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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
239 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

TXZ012-191000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
239 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                 49          72          44          59          18
Temp          74 71 60 57 54 51 56 69 71 67 58 53 50 44 47 57 59 54 41 30 22 18
DewPt         34 36 38 40 39 35 38 33 29 27 28 27 27 24 25 20 16 16 15 12 10  6
Max/Min RH                   63          19          45          18          62
RH            23 28 44 53 57 54 51 26 21 22 32 36 41 45 42 23 18 22 34 46 59 59
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  S SW SW  W SW  W  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      26 21 19 17 17 14 17 24 27 23 19 16 14 16 17 18 17 13 10 13 14 13
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 SC
Clouds(%)     31 28 23 20 17 22 28 38 50 43 28 30 20 21 15 19 13 15 18 28 52 49
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     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     2     2
Mix Hgt        6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  7  7  1  1  2  2
Vent Rate    192145 <1 <1 <1 <1 10203210182  7 <1 <1 <1 26120124 91 16 12 21 24
T Wind Dir    SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW  S NE NE NE  N
T Wind Spd    36 33 11 14 13 11 21 33 32 32 16 10 14 10 19 27 21 16 18 13 16 18
RFTI           3  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A


Date           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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     40      20    49      28    58      32    60      31    60
Temp          32 38 25   20 44 45 33   28 51 54 40   32 54 57 40   31 54 54
DewPt          7 10 12   12 19 22 25   26 28 22 22   21 21 13 17   15 13 11
Min/Max RH       26      71    31      92    27      63    17      51    15
RH            34 31 57   71 36 40 72   92 41 28 48   63 27 17 39   51 19 18
PWind Dir        NE      SE    SE       S    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       0    10      10    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ016-191000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
239 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                 47          69          40          59          19
Temp          72 70 59 56 52 49 54 66 69 66 55 51 46 40 45 55 59 55 41 34 26 19
DewPt         32 34 36 38 38 33 36 33 28 25 26 26 24 20 23 20 17 15 14 14 10  9
Max/Min RH                   63          21          46          18          63
RH            23 27 42 51 59 53 51 30 21 21 32 38 42 44 42 25 19 20 34 43 51 63
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  W SW  W NW NE  N NE
Wind Spd      26 21 18 13 14 14 14 24 26 25 19 16 13 13 16 20 19 13  6 12 14 12
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     27 28 19 13 11 19 32 40 49 30 25 20 15 15 12 18 10 12 16 29 45 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              3     2     2     2     2     4     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt        6  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  7  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  5  6  7 <1 <1 <1  1
Vent Rate    165116  6  7  7 <1  9182210238  8  7 <1 <1 29120132111 <1 <1  6 13
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  N NE NE
T Wind Spd    34 33 13 16 16 12 19 32 34 39 18 14 11  9 20 27 25 19  4  6 13 14
RFTI           3  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A


Date           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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     44      20    53      28    60      30    59      29    61
Temp          33 42 24   20 45 48 29   28 52 56 38   30 52 55 36   29 55 56
DewPt          9 12 13   15 21 24 27   25 27 20 20   19 17 11 12   13 12 11
Min/Max RH       27      81    30      90    23      63    16      50    14
RH            35 29 62   81 38 39 90   88 38 24 48   63 25 17 36   50 18 16
PWind Dir        NE      SE     S       S    SW      SW     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       5     5      10     5       5     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-191000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
239 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                 52          75          44          57          16
Temp          75 72 63 58 56 53 59 70 75 71 60 55 51 45 46 54 57 51 34 25 19 16
DewPt         34 35 38 41 39 34 36 32 28 27 28 26 26 24 24 18 15 14 12 10  9  4
Max/Min RH                   57          17          45          19          64
RH            22 26 40 52 54 49 43 24 17 20 29 32 38 44 42 24 19 22 39 52 64 59
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W  N NE  N  N  N
Wind Spd      26 21 17 14 14 13 10 23 25 21 16 14 13 13 14 16 14 12 13 13 13 12
Clouds        FW SC SC FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     23 27 26 21 18 23 27 35 46 42 23 27 22 23 20 22 13 19 21 30 45 48
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     2     2     2     2     5     5     3     2     2
Mix Hgt        6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  8  2  2  2  2  2
Vent Rate    198143 <1 <1 <1 <1  8217236176  7 <1  7 <1 19143128 34 24 21 31 34
T Wind Dir    SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW NE NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd    37 32 10 11 13 10 17 35 31 31 16 11 14 12 21 29 19 17 18 16 17 19
RFTI           3  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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     39      20    50      31    59      34    61      33    62
Temp          30 38 24   20 41 46 33   31 51 57 42   34 53 57 40   33 55 57
DewPt          6  8  9   11 17 21 25   26 27 23 23   22 22 17 20   16 14 11
Min/Max RH       26      69    29      82    26      61    19      52    14
RH            36 28 54   68 37 37 70   82 40 27 47   61 29 20 43   50 19 16
PWind Dir        NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       0    10      10    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ008-191000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
239 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                 51          74          44          57          15
Temp          74 73 63 59 55 52 57 68 74 71 61 57 51 45 46 53 56 53 36 25 19 16
DewPt         33 35 38 40 39 34 35 32 28 27 27 26 25 23 24 18 16 15 13 10  9  5
Max/Min RH                   58          18          45          20          65
RH            22 26 39 50 54 49 44 26 18 20 27 30 36 42 42 26 20 23 39 52 64 61
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW NE  N  N  N
Wind Spd      26 21 17 14 14 13 12 23 25 21 16 16 14 14 16 17 14 11 13 13 14 13
Clouds        FW SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     25 27 24 19 16 21 26 35 46 40 22 26 20 22 19 22 14 18 21 30 46 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              2     2     2     2     2     5     5     3     2     2
Mix Hgt        6  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  6  8  5  2  2  2  2
Vent Rate    198160 <1  5  6 <1  8217238176  7  3  7  6 19149135 17 26 21 30 32
T Wind Dir    SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW  W SW SE NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd    37 33 10 12 13 10 18 35 32 31 16 11 14 12 21 31 20  3 19 16 18 18
RFTI           3  2  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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     39      20    50      31    58      34    60      32    61
Temp          27 38 24   20 40 47 34   31 48 56 41   34 51 57 40   32 54 58
DewPt          6  8 10   12 17 22 25   27 27 23 23   21 21 16 19   16 13 11
Min/Max RH       27      71    30      84    27      58    18      51    14
RH            41 28 54   71 39 37 71   84 45 28 47   58 31 19 42   50 20 15
PWind Dir        NE       E    SE       S    SW      SW     W      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       0    10      10    10       5     5       0     0

