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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
406 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

TXZ012-212200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
406 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

Date             Sun 05/21/17            Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17
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                 77          52          72          48          68
Temp             48 62 72 76 72 61 56 53 53 60 65 71 68 57 54 52 49 58 64 68 65
DewPt            37 40 40 39 39 42 43 48 50 53 55 55 53 54 52 49 45 44 42 39 37
Min/Max RH                   26          89          55          93          33
RH               65 44 31 26 30 49 62 83 89 78 70 57 59 90 93 89 86 59 45 34 35
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  W NW  E SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          6 12 13 16 17 14 13 10  9  9  9  5  9  5  6 13 13 14 16 13 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        22 24 17 24 28 40 70 81 83 72 84 81 74 74 74 90 70 67 61 37 45
PoP 12HR                     10          50          50          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.39        0.19           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     3     4     4     4     4     4     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2
Mix Hgt          <1  2  7  9  6 <1 <1 <1  2  2  8  6  6  3 <1 <1  2  4  6  9 10
Vent Rate        <1 26126170126 <1  5  4 23 32120 48 61 25  1  6 46 63108153210
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW NE  E  E  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        6 19 20 23 24 13 10  8 17 18 18  9 12 11  2 13 26 20 20 19 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          Wed 05/24/17 Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17
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      80      54      89      58      89      58      88
Temp          51 48 70 75 56 53 80 82 64 59 83 84 66 58 82 85
DewPt         40 40 43 40 43 45 43 38 40 42 38 33 33 36 35 33
Max/Min RH         76      28      77      20      55      15      44      14
RH            66 74 38 28 62 74 27 21 41 53 20 16 29 44 18 15
PWind Dir          NW       W       S      SW      SW       W      SW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ016-212200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
406 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

Date             Sun 05/21/17            Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17
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                 77          54          74          47          68
Temp             47 61 72 76 74 63 58 55 55 61 68 74 70 58 55 52 48 58 65 67 64
DewPt            37 40 41 40 41 44 47 51 52 55 55 54 52 53 52 47 45 43 41 39 39
Min/Max RH                   28          93          47          95          36
RH               68 46 34 28 30 49 68 86 90 81 62 49 52 85 90 83 91 58 41 36 40
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NW
Wind Spd          8 13 13 14 16 13 12  9  9 10  9  5  9  9  4 14 13 14 14 10  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)        20 17 16 23 36 58 65 84 84 81 68 80 72 67 78 85 70 55 55 44 62
PoP 12HR                     10          50          60          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.08        0.63        0.15           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC             SC
Tstms                        SC SC SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC             SC
LAL 6HR                 1     1     3     4     4     4     4     4     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     4     4     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  3  7  8  7 <1 <1  2  2  3  7  5  8  2 <1  1  2  3  5  3  7
Vent Rate         5 48119120133  6  4 26 24 35 91 30 88 44  1 15 40 60 72 20 78
T Wind Dir        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W NW  W  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd       10 21 19 18 21 12  9 14 18 16 16  6 12 25  2 17 23 23 18  9 13
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          Wed 05/24/17 Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17
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       43      80      53      89      57      87      56      87
Temp          48 45 71 76 58 53 83 85 65 58 83 84 64 56 82 83
DewPt         41 40 44 39 41 43 39 35 35 34 32 30 29 31 32 29
Max/Min RH         86      26      72      16      41      13      38      13
RH            77 82 38 26 54 69 21 17 34 40 16 15 27 38 16 14
PWind Dir           W      SW      SW       W      SW       W      SW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
PoP 12HR           30       0       0       0       5       5       5       0
Rain Shwrs    SC SC
Tstms         SC SC

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
406 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

Date             Sun 05/21/17            Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17
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                 79          54          72          52          70
Temp             51 63 73 76 75 65 59 56 54 62 68 72 70 61 56 54 51 60 66 69 67
DewPt            38 40 39 39 39 41 44 47 50 53 54 54 52 54 52 48 46 44 41 39 37
Min/Max RH                   26          86          50          87          32
RH               61 43 30 26 26 42 56 71 86 72 60 52 53 77 85 82 83 56 41 33 33
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  W  N NE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  9 12 14 14 12 11  6  6  6  8  5  8  5  6 12 12 14 16 13 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC SC B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        18 23 19 19 34 48 82 81 76 77 84 62 73 68 79 88 71 68 56 38 27
PoP 12HR                     10          50          50          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11        0.39        0.17           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  7 10  4 <1 <1 <1  1  3  4  6  6 <1 <1  2  2  4  8 11 10
Vent Rate        <1 28119181 74  4  8  4  7 36 32 48 72  3 <1 54 38 80143209190
T Wind Dir       SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW NW NW NE  E  S  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        4 16 19 21 24 10 17  9  8 13 10  9 13  5  0 31 21 25 21 21 23
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          Wed 05/24/17 Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17
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       47      80      56      90      60      90      60      89
Temp          54 49 72 76 59 54 80 84 68 61 86 87 69 60 84 86
DewPt         40 40 41 40 44 45 44 41 42 47 43 36 37 38 43 37
Max/Min RH         75      26      73      21      61      15      45      17
RH            60 72 33 27 57 70 28 22 39 61 22 16 31 44 24 17
PWind Dir          NW       W       S      SW      SW       W      SW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       0       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ008-212200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
406 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

