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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
419 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

TXZ012-262200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
419 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 64          44          79          45          75
Temp             40 50 59 64 62 53 49 46 44 58 72 79 75 60 54 48 45 57 69 75 72
DewPt            40 36 32 30 29 33 32 33 35 36 34 32 30 31 34 37 38 36 35 31 37
Min/Max RH                   27          70          17          76          20
RH              100 58 36 28 28 46 52 60 70 44 25 18 19 33 46 65 76 45 28 20 28
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW NW  E SE  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  N NW NW  E  S  S SE
Wind Spd         23 19 19 16  9  8 10 13 13 20 24 25 18 13  8  6  5  4 10 13 14
Clouds           OV B2 FW FW FW SC B1 SC B1 SC FW B1 SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        96 84 19  6  8 34 65 47 56 46 19 52 47 42 68 44 50 41 63 82 89
PoP 12HR                     30           0          10           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       SC SC                                           IS IS IS IS NM
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           3  3  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 12 14 12 <1  2 <1 <1  3  9 13  2
Vent Rate        90 60143173 84 <1 <1 <1 <1 14432500396 <1 27  7  5 23111247  8
T Wind Dir        N  N  N NW NW SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  N  N  N  N SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       34 27 29 26 13  6 12 11 11 16 41 42 37  5 20 14 11 10 14 21  5
RFTI              2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      50      32      55      36      73      46      77
Temp          52 44 49 48 37 32 51 53 40 36 66 69 52 46 71 73
DewPt         47 44 42 37 31 30 28 27 29 29 33 32 34 36 37 35
Max/Min RH        100      65      92      34      75      22      68      22
RH            83100 77 65 79 92 41 36 64 75 29 25 50 68 29 25
PWind Dir          NE      NE       N      NW       W       W      SE      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           60      60      40      10       5       0       0       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM NM NM SC SC
Snow Shwrs                SC SC

$$

TXZ016-262200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
419 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 64          45          78          44          75
Temp             39 49 59 64 62 53 50 47 45 59 72 78 74 59 53 47 44 57 69 75 72
DewPt            39 38 35 32 31 33 32 33 30 34 33 31 29 30 29 32 33 32 32 31 37
Min/Max RH                   30          58          17          64          20
RH              100 66 40 30 31 46 50 58 55 39 24 18 19 33 39 56 64 38 25 20 29
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW SW SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W NW  N NW NW  S SW SW  W
Wind Spd         26 19 13 11  9  8  9  9 11 24 29 31 25 12  6  5  6  8 13 12 13
Clouds           OV B1 FW FW SC SC B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC B1 B2 B2
Clouds(%)        97 63 24 14 29 50 79 58 55 31 28 46 50 51 60 41 44 41 65 70 86
PoP 12HR                     30           5           5           0          20
QPF 12HR                   0.05           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       SC SC                                           IS IS IS IS SC
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           3  3  6  8 10 <1 <1 <1 <1  3 12 13 12 <1 <1  2 <1  3 10 13 <1
Vent Rate        60 60 88136114 <1 <1 <1 <1 68403450360  3  8 18  2  8170286  2
T Wind Dir        N  N  N NW  W  S SW  S SW  W  W  W  W NW  N NE  N  N  W  W  W
T Wind Spd       23 23 18 19 13  9 12  4  9 31 40 41 34  6 17 13  4  3 19 25  4
RFTI              3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      53      31      58      35      73      44      76
Temp          52 44 51 51 36 31 53 55 40 35 65 69 50 44 70 72
DewPt         43 43 39 35 29 27 29 27 29 27 30 29 32 33 32 32
Max/Min RH         98      53      87      32      73      20      65      20
RH            73 98 63 54 74 87 40 35 64 72 27 22 50 65 24 23
PWind Dir           N      NE       N      NW       W       W      SW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           50      70      40       5       5       0       0       5
Rain Shwrs    SC SC NM NM
Snow Shwrs                SC SC

