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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
316 PM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

TXZ012-141000-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
316 PM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date           01/13/18      Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue
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                 23          55          28          34          12
Temp             39 30 28 25 23 29 47 55 46 36 33 31 29 29 34 32 28 21 18 15 12
DewPt            14 13 14 15 17 20 22 21 21 21 21 21 20 22 20 17 15 10  8  6  4
Max/Min RH                   84          26          75          53          70
RH               35 49 55 65 77 69 37 26 37 54 61 66 69 75 56 53 58 62 64 67 70
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S SW NW  N  E SE  S  S SW SW  N  N NE NE NE  N  N NE
Wind Spd         11 12 11  9  8  5  9  6  6  8 10 11 10 11 24 21 20 13 12  6  6
Clouds           SC SC SC FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC
Clouds(%)        32 47 39 15  5  1  0  0  0  0  1  5 21 39 69 73 79 71 78 75 44
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     5     5     4     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  3  2  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 24 32 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 70 55 50 43 26 16
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S SW  W NE NE SE  S  S SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        9 10  8  8  4  3 13  9  5  8  9  9  8  8 32 32 25 23 19 14  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  1  1  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL EL NO NO NO NO


Date           01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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     31      14    40      22    51      28    62      36    59
Temp          24 27 18   14 32 35 26   22 43 44 31   28 53 54 43   36 55 49
DewPt          3  6  3    3  9 13 15   18 23 23 23   21 24 22 22   22 24 21
Min/Max RH       32      64    30      88    33      78    22      59    25
RH            39 40 51   61 37 40 62   84 45 43 72   75 32 28 43   56 30 33
PWind Dir        SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC
PoP 12HR          5       0    10      10    10       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ016-141000-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
316 PM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date           01/13/18      Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue
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                 22          56          29          36          14
Temp             43 32 28 24 23 29 50 56 49 38 32 31 29 31 36 34 29 21 18 15 14
DewPt            17 16 17 18 18 20 21 20 18 20 20 21 20 22 20 19 18 15 12 10  7
Max/Min RH                   90          23          72          50          80
RH               36 52 64 78 79 70 32 24 30 49 61 66 69 71 52 54 63 76 77 80 73
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW  W  N NE  E SE  S SW SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
Wind Spd         11 11 10  5  5  6 10  6  6  5  8  9 10 11 25 21 19 16 11  6  5
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1
Clouds(%)        26 40 40 21 11  4  2  2  2  1  2  4 10 32 58 69 71 70 78 77 57
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     4     4     4     3     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  3  3  2  2  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 42 32  3 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 50 48 58 50 26 18 12
T Wind Dir        S  S  S SW  W NW NE  E SE  S SW SW SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        8  9 10  4  4  4 16  9  5  5  8  9  9  9 28 27 26 23 14 10  6
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  2  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL EL NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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     33      15    41      22    54      28    64      33    58
Temp          27 29 18   15 34 37 26   22 46 46 31   28 56 55 40   33 54 48
DewPt          8 11  7    5 13 18 19   20 24 23 22   21 23 19 21   20 23 17
Min/Max RH       38      70    36      94    31      75    19      60    23
RH            44 46 63   64 42 47 74   92 42 41 69   75 27 24 47   58 29 30
PWind Dir        SE       S     S       S     W      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          5       0    10      10     5       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-141000-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
316 PM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date           01/13/18      Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue
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                 27          54          28          33          13
Temp             41 33 30 29 27 31 47 53 47 38 34 32 28 29 32 33 27 21 18 15 13
DewPt            15 13 14 15 17 19 22 22 22 23 23 22 21 22 20 18 15 10  7  6  1
Max/Min RH                   68          28          77          54          66
RH               35 43 50 55 63 62 37 29 37 54 63 66 74 74 62 54 60 63 62 66 59
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE  S  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NE
Wind Spd          8 12  9  8  6  4  6  4  5  8  9  6  6 12 20 17 16 11  8  4  4
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC
Clouds(%)        37 45 29 12  7  1  1  0  0  0  4  4 21 49 73 71 77 75 75 75 40
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     4     5     5     5     5     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  3  3  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 17 18  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 56 72 60 45 35 28 16
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S SW SW  W NE NE SE  S  S SW SW NW NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        6 11  9  8  5  4 12  5  4  6  8  8  5 14 32 27 23 20 16 12  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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     31      15    42      24    51      29    63      39    58
Temp          24 27 17   15 34 36 27   24 42 44 32   29 53 56 46   39 53 49
DewPt          2  5  2    3  8 12 14   16 23 23 24   22 24 22 23   23 25 20
Min/Max RH       31      61    26      74    33      76    21      52    26
RH            37 38 51   58 34 36 58   71 47 42 72   75 32 26 40   51 33 31
PWind Dir        SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW SC B1 B2   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0    10      10    10       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ008-141000-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
316 PM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date           01/13/18      Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue
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                 26          54          29          32          12
Temp             41 34 31 29 27 30 46 54 48 40 35 32 30 29 30 32 28 22 18 15 13
DewPt            15 13 14 16 17 19 22 22 22 22 23 22 21 22 20 18 15 10  7  6  2
Max/Min RH                   70          28          76          54          68
RH               35 41 49 59 67 63 39 28 35 49 60 65 71 76 67 55 57 61 61 68 61
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW SW  W  N NE SE  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE  N NE
Wind Spd          8 12 10  8  6  4  8  4  5  8  9  8  8 12 21 18 16 11  9  4  4
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC
Clouds(%)        36 45 29 12  6  1  0  1  0  0  4  5 22 50 73 71 77 75 76 75 41
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           0
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     4     5     5     5     5     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  3  3  3  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 22 24  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  8 56 75 60 45 35 27 16
T Wind Dir       SE  S  S SW SW  W NE NE SE  S  S SW SW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        8 11  8  8  5  3 12  6  4  6  8  8  5 16 32 28 23 20 16 11  9
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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     31      16    41      24    51      29    63      39    58
Temp          22 29 19   16 31 38 30   24 41 47 34   29 52 57 47   39 53 50
DewPt          3  6  3    4  9 13 15   17 23 23 24   21 25 22 23   22 25 21
Min/Max RH       32      61    29      78    33      75    22      54    26
RH            43 37 50   58 39 36 54   75 48 39 67   72 35 25 38   51 33 30
PWind Dir        SE       S     S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW SC B1 B2   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0    10      10    10       0     0       0     5

