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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
356 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

TXZ012-072200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
356 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                 38          24          54          29          61
Temp             20 24 35 38 31 26 24 26 27 33 49 53 43 37 33 30 29 36 56 60 46
DewPt            12 12 11 10  8  9 10 13 16 18 19 16 13 14 15 15 14 14 14 13 12
Min/Max RH                   29          65          23          53          15
RH               71 60 36 31 37 48 54 57 63 53 30 23 29 38 47 53 53 40 19 15 25
Wind Dir          N  N  N NW NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd          8  8 16 18  8  5  9 12 11 11 21 21 10 10 10 11  9 10 12  9  5
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        48 40 32 24 17 30 44 52 61 49 37 30 24 21 17 10  3  4  4  4  3
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     4     4     2     2     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  5  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        23 18 99180 <1 <1 <1  5 <1  5131130 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 45 60 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W NW NW  N  N NW  W NW NW  W NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd       17 13 25 27  8  5  6 10 12 11 33 29  6  8 10 10  9 10 20 19  5
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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       28    65      31    59      30    61      34    62
Temp          33   28 58 50 36   31 55 47 34   30 56 49 39   34 57 50
DewPt         14   14 17 17 15   14 15 16 18   17 18 21 20   19 21 22
Max/Min RH         55    15      49    17      60    19      54    20
RH            45   55 20 27 42   49 20 28 51   58 22 33 46   54 24 33
PWind Dir           W     W       W     N      NW     W       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL CL FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ016-072200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
356 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                 38          22          54          27          61
Temp             21 25 34 38 30 22 22 25 25 32 49 53 43 34 31 30 27 36 55 60 46
DewPt            10 10 10  9  9  9  9 11 13 14 16 15 14 14 13 14 14 14 13 13 12
Min/Max RH                   29          64          21          57          15
RH               62 52 36 29 42 57 57 55 60 48 27 22 31 44 47 52 57 41 18 15 26
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N NW NW  W NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW
Wind Spd         10 10 14 14  9  5  9 11 10 11 21 21 10 10 10 10  9 10 10  6  4
Clouds           B1 SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        54 47 40 32 23 35 47 51 55 45 34 28 22 17 12  8  3  3  3  3  3
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     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  2  5  7 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  6 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        12 20100147 <1 <1 <1  5  6  5126143 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 54 56 <1
T Wind Dir       NE NE  N  N NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N NW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd       13 14 23 24  6  5  6 10 12 11 32 29  8  8  9 10  9  9 20 18  4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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       28    64      29    59      28    61      32    62
Temp          32   28 57 49 35   29 54 46 32   28 55 49 37   32 57 50
DewPt         12   12 15 14 14   13 13 16 16   16 17 19 18   17 19 20
Max/Min RH         50    15      52    17      60    18      53    20
RH            44   50 19 25 42   51 19 29 52   60 23 31 47   53 23 31
PWind Dir           W     W       W     N      NW     W       W     W
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-072200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
356 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                 39          27          55          31          62
Temp             21 25 36 39 33 28 27 28 29 36 51 54 46 38 36 34 31 38 57 61 50
DewPt            13 12 12 10  9 10 10 14 18 19 19 16 14 15 16 15 14 14 14 14 13
Min/Max RH                   29          62          22          48          15
RH               70 56 37 30 35 46 49 55 62 51 28 22 27 38 44 46 48 36 18 16 22
Wind Dir          N NW  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NW  W NW  W NW  N  N NW
Wind Spd          6  6 16 17  5  5  8  9  9 10 21 20  9  8  9 10  9 10 11  8  4
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        43 35 26 21 16 29 41 52 64 50 37 32 27 24 21 12  4  4  4  4  3
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     4     4     2     2     3     3     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  7  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        20 22175184  1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2171125 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 48 53 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W NW  W  N  N NW  W NW NW NW NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd       14 12 28 26  6  5  6  9 10 10 35 28  6  8  9  9  8  8 18 17  4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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       30    65      33    61      32    61      36    61
Temp          37   30 59 52 39   33 57 50 37   32 55 52 41   36 56 52
DewPt         14   14 16 18 16   13 15 17 19   18 18 22 21   20 21 22
Max/Min RH         50    15      44    17      56    19      52    21
RH            39   50 18 26 39   43 19 27 49   56 23 31 44   52 25 31
PWind Dir           W     W       W     N      NW     W       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ008-072200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
356 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                 39          25          54          30          61
Temp             23 26 35 39 33 26 25 26 28 33 49 53 46 38 35 32 30 36 55 60 49
DewPt            12 12 11 10  8  9 10 14 18 19 19 16 13 14 15 15 14 14 14 13 13
Min/Max RH                   28          67          23          51          15
RH               63 56 37 30 34 48 53 60 67 55 30 24 26 38 44 49 51 40 19 15 23
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W  W NW  N  N  N NW  W NW  W NW  N NW NW
Wind Spd          6  6 16 17  5  6  8 10 10 11 21 21  9  8  9 10  9 10 11  8  4
Clouds           SC SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        45 36 28 23 17 31 45 54 63 50 37 32 27 24 20 12  4  4  4  4  3
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     4     4     2     2     3     3     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  2  7  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  6  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        18 20175196  3 <1 <1  3 <1  5171130 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 48 60 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  W  W  W NW  W  N  N NW  W NW NW  W NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd       13 11 28 26  6  5  6  9 11 10 35 29  6  8  9  9  8  6 18 17  4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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       28    65      33    60      31    61      36    61
Temp          35   28 57 52 38   33 55 49 35   31 55 52 41   36 56 52
DewPt         14   14 16 17 16   13 15 17 18   18 18 22 20   20 21 22
Max/Min RH         55    15      45    17      59    20      53    21
RH            42   55 20 25 40   43 20 27 51   59 23 31 42   53 25 31
PWind Dir           W     W       W     N      NW     W       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