$$

TXZ008-262200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
419 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 65          46          79          47          72
Temp             42 51 61 65 63 55 51 48 46 60 73 79 75 61 55 50 47 57 67 72 69
DewPt            40 35 32 30 28 32 33 34 35 38 36 33 33 32 38 40 40 38 37 34 40
Min/Max RH                   26          65          19          76          25
RH               90 53 33 27 26 42 51 57 65 43 26 19 21 34 53 67 76 48 33 25 35
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW NW  E SE  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  N NW NW NE SE  S SE
Wind Spd         20 17 18 16  9  5  6 10 12 18 19 19 14 12  8  4  4  3  9 11 13
Clouds           OV B2 FW CL FW SC B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        97 81 10  2  7 41 68 49 61 51 29 47 51 40 60 52 52 41 63 77 90
PoP 12HR                     20           0          10           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       IS IS                                           IS IS IS IS NM
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     3     3     3     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt           3  2  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  9 14 12 <1  1 <1 <1  3  6 13  5
Vent Rate        87 38138165 78 <1 <1  7 <1 24238427425 <1 15  3  6 25 22246 26
T Wind Dir        N  N  N NW NW  E SE  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  N NW  N  N SW SW SE
T Wind Spd       33 21 28 25 13  6  9 14 12 17 32 34 40  9 17  6 12 11  4 21  5
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       45      49      34      55      38      72      47      77
Temp          52 45 48 47 38 34 51 53 42 38 65 69 52 47 71 74
DewPt         47 44 41 37 33 32 29 28 30 29 34 36 37 38 39 36
Max/Min RH         97      65      93      36      71      26      71      24
RH            84 97 77 68 82 92 43 38 63 71 31 29 55 71 31 25
PWind Dir          NE      NE       N      NW       W       W       E       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           60      70      40      10       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM NM NM SC SC
Snow Shwrs                SC SC

$$

TXZ008-262200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
419 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 65          46          79          47          72
Temp             42 52 61 65 63 54 51 48 46 60 73 79 75 61 55 50 47 57 67 72 69
DewPt            40 36 32 30 29 32 33 33 35 37 36 33 32 32 38 39 39 37 37 33 40
Min/Max RH                   27          65          19          75          25
RH               92 55 34 27 27 43 50 57 65 43 26 19 21 33 53 67 75 48 34 25 35
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW NW  E SE  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  N  W NW  E  S  S  E
Wind Spd         21 17 18 14  8  5  8 11 13 19 21 21 17 12  8  4  4  4  9 12 13
Clouds           OV B2 FW CL FW SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        97 79  9  2 10 43 66 47 61 48 26 49 46 42 60 52 50 40 65 79 91
PoP 12HR                     20           0          10           5          20
QPF 12HR                   0.04           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       IS IS                                           IS IS IS IS NM
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           3  3  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 10 14 12 <1  1 <1 <1  3  7 13  7
Vent Rate        90 53138165 84  3 <1  7 <1 20300434414 <1 16  3  6 30 39273 52
T Wind Dir        N  N  N NW NW  E SE  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N SW SW SW
T Wind Spd       34 23 28 25 13  6 10 14 12 14 34 36 40  9 18  6 12 11  6 24  8
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      48      33      54      38      72      47      77
Temp          51 44 47 46 37 33 50 52 41 38 65 69 52 47 71 73
DewPt         48 44 41 37 33 32 30 28 30 29 35 35 36 38 39 36
Max/Min RH        100      66      96      37      71      26      70      24
RH            88100 79 70 84 95 45 39 65 70 33 29 55 70 32 26
PWind Dir          NE      NE       N      NW       W       W       E       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR           60      70      40      10       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM NM NM SC SC
Snow Shwrs                SC SC