Date             Sun 05/21/17            Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17
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                 79          53          72          50          69
Temp             50 62 72 75 74 64 59 56 53 61 67 72 70 61 57 53 51 59 64 69 67
DewPt            38 40 40 40 39 42 44 48 50 53 55 54 53 54 52 48 45 44 42 39 37
Min/Max RH                   27          89          53          85          32
RH               63 45 31 28 28 45 58 73 89 76 66 54 56 79 84 82 80 57 45 33 33
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  N NE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4 10 12 14 14 13 11  8  8  8  8  5  9  5  8 13 12 14 16 13 13
Clouds           FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B2 OV B1 B1 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)        18 23 18 20 36 51 81 82 77 79 84 63 73 68 80 89 68 68 57 40 31
PoP 12HR                     10          50          50          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.11        0.37        0.17           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     2     4     4     4     4     4     4     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  2  7 10  4 <1 <1 <1  2  4  4  6  6 <1 <1  2  2  4  8 11 10
Vent Rate        <1 28124181 79  5  8  5 14 49 40 52 72  4 <1 54 40 88143200181
T Wind Dir       SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  W NW NW NE  E  E  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        4 16 20 21 25 11 17 11 10 16 11  9 13  8  1 31 23 25 21 21 21
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          Wed 05/24/17 Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17
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       47      80      56      89      60      89      60      88
Temp          54 49 70 75 58 54 79 83 66 60 85 87 69 60 82 85
DewPt         40 40 42 40 43 45 44 40 42 46 43 35 36 38 41 36
Max/Min RH         74      26      72      21      60      15      45      17
RH            60 71 35 28 58 70 29 22 42 60 23 16 30 44 23 17
PWind Dir          NW       W       S      SW      SW       W      SW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

TXZ006-212200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
406 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

Date             Sun 05/21/17            Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17
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                 79          51          73          46          68
Temp             46 60 70 75 73 59 54 52 51 60 66 72 67 58 53 50 47 58 63 67 64
DewPt            37 40 42 42 43 46 48 48 49 51 51 49 48 50 47 44 42 41 38 36 36
Min/Max RH                   30          95          45          86          32
RH               70 47 37 30 34 62 80 87 91 72 58 45 51 76 80 80 83 53 39 32 35
Wind Dir          S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SW NW  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4 11 13 16 14 13  9  6  5  6  6  6  9  6 11 13 13 16 17 14 14
Clouds           SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B2 B1 B1 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        27 30 26 32 69 75 83 77 77 75 60 73 65 62 84 88 71 65 48 36 49
PoP 12HR                     10          60          40          40          10
QPF 12HR                      0        0.17        0.19        0.14           0
Rain Shwrs                   SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                        SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     2     4     4     4     3     4     4     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  3  6 10  7 <1 <1  1  1  2  5  8  8 <1 <1  3  2  4  8 11 10
Vent Rate        <1 45114170137  4  2  5  3  8 45 75 83  3  1 63 42102173242180
T Wind Dir        S  S SW SW  S SE NE  E NE NW NW NW  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        3 20 21 19 24  8  4  5  3  5 10 11 12  5  2 28 23 26 24 25 20
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          Wed 05/24/17 Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17
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       43      79      51      89      55      87      54      85
Temp          49 44 71 75 55 50 80 81 62 55 82 82 62 55 82 82
DewPt         39 37 42 40 42 40 40 37 38 41 38 32 34 33 38 35
Max/Min RH         80      26      71      18      61      15      45      17
RH            69 77 35 28 61 68 24 21 42 60 21 16 35 44 20 18
PWind Dir          NW      SW       S      SW       W       W      SW       W
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       5       5       5       5       5

$$

OKZ002-212200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
406 AM CDT Sun May 21 2017

Date             Sun 05/21/17            Mon 05/22/17            Tue 05/23/17
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                 78          51          72          48          69
Temp             47 62 71 74 70 59 55 53 52 60 67 71 70 60 54 50 49 59 64 68 66
DewPt            38 41 42 43 43 47 49 49 49 52 53 51 50 53 49 46 43 44 41 39 37
Min/Max RH                   33          94          47          86          33
RH               71 46 35 33 38 63 78 86 92 76 60 50 50 79 83 84 80 57 42 35 34
Wind Dir         SW  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SW  N  N NE NE  N NW  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          5 10 12 14 11 10  8  5  6  6  5  6  8  6 10 10 13 14 17 14 14
Clouds           SC SC SC SC B2 B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 SC B1 B2 B2 B2 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)        27 26 31 36 80 85 90 85 71 73 71 54 49 68 80 81 72 38 40 47 35
PoP 12HR                     30          60          40          40          10
QPF 12HR                   0.02        0.14        0.20        0.11           0
Rain Shwrs             SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms                  SC SC SC SC NM NM SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
LAL 6HR                 1     3     4     4     4     4     4     4     1     1
Haines 6HR              3     3     2     3     3     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt          <1  3  7  9 10 <1 <1  1  2  2  4  7  6 <1 <1  2  2  4  8 11  9
Vent Rate        <1 48124162209  3  4  9  8  8 20 52 36  2  5 42 28 92176229162
T Wind Dir       SW  S SW SW  S  N NE  E  E  W  N  N NE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
T Wind Spd        5 18 21 21 25  5  9 10  5  4  5  8  6  4 10 24 20 26 25 24 20
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          Wed 05/24/17 Thu 05/25/17 Fri 05/26/17 Sat 05/27/17
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       43      78      51      89      56      89      56      85
Temp          51 46 70 74 55 52 80 82 63 58 85 85 65 56 83 83
DewPt         41 40 42 41 44 44 46 43 47 47 50 40 38 45 49 44
Max/Min RH         82      28      79      24      69      20      66      24
RH            69 79 36 30 65 73 31 25 55 67 30 21 37 66 31 25
PWind Dir          NW      SW      SE      SW       W       S      SW       N
Wind Char         <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW
PoP 12HR            5       0       0       5       5       5      10       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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