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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
237 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

TXZ012-202200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
237 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

Date             Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu 02/22/18
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                 49          22          30          22          47
Temp          51 44 43 46 49 45 36 30 26 24 24 28 30 28 26 23 22 22 28 39 47 44
DewPt         38 35 29 21 20 18 18 14 11  9  6  6 11 13 14 17 20 18 23 25 28 28
Min/Max RH                   31          54          38          92          47
RH            61 70 57 37 31 33 47 51 52 52 45 38 44 53 60 77 92 84 81 57 47 53
Wind Dir      SW SW  W NW NE  N NE  E NE NE  N  N  N  E  E  E SE  S  S SE  S  S
Wind Spd      12  9 13  9 11 11 13  9 10 12 13 10 10  9  6  6  4  5  6  9 11 12
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      3  9 12  8 16 31 46 34 40 64 76 80 75 63 52 50 53 75 75 69 57 44
PoP 12HR                      0           5          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0        0.02
Frzg Rain                                                         S  S
Sleet                                           S  S
Snow                                            S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1 <1 <1  1  2  3  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1  7 12 13 18 20 20 18 18 18 15 11  8  4  3  1  3  7 20 33 23
T Wind Dir     S SW  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE NE NE NE  N  E  S SW  S SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd    10  9  8  6  5 13 14 11 13 13 13 11  8  5  4  3  2  5  8 11 14 17
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               Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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       28    60      31    55      28    62      30    57
Temp          31   28 54 54 38   31 50 51 34   28 56 57 38   30 53 53
DewPt         30   27 29 27 29   21 20 13 13   12 12 10 14   15 14 14
Max/Min RH        100    29      70    20      50    13      53    18
RH            96   96 38 35 70   66 30 21 41   50 17 15 37   53 21 21
PWind Dir           S     S       S     W      SW    SW      SW     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-202200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
237 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

Date             Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu 02/22/18
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                 60          21          32          21          52
Temp          46 41 47 56 60 57 43 36 28 24 23 28 31 31 24 21 21 22 26 42 51 49
DewPt         35 33 29 25 21 19 21 18 15  9  9 10 15 16 16 17 19 18 23 27 30 30
Min/Max RH                   22          59          46          94          44
RH            65 75 50 31 23 23 42 48 58 53 54 46 51 53 73 84 92 86 90 55 45 49
Wind Dir      SW SW  W  W SW SW  N  E  E  E NE NE NE NE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  9 10 13 13 13 12 10 10 14 13 11  9  6  6  6  4  5  6 10 12 13
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)      3  7 10  8 16 26 32 35 49 60 73 74 60 47 35 43 52 65 60 51 33 31
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10          10          10
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     3     5     5     3     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  1  6  7  7  1  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1 14108119112 15 20 18 18 17 17  9  5  6  2  2  2  5 20 72 45
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W SW SW  E  E  E  E NE NE  E NE SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    10 10 16 20 19 18 17 14 13 13 12 12  6  5  6  4  4  4 10 11 18 17
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               Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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    61      30    56      27    63      29    62
Temp          34   29 52 56 38   30 51 52 33   27 55 58 37   29 55 58
DewPt         30   25 27 20 20   18 16  9 10   11 10 11 12   15 14 13
Max/Min RH         89    23      60    16      50    13      55    14
RH            87   85 37 25 49   60 25 18 38   50 16 15 36   55 20 17
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW     W       W    SW      SW    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
237 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

Date             Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu 02/22/18
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                 40          21          31          23          46
Temp          49 40 36 38 40 38 30 26 23 21 22 28 31 30 26 23 23 23 27 37 45 44
DewPt         37 32 23 16 17 16 15 13 10  7  5  7 11 13 14 15 19 18 21 24 26 27
Min/Max RH                   39          59          40          85          45
RH            62 73 57 40 39 40 53 58 58 54 47 40 42 48 60 70 85 82 77 57 47 50
Wind Dir      SW  N NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  9 12  4 10 13 13  9 10 11 12 10  8  6  5  4  4  4  4  6  9  9
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      3 24 18 14 10 22 45 37 32 54 76 76 78 70 54 50 50 73 77 72 59 47
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0        0.02
Frzg Rain                                                         S  S
Sleet                                           S  S
Snow                                            S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     2     2     2     3     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  2  3  3  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1 18 14 18 27 26 22 30 24 24 24 16  8  9  6  1  4  9 25 33 25
T Wind Dir     S  N NE  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  E  S  W  S SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd     8  8 13 10 13 14 14 11 13 13 13 13  9  5  6  4  1  4  5 11 12 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               Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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    59      33    56      30    62      33    58
Temp          34   32 52 54 38   33 51 53 35   30 54 59 41   33 52 55
DewPt         30   27 29 29 31   23 23 15 16   14 14 11 14   15 14 14
Max/Min RH         95    31      75    21      51    14      47    17
RH            87   83 41 37 75   66 33 22 45   51 20 15 34   47 22 20
PWind Dir           S    SW       S    NW      SW    SW      SW    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
237 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