$$

TXZ006-262200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
419 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 63          42          75          42          69
Temp             38 48 58 63 61 51 47 44 42 56 69 75 71 57 50 45 42 53 64 69 66
DewPt            38 35 32 30 29 33 33 34 34 36 32 29 28 28 35 36 35 35 34 31 36
Min/Max RH                   28          73          18          76          24
RH              100 60 37 29 29 51 58 68 73 48 26 19 20 34 56 69 76 50 32 24 33
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW  N  E SE  S  S  W  W  W  W NW  N NW NW SW SW SW SW
Wind Spd         21 18 17 12  5  8  8  8 10 19 24 24 23 12  8  4  5  8 12 14 10
Clouds           OV SC FW FW SC SC B1 SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        96 38 16 14 33 46 62 42 65 34 27 42 35 30 53 54 49 53 73 79 88
PoP 12HR                     20           5          10           5          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       IS IS                                           SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           2  3  6  9  9 <1 <1 <1 <1  2 12 15 11 <1  1 <1 <1  4 11 15 13
Vent Rate        45 72132162 55  3  5 <1 <1 26324450372 <1 14  4  3 21165363308
T Wind Dir        N  N NW NW  W  E SE SW SW SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  N  N SW SW  W
T Wind Spd       25 27 25 20  6  6 10  5  6 16 31 35 37 12 16  9  6  6 17 28 27
RFTI              1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       40      44      29      51      33      68      42      73
Temp          47 40 43 42 33 29 47 49 37 33 61 65 47 42 67 69
DewPt         42 40 36 34 29 28 29 30 30 28 35 34 36 36 38 36
Max/Min RH        100      68      95      42      83      29      79      27
RH            83100 76 73 87 95 48 46 75 82 38 31 65 79 34 30
PWind Dir          NE      NE       N       N       W      NW       S       W
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR           60      80      40      10       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM  O  O
Snow Shwrs                SC SC

$$

OKZ002-262200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
419 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Date             Wed 04/26/17            Thu 04/27/17            Fri 04/28/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 63          41          75          41          67
Temp             39 49 58 63 61 51 47 43 41 55 69 75 71 56 50 44 41 52 62 67 64
DewPt            38 33 31 30 29 34 33 33 34 38 38 34 36 41 41 41 39 38 37 32 41
Min/Max RH                   28          76          22          93          27
RH               96 54 36 29 29 52 58 67 76 53 32 22 27 57 71 88 92 59 39 27 42
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW  N SE SE  S  S  S  W  W NW  N  N NW NW  W SE  S  E
Wind Spd         18 19 19 14  9  4  5  8 10 13 13 16 13 10  5  5  5  6  8  9 13
Clouds           OV SC FW FW FW B1 B2 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV
Clouds(%)        92 41 12 11  8 59 70 51 72 51 37 55 62 45 47 43 50 52 72 77 98
PoP 12HR                     20           5          10          10          30
QPF 12HR                   0.01           0           0           0        0.02
Rain Shwrs       IS IS                                           SC SC SC SC NM
Tstms
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt           2  3  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1 10 15 <1  1 <1 <1  1  2  9 13  2
Vent Rate        42 75132149 65 <1 <1  4 <1 11160345  4 18  4 10 11 20 89247 32
T Wind Dir        N  N NW NW NW SE  S SE  S  S SW  W  W  N NW  N NW  N  W SW  N
T Wind Spd       24 28 27 21 11  5  6  9  8 11 18 26  8 19  8 12 12 11 10 21 24
RFTI              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


Date          Sat 04/29/17 Sun 04/30/17 Mon 05/01/17 Tue 05/02/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       40      44      32      50      35      68      44      72
Temp          47 40 43 43 35 32 47 48 38 35 61 65 49 44 66 69
DewPt         44 40 36 34 31 30 31 30 31 29 37 37 38 38 41 41
Max/Min RH        100      68      93      45      81      32      79      33
RH            89100 77 70 84 92 53 49 75 78 40 35 66 79 40 36
PWind Dir          NE      NE       N      NW       W      NW       E      SE
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC FW SC
PoP 12HR           70      80      50      20       5       0       5       5
Rain Shwrs    NM NM  O  O       IS IS
Snow Shwrs                SC SC

$$

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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