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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
345 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

TXZ012-202200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
345 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 67          36          76          45          82
Temp             42 46 60 66 63 49 45 42 38 45 66 76 70 59 54 50 47 53 73 82 75
DewPt            32 33 26 16 16 18 20 18 18 23 25 23 26 30 33 32 33 34 32 26 25
Min/Max RH                   14          51          14          61          13
RH               66 61 27 14 15 29 36 38 44 42 21 14 19 34 44 51 57 49 22 13 16
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd         10 16 23 18  9  4  4  4  5  8 11 10  8  8 11 10 10 11 13 12  9
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)        14 11 13  1  1  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  7  7 13 18 20 21 36 22 35
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     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8 <1
Vent Rate        <1  6121137  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 22 36  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 95180  4
T Wind Dir        W NW  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        9 12 25 24  9  3  4  5  8  5 12 10  6  9 12 16 12 13 24 27  9
RFTI              0  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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       45    78      32    55      26    59      33    63
Temp          55   47 70 69 44   34 50 50 34   28 51 54 40   35 56 57
DewPt         31   30 28 13 15   17 14 10 16   17 20 19 25   23 21 19
Max/Min RH         53     9      50    17      68    21      64    19
RH            39   51 21 11 30   48 23 20 47   62 29 25 53   61 26 23
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W    NW       E    SE       S    SW
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 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-202200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
345 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 66          33          76          45          80
Temp             38 46 59 65 61 45 42 38 35 42 66 76 70 59 54 50 47 53 72 80 73
DewPt            31 32 25 19 17 20 19 20 23 27 26 26 29 30 32 32 34 35 31 28 27
Min/Max RH                   17          68          16          62          14
RH               74 58 27 17 18 35 39 48 61 53 22 16 21 33 42 50 60 50 22 14 17
Wind Dir          W  N  N  N  N  N  N  W SW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         12 16 23 18  9  4  4  5  5  8  9  9  5  8 10 10 10 11 14 16 12
Clouds           FW SC FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)         9 26 11  4  6  4  5  0  1  3  2  7 10  7 11 17 19 11 31 25 33
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     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  8 10  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  8  7
Vent Rate        <1  6144160 55 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 22 54 17 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1130188124
T Wind Dir        W NW  N  N NW  W SW SW SW  W  W  W SW SW  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        9 12 20 18 11  3  5  6  6  9 12 13 12 11 13 13 11 12 29 28 21
RFTI              0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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       44    74      31    57      26    63      33    64
Temp          54   46 67 66 43   33 51 51 35   28 54 57 41   35 57 58
DewPt         29   29 27 14 12   13 10  8 13   16 17 13 18   17 19 19
Max/Min RH         54    10      46    14      64    15      50    17
RH            38   52 23 13 29   44 19 17 40   61 23 17 39   48 22 21
PWind Dir           W     W       W     W      SW     S       S    SW
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
345 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 70          36          78          47          83
Temp             45 49 63 69 67 55 47 43 38 45 68 78 72 61 56 52 49 55 74 83 77
DewPt            33 34 24 15 14 17 21 21 20 23 25 23 25 29 33 32 32 34 33 27 26
Min/Max RH                   12          50          13          55          13
RH               62 56 23 13 13 23 34 39 46 40 19 13 17 29 42 47 52 44 21 13 15
Wind Dir          W  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  S
Wind Spd          9 13 19 16  9  4  4  3  5  6  9  9  6  8  8  8  8  9 10  8  8
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)        24  8 12  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3 15 13 16 17 22 30 23 38
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     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1
Vent Rate         4  5132154 25 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 25 38  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 53 94  3
T Wind Dir       SW NW  N NW  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       10 10 25 25 14  3  5  5  5  4 13 10  5  6  9 12 11 12 18 16  5
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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       48    80      35    56      27    59      34    63
Temp          58   50 72 72 47   37 51 51 35   29 51 54 41   35 56 58
DewPt         31   31 29 14 16   20 17 12 17   18 20 20 26   25 22 21
Max/Min RH         49     9      52    19      67    22      65    20
RH            36   47 20 11 28   50 26 21 48   64 29 26 55   65 27 24
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W    NW       E    SE       S     W
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 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
345 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 69          36          78          47          82
Temp             45 48 62 68 67 54 47 44 38 45 68 78 72 61 56 52 49 55 74 82 76
DewPt            33 33 24 15 14 17 21 20 20 22 25 23 26 29 33 32 32 33 32 27 26
Min/Max RH                   13          51          13          55          13
RH               62 56 23 13 13 23 35 39 47 41 20 13 18 30 42 47 52 44 22 13 15
Wind Dir          W  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  W  W  W  W SW
Wind Spd          9 13 19 16  9  4  3  4  5  6  9  8  6  8  9  9  9 10 11  9  8
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC FW SC
Clouds(%)        17 12 13  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  4 14 13 16 18 23 30 23 39
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     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7  2 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  7 <1
Vent Rate         5  5132154 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 22 36  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 54104  3
T Wind Dir        W NW  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW
T Wind Spd       10 10 25 25 14  3  5  5  6  4 12 10  5  6 10 13 12 13 20 18  6
RFTI              0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1
RFTI Category    NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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       48    78      35    55      26    59      34    63
Temp          57   50 71 70 47   37 50 50 34   28 51 54 41   35 56 58
DewPt         31   31 28 14 16   20 16 11 17   18 20 20 26   23 22 21
Max/Min RH         50     9      52    18      68    21      63    20
RH            37   48 20 11 29   51 25 21 49   65 29 26 54   62 27 24
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W    NW       E    SE       S     W
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 SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       5     5