TXZ006-072200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
356 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                 38          23          54          25          61
Temp             21 25 35 37 29 23 25 27 27 34 50 53 42 32 28 26 25 33 56 59 45
DewPt            11 11 10  9  7  9 10 14 17 17 16 14 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Min/Max RH                   29          67          21          59          14
RH               66 54 35 30 39 53 53 57 64 49 25 21 29 46 53 58 59 41 17 15 25
Wind Dir          N  N  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  W  S
Wind Spd          6  8 17 18  6  6  9 13 11 13 24 24 10 10 12 12  9 10 11  8  5
Clouds           SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        49 40 32 31 31 48 65 63 61 48 35 34 32 26 19 12  4  4  3  3  3
PoP 12HR                      0           5           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     4     4     2     3     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           2  3  8  9 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate        23 38195196 <1 <1 <1  6  6  5170139 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 57 60 <1
T Wind Dir        N  N  N  N  N  W NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd       13 13 29 26  8  6  8 12 13 11 39 34  6  9  9 10  9  9 21 17  3
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO


Date               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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       25    64      28    58      27    61      31    60
Temp          30   25 57 46 32   28 54 43 30   27 55 47 35   31 55 47
DewPt         12   12 14 16 13   10 13 15 16   15 17 21 19   19 19 21
Max/Min RH         57    15      48    17      61    19      61    21
RH            47   56 19 30 46   46 20 31 56   60 22 35 52   60 24 36
PWind Dir           W     W       W     N      NW     W       W    NW
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     0

$$

OKZ002-072200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
356 AM CST Thu Dec 7 2017

Date             Thu 12/07/17            Fri 12/08/17            Sat 12/09/17
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                 39          25          55          28          59
Temp             20 23 35 39 30 25 25 28 31 36 49 54 43 35 31 30 28 34 52 58 42
DewPt            11 12 13 11  9 11 12 16 20 20 20 17 15 15 15 14 14 14 15 14 13
Min/Max RH                   30          63          23          54          17
RH               67 62 40 31 41 55 56 60 63 52 31 23 32 43 50 50 54 42 23 17 30
Wind Dir          N NW  N  N  N  W  W NW NW NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW
Wind Spd          6  8 18 18  6  6  9 13 11 13 23 24 10 10 12 11  9 10 12  8  4
Clouds           SC SC FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)        43 33 24 25 26 41 55 63 71 53 34 36 39 32 26 16  6  5  4  4  3
PoP 12HR                      0           5           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     4     4     2     4     4     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt           1  2  8  8 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  5  5 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  4 <1
Vent Rate         8 24195165 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  7150125 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 51 56 <1
T Wind Dir       NW NW  N NW NW  W  W NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW
T Wind Spd        9 13 29 25  6  6  8 10 11 14 34 28  6 10 10 11 10 10 19 18  4
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category    NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO EL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date               Sun 12/10/17  Mon 12/11/17  Tue 12/12/17  Wed 12/13/17
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       27    63      31    59      29    60      33    59
Temp          30   27 56 44 34   31 54 45 31   29 53 47 37   33 53 46
DewPt         14   13 16 17 15   12 16 18 19   17 19 23 21   21 21 22
Max/Min RH         55    16      47    19      63    21      61    23
RH            50   55 20 33 46   45 22 33 60   59 26 38 52   61 28 38
PWind Dir           W    NW       W     N      NW    NW       W     N
Wind Char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL   CL CL CL CL   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   CL FW FW
PoP 12HR            0     0       0     0       0     0       0     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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