  8 24 27 16  2  5  6  6  6 16 24 24
RFTI              0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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 Temp       39    69      38    63      32    57      34    66
Temp          47   39 59 65 48   38 57 59 42   32 49 55 41   34 56 63
DewPt         16   24 31 20 18   17 21 18 24   19 16 14 17   19 22 20
Max/Min RH         55    17      45    18      59    19      57    18
RH            29   55 34 17 31   44 24 20 50   59 27 20 38   56 26 19
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    SW      NW    NW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ006-242200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
356 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

Date             Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon 02/26/18
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 Temp                 51          18          50          14          64
Temp             34 36 48 50 48 34 29 26 19 29 45 50 45 31 23 17 14 28 54 64 60
DewPt            31 27 12  5 -1  4  6  4  5  7  6  4  4  5  6  7  8 10  9  9  9
Min/Max RH                   12          54          15          78          11
RH               89 68 23 16 13 26 37 38 54 38 20 15 18 33 48 63 78 48 16 11 13
Wind Dir         SW  W NW NW  W  S SW SW SW  W  W NW NW  E  S SW SW  S SW SW  S
Wind Spd          9 14 25 20 14  8  8  9  9 10 17 16 12  4  5  6  6 11 19 25 19
Clouds           B2 B1 CL CL CL CL CL FW FW SC SC FW CL CL CL FW CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)        80 51  1  0  0  0  1  7 15 49 29  8  3  0  0 10  1  1  8 11 15
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     5     5     5     3     3     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  1 11 12  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5 13 10 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4  3
Vent Rate        11 14273209117 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 75213 90 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 25 94 50
T Wind Dir        S  W NW  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W NW SE SW SW SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd        8 14 29 20 14  5 10 11  8  6 17 19 10  3  5  6  6  8 18 26 23
RFTI              0  0  3  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  5  1
RFTI Category    NO NO CL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CH EL


Date               Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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 Temp       29    67      30    60      26    56      28    64
Temp          37   29 60 61 39   30 54 56 35   26 49 53 35   28 56 60
DewPt         13   18 22 11 11   14 18 17 22   17 15 14 15   17 20 18
Max/Min RH         62    13      51    19      69    19      63    17
RH            36   62 24 13 31   51 24 22 58   68 26 21 44   63 25 19
PWind Dir          SW    SW      SW    SW       N    SW       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW SC SC   FW SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0    10       5     5       0     0

$$

OKZ002-242200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
356 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

Date             Sat 02/24/18            Sun 02/25/18            Mon 02/26/18
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 Temp                 48          20          51          20          64
Temp             30 32 40 47 45 34 28 24 21 29 46 51 46 33 29 24 20 31 53 64 59
DewPt            29 29 27 19 14 12 12 12 10 10 10  8  8  8  8  9  9 11 13 12 12
Min/Max RH                   29          63          17          60          13
RH               96 89 59 33 29 42 51 60 63 44 23 17 20 34 42 53 60 43 20 13 15
Wind Dir          S  W NW NW NW SE  S  S SW  W NW NW  N NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd          8 10 21 19 13  4  4  5  8  9 14 13 10  4  4  5  6 13 19 21 18
Clouds           OV OV B2 CL CL CL CL CL SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW
Clouds(%)       100100 86  0  0  0  0  4 30 38 45 12  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  7 15
PoP 12HR                     10           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     5     5     4     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  1  2  8  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate         8  3 20180 24 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 43149  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 84 <1
T Wind Dir        E  E NW NW NW SE SE SW  W  W  W  W NW SE SW SW SW SW  S SW  S
T Wind Spd        9  3 11 27  6  5  5  5  9  8 11 17  5  1  6  6  5  6 20 24 10
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Tue 02/27/18  Wed 02/28/18  Thu 03/01/18  Fri 03/02/18
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 Temp       33    68      32    60      28    55      31    65
Temp          41   33 60 63 43   32 54 54 36   28 48 52 36   31 56 60
DewPt         14   19 27 17 18   17 22 21 23   19 16 16 16   18 21 20
Max/Min RH         56    16      53    23      67    21      60    18
RH            33   55 28 17 36   52 29 28 60   67 27 24 44   60 26 21
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W       N     N       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       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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