$$

TXZ006-202200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
345 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 68          31          78          41          80
Temp             37 47 62 67 63 47 41 37 33 41 67 78 71 57 51 46 43 50 71 80 73
DewPt            28 31 20 13 12 16 17 18 19 24 25 23 24 27 29 30 29 33 28 23 20
Min/Max RH                   12          63          13          64          11
RH               70 54 20 12 13 28 37 45 55 50 20 13 17 32 42 53 58 52 20 12 13
Wind Dir         NW  N  N  N  N  N  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  W  W  W  W  W  W  W
Wind Spd         14 18 23 16  6  4  4  4  5  6  9  6  6  6  9  9  9  6 12 12 13
Clouds           FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        13 20  3  1  1  0  0  1  0  4  2  4  8  8 11 18 27 29 45 43 47
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     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  8  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  9  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1144168 57 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 20 19 23 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45218 34
T Wind Dir        W NW  N  N NW SE SW SW SW SW  W  W  S  S  W  W  W SW  W  W  W
T Wind Spd        6  6 27 24 12  3  4  5  5  4 10  4 10  6 11 12  9  6 16 26 19
RFTI              0  0  2  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  1
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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       42    73      28    54      22    59      28    61
Temp          52   44 66 65 40   30 48 48 31   24 50 53 37   30 53 55
DewPt         26   28 25 10 13   16 13  8 13   15 16 12 19   17 18 18
Max/Min RH         54     9      57    16      71    17      61    19
RH            36   53 21 11 33   56 23 19 47   68 26 19 48   59 25 23
PWind Dir           W    SW       W    NW      NE    SE       S     W
Wind Char         <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       0     0       5     5

$$

OKZ002-202200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
345 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

Date             Mon 02/20/17            Tue 02/21/17            Wed 02/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
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                 70          32          79          44          80
Temp             42 48 64 69 64 47 42 37 34 42 68 79 72 59 53 49 46 52 71 80 74
DewPt            31 32 21 14 14 17 18 19 18 22 24 22 25 29 30 31 30 33 31 28 27
Min/Max RH                   12          58          12          58          15
RH               63 53 19 12 14 29 38 47 51 44 19 12 17 31 41 49 54 48 22 15 18
Wind Dir          W NW  N  N  N NW  W SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW  W  W  W NW NW SE
Wind Spd         10 17 21 18  9  4  3  4  5  8 11  9  8  5  6  9  8  8  8  4  8
Clouds           SC FW CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1
Clouds(%)        29 15  4  1  1  0  0  8  0  0  1  4  3 11 12 17 15 18 42 38 53
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     5     4     5     5     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt          <1 <1  6  7  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  7 <1
Vent Rate        <1  7156163 76 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 30 26  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 80 39  3
T Wind Dir        W NW  N NW NW  W  W  W SW SW SW  S  S  S SW  W  W  W NW  W  E
T Wind Spd       11 16 29 28 21  4  4  6  6  4 13  5  6  5  4  8 11 10 18  6  6
RFTI              0  0  1  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO EL EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Thu 02/23/17  Fri 02/24/17  Sat 02/25/17  Sun 02/26/17
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       45    76      31    51      22    56      28    60
Temp          55   47 69 68 43   33 46 46 30   24 48 51 36   30 52 54
DewPt         30   29 27 14 19   21 16 12 16   17 18 17 22   22 21 21
Max/Min RH         53    11      59    22      77    21      75    22
RH            40   51 21 12 38   59 29 25 55   74 29 26 57   72 29 27
PWind Dir          SW    SW       W    NW      NE    SE       S    NW
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   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            0     0       5     5       5     0       5     5

$$

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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