$$

TXZ006-141000-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
316 PM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date           01/13/18      Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue
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                 24          54          27          31          13
Temp             42 32 29 24 25 30 49 54 45 36 33 29 28 27 30 31 25 19 17 15 13
DewPt            19 18 18 19 19 21 23 21 22 22 22 22 21 21 20 19 15 12 10  8  7
Max/Min RH                   83          27          78          61          77
RH               39 56 63 81 78 70 36 27 39 57 64 75 75 78 66 62 66 74 72 74 74
Wind Dir          S  S  S  W NW  N NE  S  S  S  S SW NW  N NE NE NE NE NE  N SE
Wind Spd         10  8  5  5  8  6  8  6  8  8  9  8  9 23 24 18 18 10  8  4  4
Clouds           SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC
Clouds(%)        36 43 22  8  4  1  0  3  0  0  6  5 28 67 77 74 78 83 80 80 50
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          10           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     5     5     5     5     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  4  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  1  2  3  3  3  3  3  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 32  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 23 54 53 42 42 28 20  5
T Wind Dir        S  S SW  W NW  N NE  S  S SW SW SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
T Wind Spd        4  4  5  5  6  6 10  2  5  6 10  9  5 26 31 24 18 16 12  9  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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     34      16    44      22    53      25    63      34    55
Temp          29 27 19   16 37 35 25   22 46 43 31   26 55 54 41   34 52 44
DewPt         10 12 11    9 15 18 18   19 23 22 22   20 23 20 21   20 24 19
Min/Max RH       37      77    32      92    31      84    21      59    27
RH            45 52 68   73 40 49 74   89 40 42 71   79 29 26 45   57 33 37
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW   FW SC B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0    10      10     5       0     0       0    10

$$

OKZ002-141000-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
316 PM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

Date           01/13/18      Sun 01/14/18            Mon 01/15/18            Tue
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                 21          53          26          29          10
Temp             36 26 24 22 24 27 47 53 45 35 33 31 28 26 28 29 23 17 15 12 10
DewPt            18 16 16 18 19 22 25 24 24 24 24 23 22 21 17 15 11  7  5  5  1
Max/Min RH                   96          32          85          55          72
RH               48 65 72 84 81 81 41 32 43 63 70 73 78 81 63 55 58 64 64 72 65
Wind Dir          S  S  S SW NW NW  N NW  S  S  S SW  N  N  N NE NE NE  N  N NE
Wind Spd          8  6  6  6  6  6  6  4  5  8  9  8 11 20 18 14 14  9  6  4  4
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 SC
Clouds(%)        43 43 27 14 12  6  1  0  1  1  4 12 54 73 83 80 80 84 69 75 39
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0          20           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0        0.01           0
Snow                                                  S  S
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              2     2     4     5     5     5     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  4  3  3  3  3  2
Vent Rate        <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 32 20 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 41 60 67 48 35 30 18  8
T Wind Dir       SE  S SW SW NW NW  N  N  S  S  S SW  W  N NE NE NE NE NE NE  E
T Wind Spd        6  4  4  6  6  8 11  5  5  8 10  6  6 31 27 21 18 16 11  8  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           01/16/18  Wed 01/17/18  Thu 01/18/18  Fri 01/19/18  Sat 01/20/18
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     32      14    44      22    52      26    63      34    55
Temp          24 25 15   14 35 37 26   22 44 42 29   26 53 53 41   35 50 45
DewPt          4  6  3    5 11 15 16   17 23 23 23   20 25 23 21   21 25 21
Min/Max RH       34      70    28      84    32      85    22      61    29
RH            40 44 57   67 36 40 65   81 43 46 77   78 33 31 44   56 37 37
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW CL   FW FW B1 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12HR          0       0    10      20     5       0     0       0    10
Snow                               S    S

$$

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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