Date             Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu 02/22/18
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                 41          19          31          23          47
Temp          52 43 37 39 41 38 31 26 22 20 19 26 30 31 27 25 23 25 27 36 45 45
DewPt         37 32 23 17 18 15 14 12 10  7  6  6 11 13 14 15 18 18 21 24 27 27
Min/Max RH                   39          59          42          83          45
RH            56 66 56 41 40 39 51 56 59 55 55 43 45 48 58 66 82 76 79 61 49 49
Wind Dir      SW NW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  N NE  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      13 10 12  6 10 13 13  9 10 12 13 10  9  8  6  5  4  4  5  8  9 10
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC B2 B2 B2 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      3 22 16 13 10 32 46 39 33 56 74 77 76 68 53 50 50 73 76 70 58 44
PoP 12HR                      0           0          20          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.02           0        0.02
Frzg Rain                                                         S  S
Sleet                                           S  S
Snow                                            S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     3     2     2     3     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1  2  3  3  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1 18 13 22 26 26 21 28 24 24 24 16  8  8  6  1  4 11 25 33 26
T Wind Dir     S  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  N  E  S SW  S SW SW  S  S
T Wind Spd     9  5 13  9 12 14 14 11 12 13 13 13  9  5  5  4  1  4  8 11 12 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               Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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       30    59      33    55      29    62      33    58
Temp          33   30 50 55 39   34 50 52 35   29 52 59 41   33 50 55
DewPt         31   27 29 28 30   22 22 14 15   13 13 11 14   15 14 14
Max/Min RH        100    31      71    21      51    14      48    17
RH            93   88 44 36 70   62 34 22 43   51 21 15 33   48 23 20
PWind Dir           S    SW       S    NW      SW    SW      SW    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW CL   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-202200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
237 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

Date             Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu 02/22/18
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                 42          16          31          19          52
Temp          45 37 32 39 42 39 28 23 19 17 19 27 30 30 23 20 19 20 26 42 51 50
DewPt         33 26 18 13 15 11 13 11  9  7  5  5  9 10 13 15 17 16 20 24 26 26
Min/Max RH                   30          66          38          92          36
RH            64 65 54 34 32 31 52 62 63 62 54 38 41 43 66 82 92 87 79 48 37 39
Wind Dir      SW NW NW  W  E  E NE NE NE NE  N NE  E SE SE SE  S SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11 10 13 12 13 14 12  9  9 10 12  9  9  9  8  8  5  5  9 13 16 14
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)      2 17 15 13 15 29 47 35 36 43 56 63 74 47 36 47 49 68 66 50 39 40
PoP 12HR                      0           0          10           5          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     2     2     3     3     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1 <1  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  1  1 <1 <1  1  2  4  2
Vent Rate      6  7 14  8 12 17 18 15 20 22 18 14  9  3  5  7  3  5 10 28 70 28
T Wind Dir    SW NE NE  E SE  E NE  E NE NE NE NE  E SE SE  S  S SW SW SW SW  S
T Wind Spd    13 14 10  5  4 12 12 11 11 12 11 10  6  2  5  8  6 10 11 16 21 16
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               Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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       22    59      26    53      23    60      25    56
Temp          28   22 51 54 33   26 48 48 29   23 53 55 34   25 50 52
DewPt         27   22 23 19 19   17 18  9  9    9 10  8 11   12 11 12
Max/Min RH        100    22      68    19      54    13      57    17
RH            95  100 33 25 57   68 30 20 42   54 17 15 38   57 20 20
PWind Dir           S    SW      SW    NW       W    SW       W    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5       5     5       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-202200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
237 AM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

Date             Tue 02/20/18            Wed 02/21/18            Thu 02/22/18
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                 36          13          30          20          48
Temp          29 24 26 32 36 32 23 19 16 14 15 25 30 29 23 21 20 21 24 37 47 44
DewPt         23 17 15 14 12  9  9  6  4  3  3  5  8  9 11 12 16 14 18 22 25 25
Min/Max RH                   36          62          39          83          41
RH            78 73 62 47 36 37 54 56 59 61 60 41 39 42 61 68 83 75 77 55 42 48
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  N NE  E  E  E  E SE SE  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11 13 12  9 10 14 13  9  8 10 10  9  8  9  6  5  4  5  8 10 11 12
Clouds        FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)     19 48 33 15 13 10 41 47 38 37 57 62 77 64 54 56 52 73 80 64 51 45
PoP 12HR                      5           0          10          10          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0        0.01
Frzg Rain                                                         S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     2     2     2     3     3     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt       <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2 <1 <1  1  3  4  2
Vent Rate      7 21 24 16 16 24 26 25 20 22 20 18 14  7 11  9  4  3  7 30 55 23
T Wind Dir    NE  N  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E NE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
T Wind Spd    14 16 13  9  9 13 13 11 10 12 11 10  8  4  8  6  4  6  8 13 17 17
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               Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18  Mon 02/26/18
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       26    57      29    53      27    61      28    56
Temp          29   26 49 52 36   29 47 48 32   27 52 56 36   28 50 51
DewPt         26   24 26 26 29   22 23 14 14   13 14 11 13   14 15 14
Max/Min RH        100    30      78    24      55    14      55    19
RH            91   93 40 36 75   75 39 25 48   54 22 16 37   55 24 22
PWind Dir           S     S       S    NW       W    SW      SW    NE
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5     5      10    10       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)...........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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