$$

TXZ006-191000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
239 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                 47          70          37          54          14
Temp          74 71 60 55 51 49 53 66 70 67 54 47 43 37 41 52 54 49 32 22 16 14
DewPt         24 26 31 37 35 28 34 31 26 24 22 24 24 20 21 16 11 12 11  9  6  4
Max/Min RH                   56          18          51          18          65
RH            15 18 34 50 53 45 48 27 19 20 28 40 47 50 44 23 18 22 41 57 63 64
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW SW SW SW  W SW  W  N  N  N NE
Wind Spd      27 23 19 14 16 13 13 27 29 25 20 20 16 17 17 18 19 14 13 13 14 12
Clouds        FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     25 28 18 10  8 12 21 28 37 26 14 14 14 17 21 26 19 22 20 31 27 27
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     3     3     2     3     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        5  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  8  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  6  8  8  1  2  2  2
Vent Rate    135107  6  7  7  4 10210248238  8  9  8  8 56138146120 14 18 21 28
T Wind Dir    SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd    34 34 13 16 16 13 23 40 37 41 18 19 18 18 32 26 21 17 16 13 16 17
RFTI           4  2  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL EL NO NO NO NO NO CL CL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Fire Weather                        A  A  A
Red Flag       W  W


Date           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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     39      17    51      25    58      26    58      25    59
Temp          31 37 21   17 43 46 29   25 52 55 34   26 52 54 33   25 52 54
DewPt          5  8  8   11 18 22 24   23 22 17 17   16 17 12 13   12 11  9
Min/Max RH       25      77    29      93    21      66    17      58    14
RH            33 29 56   77 36 38 80   92 31 22 48   66 25 18 43   58 19 17
PWind Dir        NE      SE     S       S    SW       W     W      SW     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          0       5     5      10     5       5     5       0     0

$$

OKZ002-191000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
239 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Date           02/18/18      Mon 02/19/18            Tue 02/20/18            Wed
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                 48          75          34          47          12
Temp          76 72 63 59 55 51 55 70 75 70 57 53 45 37 35 43 47 38 25 19 14 12
DewPt         24 30 34 37 36 31 34 30 26 26 24 26 25 21 23 15 13 11 10  6  4  2
Max/Min RH                   56          16          60          25          67
RH            14 20 34 44 49 45 45 22 16 19 28 35 45 52 61 32 25 32 51 56 64 63
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S SW SW SW SW NW  N NE  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd      26 21 18 13 16 14 10 21 25 21 13 13 13 14 14 14 13 13 14 13 13 12
Clouds        FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     16 32 21 17 15 20 22 28 37 33 21 23 29 31 41 34 26 23 20 37 27 29
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     2     2     2     2     4     4     2     2     2
Mix Hgt        5  1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7  9  7 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
Vent Rate    135 22 <1 <1 <1 <1  8182253202 <1  7 <1  5 24 30 26 21 26 28 35 38
T Wind Dir    SW SW  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S SW  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd    34 25 13 13 12 11 17 29 33 35 13 14 11 13 17 17 14 14 14 14 16 17
RFTI           4  2  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category CL EL NO NO NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Red Flag       W  W


Date           02/21/18  Thu 02/22/18  Fri 02/23/18  Sat 02/24/18  Sun 02/25/18
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     37      16    49      27    57      30    59      28    60
Temp          27 35 20   16 39 44 30   27 49 52 36   30 51 54 36   28 53 55
DewPt          4  6  5    8 16 20 24   24 25 21 23   20 21 17 18   16 14 12
Min/Max RH       27      72    29      88    25      69    20      59    15
RH            37 29 52   70 38 38 76   88 39 29 60   66 31 23 48   59 21 18
PWind Dir        NE       E    SE       S     S       W     W       S     W
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC FW FW   FW FW FW
PoP 12HR          5       0    10      10     5       5     5       5     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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